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Fire Retardant Zippers

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Fire Retardant Zippers is a special zipper. We can apply it in many products. Especially protective clothing

Ladovie manufactures 2 types: metal tooth and plastic tooth.

Metal tooth FR (fire-retardant) zippers are made from brass or black oxidized brass teeth with Nomex ® tape.

Plastic tooth FR zippers are made from Zytel® with Nomex® tape

Fire Retardant Zippers

ALL  HAVE BEEN TESTED AND CERTIFIED BY UNDERWRITER’S LABORATORY.

Made from brass teeth or plastic teeth are available in 2 gauges, 7 different styles and available in several tape width choices and are made to any length.

Application
  • Uniform
  • Government
  • Industrial
Item Variation
Classification(Metal)
       Close              Open            Two-way             Chain        
Size/ Chain Type    5RG  OK OK OK
 10M  OK OK OK
Classification(Coil)
       Close              Open            Two-way             Chain        
Size/ Chain Type    3CF OK OK OK
 45CF OK OK OK
 5CNF OK OK OK
Care Information/Remarks
Fireproof (retardant) zipper – safety choice for the skin protection
Based on safety, different demand and requirements of various products, we offer different options by using different materials, in accordance with customer’s specifications.

Fireproof (retardant) zipper, is divided into three materials:

 Metal: Using metal teeth for production with fireproof fabric tape, currently used DuPont NOMEX fire yarn or China made Aramid fiber for tape production.
Firefighting clothing / military uniforms / overalls (oil companies) / racing suits and other special industries choose to use metal fireproof zipper.

 Nylon: Using nylon zipper teeth with tape adding flame retardants chemical solution in the production, can withstand normal use temperature of 180 degrees without dissolving.
Car use or home use sofa, bags, curtains and other general products, can use flame retardant nylon zipper, price is relatively cheaper, but the zipper cannot be washed (washing will cause failure for fire retardant effect).

 Plastic: Using plastic zipper teeth with fireproof fabric tape is for applications that require no metal component products.

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