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Re: fire suit endorsement

To: "Albaugh, Neil" <>,
Subject: Re: fire suit endorsement
From: W S Potter <>
Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2003 20:03:45 -0600

Carbon-X is an approved fabric.  Nomex chars in 10 seconds, Carbon-X in
sixty seconds.  The better makers are offering it.  It's not cheap, a suit
costs over $,1000 ... how much does a hospital stay for third degree burns


on 9/25/03 5:09 PM, Albaugh, Neil at wrote:

> Wes;
> Thanks for the link. I hadn't heard of this stuff before. They mention a PAN
> fiber which is the stuff that's pyrolized to create carbon fiber-- Carbon-X
> looks like a close relative of PAN. I'll be interested in the SFI rating
> they receive. I wonder how the drivers they mention get away with wearing a
> non-approved fire suit?
> Regards, Neil     Tucson, AZ
> -----Original Message-----
> From: W S Potter []
> Sent: Thursday, September 25, 2003 3:12 PM
> To:
> Subject: fire suit endorsement
> Found this information interesting.  I keep harping on Carbon-X for fire
> suits but read what this guy says about the fabric.
> Wes

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