Yes. The head sock and boots were in the approval process two years ago too.
on 9/25/03 9:23 PM, Ed Van Scoy at firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Does it have SFI certification? Tags sewn in?
> ---- Original message ----
>> Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2003 20:03:45 -0600
>> From: W S Potter <email@example.com>
>> Subject: Re: fire suit endorsement
>> To: "Albaugh, Neil" <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
> "'email@example.com'" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> 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 email@example.com wrote:
>>> 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 [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
>>> Sent: Thursday, September 25, 2003 3:12 PM
>>> To: email@example.com
>>> 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.