Carrington Textiles Introduces Flamestat 250: A Breakthrough Flame-Retardant Fabric with Enhanced Comfort and Protection

Carrington Textiles, a leading UK-based textile manufacturer, has unveiled its latest game-changing development in protective workwear fabrics – Flamestat 250. Combining exceptional flame-retardant properties with antistatic capabilities, this ground-breaking fabric offers an unparalleled level of wearer comfort without compromising on safety or durability.

With an optimal weight of 250gsm and a carefully balanced composition featuring high-quality cotton and polyester, Flamestat 250 boasts a luxuriously soft handle, ensuring supreme comfort throughout the workday. Its polyester content provides enhanced strength and durability, guaranteeing longevity even in demanding industrial environments.

Driven by a commitment to meeting evolving market demands, Carrington Textiles’ R&D Manager, Kirsty White, explains the inspiration behind Flamestat 250: “As we observed a growing trend towards wearer comfort in flame retardant fabrics, we recognized the need for a lighter-weight option that would seamlessly integrate with our existing Flamestat 290 range while maintaining exceptional performance standards.”

Flamestat 250 is the latest addition to Carrington Textiles’ esteemed Flamestat family, renowned for their industrial launderability and durability that ensures they stand the test of time. With a composition of 75% cotton, 24% polyester, and 1% antistatic fibers, this fabric surpasses the stringent flame residency requirements of EN ISO 11612, EN ISO 14116 index 3, and EN ISO 11611 standards. Additionally, it meets the EN 1149-3-5 standard for antistatic properties.

Offered in a variety of eye-catching colors, including high visibility yellow, black, and navy, Flamestat 250 also provides exceptional protection against electric arc incidents and chemical splashes, in accordance with the EN 61482-1-2 and EN 13034 standards, respectively.

Flamestat 250 has quickly gained recognition as the perfect choice for workwear jackets, trousers, and coveralls across a range of industries where protection against flash fires and electrostatic discharge is crucial. Electric vehicle manufacturing, oil and gas, and engineering sectors are among those set to benefit from the exceptional performance and comfort of this revolutionary fabric.

Carrington Textiles’ relentless pursuit of excellence in textile engineering has once again placed them at the forefront of innovation. By responding swiftly to market demands and combining enhanced wearer comfort with uncompromising protection, they have cemented their reputation as a trailblazer in the field of flame-retardant workwear fabrics.


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