Dref Yarns for high performance cut protective gloves
DREF Yarns by NOR*FAB NOR*FAB Corporation 1032 Stanbridge Street Norristown PA 19404 USA 1-‐800-‐441-‐9680
¡ The DREF spinning process manufactures yarns composed of a core covered completely by staple ﬁbers. ¡ Allows creation of hybrid yarns-‐ combining the best properties of core yarn and sheath ﬁbers. ¡ DREF yarns provide the best durability as compared to other core spinning processes ¡ NOR*FAB Corporation operates the largest collection of DREF III yarn spinning equipment in the world. ¡ Yarn sizes ranging from 41 to 1000 tex.
¡ Para-‐Aramid ¡ Meta-‐Aramid ¡ Novaloid ¡ PBI® (Polybenzimidazole) ¡ Modacrylic ¡ Acrylic ¡ FR Rayon ¡ Rayon ¡ Blend of above ﬁbers PBI® is a registered trademark of PBI Performance Products Inc.
¡ DREF yarns provide superior abrasion resistance, durability and strength. ¡ Enables the development of individually engineered yarns to meet customer needs. ¡ Superior cut resistance as compared to ring spun yarns § Allows for hardened cores such as ﬁberglass and wire to further enhance cut resistance ¡ Excellent thermal insulation ¡ Outstanding value versus lower performing yarns
Fabric Cut Protection (ASTM 1790-‐97, CPPT (g) 100% Para-‐aramid ring spun fabric 700 g Hybrid Ring-‐Spun / DREF-‐Spun woven fabric with 3200 g hardened core, such as NOR*FAB CutPro™ Style 10TT366 Ø The example above compares Para-‐Aramid woven fabrics of similar weights except that Style 10TT366 is woven with DREF-‐Spun yarns that have a core of stainless steel. The result is an improvement in Cut Resistance of 450%.