Stockwell Elastomerics supplies the manufacturers of firefighters’ turnout gear with silicone products for padding and insulation. Stockwell Elastomerics maintains inventory of high temperature silicone foam and silicone sponge products that are flame retardant.
HT-800 and HT-820 Silicone Foam
HT-800 and HT-820 silicone foam for turnout gear padding are available from .032′ through 0.5″ thick for medium firmness HT-800 and .032″ through 0.25″ for firm HT-820. 0.25″ thick is a common thickness for silicone foam turnout gear padding. HT-800 and HT-820 have operating temperatures to 392°F and stay flexible in sub-freezing conditions (-67°F). In addition, the modified closed cell structure offers good thermal insulation minimizes moisture absorption. HT-800 silicone turnout gear padding offers comfort and cushioning. The foam has been flame tested to UL 94V-0, vertical burn test.
HT-800 data sheet
HT-820 data sheet
R-10400 turnout gear closed cell sponge padding is a 500°F vertical flame tested (UL 94V-0). R-10400 is a high temperature closed cell sponge that prevents water absorption and is more water resistant than the HT-800 turnout gear foam. As with HT-800 high temp foam, R-10400 turnout gear offers comfort and insulation. R-10400 foam is available in .062″ through 0.25″.
FPC (Fire Protection Covering) protective foam was designed to resist burn through of flames up to 1900°F. This flame retardant material was designed to be used as flame barrier blanket and can be used by turnout gear manufacturers as padding. FPC fire retardant foam has a glass cloth on one side and is available in .062″, .125″ and 0.25″.
FPC Protective Foam data sheet
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