Technical Data Sheet & Laundry Instructions

 

Tech Wear's  OFX-100

Fabric weight: 2.3 oz per square yard.
Color selection: Blue, Teal and Scour White and Burgundy.
Meets normal FR requirements for polyester fabrics.
Fabric will not crock or bleed off onto other surfaces.
Fabric content 87% texturized polyester and 13% Shakespeare Conductive Fibers, LLC ResistatTM fiber
(Carbon-suffused monofilament nylon), knit in grid pattern.
Carbon suffused monofilament nylon is Shakespeare ResistatTM fiber is conductive
At 104 and is non-flaking and non-sloughing.
Color fastness: No change 20 hours, slight change 40 hours.
Surface resistivity of fabric is 105 ohms per square with only slight deterioration noticed after 50 launderings. (To maximum of 107).
Static decay rate per 101C method 5000 volts to 500 in less than 0.1 second.
Fabric is light-weight, 40 denier with a unique construction which does not allow easy penetration of dust particles.
Finish is disperse-dyed heat set. Contains no softeners, hand builders, etc.
Glass transition rate 450oF, flash point 720oF.
Stretch recovery: Vertical - 27% stretch - 100% recovery
Horizontal - 48% stretch - 99% recovery
Steam shrinkage: 1.7% with 30 seconds live steam, 212 degrees F, 30 seconds dwell.
Seams in all constructions are designed to maintain continuity of conductivity from panel to panel.

Static Control Performance: All Tech Wear garments made of OFX-100 fabric are warranted to meet the requirement of the National ESD Association’s STM 2.1-1997 and will maintain sleeve-to-sleeve continuity for a minimum of 2 years or 100 washes, whichever comes first.

Life Expectancy: Under normal wearing and recommended washing conditions, Tech Wear's exclusive OFX-100 material will maintain its usefulness and effectiveness for a minimum of 100 washings or two years, whichever comes first. Tech Wear warranties its products to be free of manufacturing defects. If you are not fully satisfied, notify us immediately.  Garments which have been laundered, dry cleaned, altered, marked, or silk-screened/embroidered cannot be returned.

Laundry Instructions:
Wash in cool or cold water, hang dry or dry at 120ºF or less.  Do not bleach. The carbon-suffused monofilament nylon is sensitive to heat and should not be exposed to laundering heat in excess of 120oF. Wash at 90oF (Maximum) and tumble dry at low heat or hang dry. This lightweight fabric will dry very quickly.


Available Colors:


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