“Technical solutions for extreme environments”
VARMEX® is a fire-retardant technical textile that protects against metal drops, fire, embers, sparks and radiant heat. The ideal protection for people, machines, products and expensive equipment.
VARMEX® is synonymous with burnt fibers and is available in different variations, which you can find on this website
Designed to provide optimal protection in various work situations.
Meets a wide range of European standards as well as Boeing and Airbus standards.
The same fibers were later used to develop composite plastics used in Formula 1 race cars, space shuttles and skis.
Products that insulate and protect against metal drops, fire, embers, sparks and radiant heat.
Is comfortable to work with as the material is soft and flexible as well as antistatic and breathable.
Made to lighten the workload by being a lightweight product. We have products that go down to 200 g / m2.
No additives or coatings. Comes from natural materials and is therefore spoiled in nature without leaving a trace.
VARMEX® textile and industry
We are committed to providing customers with the best protection for the hazards they face and testing our materials to verify that each product meets our performance standards.
Every day, employees around the world work safely in some of the world's most dangerous environments due to VARMEX® flame-resistant clothing.
Our non-combustible fibers undergo systematic testing that ensures that only those that meet our compositional requirements are sorted out and used for the construction of our yarn.
The yarn is then spun in a customized and highly specialized environment, then subjected to further testing to qualify and verify its quality before conversion.
Each batch of fabric is tested against a final set of criteria onsite to check coherence in construction and performance before shipment.
VARMEX® Flame-resistant clothing and fabric provide crucial time for individuals around fire and direct flame hazard and can mean the difference between life and death.
With the ability to cast most molten metals and not melt, ignite or burn, the VARMEX® fabric is the safer protective solution to suit the risk of molten metal.
VARMEX® non-combustible substances are used in arc protective clothing because it gives the wearer protection against the dangers of arc - even the effects of electric arc.
VARMEX® product family
Our VARMEX® textiles are suitable for a wide range of work tasks with their unique properties. That is why we have developed and designed several product families.
Flame retardant. Insulates from excessive heat, sparks and embers. Withstands 2000 ° C. Ideal for welding clothes such as welding jackets, welding caps, welding sleeves and welding coatings.
Insulates against strong heat, sparks and embers and can withstand up to 2000 ° C
Light weight, soft and flexible
Does not reflect light, is also antistatic and breathable
A soft, light, breathable and flexible material. Suitable for flame retardant underwear in work situations with high temperatures (for higher insulation, see VARMEX® Therm).
Combination of burnt fibers with i.a. heat-treated wool provides a very soft, light and flexible material.
Suitable as flame retardant underwear and intermediate clothing in work situations at high temperatures.
Absorbent to water or contaminated water. Constructed of VARMEX® 2000 fiber and absorbs up to 50 times its own weight.
Absorbs up to 50 times its weight
The absorbers are very flexible, malleable and can be mounted in smaller openings, cracks, etc.
VARMEX® coated with aluminum reflects heat radiation. Suitable for industries that use large furnaces and where you are exposed to strong radiant heat such as foundries.
Withstands temperatures up to 900 ° C
Products in VARMEX® Alu include jackets, aprons, suits, coats, leg protectors, gloves, etc.
A stronger woven fabric than our Jersey gives you VARMEX® Therm. For improved comfort, flame resistance and high thermal insulation.
We also offer tailor-made solutions to suit your needs and your situation.
Will VARMEX® 2000 burn or ignite?
No. VARMEX® is able to withstand the direct flame of a 2000 ° C fan lamp without igniting, burning or melting.
Is VARMEX® available in colors other than black?
VARMEX® knitwear is only available in black. VARMEX® woven (VARMEX® Jersey) is only available in blue.
Is VARMEX® comfortable?
Yes. VARMEX® non-flammable substances offer carriers the highest level of lasting protection against fire, molten metal and arc, while also providing breathability. In addition, VARMEX® is incredibly soft to the touch and easy to wear much like cotton.
How do I wash my VARMEX® clothes?
Always wash VARMEX® garments in hot or cold water on the gentle cycle with a small amount of mild detergent, then hang dry VARMEX® garments. You can also machine dry them even at low heat
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