ALPEX is a renowned European manufacturer of laminated fabrics, specialized in waterproof and breathable technical textiles. 32% of our materials protect firefighters, which requires a sustained requirement, and to always be on the cutting edge.
Our membranes and laminates are used to manufacture technical Personal Protective Equipment such as Firefighter turnout gear and particulate blocking hood.
Please find below our solutions:
- Moisture barrier: Our moisture barriers enhance wearing comfort through very high breathability while offering no compromise on protection. ALPEX moisture barrier range is bringing a solution to your needs and are EN469, NFPA1971 and AS/NZS4967 certified.
- FR Anti-wicking fabrics: our range of anti-wicking barrier can be offered in full width or already cut tapes.
- Particulate Barrier Hood: ALPEX and its partner Dupont have created a range of laminates with a nano-membrane, allowing to filter fine particles (Filtration efficiency > 99% according to the ASTM F 2299), but also viruses and bacteria, while possessing an incredible breathability (air permeability > 80 L/m²/s): NNF LAM made by ALPEX with Dupont Nomex Nano Flex, a material intended for firefighter hoods. Our laminates are EN13911 and NFPA 1971 certified.
This innovative material is being developed in Europe and has already been adopted by various brigades in North America.