Protos Steel

Protos Steel

Para-aramid wrapped steel core yarn for high temperature applications

Coats Protos Steel is constructed with a special steel core and a para-aramid wrap, allowing it to offer a superior level of temperature resistance.

The steel core can withstand temperatures of approximately 400°C under mechanical strain and up to 1000°C without any mechanical strain.

Protos Steel is suitable for a broad range of technical textile applications where it may be exposed to high temperatures. These applications include; welding blankets and curtains, fire curtains, insulation jackets, thermal covers, heat and flame protective carpets, mats and tarpaulins as well as fire fighter uniforms and industrial heat and flame protective clothing.

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Coats Protos Steel sewing threads are suitable for use in heat and fire fighters’ protective clothing according to EN ISO 11612, EN ISO 14116 and EN 469. They are not suitable for use in protective clothing for electricians and welders as the relatively low vertical resistance material cannot guarantee protection from the possibility of electrical shock by contact with live electric conductors.

Since conditions and applications vary considerably in the use of a product, the customer and/or user should assure herself or himself that the product meets end customer requirements and is suitable for the intended end use. Coats accepts no liability for unsuitable or improper use or application of products.

Information provided above is based on current averages and should be taken only as indicative. Coats accepts no liability for the preciseness and correctness of the information provided.

Product information sheets are updated from time to time, please be sure you are referring to the most recent publication. Coats supports customers with advice on individual applications on request; if you have any questions or concerns, please contact us.