Protective clothing

The RKA408 is a flame retardant fabric made of a treated rayon. With its one aluminized side, it offers a good protection from radiant heat, but is not suitable to protect from molten metal splash.


This fabric is an excellent choice for the confection of light and comfortable security accessories such as; aprons and leggings.


Technical Data

Weight 470g/m²
Thickness 0.85 mm
Tensile strength (ISO 13934-1: 1999) WARP 719
WEFT 1685 N
Tear Resistance (ISO 13937-2: 2000) WARP >46.8
WEFT 80.7 N
Flammability (EN532:1994)
10 seconds application of flame to vertical sample Negative reaction
Thermal tests (Under EN407:1994)-Performance level
Contact Heat EN702 Level 1
Convective Heat EN 367 Level 1
Radiant Heat EN 366 Level 4
Molten Metal Splash-Performance Level
Small Splashes EN348 Level 4
Large Quantities EN373 Level 2
Molten Metal Splash-Performance level
Abrasion Resistance EN388 Level 1
Tear Resistance EN388 Level 2
Thermal test (Under EN531)
Radiant heat (Clause 6.4) Level C3
Fabric Care Wipe Clean-Do not launder
N.B. The information, details and values indicated are to the best of our knowledge. We recommend to conduct tests according to local conditions. The data is subject to some variations without notice.