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Westex Fabric Brands

samples-decorationMilliken & Westex, the two most trusted names in FR, are now one. Westex by Milliken continues to offer extremely comfortable, market-proven fabrics that are specified by name by thousands of companies globally. We are dedicated to providing advanced FR fabrics now and in the future. Milliken’s extensive history of innovation and Westex’s FR expertise strengthen our capabilities to deliver the most innovative FR fabrics for the millions of industrial workers who need protection from arc flash, flash fire and other thermal hazards.



Introduced in 1996, there are millions of UltraSoft® garments in service worldwide. UltraSoft® is currently specified by brand name by thousands of companies globally because of its strong reputation for providing an excellent balance of protection, comfort and value.

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A recent innovation, UltraSoft AC® combines the finest long-staple pima cotton with Westex’s advanced softening technology to provide the most comfortable flame resistant fabric on the market.

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In 1987, Indura® was the first cotton fabric engineered to provide guaranteed flame resistance. Indura is still popular today for use in denim jeans, jackets, and pants in the metals industry and in coveralls for budget conscious contractors.

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TrueComfort® is the latest in our market-proven line of fabrics, offering multi-hazard protection and exceptional knit comfort.

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Introduced in 2003, CXP® offers greater comfort than other aramid fabrics due to the Softouch Technology™ process, which provides improved breathability, longer lasting color and a softer hand.

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Nomex® CXP® combines the Softouch Technology™ process with LEAP® technology to provide a soft aramid fabric that protects against both arc flash and flash fire hazards.

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The Westex Difference

Flame Resistance
Shrinkage Control
Softness & Comfort

Key Fabric Attribute Comparison

The Difference Between Ultrasoft® and Generic Fabrics

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