Fabric weight: 3 oz per square yard.
Color selection: Diamond Blue, White, Black, “Stars & Stripes” pattern
Meets normal FR requirements for polyester fabrics.
Fabric will not crock or bleed off onto other surfaces.
Fabric content 98% polyester and 2% Shakespeare Conductive Fibers, LLC Resistat® fiber
(carbon-suffused monofilament nylon), knit in grid pattern. Carbon suffused monofilament nylon is Shakespeare Resistat® fiber is non-flaking and non-sloughing.
Surface resistivity of fabric is 10^6 ohms per square with only slight deterioration noticed after 50 launderings. (To maximum of 109).
Static decay rate per 101°C method 5000 volts to 500 in less than 0.1 second.
Finish is disperse-dyed heat set. Contains no softeners, hand builders, etc.
Glass transition rate 450°F, flash point 720°F.
Static Control Performance: Tech Wear’s ECONO$HIELD® garment, made of ECX-500 fabric has excellent shielding properties for use in applications where grounding the garment is unnecessary. Garments made of ECX-500 fabrics meet the requirements of ANSI/ESD STM2.1-2013, Category 2
Life Expectancy: Under normal wearing and recommended washing conditions, Tech Wear garments made of ECX-500 material should maintain their usefulness and effectiveness nearly as long as our guaranteed OFX-100 and IVX-400 garments.
PRESCRIBED HOME CLEANING PROCESS FOR ECX-500 ECONO$HIELD® GARMENTS:
Cold or cool wash with commercially-available liquid laundry detergent (ie: liquid Tide, liquid Lemon Dash, liquid Cheer, Oxydol, etc.) DO NOT USE LIQUID FABRIC SOFTENERS or laundry detergents which contain added fabric softeners or bleach.
Hang dry or tumble dry at lowest temperature setting on home dryer. Garment will dry very quickly. Do not allow garment to be exposed to dryer heat longer than necessary to dry garment.
NEVER USE BLEACH OR FABRIC SOFTENER. FOR MAXIMUM GARMENT LIFE, HANG DRYING IS RECOMMENDED.