Application of a Low-Cost, Flame-Resistant Treatment to the Marine Corps Combat Utility Uniform that Provides Durable, Flame-Resistant Properties
Navy SBIR FY2018.1


Sol No.: Navy SBIR FY2018.1
Topic No.: N181-004
Topic Title: Application of a Low-Cost, Flame-Resistant Treatment to the Marine Corps Combat Utility Uniform that Provides Durable, Flame-Resistant Properties
Proposal No.: N181-004-0647
Firm: Propel LLC
999 Main St
Unit 106
Pawtucket, Rhode Island 2860
Contact: Clare King
Phone: (401) 722-4491
Web Site: http://www.propel-llc.com
Abstract: Propel LLC will develop novel and innovative low cost fire resistant (FR) polymers and yarns. These FR materials will be spun with cotton, and new innovative low cost FR NYCO textiles produced. The performance objective will be to meet the physical performance requirements for the USMCâ?Ts Marine Corps Combat Utility Uniform, with FR properties based on those for the USMCâ?Ts Fire Resistant Organizational Gear.
Benefits: New textiles meeting the needs of the the USMC and other services for low cost FR combat uniforms . Commercial applications include fire responder protective garments including police uniforms, firefighter station wear and wildland firefighters. Other commercial markets include industrial workwear for oil and gas and electric utility personnel.

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