Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / DRIFIRE is a truly remarkable product – Law Officer
DRIFIRE is a truly remarkable product – Law Officer
04
Jun '10
DRIFIRE, leading manufacturer of comfortable flame resistant (FR) clothing and law enforcement apparel, received high ratings in a recent wear test conducted with law enforcement officials at a Delaware police department. DRIFIRE provided DRIFIRE Comfortable FR Wear short-sleeve, lightweight T-shirts, to law enforcement officers, who field-tested the shirts under their regular body armor for an average of 15 days. Wearers then completed a survey and rated the DRIFIRE shirts against their usual base layer shirts, most of which were 100 percent cotton.

"When we're out on patrol, we wear a base layer, our body armor, which can weigh up to 20 lbs, and our uniform on top of that. The minute we encounter high-stress situations that require us to move quickly, we get hot and sweaty really quickly. The DRIFIRE shirts felt very soft and lightweight, and did a great job keeping me cooler and drier, not to mention less smelly, which is a big problem with other base layers," said Michael Downs, a supervisor and one of the officers involved in the wear trial. "I felt like I was wearing my favorite T-shirt underneath my armor, and at the end of the day, I still felt dry and odor free."

Participants rated DRIFIRE Comfortable FR Wear moisture wicking shirts on a range of comfort properties, including dryness, temperature, odor control, heat exhaustion, and skin irritation and compared them to the garments they typically wear. Test data was collected based on their real world experience with the shirts, and revealed high marks across all attributes. When asked how satisfied they were with the DRIFIRE police shirts overall, 88 percent of respondents reported being very/extremely satisfied with the garments.

"I never realized what a difference the clothes on my back made until I tried the DRIFIRE shirts. It was great to not have to worry about being sweaty and stinky all day, and be able to focus on the tasks at hand instead," said Downs. "DRIFIRE is a truly remarkable product, and I would gladly wear their protective garments on the job every day."

DRIFIRE Comfortable FR Wear, a premier developer, manufacturer and marketer of comfortable flame resistant clothes, offers garments that provide maximum comfort, moisture management and flame resistance to people working in the military, law enforcement, electric utilities, and other environments where flame and arc-flash are a concern. DRIFIRE's superior drirelease technology and wide product selection have helped it quickly become one of the leading FRC clothing brands.

driFIRE

Must ReadView All

Courtesy: Li & Fung

Textiles | On 24th Mar 2017

Li & Fung forms new supply chain partnership with PVH Corp

Li & Fung Limited, the world's leader in consumer goods design,...

Courtesy: Alizilla

Apparel/Garments | On 24th Mar 2017

Alibaba's eWTP finds first overseas base in Malaysia

In a step towards using the internet to bring small businesses around ...

Textiles | On 24th Mar 2017

BJMC to produce cotton-jute blended denim fabrics

To meet demand from the market, Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporation...

Interviews View All

C. Dhandayuthapani
Mag Solvics Pvt. Ltd

ITME 2016 exploited our full strength like never before

Krishnanand Tripathi
Textrade International Ltd

We believe in vocational education for entry-level employees, offering...

Sunil Rathore
Lacoste India

‘New vendor is welcome if he offers cost, quality and timely delivery’

Paolo Ocleppo
Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo, Rotary Cutting Segment manager, Sandvik Hyperion discusses...

Johan Berlin
InvestKonsult Sweden AB

Investkonsult Sweden AB has been buying and selling second-hand textile...

Marcel Alberts
Eurofibers

Coating at a fibre level is a practice not usually seen in the...

Judy Frater
Somaiya Kala Vidya

Among the many honours showered on Frater, including Fulbright and Ford...

Rupa Sood and Sharan Apparao
Nayaab

Nayaab, an exhibition meant to celebrate Indian weaves, is in its second...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

news category


Related Categories:
March 2017

March 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search