Segmented reflective tape XM-8011C certified to EN 469 & EN 20471

Reflective tape for FR-clothing XM-8011C is certified to EN 20471 & EN 469. Heat transfer layer of this tape makes it easy to apply it to the fabric, whereas segmented design helps to increase airflow and brings more comfort for the worker or firefighter.

In June 2019, new reflective tape XM-8011Cegmented has passed testing in SATRA lab (UK). XM-8011C consists of PU film for use on FR-clothing, it is made with Reflective micro-beads and Flame Retardant substance. XM SilverLine has been developing the film since 2017 to achieve high resistance for washes and durability of FR-properties.

Now XM-8011C has been washed 50 cycles at 60°C and it has endured successfully the washes. EN 20471 and EN 469 tests has been done after 50 washes and the tape has passed all the tests.

The following test report provides full details of test data for EN 20471 & EN 469:

Full details of test data from the report is given< below.
EN 20471 compliance confirmed by the following tests:

  • Retro-reflective Performance of new material – 422 cd/lx*m²– PASS
  • Retro-reflective Performance after pre-treatmens
    • 5000 Abrasion cycles – 288 cd/lx*m² – PASS;
    • 7500 Flexing cycles – 307 cd/lx*m² – PASS;
    • Folding at Cold Temperature (-20°C) – 312 cd/lx*m² – PASS;
    • Explosure to Temperature Variation – 315 cd/lx*m² – PASS;
    • Retroreflective Performance in Rainfall – 122 cd/lx*m² – PASS
    • Washing (ISO 6330:2012), 50 cycles, 60°C – 205 cd/lx*m² – PASS

EN 469 compliance confirmed by the following tests:

  • Annex B.3.2 – Limited flame spread as new – 205 cd/lx*m² – PASS
  • Annex B.3.2 – Limited flame spread after 50 cycles (ISO 6330:2012), 60°C – PASS
  • Annex B.3.1– Retro-reflectivity after by heat exposure 18°C, 5 minutes – 201 cd/lx*m² – PASS

The test results confirm compliance to EU standards of reflective tape XM-8011C. You can use this segmented tape for flame retardant clothing of firefighters, welders, etc.).

Buy this innovative reflective tape to make your workers more visible and safe. Order XM-8011C from our stock in Asia or Europe.

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