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Wildlands

Protection You Can Depend On

Protection and Comfort

Fighting fires is a tough job but when fires occur in the wilderness the challenges can multiply. wildland firefighters face rugged terrain, hard labor and long hours. Facing down raging flames in the wild can mean serious hazards to life and limb and wildland firefighters need to be confident in their protection.

When the situation gets critical, the last thing a firefighter needs to worry about is his protective outerwear. 

By engineering FR fabrics that can meet more than one NFPA standard, TenCate assures wildland firefighters they can have durable, comfortable FR fabrics for any occasion. TenCate sets the standard for wildland firefighting and continues to be the premier supplier of FR fabrics for the men and women who combat wildfires in the field. Get the protection you need from a fabric you can trust.

TecasafePlus

Make Any Condition Your Comfort Zone

Tecasafe® Plus fabrics are all inherently FR so the protection will never wash out or wear away. They all feature COOLDERM™ Technology which means active moisture wicking and evaporative cooling effect. Evaporative cooling is ideal for the high heat environments that firefighters face. Keeping cool and dry means staying on the job until it’s done.

Product name Composition Weight (+- 5%)
Tecasafe® Plus 580 Wildlands Woven (Twill) 5.8 osy (197 gsm)
Tecasafe® Plus 700 Wildlands Twill 7.4 osy (237 gsm)
Tecasafe® Plus TechT4 ER Knit 5.0 osy (170 gsm)
Tecasafe® Plus TechT5 ER Knit 5.4 osy (183 gsm)
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Tecasafe Plus Stationwear

Never Fade

Tecasafe® Plus Truecolor delivers a deep, rich, dark shade of navy blue designed especially for fire service. It stands up better to repeated launderings and sets the new standard for colorfastness. By retaining its original color without fading, heathering or shrinking, Tecasafe® Plus Truecolor is the ideal solution for garments that require frequent laundering.

Product name Composition Weight (+- 5%)
Tecasafe® Plus 700 Truecolor™ Weave (Twill) 7.4 osy (250 gsm)
Tecasafe® Plus Swiss Pique 671 Truecolor™ Wildlands Knit 6.7 osy (227 gsm)
Tecasafe® Plus Swiss Pique 670 Truecolor™ Wildlands Knit 6.7 osy (225 gsm)
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Firebreak362

Time-Tested Wildland Firefighting Fabrics

Firebreak™ 362 and Firebreak™ 469 are time-tested wildland firefighting fabrics that are proven in the field. 362 (shirts) and 469 (pants) have become the recognized “uniform” of wildland firefighters.

Product name Composition Weight (+- 5%)
Firebreak™ 362 Modified basket 5.8 osy (197 gsm)
Firebreak™ 469 Twill 7.5 osy (254 gsm)
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ER-Defender-M

Front Line Performance

Whether fighting wildfires deep in the forest or working in close quarters on a difficult extrication, Defender® M delivers what it takes to make sure that firefighters get the job done. By not only meeting but exceeding the requirements of both NFPA 1951 and NFPA 1977, TenCate Defender® M makes sure that the combination of protection, durability and comfort comes easily packaged in one fabric.

Product name Composition Weight (+- 5%)
Defender® M Wildlands Rip Stop 6.5 osy (220 gsm)
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Advance

Protection From a Name You Know and Trust

Engineered to combine the strength of DuPont™ Kevlar® with the dependability of DuPont™ Nomex® fibers. The result is a tough fabric that holds up due to an innovative construction and excellent thermal protection. Advance™ also delivers outstanding durability in the field and has been worn by wildland firefighters for over two decades

Product name Composition Weight (+- 5%)
Advance™ Wildlands Rip Stop 7.2 osy (244 gsm)
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Adaptive Performance

When the time comes for quick action in tight spaces, Agility® Tactical is the right choice for firefighters who need to get the job done. Its lightweight design and excellent strength make it an optimal solution for technical rescue.

Product name Composition Weight (+- 5%)
Agility® Tactical Wildlands Woven (Twill) 5.0 osy (170 gsm)
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Brigade

Trusted Nomex® Protection

Brigade® is a trusted and proven FR fabric that has done hard work in the field. Made with DuPont™ Nomex®, Brigade® stands up to the heat and to the tough jobs that need doing. When you need protection you can trust, choose a fabric that has a track record of success. Brigade® delivers on protection again and again.

Product name Composition Weight (+- 5%)
Brigade® 600 Plain 6.0 osy (205 gsm)
Brigade® 750 Plain 7.5 osy (255 gsm)
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Ready to protect your department with the latest flame resistant technology?

Find out which protective fabric perfectly matches your protective requirements and comfort preferences! Our Fire Service experts can help you make a confident decision.