Unique solutions

  • Bespoke solutions
  • Industry-specific
  • Firefighter protective clothing
  • EN471 hi-vis
  • C6 repellency technology
  • Antibacterial & antimicrobial
  • High thermal performance
  • Colour-fast and UV resistant
  • FR meshes and 3D spacetec®

The world’s highest-accredited manufacturers of protective garments and equipment have put Heathcoat Fabrics at the heart of their production for more than 30 years. Our flame retardant woven and knitted fabrics are trusted the world over, by military, industrial, security, police and fire services where human safety is paramount.

Our inherently fire-resistant knitted and woven textiles are certified to the highest global standards and incorporate fibres from well-known brands including Kermel®, Kevlar®, Nomex®, PBI®, PBO, PEEK, Protal®, and Twaron®. We also offer a range of flame retardant 3D Spacetec® fabric and 2D meshes with the added benefit of comfort and breathability, reducing the thermal burden and providing moisture management. Bespoke engineered designs are available featuring Heathcoat-patented silica compositions.

Outer shell fabrics

Heathcoat Fabrics continue to offer the very best protection for frontline firefighters. Our latest high-performance products include Pbi PRO and Kermel®CoreFX, both of which have been designed for the toughest demands, offering market-leading mechanical strength, fire-resistant, lighter weight garments.

A very high thermal performance is demonstrated by double flashover fire testing, without break open.

All outer-shell options are supplied using our C6+ durable chemical repellent finish.


Contact us for our full range of outershell options:



Skin out protection

Alongside fabric, we supply a comprehensive range of CE-marked inherently flame-resistant underclothing and protective wear:

  • Full ‘skin out’ protection underwear
  • Polo shirts
  • Sweatshirts
  • fleece jackets
  • A range of balaclavas and particulate hoods, EN13911:2017 certified for firefighters

Our technical range of fully certified and CE marked clothing offers ultimate, next to the skin protection with high-performance fabrics and garments produced in the UK.

Download our brochure for a selection of available designs. Please contact us for other styles, or for your own bespoke design.

EC Declaration of Conformity for Balaclavas

EC Declaration of Conformity for Garments

Benefits of Heathcoat PPE:

  • Bespoke solutions – Heathcoat Fabrics supplies innovative and high-performance safety fabrics, and garments, that meet your user and market-specific requirements.
  • Industry-specific – We provide solutions for those working in the chemical and petrochemical industry, electricity and gas distribution, rail and road maintenance and airport refuelling. We cater to industry-specific applications of our customers.
  • PBI® dyed colours – Heathcoat Fabrics has developed a strictly controlled dyeing process enabling us to produce a unique range of colour-fast PBI® fabrics.
  • Antibacterial and antimicrobial – Ag+, our durable antibacterial finish which uses particles of silver to prevent bacterial growth, helps to keep garments fresher, even after physical exertion.
  • High visibility – We offer knitted and woven fabrics with high visibility that is certified to the EN471 standard.

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