SOLVAY offers PROBAN®, the leading flame retardant fabric technology, at BIOT 2014 show

Solvay, the worldwide leader of specialty phosphorus chemistry, will contribute to the International show of Safety and labour protection Moscow, Russia, 9th-12th Dec, stand C15 with its flagship PROBAN® Brand

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Solvay again takes the opportunity to participate at BIOT to support, in Russia, its very successful brand PROBAN®. PROBAN® fabrics are well known and used by Russian personal and protective equipment leaders such as Tekhnoavia and Vostok Service for producing comfortable and cost effective work wear that is recognized by Russian end users. Key markets for PROBAN® work wear include oil and gas industry, electric arc protection and welding. PROBAN® passes the requirements of GOST 11209-85 (Cotton and blended fabrics for protective clothing – technical requirements), GOST 12.4.247-2008 (Standard system of protective clothing – clothing for sparks and molten metal splash* - technical requirements), GOST 12.4.234-2012 (Special clothing for electric arc protection) and GOST R ISO 15025-2007 (Labour protection standard system – Special clothing for protection against heat and flame. Test methods for flame spread). 


The PROBAN® brand is synoymous with flame retardant workwear fabric safety. This is thanks to the sophisticated and independent quality control, UKAS accredited system, testing every fabric batc

Learn more about our flagship brand PROBAN® - visit us at stand C15 to discuss more details with our experts

PROBAN® fabrics and workwear provide comfortable lasting protection in many industries, as well as for households in items such as bedding and furnishing textiles.

PROBAN® fabrics may be produced only by Solvay licensed companies.  All PROBAN® licensees are obliged to submit samples for testing in our ISO 17025:2005 accredited flame test laboratory to be able to use the PROBAN® brand. The reputation of Solvay‘s PROBAN® brand is based on over 50 years of experience in flame retardant technology.

Knitted PROBAN fabric is also available on the market. It is used for underwear, hoods and gloves providing multi layer protection. 
Solvay takes care of its brand not only by chemical supply but also by providing the know-how, training, technical and commercial support, quality control, and PROBAN garment labelling.