It’s been quite a year for our new fabrics

A review of our new products launched in 2019

A year in the life of fabrics from Carrington

It’s been an eventful 12 months or so here at Carrington with many changes for the better. These include exciting new additions to our fabric portfolio, offering innovative ways to protect against conditions in many different types of working environments. You’ll find full details on the relevant pages of this site – but here’s a brief synopsis.


Balance Range
Because we understand our customers commitment to a more sustainable and responsible world, and what this means to the end user, we have developed the Balance Range by Carrington, a selection of fabrics that are manufactured using environmentally friendly processes without compromising on the quality of our products.
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Workwear fabrics

Kara combines the comfort of cotton with the hardwearing properties of polyester, suitable for shirting and blousewear. The twill weave means Kara will give softer drape for improved handle. In a lightweight of 140gsm, Kara is ideal for working in warm climates and can be washed at very high temperatures.
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Molveno is an industrially launderable 4-way stretch fabric for optimal comfort in wear. This blend of polyester with branded LYCRA® and COOLMAX® technology offers high abrasion properties for demanding end uses, combined with optimum stretch, moisture management and wicking performance. This fabric is primarily designed for trousers or jackets used in highly mobile end uses, giving the wearer maximum comfort.
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Varese is our mid weight Tencel™ addition to the popular EOL Stretch Collection. Blended with Lenzing Tencel™, polyester and EOL, the Tencel™ offers an Eco-friendly fibre with the cellulosic base generating moisture management properties. This industrially launderable fabric offers durability, comfort and a smooth feel against the skin. Varese maintains its shape, vitality and elasticity under repeated wash cycles.
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Flame Retardant fabrics

Flameban Max 260
Carrington’s first inherently flame resistant fabric with Protal 5; Flameban Max 310 is now available in a new lighter weight, for improved wearer comfort. Using an innovative, patented blend of fibres and an advanced weave structure, our new Flameban Max 260 is guaranteed to deliver unquestionable flame resistant performance and has an electric arc flash fire protection of ATPV 9.4 cal/cm2 / ELIM 8.0 cal/cm2.
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Flamestat Satin 300
There’s now an even wider choice in our multifunctional workwear fabrics. The latest innovation is a heavier version of our successful multifunctional Flamestat Satin 225 – and it delivers even greater suitability wherever a heavier duty performance is demanded. Just like Flamestat Satin 225, this new version is certified to all relevant flame retardant, antistatic, chemical splash and high visibility requirements. Flamestat Satin 300 also offers a new level of comfort along with enhanced performance characteristics. This comes from the twin benefits of having polyester on the face of the fabric and cotton on the reverse.
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Defence fabrics

Falcon Pro 2.5
2x2 twill weave, fully dull, medium tenacity Nylon 6.6. base fabric, laminated with a highly breathable PTFE membrane. The reverse side has a dry touch and allows a single layer to be used in a garment, avoiding the need for a lining as would be recommended for a standard Pro 2 fabric. A soft handle, lighter weight version of our Falcon Pro 3.
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Falcon Pro 3
2x2 twill weave, fully dull, medium tenacity Nylon 6.6 base fabric, laminated with a highly breathable PTFE membrane and a nylon knit on the reverse. Suitable for foul weather lightweight waterproof garments in both military printed or dyed options.
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A plain weave with ripstop designed for combat uniform. With enhanced comfort and excellent tear and abrasion strengths, from a 50/50 blend of cotton and polyester. Available in printed only.
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Spartan HT Lite
Spartan HT lite is our most comfortable high tenacity nylon 6.6. and cotton blend, suitable for lightweight military garments. It has excellent strength to weight properties.
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Spartan HT Plus
High tenacity nylon 6.6. and cotton blend, (50/50 NyCo) suitable for heavyweight military garments. With excellent abrasion resistance and strength properties, due to its ripstop weave structure and upgraded tenacity yarns.
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Tempest PUFC
Tempest is a high tenacity textured nylon face fabric (770 dtex), with a PU coating and FC finish. It offers high strength, excellent abrasion and maximum protection, plus a choice of printed and dyed options.
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As the workwear industry enters a new era, Carrington Textiles is leading from the front with new ideas, new fabrics, new technology and new ways to define the future.