65/35 polyester-cotton blend
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What is lab coat fabric made of?
Because of this, you鈥檒l find that the majority of lab coat fabric is composed of 65% polyester and 35% cotton. Dr-James offers lab coats composed of signature LABTEX industrial grade fabric, which is fittingly a 65/35 polyester-cotton blend.
What kind of coat do you use for lab work?
Some people may want to provide a basic poly/cotton blend coat for most operations, but have available lab coats of treated cotton or Nomex for work involving pyrophoric materials, extremely flammable chemicals, large quantities of flammable chemicals, or work around hot processes or operations.
Are lab coats fire-resistant?
Lab Coats and Fire鈥恟esistance (in approximate order of decreasing fire resistance) 1. Nomex 鈥?offers the highest level of lab coat protection from fire. Highly fire鈥恟esistant because the fabric thickens, carbonizes and remains intact under fire conditions.
What is the origin of the white lab coat?
Not a lot is even known about the origins of the white lab coat, and thus not much is known about what it was originally made from. Lab coats first appeared around 1800, donned by members of the scientific community, and would eventually come to include doctors and other members of the medical field.