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Feel safer with reflective fabric on clothing

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        Nowadays, more and more people are learning about the importance of reflective fabric and their wide application. In spite of this, still few people know its principle and basic classification.

        The production of reflective fabric uses the principle of retro reflection. It helps the eye perceive light in low-light conditions. In more scientific terms, retro reflection occurs when light rays are returned in the direction from which they came. A large amount of reflected light is returned directly to the original light source, such as a car’s headlights. Since very little light is scattered when the light is returned, retro reflective materials appear brightest to an observer located near the original light source. Normally, man who wears clothes with reflective fabrics on can be seen by drivers hundred meters away in darkness, which can surely avoid the occurrence of accident.

        Chinastars Enterprises founded in 2002, is a leading high-tech enterprise engaged in the research, development and production of reflective material and clothing. They are now the largest manufacturer of reflective fabric and safety vest in China.

         According to the retro-reflective coefficient, CNSS reflective fabric can be categorized into standard reflective fabric, high reflective fabric and high reflective silver fabric, of which high reflective fabric and high reflective silver fabric meets the European standard for high visibility clothing EN 20471:2013 and the American standard for high visibility safety apparel and headwear ANSI/ ISEA 107-2007. These two standards requires retro-reflective coefficient R’> 330, and specifies the minimum coverage of reflective fabric on clothing. For clients who don’t need to meet national standards and would like to purchase products with lower price, the standard reflective fabric is also a good option.

        According to the backing fabric, Chinastars have T/C backing which consists of 65% polyester and 35% cotton, polyester fabric, elastic fabric which consists of 86% polyester and 14% spandex, and Fr fabric with FR treated cotton. Clients can choose according to their own needs. T/C reflective fabric is suitable for hi vis jackets, raincoat etc.; polyester one is suitable for safety vest; elastic one is suitable for clothes with elastic fabric; while Fr reflective tape (ie. Flame retardant reflective tape) can be used on fire coat.

        As you can see from these years’ trends, reflective fabric is no longer just accessory materials on clothes, but also frequently used as major fabric by famous outdoor brands like Nike and New Balance. To meet clients’ new demand, Chinastars newly developed the super-soft reflective fabric which is soft to the skin and very suitable for being used as major fabric.

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