SPECIALTY PROTECTIVE FABRICS

Made in Spring City, Tennessee USA

Market applications

FIRE & RESCUE APPLICATIONS

  • Flame Resistant Underwear / Base Layer
  • Flame Resistant Hoods / Balaclavas
  • Emergency Services Gear
  • Station Wear
  • Wildlands Gear
  • Turn Out Gear
  • Close Proximity Aluminized Turn Out Gear
  • Mesh and Respirator Hoods
  • Fire Protective Gloves

FIBERS USED

  • Meta-Aramid - Nomex ®, Conex ®
  • Para-Aramid - Kevlar ®, Twaron ®, PBI®
  • Cellulose - Lenzing FR ®, Viscose Rayon, Durable FR Cotton Pro-CFR®
  • Modacrylic - Protex®
  • & special fiber blends specific to customer needs

INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS

  • Laminating / Coating substrates
  • High temperature fabrications for automotive
  • High temperature Filtration Fabrics

FIBERS USED

  • Meta-Aramid - Nomex®, Conex®
  • Para-Aramid - Kevlar®, Twaron®
  • Polyester, Nylon
  • and special fiber blends specific to customer needs

SAFETY APPAREL APPLICATIONS

  • Flame Resistant Underwear / Base Layers
  • Flame Resistant Hoods
  • Electrical Utilities Workwear
  • Oil & Gas Industry Workwear
  • Molten Metal Splash Workwear
  • Cut Protective Gloves and liners
  • Cut Protective Sleeves and Apparel

FIBERS USED

  • Meta-Aramid - Nomex®, Conex®
  • Para-Aramid - Kevlar®, Twaron®
  • PBI®
  • Cellulose - Lenzing FR®, Viscose Rayon, Durable FR Cotton Pro-CFR®
  • Modacrylic - Protex®
  • and special fiber blends specific to customer needs

Military Applications

  • Parade Gloves
  • Flyers Gloves
  • Combat Gloves
  • Tank Drivers Gloves
  • Fuel Handler Gloves
  • Flame Resistant Base Layer / Underwear
  • Flame Resistant Combat Uniforms
  • Helmet Liners
  • Shell and liner fabrics for Chem Bio

FIBERS USED

  • Meta-Aramid - Nomex®
  • Para-Aramid - Kevlar®, Twaron®
  • PBI®
  • Cellulose - Lenzing FR®, Viscose Rayon, Durable FR Cotton Pro-CFR®
  • Modacrylic - Protex®
  • and special fiber blends specific to customer needs

RACING APPLICATIONS

  • Flame Resistant Thermal Base Layers / Underwear
  • Racing Suit Outer Shells and Liners
  • Glove and Shoe Thermal Liners
  • Abrasion Resistant Fabrications
  • Helmet Thermal Liners

FIBERS USED

  • Meta-Aramid - Nomex®, Conex®
  • Para-Aramid - Kevlar®, Twaron®
  • PBI®
  • Cellulose - Lenzing FR®, Viscose Rayon, Durable FR Cotton Pro-CFR®
  • Modacrylic - Protex®
  • and special fiber blends specific to customer needs

Fabrics

SSM provides highly engineered fabrics offering superior performance in personal protection. We offer products and technologies unmatched anywhere to support the ever-changing needs of our customers around the globe.

Warp Knits

Tricot
Raschel
Simplex
Meshes
Specialty

Circular Knits

Single Knit Jersey
Ribs
Double knits
Fleece & Terry
Specialty

Wovens

Plain Weave
Twill
Basket
Rip-stop
Sateen
Specialty

What We Do

Production

SSM Industries provides full service safety and protective fabric manufacturer. Yarn spinning, knitting, weaving, dyeing, and finishing services all take place under one roof.

Research & Development (R&D)

Industry engineering experts assist in designing the next “new & improved”  fabric.

Quality Assurance & Control

SSM's attention to every stage of production process ensures a quality product. SSM also maintains an in-house Military Certified testing lab.

Commission Dyeing & Finishing

Decades of expertise in fire-resistant technologies for excellent results and fast turnaround.

Customer Service

SSM’s enduring success begins with a desire to serve our clients. We come by this quite naturally. We care about and strive to earn our clients' business every day.

Who We Are

 

 

"Every product SSM makes protects someone or something."

-Scott Hilleary, CEO

SSM Industries is a second generation, specialty protective fabric manufacturer celebrating 35 years in Spring City, Tennessee USA.

We are dedicated men and women who manufacture products used by our military, fire fighters, industrial workers and racing professionals.

SSM Industries, recognized for its technical problem-solving in knit and woven fabrics, offers deep experience to develop and produce highly technical solutions for a demanding, performance oriented industry.

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