OMNI Elite® (OE-II)

A Norfab woven light weight dimensionally stable fabric and the premium fabric in the Omni line.  It is a blend of Kevlar®, and Basofil® fibers, with Reinforced Rip Stop using Proprietary Core Spinning process -Kevlar® filament core/Kevlar® sheath. Applications include safety clothing, and firefighters turnout gear outer shell fabric. Resistant to heat sources, meets NFPA 1971 (2018 Edition), Finish Hypel DWR. Note: Now Berry Compliant 

Fabric Style


Available Colors

C Brown, Black (HC, HB)

Weave Style

2 X 2 Twill with Rip-Stop

Fabric Weight, oz./sq yd, average (ASTM D3776)

7.75 (263 gm/sq.m)

Fabric Thickness, inches (ASTM D 1777)

0.019 (0.48 mm)

Warp Strength, lbs/in. Test (ASTM D5034)

316.0 (144 kg/2.54 cm)

Fill Strength, lbs/in. Test ASTM D5034

288.0 (131.5 kg/2.54 cm)

Trapezoidal Tear Strength, lbs., warp x fill, Test ASTM D5587

50 x 57 (22.7 x 25.9 kg)

Water Absorption Test AATCC 42

% before laundering


% after 5 laundering cycles


Shrinkage in Laundering % warp x fill after 5 laundering cycles AATCC 135

2.0% x 1.5%

Thermal Shrinkage NFPA 1971-2018

% before laundering


% after 5 laundering cycles


Thermal Protective Performance (Synergy 2L, Crosstech 2 C)

TPP > 42

Heat, Char Resistance Test ASTM D6413

Passes NFPA 1971, 2018 Edition

Fabric Finish Number

51, Hypel (for water repellancy color) w/ H-50

Specify Color 

Example: C- Brown; B- Black

Certified to NFPA 1971, Standard on Protective Ensembles for Structural Fire Fighting and Proximity Fire Fighting, 2018 Edition

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