EN20471 is the European standard for high-visibility clothing. Among other it specifies the requirements for retro-reflective materials. Reflective materials that are certified following EN20471 assure an enhanced visibility during night time or twilight.
Elastics return back to their original length after being stressed.
This is an international testing and certification system, limiting the use of harmful chemicals in garments.
Elongation of elastic fabrics in both longitudinal and lateral direction.
Reflective material reflects light back to its source with a minimum scattering of light. This alerts the car drivers to the presence of pedestrians, children, roadworkers, cyclists.
Quality of fabrics or trimmings to resist the spread of fire.
Glow in the dark: phosphorescent material that reemits slowly light that it has absorbed. Phosphorescence is a process in which absorbed energy is released relatively slowly in the form of light.