How long does a Racing Firesuit sustain before it burns through?
How long can the racing suit used by Formula 1 drivers be exposed to fire before it burns through?
The suit is made out of Nomex-fibre which can be exposed for 11 seconds at temperatures of up to 840 Degrees. Nomex has a high heat resistance and flash point which makes it ideal for fire safety.
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