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Fire-Retardant Zipper

automotive airplane marine railway

A fire-retardant, continuous-chain #5-gauge zipper on Nomex fabric ("tape") for cushion and upholstery work. Recommended for cushions that must meet the 14 CFR (FAR) 25.853(c) Seat Cushion Oil Burn test. Sold as a continuous chain in one-yard increments with a with a minimum order quantity of five yards. Comes with one black metal slider per yard; additional sliders available for purchase, also in increments of five. Slider styles may vary.

Includes FAA burn certificate for 25.853(a).

Note: "Tape" refers to the fabric attached to either side of the zipper teeth and is not adhering. 

Material (Teeth) Nylon
Material (Tape) Nomex
Material (Slider) Metal (sometimes with nylon coating)
Gauge (Width of Teeth) #5 (5mm)
Width (Tape)
0.625" each
Width (Total)
Flammability Standards


14 CFR (FAR) 25.853(a), Vertical Burn

California Technical Bulletin 117

FMVSS 302, Automotive Flammability


This product is recommended for use in automotive interiors.


    This product is recommended for use in all types of aircraft and rotorcraft.

      This product is acceptable for use in marine interiors, but is not water resistant or repellent.


      This product is acceptable for use in Railway applications when used as a fastener under the small part exemption (49 CFR 238, Appendix B, Footnote 10).

      This product may also pass other rail tests. Contact us for more information.