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Military Fabrics

Military Fabrics, Milipol, MOD Approved Fabrics

Military and police forces are two sectors where protection and performance are paramount. Clothing and uniforms in these lines of work must offer a large variety of essential properties, from flexibility and breathability, to fire retardancy and body armour level protection. We have made it one of our missions at Baltex to keep personnel safe and able to do their jobs. Baltex has an enormous range of fabrics, meshes and nets designed to keep your personnel safe and protected.

Baltex is one of the leading suppliers of high performance technical textiles to the police, armed forces and military industries. With almost two centuries of experience in the world of textiles, we have adapted to the myriad dangers and threats present in the modern world. Our range has been specifically developed to offer unparalleled personal protection.

Our range at a glance

  • 3D XD – Spacer fabrics
  • 4D XD – Spacer fabrics
  • Meshes
  • Nets
  • Plain fabrics
  • SARK Knife Protection Technology (for more info see below or click here)

We work closely with our raw material suppliers which enables us to select the best yarns and fibres suitable for each of our customers’ technical specifications. This selection includes:

  • Polyester
  • Cotton
  • High Tenacity Polyester
  • Kevlar®
  • Coolmax®
  • Meta Aramid®
  • Lycra


There are so many different properties that police and military uniforms must have in order to allow personnel to do their jobs safely. And we offer a range of solutions giving added benefits to the fabrics to suit our customer's needs such as:

  • Camouflage printing
  • IRR Finish
  • Flame Retardant Treatment
  • Antibacterial finish
  • High Visibility Dyeing
  • Silver treatment
  • Dyeing to customer's own shades
  • NATO colour range

Our fabrics are mainly used in the production of body armour, protective gloves, helmets, military shoes, etc. 

Sark: essential protection

Baltex now offer a SARK TECHNOLOGY FABRIC that is fully qualified for the highest performance slash protection. The effectiveness of SARK has been proven through stringent testing in the most extreme of conditions. Baltex testing ensures the best in performance fabrics. It gives greater protection than vests commonly used by police, armed forces and security personnel.


  • Anti-slash properties
  • Lightweight
  • Breathable
  • Soft
  • Elastic
  • Comfortable to the wearer for long periods of use
  • Available in collars and cuffs to provide essential protection where needed

To find out more about SARK Technology click here.

Quality and innovation

Our aim at Baltex is to continue pushing the boundaries of protective fabrics through innovation and increasingly effective materials. By working closely with all our partners of the industry, from our suppliers to our customers, we maintain a constant focus on development. Our efforts are concentrated on increasing performance, comfort, breathability and safety, while always prioritising our high-quality standards.

With this in mind, we ensure that each step of our production is under our control and we have full traceability from the start of the process to the delivery to the customer.

If you would like to receive any advice on an upcoming tender, or wish to find out more about our Military and Police range of fabrics please feel free to contact us.


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