Our fire resistant blankets is a special material, Known as Banwear by it’s street name, it is a blend of cotton and nylon and THEN coated with a flame resistant coating. Why does this matter? Simply, longevity! This material has a longer usable life span than similar brand name product. In fact, it is rated for up to 100 machine washing cycles. Stop charring holes in your blankets and risking your recovery gear. Bring it home and wash it with the rest of your shop rags for a longer life span!!! 6×6 and larger blankets now include a grommet for strength.