The next innovation in firefighter outer shells arrives: TenCate PIONEER with ENFORCE Technology.  Venturing forth as the first-ever outer shell using ENFORCE Technology, TenCate PIONEER delivers:

  • Enhanced strength in a lighter weight outer shell
  • Enhanced comfort with extraordinary flexibility
  • Enhanced appearance with a distinctive look
  • Uncompromised protection and durability of TenCate

A newly engineered, innovative twill weave ensures a range and ease of movement that firefighters want and need to remain on the job and in the action. TenCate ENFORCE Technology means that this outer shell fabric is as much as 10 percent lighter than traditional outer shells but still delivers the strength and durability that firefighters have come to expect from TenCate. TenCate PIONEER with ENFORCE Technology has a distinctive appearance unlike any other outer shell fabric available on the market and will be offered in a wide variety of colors including Light Gold, Yellow, Spruce Green, Black and Khaki. For any firefighters who may be considering a switch to new turn out gear, consider TenCate PIONEER with ENFORCE Technology.

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Lighter weight outer shells mean less heat stress on the job. Getting in, getting the job and getting out are what matters. TenCate outer shells deliver the same great strength and protection but with less weight to slow you down.

Firefighters need the freedom to move freely on the scene. By engineering fabrics that allow ease of movement and enhanced comfort, TenCate makes sure that firefighters enjoy the best in comfort and protection.

TenCate scientists take every step to make sure that these FR fabrics are the strongest they can be. Through innovative fiber blends and specialized weaves and construction, TenCate delivers fabrics that have the strength to get the tough jobs done.

Additional information

Nominal Weight

6.7 osy (225 gsm)



Colors Available

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Data Sheet

Click here to download the Pioneer Data Sheet