Safety Components Fabric Tech-nologies introduces PBI GOLD PLUSTM, a new line of tough, rugged, dry OUTERSHELL FABRICS for turnout gear. They`ve taken PBI Gold–the gold standard for thermal protection–to a higher level, adding an exclusive water-repellent finish designed to dramatically increase its ability to repel water. This unique, patent-pending finish also delivers a tougher, more durable outershell by increasing the fabric`s ability to resist abrasion. PBI Gold Plus. Engineered to keep you drier longer while providing the protection and comfort you need to combat the rigors of firefighting. (800) 896-6926, ext. 8.