Ansell Marigold Fireblade OFBS16 Cut-Resistant Kevlar Sleeve (40.6cm)

  • Knitted 15 gauge Kevlar sleeve with a length of 40.6cm
  • Ideal for protection across a broad range of industries
  • Made from Kevlar for strong and lightweight cut protection
  • Protects against contact heat up to 100°C


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Ansell Marigold Fireblade OFBS16 Cut-Resistant Kevlar Sleeve (40.6cm)

Burns and lacerations are just a few of the threats that workers in the automotive, construction and glass/metal fabrication industries face. Protecting against contact heat up to 100°C, the Ansell Marigold Fireblade OFBS16 Cut-Resistant Kevlar Sleeve (40.6cm) is manufactured from tough and lightweight Kevlar fibres for superior resistance to cuts and tears.

Who Can Use the Marigold Fireblade 0FBS16 Sleeve?

The Ansell Marigold Fireblade 0FBS16 Sleeve can be used for the following applications:

  • Body assembly
  • Glass repair
  • Metalwork
  • Assembly and finishing
  • Assembly of white goods
  • Stamping operations

Features and Benefits of the Fireblade Kevlar Sleeve

  • Knitted 15 gauge sleeve with a length of 40.6cm
  • Made from Kevlar for strong and lightweight protection
  • Double-layered for enhanced cut and heat protection
  • Unique “Stay-Up” band ensures sleeve remains in place
  • With thumbslot to provide protection to the wrist
  • Protects against contact heat up to 100°C
  • Excellent resistance to cut and tear
  • Lightweight and comfortable to wear
  • Washable at 40°C for better hygiene

Manufactured from Kevlar for Superior Protection

The Fireblade OFBS16 Sleeve is manufactured from 100% DuPont Kevlar, which is exceptionally strong, yet remarkably lightweight. For this sleeve, Marigold has used two layers of Kevlar to produce a sleeve that offers excellent protection against cut and contact heat, while, thanks to the nature of Kevlar, remaining lightweight and flexible for maximum user comfort and dexterity.

Stay-Up Band for Better Safety

The Fireblade OFBS16 features a unique Stay-Up band that holds the sleeve firmly in place for more reliable protection. In addition, this sleeve features a thumbslot, which enables you to pull the sleeve down right over the wrist to shield this area against harm.

Testing of the Fireblade OFBS16 Kevlar Sleeve

The Marigold OFBS16 Sleeve meets the following specifications:

  • European Directive 89/686/EEC
  • EN 420:2003 + A1:2009
  • EN 388:2016: 133XC
  • EN 407:2004: X1XXXX

The Fireblade 40.6cm Sleeve has been tested to EN 388:2016 to determine its resistance to mechanical risks. Please see the table below for the results of these tests:

Hazard Resistance Rating
Abrasion Level 1
Cut Level 3
Tear Level 3
Puncture X

When tested to EN 407:2004 for heat resistance, the Fireblade Kevlar Sleeve achieved the following results:

Hazard Resistance Rating
Flammability X
Contact heat Level 1
Convective heat X
Radiant heat X
Small splashes of molten metal X
Large splashes of molten metal X

Sizing of the Marigold OFBS16 Sleeve

This sleeve is available in one size, and this should fit most users. The sleeve has a length of 40.6cm.

Documentation for the Marigold OFBS16 Cut-Resistant Sleeve

Conformity Statement Instructions for Use
Download the Conformity Statement for the Fireblade Sleeve Download the Instruction Manual for the Fireblade Sleeve

Please note that the price listed is for one Fireblade OFBS16 Sleeve only.

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