Portwest BZ11 Bizweld Flame Resistant Welding Sleeves

  • Class 1 welding protection sleeves
  • Must be worn alongside suitable protective coveralls
  • ARC2 arc flash protection from the thermal hazards of an electric arc
  • Price is per pair of sleeves


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Portwest BZ11 Bizweld Flame Resistant Welding Sleeves

The flexible Portwest BZ11 Bizweld Flame Resistant Welding Sleeves provide an excellent additional protective layer when worn alongside suitable coveralls. The sleeves will shield your arms from molten metal splashes, arc flashes and radiant, convective and contact heat.

What Can the Bizweld Flame Resistant Welding Sleeves Do for Me?

The sleeves have several useful features. These include:

  • Welding Protection: Class 1 welding protection against splashes of molten metal
  • Thermal Hazard Protection: Guaranteed resistance to radiant, contact and convective heat for life of garment and ARC2 arc flash protection rating
  • Comfortable: Elasticated cuffs for a flexible and comfortable fit

The sleeves are a member of the Bizweld Flame Resistant range, and as such have been rigorously tested for compliance with the latest international safety standards.

Who Can Use the Flame Resistant Welding Sleeves?

The sleeves must be worn in conjunction with suitable coveralls or jacket/trousers combination. They will effectively protect your arms from molten metal, and for this reason they are ideal for the welding industry. A few of the professions and settings for which the sleeves are well suited follow here:

  • Assembly
  • Fabrication
  • Sheet metal workers
  • Ship building
  • Maintenance welder

Which Size Is Right for Me?

The sleeves are available in one size which should fit most people. The cuffs are elasticated for flexibility and a secure fit.

What Certifications Have the BZ11 Sleeves Received?

The sleeves have undergone thorough testing, so you can be certain of your safety at work. Certifications include:

  • EN 11612:
    • A1: Limited flame spread
    • A2: Limited flame spread, hemmed
    • B1: Convective heat (scale 1 - 3)
    • C1: Radiant heat (scale 1 - 4)
    • E2: Molten iron splash (scale 1 - 3)
    • F1: Contact heat (scale 1 - 3)
  • EN 11611:
    • Class 1
    • A1
    • A2
  • ASTM F1959/ F1959M - 12 ATPV = 11.2 cal/cm² (HAF = 80.4%)

What Do These Certifications Mean?

  • EN 11612: This standard determines whether a garment offers protection against heat and flames, and whether this protection extends to convective, radiant or contact heat
  • EN 11611: This standard shows whether an item of clothing is suitable for welding or similar tasks and will protect the wearer from heat and metal splashes
  • ASTM F1959: This standard determines the arc rating of a garment, which is the amount of energy needed to pass through the fabric to cause a second or third degree burn

The sleeves have been awarded class 1 welding protection against splashes of molten metal and an improved level of protection against molten iron under EN 11612. The sleeves are effective protection against radiant, convective and contact heat and also provide ARC2 arc flash protection for your arms.

Is Further Information Available on These Certifications?

If you would like to find out more about the standards mentioned here please read one of our blogs on the subject:

Key Features of the Bizweld Sleeves

  • Protection against radiant, convective and contact heat
  • Certified class 1 welding protection against molten metal splashes
  • Designed with a comfortable fit
  • Flame resistance guaranteed for life of garment
  • Fabric blocks 98% of UV rays
  • OEKO-Tex certified as free from harmful chemicals

Washing Instructions for the Portwest Sleeves

  • Wash at temperatures of 40°C or below
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Iron at medium temperatures
  • Do not dry clean

Technical Details of the Flame Resistant Sleeves

  • Shell Fabric: 100% cotton, FR finish 330g

What Documentation Is Available?

Conformity Statement User Instructions - 1 User Instructions - 2
Declaration of Conformity User Instructions 1 User Instructions 2

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