Portwest FR18 Modaflame Navy Anti-Static Flame-Resistant Balaclava

  • Multi-hazard face protection
  • Ideal for the off-shore industry
  • High cotton content for head and neck warmth
  • Protects against arc flashes and electrostatic discharge

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Our Price:  £11.49
Excl. VAT. (£13.79 Inc. 20% VAT)

Portwest FR18 Modaflame Navy Anti-Static Flame Resistant Balaclava

Flame resistant jackets, coveralls and trousers are easily available, however it is harder to find protective equipment for your head and face. The Portwest FR18 Modaflame Navy Anti-Static Flame Resistant Balaclava offers multi-hazard protection, as well as keeping your head warm and comfortable with ribbed, high cotton content fabric.

What Can the Modaflame Navy Anti-Static Flame Resistant Balaclava Do for Me?

The balaclava has several helpful features:

  • Flame Resistant: The balaclava offers inherent protection against radiant, convective and contact heat which will not diminish with washing 
  • Anti-Static: The balaclava offers protection against electrostatic discharge in the event of an explosion
  • Arc Flash Protection: The balaclava also shields your head from the negative effects of an arc flash
  • Comfortable: The ribbed fabric has a high cotton content making it warm, comfortable and snug

The anti-static flame resistant balaclava is made from Modaflame Knit, to which it owes its durable protective qualities.

Is the Portwest Anti-Static Flame Resistant Balaclava Available in Any Other Colours?

Yes, the balaclava is also available in Black.

Who Can Use the Portwest Anti-Static Flame Resistant Balaclava?

The balaclava is idea for professions where it is necessary to protect your head from flames, heat and other related hazards. Due to the high cotton content and inner lining the balaclava is also perfect for work in the off shore industry, as it is sure to keep you warm.

What Size Is the Balaclava?

The balaclava is one size fits all and will stretch to accommodate your head.

What Certifications Does the Portwest Anti-Static Flame Resistant Balaclava Receive?

The balaclava has been thoroughly tested so you can be sure of your personal safety.

  • EN 11612:
    • A1: Limited flame spread
    • B1: Convective heat (scale 1-3)
    • C1: Radiant heat (scale 1 - 4)
    • F1: Contact heat (scale 1 - 3)
  • EN 1149:
    • 5: Protects against electrostatic discharge in case of an explosion
  • IEC 61482
    • Class 1
  • ASTM F1959M/F1959M - 12 EBT = 4.3 CAL/cm² (HAF 66%)
  • ELIM testing in progress

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 1149-5: This standard demonstrates whether a garment protects against electrostatic discharge in environments such as petrochemical refineries where there is a risk of explosion
  • IEC 61482: This standard indicates the garment's ability to provide protection against the thermal hazards of an electrical arc
  • 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 balaclava offers protection against radiant, convective and contact heat which will not diminish with washing. It also serves to shield the wearer's head from electrostatic discharge and the thermal hazards of electrical arcs.

Is Further Information Available on These Certifications?

If you would like to find out more about this topic we suggest you read our blog on Flame Resistant Standards: What Do I Need to Know? Or alternatively, if you are looking for information about electrical arc protection, please read our blog on Arc Flash Protection: What Do I Need to Know?

FR18 Balaclava
The Portwest balaclava is available in Navy and Black

What Are the Key Features of the Anti-Static Flame Resistant Balaclava?

  • The balaclava's flame resistant qualities are inherent and will not diminish with washing
  • The balaclava offers protection against radiant, convective and contact heat
  • The fabric blocks 98% of UV rays
  • The fabric's cotton content is high, meaning the balaclava is very comfortable
  • The balaclava is two-layered for warmth
  • OEKO-TEX certified as free from harmful chemicals

How Should I Care for the Balaclava?

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

Technical Specifications

  • Shell Fabric: 60% Modacrylic, 39% Cotton, 1% Carbon Fibre 200g
  • Lining Fabric: 60% Modacrylic, 39% Cotton, 1% Carbon Fibre 200G

Conformity Statement

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The estimated delivery time for this item is usually 1-3 working days when ordered before 14:00, Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays).

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