Portwest FR55 Blue Bizflame Oil Rig Jacket
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Portwest FR55 Blue Bizflame Oil Rig Jacket

  • Flame resistant multi-hazard welding jacket
  • Ideal for the demands of oil rigs or welding
  • Arc flash protection and anti-static properties
  • Reflective stripes for increased visibility
Our Price:  £35.15
Excl. VAT. (£42.18 Inc. 20% VAT)

Portwest FR55 Blue Bizflame Oil Rig Jacket

Welding, arc flash and anti-static protection are all offered by the Portwest FR55 Blue Bizflame Oil Rig Jacket. The jacket also qualifies as flame resistant, and features reflective industrial tape for increased visibility.

What Can the Blue Bizflame Oil Rig Jacket Do for Me?

The jacket has numerous helpful features:

  • Flame/Heat Resistant: Effective protection against radiant, convective and contact heat, class 2 welding protection against molten metal splashes and related hazards
  • Anti-Static: Certified as preventing a build-up of static charge on the wearer
  • Arc Flash Protection: Protection from electrical arcs and the related thermal hazards
  • Functional: Reflective taping for visibility, radio loop for easy clipping of radio and zip opening with concealed studs for simple yet secure closure

The Bizflame jacket has been constructed with Bizflame Plus, a highly innovative fabric with inherent anti-static and flame resistant properties. These durable triple stitched garments are ideal for the demands of the offshore and welding industry.

Is the Oil Rig Jacket Available in Any Other Colours?

Yes, the jacket is also available in Red.

Who Can Use the Portwest Bizflame Oil Rig Jacket?

The Portwest jacket is designed for multi-risk environments, oil rigs and welding industries in particular. The jacket will protect you in an environment where arc flashes, static build-up, molten metal and radiant, convective and contact heat are all hazards. Some of the professions and environments for which the jacket is suited follow here:

  • Oil rigs
  • Offshore industries
  • Gas industry
  • Sheet metal work
  • Technicians
  • Engineers

Which Size Is Right for Me?

To find the correct size for you please measure the circumference of your chest as illustrated in the diagram below. Then, with reference to the table, select the right size from the drop down menu at the top of the page.

Chest Measurement

Size Chest Measurement (cm)
Small 92 - 96cm
Medium 97 - 104cm
Large 105 - 112cm
Extra Large 113 - 124cm
XX-Large 125 - 132cm
XXX-Large 133 - 140cm

What Certifications Has the Portwest Bizflame Jacket Received?

The Portwest jacket has undergone rigorous testing, so you can be certain of your safety at work.

  • 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 ISO 11611
    • Class 2
    • A1
    • A2
  • ASTM F1959/ F1959M - 12 ATPV = 13.6 Cal/CM² (HAF=82%)
  • IEC 61482
    • Class 1
  • EN 1149:
    • 5: Protects against electrostatic discharge in case of an explosion

What Do These Certifications Mean?

  • 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
  • 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
  • IEC 61482: This standard indicates the garment's ability to provide protection against the thermal hazards of an electrical arc

The Portwest jacket offers class 2 welding protection from molten metal, as well as shielding the wearer from arc flashes and radiant, convective and contact heat. The jacket will prevent a potentially dangerous build-up of static charge in combustible environments.

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:

What Are the Key Features of the Bizflame Jacket?

  • Flame resistance is guaranteed for the life of the garment
  • Protection offered against radiant, convective and contact heat
  • Certified protection against molten metal splashes, class 2 welding protection
  • Reflective, flame resistant industrial wash tape for increased visibility
  • Radio loops for easy clipping of a radio
  • Zip opening with concealed press studs for ease of access
  • Fabric blocks 98% of harmful UV rays
  • Hook and loop cuffs for a secure fit
  • OEKO-TEX certified as free from harmful chemicals

How Should I Care for the Portwest Jacket?

  • Wash at temperatures of 60° or below
  • Do not bleach
  • Tumble dry at low temperatures
  • Iron at high temperatures
  • Do not dry clean

What Are the Technical Details of the Jacket?

  • Shell Fabric: 99% Cotton, 1% Carbon Fibre 350g

Conformity Statement

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