Portwest FR81 Modaflame Flame Resistant Hoodie with Zip Front
 Portwest FR81 Modaflame Flame Resistant Hoodie with Zip FrontPortwest FR81 Modaflame Flame Resistant Hoodie with Zip Front 

Portwest FR81 Modaflame Flame Resistant Hoodie with Zip Front

  • Comfortable, protective sweatshirt
  • Equally suitable for work or home
  • Lifelong flame resistance guaranteed
  • Qualifies for Arc 2 Arc Flash Protection
Our Price:  £46.80
Excl. VAT. (£56.16 Inc. 20% VAT)

Portwest FR81 Modaflame Flame Resistant Hoodie with Zip Front

The Portwest FR81 Modaflame Flame Resistant Hoodie with Zip Front is a comfortable and casual garment, with a list of protective certifications that are anything but casual. The hoodie is guaranteed to offer lifelong protection from convective, radiant and contact heat, as well as shielding the wearer from electrostatic discharge and arc flashes.

What Can the Modaflame Flame Resistant Hoodie with Zip Front Do for Me?

The hoodie has several helpful features:

  • Flame Resistant: The hoodie is inherently flame resistant, and is guaranteed to remain so for the life of the garment
  • Multi-hazard: The hoodie also protects against electrostatic discharge and has qualified for an Arc 2 rating for protection against electric arcs
  • Comfortable: The high cotton content, ribbed cuffs and hem all ensure a soft and comfortable fit
  • Functional: The hoodie features two pouch pockets for secure storage and a front zip for quick and easy access

The Portwest hoodie is constructed from Modaflame Knit, the fabric which bestows the inherent flame resistant and anti-static properties of the garment. The material is durable and has been tested to ensure it meets the required EN standards.

Who Can Use the Portwest Flame Resistant Hoodie with Zip Front?

The hoodie is great for those who are sick of having to replace their flame resistant clothes, as the flame resistant properties of the hoodie will last for the entire life of the garment. The hoodie is warm and comfortable, making it ideal for everyday wear, and the pockets can be used to hold tools of your trade. Externally it is indistinguishable from a normal hoodie, meaning you can wear it out after work just as easily as you do in a professional context.

Which Size Is Right for Me?

To find the correct size please measure the circumference of your chest as illustrated in the diagram below. Next establish your size with reference to the table and then select the appropriate option from the drop down menu at the top of the page. If you are between sizes we recommend choosing the larger.

Chest Measurement

Size Chest Measurement
Small 92 - 96cm
Medium 100 - 104cm
Large 108 - 112cm
Extra Large 116 - 124cm
XX-Large 128 - 132cm
XXX-Large 136 - 140cm
XXXX-Large 144 - 148cm
XXXXX-Large 152 - 160cm

What Certifications Does the Portwest Flame Resistant Hoodie Receive?

The hoodie has been tested to ensure that it meets the rigorous standards put in place for your 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 APTV 16 CAL/cm² (HAF 86%)
  • 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 hoodie offers lifelong resistance to radiant, convective and contact heat. The garment will also shield the wearer from the hazards of an electrical arc or electrostatic discharge in the case of an explosion. The warm cotton fabric and hood will keep you warm in the cold.

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?

What Are the Key Features of the Hoodie with Zip Front?

  • Flame resistance is guaranteed to last for the life of the garment
  • High cotton content for superior comfort
  • Ribbed cuffs and hem for warmth and comfort
  • Two pockets for secure storage
  • Fabric blocks 98% of harmful UV rays
  • OEKO-TEX certified as free from harmful chemicals

How Should I Care for the Hoodie?

  • 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 300g

Conformity Statement

Declaration of Conformity
Declaration of Conformity

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