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Portwest FR89 Grey Bizflame FR Electrical Shirt
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Portwest FR89 Grey Bizflame FR Electrical Shirt

  • Arc flash and flash fire protection shirt
  • Ideal for electricians, engineers and technicians
  • Comfortable, lightweight cotton construction
  • Inherent resistance to radiant and convective heat
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Our Price:  £20.57
Excl. VAT. (£24.68 Inc. 20% VAT)

Portwest FR89 Grey Bizflame FR Electrical Shirt

Although the Portwest FR89 Grey Bizflame FR Electrical Shirt is an impressive example of flame resistant, ARC2 rated clothing, it is just as comfortable and easy to move around in as an ordinary work shirt. The shirt offers protection from flash fires, as well as radiant and convective heat, and the high cotton content ensures it will feel soft against your skin.

What Can the Grey Bizflame FR Electrical Shirt Do for Me?

The shirt has several helpful features:

  • Arc Flash Protection: ARC2 rating, attenuates 69.1% of heat resulting from an electrical arc
  • Flame Resistant: Certified as protective from radiant and convective heat as well as flash fires
  • Comfortable: Lightweight design for ease of movement, button cuffs for a secure fit
  • Functional: Two pockets for storage and shirt tail hem will remain tucked in for convenience

The shirt is made from Bizflame 88/12, an innovative fabric that meets a variety of international safety standards. The cotton content guarantees soft handling and comfort, whereas the nylon provides abrasion and tear resistance.

Is the Shirt Available in Any Other Colours?

Yes, the shirt is also available in Khaki and Navy.

Who Can Use the Portwest FR Electrical Shirt?

The shirt is ideal for any profession in which arc flashes, flash fires and radiant and convective heat are all potential dangers. The durability and functionality of the shirt also ensures it can be worn on an everyday basis. Following is a short list of some of the professions and settings for which the shirt is suitable:

  • Oil and gas industry
  • Electrical engineers
  • Technicians
  • Drilling engineer
  • Petroleum engineer
  • Hydrographic surveyor

Which Size Is Right for Me?

To find the appropriate size for you please measure the circumference of your chest as illustrated in the diagram below. Then, with reference to the table, please select your 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 103 - 112cm
Extra Large 113 - 124cm
XX-Large 125 - 132cm
XXX-Large 133 - 140cm
XXXX-Large 141 - 148cm
XXXXX-Large 149 - 160cm

What Certifications Has the FR89 Shirt Received?

The Portwest shirt has 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)
  • ASTM F1959/ F1959M - 12 ATPV = 8.2 cal/ cm² (HAF = 69.1%)
  • ASTM F1506 - 10a
  • NFPA 2112 (2018)
  • NFPA 70E (2015)

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
  • 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
  • ASTM F1506: This standard demonstrates that the garment is suitable for use by electrical workers exposed to momentary electric arcs and related thermal hazards
  • NFPA 70E: This American standard indicates the garment protects against arc flashes
  • NFPA 2112: This American standard illustrates the garment protects against flash fires

The shirt has received an ARC2 arc flash protection rating, and will attenuate 69.1% of the resulting heat. The has inherent resistance to radiant and convective heat, and will effectively shield you from flash fires.

FR89 Shirt
The shirt is available in grey, khaki and navy

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 Shirt?

  • Flame resistance guaranteed for the life of the garment
  • Protection against radiant and convective heat
  • Fabric blocks 98% of UV rays
  • Two pockets for secure storage
  • Button cuffs for secure, comfortable fit
  • Lightweight design for freedom of movement
  • Shirt tail hem stays tucked in for convenience
  • OEKO-Tex certified as free from harmful chemicals

How Should I Care for the Portwest Shirt?

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

What Are the Technical Details of the Electrical Shirt?

  • Shell Fabric: 88% cotton, 12% nylon 237g

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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Delivery

This item will be dispatched by 1st Class Royal Mail, DPD courier or UPS courier.

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

Please contact our Customer Care Team on 020 7501 0598 for an up to the minute delivery expectation for this product.

UK Delivery Charges

Certain orders delivered to the UK are subject to a delivery charge; refer to the table below for more information. Please note that all values are listed exclusive of VAT.

Order Value UK Delivery Charge
Up to £39.99 £4.95
£40.00 and over FREE

Coronavirus Update

Please note that, due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, our processing time may increase slightly. We would advise that orders may be set back by as much as five working days, though we are striving to keep our delivery schedule as close to normal as possible.

If you have been waiting over 7 working days for your order and would like an update, please contact our Customer Care team at helpdesk@workwear.co.uk.