Protection against exposure to heat and flame
Garments made from PROBAN® fabrics meet the requirements of EN ISO 11612 Protective clothing – clothing to protect against heat and flame.
PROBAN® fabrics composed of 100% cotton or cotton rich blends of cotton with either polyester or polyamide are ideal for general worker applications where there is exposure and a risk of contact with sources of heat or flame. A wide range of woven and knitted fabric constructions are available.
End articles produced from Proban® fabrics are flame resistant and self extinguishing, preventing the spread of any initial source of ignition. The char forming mechanism of PROBAN® fabrics provides a barrier to the transfer of heat from an ignition, thus significantly reducing or eliminating, burn injury.
PROBAN® fabrics having multi-functional performance which provide flame resistant protection and additional protective properties against specific industry and end use hazards are available in a range of fabric constructions and weights.
Multi functional performance fabrics include:
- Flame resistant and water and oil repellent.
- Flame resistant and anti-static (EN 1149-5).
- Flame resistant and electrical resistance (EN 1149-2).
- Flame resistant and high visibility (EN 471)
- Flame resistant and aluminised (high radiant heat reflectance properties)
Using a layered approach, PROBAN® fabrics provide a low price option for Chemical, Biological, Radiation and Nuclear (CBRN) protection suits.