New lightweight firefighter clothing: Bristol Uniforms Ltd, has launched Ergotech, a new range of ergonomically designed lighter weight firefighter clothing.(Fire Show 2003)(Bristol Uniforms Ltd.)(Brief Article)

The Ergotech range is designed to help reduce the internal heat build-up from the wearer's body for extended operational performance and increase user safety by the extensive use of breathable materials.

The company spent a year working with key materials suppliers in a project to bring to the market a new concept in firefighting clothing which provides improved fit, greater comfort and less weight without compromising levels of operational protection.

Incorporating Nomex and Goretex fabrics, the new clothing features a mix of features to provide improved fit and wearer comfort. The coat incorporates a tapered girth with a sleeve featuring a pre-bent construction and underarm gusset. …

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