Fire

Taking the heat off central Scotland's firefighters.(Product guide)

Single-Layer PPE garments provide improved comfort and heat stress management for Central Scotland Fire and Rescue Service

NOMEX, has proved itself particularly suitable for incorporation into PPE for use during a 'wildfire' setting, which by definition includes the tackling of forest fires or blazes in any types of crops, grass or bushes. The lightweight nature of the fibres in a garment form provides comfort, ventilation and range of movement, without compromising levels of protection against falling debris and flying embers etc. In this way, NOMEX, has become a valuable ally in combating heat stress, allowing body heat to escape but yet still providing protection against external heat and flame.

The garments made of NOMEX, can also be layered with other types of PPE to provide the most appropriate levels of protection, or in certain circumstances a 'Wildland Suit' alone may suffice. …

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