GEFEST-480 Flame Retardant fabric

480gsm | 100% Cotton | FR-Satin 5/2
Gefest-480 is a heavy weight 480gsm pure cotton protective fabric with flame retardant finishing. Smooth Satin 5/2 weave.

Flame retardant fabric Gefest was designed especially for welders working in extreme conditions of open sea oil-platforms, in dry docks and in naval shipyards.
Gefest is extremely durable fabric due to innovative composition of long staple cotton fibers, which are twisted in warp and weft. The fabric is so durable that it’s impossible to tear it with your hands. This gives you significantly increased life circle of welders clothing made of Gefest protective fabric.

Gefest-480 flame retardant protective fabric is purposed for professional welders clothing in different areas such as Machinery, Metallurgy, Oil and Gas Pipeline construction, Automotive etc.
Satin weave of Gefest-480 is extremely useful in protective overalls, bibs or aprons of welders letting molten metal drops go off easily from the smooth surface of the fabric.
Made of natural fibers it is very soft and comfortable to wear and at the same time the fabric protects from the risks of Flash Fire and Electric Arc.

Standards for FR-clothing

You can see below compliance to the standards for fr-clothing, including level of protection against different kinds of risks.

  • ISO 11611 (Class 2) – Protective fabric for welders
  • ISO 11612 (A1, A2, B1, C1, E3, F1) – Protective fabric for industrial workers

 

Certificates & Technical details

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8 fr-fabrics have been tested for 100 industrial washes

8 fr-fabrics have been tested for 100 industrial washes

In June 2018, fr-fabrics XM FireLine™ have been tested for 100 industrial washes. We have chosen 8 (eight) most popular fr-fabrics from our range, washed them 100 times at 75°C by ISO 15797 and tested for  Vertical burn test ISO 15025 (EN ISO 11612). The testing was done in Aitex ...
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FR fabric Gefest-480 updates EN ISO 11611 to version :2015

FR fabric Gefest-480 updates EN ISO 11611 to version :2015

January 2018, AITEX lab (Spain) has tested Gefest-480 fr fabric to the new version of safety standard for Protective clothing for use in welding and allied processes. Gefest-480 confirmed its compliance to ISO EN 11611:2015 and received a new certificate, which you can see below. According to EN ISO 11611:2015, Gefest-480 has ...
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FR fabric Gefest-480 updates EN ISO 11612 to version :2015

FR fabric Gefest-480 updates EN ISO 11612 to version :2015

January 2018, AITEX lab (Spain) has tested Gefest-480 fr fabric to the new version of safety standard for Protective clothing – Clothing to protect against heat and flame. Gefest-480 confirmed its compliance to ISO EN 11612:2015 and received a new certificate, which you can see below. According to EN ISO 11612:2015, Gefest-480 ...
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