ULTRASOFT® FR SHIRT


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  • Proven Flame Resistance
  • Multi-purpose Protection
  • Soft Wearing and Breathable
  • Abrasion Resistant
  • Size and Shape Retention
  • Resistance to
    • Electric Arc
    • Flash Fire
    • Molten Ferrous Metal
    • Welding
    • Radiant Heat
    • Convective Heat

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Application

In an often unforgiving environment, electrical industry professionals demand comfort when they are on the job. Yet too often, inadequate work wear leaves workers exposed to serious electric arc flash or flash fire injury. UltraSoft® from Westex has been engineered to deliver the right level of protection for NFPA 70E HRC 2, without compromising on safety or comfort. UltraSoft® is renowned for offering safe and comfortable protection against electric arc flash and flash fire in electrical installations and industrial environments around the globe. UltraSoft® has proven flame resistance, is breathable and offers excellent wearer comfort whilst holding its size and shape.


Item Information

  • Electric Arc (ASTM F1506, ASTM F1959-99, NFPA 70E HRC 2), Flash Fire (ASTM F1930, NFPA 2112, CGSB 155.20-2000) and Molten Ferrous Metal Splash and Welding (ASTM F955).

  • 237gsm/7.1oz Twill Weave ATPV 8.7 cal/cm2. Average total body burn of 14% at 3 second exposure per NFPA 2112 (also available in UltraSoft AC® Style 901 - see following Specifications table).

  • 305gsm/9.0oz Twill Weave ATPV 12.4 cal/cm2. Average total body burn of 9% at 3 second exposure per NFPA 2112 (also available in UltraSoft AC® Style 951 - see following Specifications table). Fabric weight has appropriate and specific application which individual end users must determine.

  • Long sleeve, two button adjustable gusset cuff to prevent burn injuries by eliminating exposed skin around the wrist.

  • Choice of single button placket or full button front, both with collar button for closure when exposed to electric arc and flash fire hazards.

  • Additional 100mm length in shirt tail to prevent exposure of lower back.

  • Bigger block fit for comfort.

  • Two button down chest pockets with mitered corners with LHS pen division.

  • Regular collar.

  • VISUAL YELLOW, VISUAL ORANGE and SAFETY ORANGE AS/NZS 4602.1:2011 compliant for daytime high visibility use.

  • Options

    • Embroidery of corporate logo/name/personnel identification. Camera-ready artwork is necessary for price quotes.

    • 3M™ Scotchlite™ 8935 (11.9 cal/cm2) 50mm (2”) FR silver reflective tape affixed compliant with AS/NZS 1906.4:2010 (offers good abrasion and chemical resistance; meets standards AS/NZS 4967 [structural firefighting] and AS/NZS 4824 [wildland firefighting]).


Specifications

Range

Code

Composition

Construction

Standard

Colours

Sizes

 

Application

FR Shirt

301S237

AUD $79.65 + GST in Australia only

 

 

Westex UltraSoft®

Durable FR Cotton 88%

High Tenacity Nylon 12%

Twill Weave, Woven Blend

237gsm/7.1oz

ATPV 8.7 cal/cm2 HRC 2

 

 

 

Medium Blue 

Khaki

Visual Yellow

Visual Orange

Bright Red

Safety Orange

Navy

Royal

 

S to 4XL

 

Electric Arc Flash/Flash Fire 

Electric Utilities, Electrical Maintenance

Flash Fire

Military/Police, Fire Services/SES, Oil, Gas, Chemical, Petrochemical, Steel Mills and Foundries (molten ferrous metal splash) and Welding

 

FR Shirt

451S305

AUD $85.05 + GST in Australia only

 

For specific applications which end users must determine

 

Westex UltraSoft®

Durable FR Cotton 88%

High Tenacity Nylon 12%

Twill Weave, Woven Blend

305gsm/9.0oz

ATPV 12.4 cal/cm2 HRC 2

Khaki

Visual Yellow

Visual Orange

Bright Red

Navy

Royal

 

S to 4XL

Electric Arc Flash/Flash Fire

Electric Utilities, Electrical Maintenance

Flash Fire

Military/Police, Fire Services/SES, Oil, Gas, Chemical, Petrochemical, Steel Mills and Foundries (molten ferrous metal splash) and Welding

 

 

  • A minimum weight of 305gsm/9.0oz is typically recommended for light welding/cutting operations and 407gsm/12.0oz or heavier for most other foundry and molten metal applications. In general, heavier weights will provide better insulation from heat transfer but the end user must determine the most appropriate weight for their application.
  • UltraSoft AC® Styles 901 and 951 - ultimate, one-of-a-kind comfort and lightweight feel, incredible softness that only Pima Cotton can deliver; superior fabric strength allowing for improved appearance after laundering;

    • Style 901 88% extra-long staple (ELS) Pima Cotton/12% High Tenacity Nylon 237gsm/7.1oz ATPV 8.3 cal/cm2 Medium Blue, Khaki, Visual Yellow, Navy. 

    • Style 951 88% extra-long staple (ELS) Pima Cotton/12% High Tenacity Nylon 305gsm/9.0oz ATPV 11.7 cal/cm2 Navy.