Pac Fire is pleased to introduce the AS/NZS 2161.6:2014 certified, composite structural firefighting gloves from premium PPE supplier Bristol Uniforms. The composite gloves combine Nomex® fabric on the back of the hand with hard wearing, cowhide leather on the palm, thumb and flexible absorber.
The GORE-TEX CROSSTECH® moisture barrier is both waterproof and breathable. It also offers protection against the penetration of viruses and bacteria found in blood and body fluids, as well as protection against the penetration of common chemicals.
While the Bristol composite gloves are new to Australia, the EN version are already in service within the United Kingdom, having been selected as part of the UK Collaborative PPE Framework project. They have also been awarded to the Scottish Fire & Rescue Service which boasts over 8,000 members.
Read more about the Bristol Uniforms composite structural firefighting gloves or explore more of Pac Fire’s glove range.
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Pac Fire Australia’s exclusive partner, Bristol Uniforms have developed a game changer in hand protection. The Titan PBI® Structural firefighting gloves represent the gold standard in structural firefighting protection within Australia and New Zealand.
Pioneering the way forward, the Titan PBI® glove are the first fabric structural firefighting glove to be certified to AS/NZS 2161.6:2014.
Years of research and rigorous testing have resulted in a structural glove that balances paramount protection with optimal dexterity.
Titan PBI® (1260) protects the back of the hand while the palm is constructed of a double-face Kevlar® knit with a carbon-granite-silicone coating for superior grip. The insert is a Gore® Crosstech® moisture barrier which provides sound breathability and optimum protection against blood borne pathogens. The Kevlar® thermal liner insulates while wicking sweat away from the skin to prevent glove slip. The Titan PBI® glove also has a good size protective Nomex® cuff.
Developed with the wearer in mind, the Bristol glove offers a unique, anatomical fit and broad sizing range. These gloves are tough! The Titan PBI® gloves boast an exceptional lifespan due to their resilience when undergoing regular cleans.
The Bristol Titan PBI® Structural Firefighting Gloves are available from Pac Fire Australia.
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