INDUSTAR – Heat and Flame Protection

Why INDUSTAR?

Despite the very high health and safety standards prevalent within the oil and gas industry, its workers can still face a vast number of hazards including flash-over situations. Workers are exposed to heat & flames during flash over.

Traditional fabrics like cotton or polyester continue burning, melt or drip in case of a flash-over situation which takes 3-4 seconds only.

INDUSTAR Protective Clothing provides permanent flame resistance; does not melt, ignite and continue burning; insulates the wearer from heat and decrease/avoid heat burns; provide time to escape; increases the chance of survival.

Application Areas

Main application areas are classified as Oil & Gas, Refineries, Off-shore, Petrochemical Companies, Ammunition Factories, Fire-works Manufacturers, Cement Industry, Glass Industry, Military & Police, Railways, Shipbuilding Industry.

ISO 11612 Heat & Flame Protection:

The purpose of this standard is to provide minimum performance requirements for clothing to protect against heat and flame. Within many of hazards listed in this standard there are three performance levels (except Radiant Heat where there are 4 Levels). Level 1 indicates exposure to perceived low risk, Level 2 indicates exposure to perceived medium risk and Level 3 indicates exposure to perceived high risk.

Code A: Limited Flame Spread (A1, A2)
Code B: Convective Heat (B1, B2, B3)
Code C: Radiant Heat (C1, C2, C3, C4)
Code D: Molten Aluminum (D1, D2, D3)
Code E: Molten Iron (E1, E2, E3)
Code F: Contact Heat (F1, F2, F3)

EN 1149-5 Electrostatic Properties:

This European Standard specifies material and design requirements for electrostatic dissipative protective clothing used as part of total earthed system, to avoid incendiary discharges. The requirements may not be sufficient in oxygen enriched flammable atmospheres. This European Standard may not be applicable for protection against main voltages.