Elkton, Md.-based protective outerwear developer W.L. Gore & Associates Inc. has introduced a line of GORE® FR Apparel products featuring its GORE-TEX® PYRAD® fabric, flame-resistant (FR), foul-weather outerwear, which are designed to meet the needs of oil and gas workers.
A jacket, bib and detachable hood combination offers protection from incidental flame exposure and weather protection across a range of environmental conditions, while offering moisture management to improve comfort and safety. The two-layer ePTFE (expanded polytetrafluoroethylene ) membrane construction also helps protect workers from exposure to hot liquids, steam, common oilfield contaminants, and it allows for easy care and cleaning.
GORE FR Apparel complies with ASTM F2733-09 and ASTM F1891-12 and adds retro-reflective properties that meet or exceed ANSI/ISEA 107-15 Class O, Type 1 and CSA Z96-15, Class 1, Level 2 offering HSE managers the confidence they need when selecting FR outerwear for their employees.