This glove is specially designed for shipboard firefighting. It offers a thermal liner on the back of the glove to give more protection against steam burns.
- NFPA 1971
DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION:
Glove is a leather five-finger, knit wristlet style (5229) comprised of an outer shell, barrier (liquid/Fluid), & thermal liner. All liner/barrier system seams are sealed with DuPont silicone sealant. The glove has an additional Firewall Steamblock insulative pad between the outer shell and moisture barrier on the back of the hand. All glove layers are individually graded per size. The glove has an extended body & wristlet. The glove body extends circumferentially not less than 5.08 cm (2”) beyond the wrist crease. The glove is close fitting at the opening to restrict entry of embers & foreign particles. Glove body & wristlet extends circumferentially not less than 13.97 cm (5 ½”) beyond the wrist crease.
OUTER SHELL: Heavy weight, fire retardant, heat resistant 3.50 to 4.0 oz., KOALA Tanned Cowhide. This Tanned leather will remain soft after repeated soakings.
THEMAL LINER: 8 oz. S.E.F. Modacrylic Fleece Laminated to Gore RT7100 Glove Barrier Fabric.
PROTECTIVE BARRIER: Gore (PTFE) RT7100 Glove Barrier Fabric. The breathable barrier fabric is combined/laminated to the thermal liner. The barrier/thermal liner system is individually graded and produced in as many sizes as glove sizes and the barrier/thermal liner systems are sized proportional to the human hand sizes.
PROTECTIVE BARRIER FEATURES: All fingers & thumb (topside) have attachment tabs for permanent liner/barrier attachment. Additional thermal protection layers are on the fingers and thumb back.
WRISTLET: Nomex 10.5 oz. per yard, Double ply, 4” Wristlet. Wristlet sewn to liner, and then sewn separately to the glove shell. Not required on # 5229G.
DONNING PULL: 3” x 3 ½” Round Leather Pull, sewn directly to wristlet and glove body.
THREAD: Sewn with high burst strength Kevlar (30/6) lock stitch, 8-10 stitches per inch.
HANGER LOOP: ¼” fire retardant, split cowhide hanger loop.
STEAMBLOCKER: Firewall Steamblock insulative pad shall be a fire retardant silicone foam elastomer with an integral skin on top and bottom surfaces and be attached in the side seams of the glove. The firewall Steamblock insulative pad shall extend on the back of the glove from the bottom/wrist of the glove to approximately ¼” below the crotch of the fingers.
LABEL: Label shall be Permanently Attached to each glove & certifies the glove meets or exceeds the requirements of the NFPA standards (1971, Standard on Protective Ensemble for Structural Firefighting). Labels shall be durable & include the following information: name of designation of manufacturer; model; name or style number; or serial number; size; patent numbers; cleaning & care instructions. Label to be sewn inside of glove. Glove is constructed, tested & labeled in accordance with the NFPA Standard on Protective Ensemble for Structural Fire Fighting, NFPA 1971. The glove is certified by the Safety Equipment Institute (SEI).
ORIGIN: MADE IN THE USA. BERRY AMENDMENT COMPLIANT.