What is a Nomex® Fire Resistant Buff®
It’s a technical tubular head/neck sock, designed to give you a fire resistant scarf, face mask, beanie or helmet liner. It addresses the demand for fire resistant headwear in rural fire fighting, the military or on mine sites and oil/gas rigs.
Protective Clothing for Firefighters according to UNE-EN 15614
Antistatic according to UNE EN 1149-5/08
Draws sweat away from your skin to aid in heat-relief
- A 51 cm long, knitted tube of DuPont™ Nomex®
- Designed for protection from Thermal Hazard, Heat & or Flames
- Popular ways to wear are as scarf, face mask, sweatband, helmet liner, beanie
- Resistant to Fire & Antistatic
- Certified as Personal Protective Equipment (EN-340, EN ISO 11612:08 and EN1149-5/08)
- Certified as Wildland Firefighting Clothing (UNE-EN 15614)
- Chill Protection – Can keep the chill away
- Ultra thin – Fits nicely under any helmet
- Free of Harmful Substances – Certified
- Composition: 87% Meta-Aramid DuPont™ Nomex®, 5% Para-Aramid KEVLAR, 4% Carbon fiber P-140, 4% Elastolefine XLA™
It fits everybody with a head circumference between 53-62 cm. That’s nearly every adult in Australia.
How to wear
You can wear a Buff® as
Best is to have a look at our Youtube videos that explain the most popular ways to wear a Buff®.
It’s warm like any other fire PPE. We don’t recommend wearing it in hot environments unless to protect from fire.
If you need something lighter for high intensity work in the heat that is still fire resistant, we recommend the Modacryl FR Buff®. It’s “no melt – no drip”. Just not rated for fire fighting.
We offer full support for our FR Buff®. Just get in touch with us via. Edward is happy to answer any question you might have and show you ways to wear that suit your personal circumstances with Whatsapp, Facetime, Messenger, Skype or Zoom video. He is using Buff® for over 20 years now.
We use Australia Post for all our shipping. You can find the current lead times right underneath the “Add to Cart” button.
You can also pick up here free of charge: 711 Ilkley Road, Tanawha, QLD 4556. Please give us a ring before driving out to us.