BUFF® Balaclava Arc Protect + FR

Arcprotection Balaclava when working around high voltage, high power equipment. HEIQ Cooling technology allows wearing it in the heat. Fire Resistant as and added “No Melt, No Drip” bonus.

A high voltage transmission line specialist working in a scissor lift bucket on the maintenance of a high voltage transmission line.
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BUFF® Safety Balaclava Arcprotect FR

Working on power transmission lines or other high voltage equipment require balaclavas that protect from arc flash, as well from heat and flames. This balaclava combines sport features like lightweight, sweat absorbing & cooling with the safety features fire resistant, antistatic, and arc flash protection.

Additional Features and Specs

  • A lightweight Balaclava, thin enough to fit under helmets
  • Wicks moisture and dries quickly
  • HEIQ SmartTemp activates cooling as soon as the skin temperature goes up
  • The Comfort Fit face opening also allows to wear it as a face mask
  • Chill Protection – Can keep the chill away when dry
  • Fits Adults with a head circumference 53-62 cm
  • Certified as Personal Protective Equipment (CE Cat III 0161 – Meets Requirements of performance specification s of NFPA 2112/12 and NFPA 70$
  • Arc Flash protection according to Box Test EN61482-1-2:14 Class 2, Panel Test according to IEC 61482-1-1:19 ATPV=16 cal/cm2 ELIM = 12 cal/cm2, ATPV according to ASTM F1959/1959M-14e1 21 cal/cm2
  • Heat and Flame protection according to EN ISO 11612:2015 (A1, B2, C1, F1)
  • Static Electricity protection, according to EN 1149-5:2018
  • Length & Width: 47.0 cm 24.5 cm
  • Composition: 44% Meta-Aramid, 42% Fire Resistant Viscose, 6% Tencel, 3% Para-Aramid, 3% Antistatic fibres, 2% Elastane
  • Washing Instructions: 40 degrees

Size

Graphic artwork explaining the size of an adult size Buff®. It fits people with a head circumference of 53 to 62 cm. Source: buff.eu

It fits everybody with a head circumference between 53-62 cm. That’s nearly every adult in Australia.

Ways to Wear

Scarf
Face Mask
Balaclava

Postage, Returns & Support

Postage

You can choose between Australia Post standard or express delivery.
Please find the current lead times right underneath the “Add to Cart” button.

Returns

We offer a 30 day return option starting from the date of delivery.

All our products come with an Australian 1-year product warranty.

Pick Up

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.

Support

We offer full support for our products. Just get in touch with us. 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.

About The Manufacturer

Original BUFF® S.A is a traditional family owned manufacturer in Igualada (Barcelona), Spain.

  • In over 20 years of supplying us, they always did the right thing by us.
  • The product quality has been consistent and returns are minimal.
  • They have always been on the forefront of textile development
  • They always chose the non-toxic version even if it is more expensive.

Now they are focusing their efforts on being as sustainable as possible, a good employer, and a supporter of communities worldwide. Here’s a catalogue excerpt about their achievements.

PRODUCTS -YOU CAN FEEL GOOD ABOUT “Do More Now” is our commitment to growing as a global organization while protecting the environment, producing responsibly, and pursuing the wellbeing of our employees and the communities we serve. r HERE ARE SOME OF OUR PROUDEST ACHIEVEMENTS: Certified B Corporation: In 2023 we announced our B Corp certification with a score of 105.7, well above average 90% of all manufacturing happens in-house in our Barcelona factory, allowing increased control over quality, environment, and social standards. 100%: the BUFF® in-house factory and headquarters are powered by 100% renewable electricity. 80% of sales in 2022/23 came from more responsible materials, including recycled and natural materials 41 Million: By the end of 2022, we recycled over 41 million plastic bottles into products.

The text might be a bit small so here is the readable version:

“Do More Now” is our commitment to growing as a global organisation while protecting the environment, producing responsibly, and pursuing the wellbeing of our employees and the communities we serve.

Here are some of our proudest achievements:

  • Certified B Corporation: In 2023 we announced our B Corp certification with a score of 105.7, well above average
  • 90% of all manufacturing happens in-house in our Barcelona factory, allowing increased control over quality, environment, and social standards.
  • 100%: the BUFF® in-house factory and headquarters are powered by 100% renewable electricity.
  • 80% of sales in 2022/23 came from more responsible materials, including recycled and natural materials
  • 41 Million: By the end of 2022, we recycled over 41 million plastic bottles into products.

And here’s one example of their community support.

1% for the planet Putting people and the planet over profit. 1% for the planet represents a global network of businesses, individuals and envionmental organisations tackling our planet's most pressing environmental issues. 1% of all Coolnet UV® neckwear sales will be donated environmental nonprofits.

The text might be a bit small so here is the readable version:

1% for the planet
Putting people and the planet over profit.
1% for the planet represents a global network of businesses, individuals and envionmental organisations tackling our planet’s most pressing environmental issues.
1% of all Coolnet UV® neckwear sales will be donated environmental nonprofits.

And just to round it up a picture of the factory from the inside.

A photo showing to women working in the BUFF® factory in Igualada, Barcelona, Spain. The factory looks modern, clean and the women look cheerful.