Ενδύματα σημαντικές πληροφορίες

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Standards and Marking

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REGULATIONS

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EN 14404:2005
Personal Protective Equipment. Knee protectors to be used by people working on their knees
The standard specifies the requirements of the kneepads for use while kneeling.

 

EN 340:2003 – EN ISO 13688:2013
Protective clothing – General performance requirements
This standard specifies general performance requirements for ergonomics, ageing, size designation and marking of protective clothing. Clothing shall be designed and manufactured to provide users with the highest comfort. Components and materials shall not cause adverse effects to the user like allergy, irritation or lesion. The size range shall be based on body dimensions.

 

EN ISO 20471:2013
Visibility warning clothing for professional use – Requirements and test methods.
Any high visibility garment is certified according to the chart quoted here below following the minimum areas of fluorescent materials which grant more visibility during the day. The band on the back retroreflects the artficial light ( car lights) allowing more visibility during the night.

X: class of base and retroreflective material area  

((see table 1, class 1 to 3))

MINIMUM REQUIRED AREAS OF VISIBILE MATERIAL

Class 3 garments

Class 2 garments

Class 1 garments

Fluorescent base material (m2)

0,80 m2

0,50 m2

0,14 m2

Retroreflective material (m2)

0,20 m2

0,13 m2

0,10 m2

To get a superior class the standard provides to match two high visibility garments in this way a higher level of protection is granted.
HERE SOME EXAMPLES:

JACKET DAZZLE
Base material 0,76 m2
Retroreflective material 0,19 m2
CLASS 2

WAISTCOAT SEKI
Base material 0,54 m2
Retroreflective material 0,13 m2
CLASS 2

T-SHIRT RADAR
Base material 0,70 m2
Retroreflective material 0,10 m2
CLASS 1

TROUSERS TWINKLE
Base material 0,69 m2
Retroreflective material 0,13 m2
CLASS 2

Base material 1,45 m2
Retroreflective material 0,32 m2
TOTAL CLASS 3

Base material 1,23 m2
Retroreflective material 0,26 m2
TOTAL CLASS 3

Base material 1,39 m2
Retroreflective material 0,23 m2
TOTAL CLASS 3

SHORTS VISIBLE
Base material 0,35 m2
Retroreflective material 0,12 m2
CLASS 1

Base material 1,11 m2
Retroreflective material 0,31 m2
TOTAL CLASS 3

Base material 0,89 m2
Retroreflective material 0,25 m2
TOTAL CLASS 3

Base material 1,05 m2
Retroreflective material 0,22 m2
TOTAL CLASS 3

 

EN 342:2004
Protective clothing – Protection against cold
This standard specifies the requirements for performance of clothing ensembles i.e. two piece suits or coveralls) against environment characterized by the combination of cold, humidity and wind at air temperature below –5 °C. Specific linings and special technical devices allow the garment to breathe and at the same time to keep the user warm.

X: Thermic insulation of the garment on a moving manikin
Y: Thermic insulation of the garment on a stationary manikin(optional)*
Z: Garment breathability (class 1 to 3)
W: Resistance to water penetration class (optional)* (class 1 to 2)
*X indicates that the garment has not been submitted to testing.

 

UNI EN 343:2008
Protective clothing – Protection against rain.
This European Standard specifies requirements and test methods applicable to material and seams of protective clothing against the influence of precipitation (e.g. rain, snowflakes) fog and ground humidity. Garments shall be designed and manufactured paying particularly attention to water penetration and using waterproof and breathable materials in order to ensure absolute waterproofness to the garment as well as outstanding comfort level.

X: resistance to water penetration (class 1 to 3)
Y: water vapour resistance (class 1 to 3)

 

EN ISO 11612:2008
Protective clothing – Protection against flame and heat
This standard specifies the requirements for performance of clothing designed to protect all parts of body against heat and flames, specifies the requirements of overalls and two-piece suits, by the use of specific materials and defined requirements of design, to guarantee a performance level in compliance with standard and regulated by different values of resistance to heat. The clothing can be in compliance with standard even without any reference values from B to W.

A: flame spread
B: convective heat (class 1-3)
C: radiant heat (class 1-4)
D: spatter of molten aluminium (class 1-3)
E: spatter of molten iron (class 1-3)
F: contact heat (class 1-3)
W: resistance to water penetration (class 1-3)

 

EN ISO 14116:2008
Performance requirements of materials
This standard specifies the performance requirements of materials, material assemblies and limited flame spread protective clothing in order to reduce the possibility of the clothing burning and thereby itself constituting a hazard.

INDEX 1

INDEX 2

INDEX 3

PROPERTY REQUIREMENT

X

X

X

Flame spread No specimen shall permit any part of the lowest boundary of any flame to reach the upper or vertical edge

X

X

X

Flaming debris No specimen shall give off flaming debris

X

X

X

Afterglow No afterglow shall spread from the carbonized area to the undamaged area after the cessation of flaming

X

X

Hole formation No specimen shall show hole formation

X

Afterflame The afterflame time of each individual specimen shall not exceed 2 s

NOTE: The propagation rate of limited flame must always be indicated with the cleaning rate as follows: X propagation rate of Y limited flame. Number of washing cycles the specimen was subjected to – I (industrial laundry) -H (domestic laundry) -C (dry cleaning with perchloroethylen) /Z washing temperature. Example: PETERSBURG, PECS and MELK items 1/30H/40 indicates a material complying with the flammability rate 1, subjected 30 times to domestic laundry at 40 °C.

 

EN ISO 11611:2007
Protective clothing for weldings and allied processes
This standard specifies performance and minimum protective requirements of clothes designed to protect all parts of body against sparks, splashes of molten metal and droplets, produced during weldings and allied processes.

Class 1: Manual welding techniques producing a few splashes and droplets
Class 2: Manual welding techniques producing many splashes and droplets
A1 or A2: Flame propagation

 

CEI EN 61482-1-2:2008
Protective clothing – Protection against thermal risks of an electric arch
This standard specifies the performance requirements of the garments devised to protect the whole body against thermal risks of an electric arch due to an accidental and unexpected short circuit in electrical systems. Method 1-2: room test with constrained electric arc: the test is carried out according to 2 classes on the basis of the current of the predicted short-circuit.

Current test 400 V c.a. Durations of arc 500 ms

Class 1: the garment guarantees the minimum level of protection against thermal risks of an electric arch. Current test 4 KA
Class 2: the garment guarantees the highest level of protection against thermal risks of an electric arch. Current test 7 KA

 

EN 1149-5:2008
Protective clothing – Protection against electrostatic charges
 

 

The standard specifies the requirements of both materials and construction of garments for electrostatic dissipation, to be used as a part of a whole system of ground wire in order to avoid electric discharge which may cause fire.

Protective clothing against electrostatic charges

 

Direttiva EU 1999/92/CE – ATEX (ATmospheres EXplosibles)
The EU Directive 1999/92/CE (Atex Directive) indicates the requirements for safety and health protection of workers potentially at risk from explosive atmospheres. COFRA’s garments (Hazard, Ring, Emergency) comply with all requirements about the materials and the manufacturing indicated by the standard UNI EN 1149-5 (antistatic garments): they avoid that electrostatic discharges cause fires, thus making the garment suitable to be used in ATEX environments.

 

EN 13034:2005+A1:2009
Protective clothing – Protection against liquid chemicals
This standard specifies performance and minimum protective requirements of clothes designed to provide a limited protection against liquid chemicals.

A1: Resistance to penetration

 

EN 14605:2005+A1:2009
Protective clothing against liquid chemicals
The standard specifies the minimum requirements for the garment protecting against splashes (Type 4). Compared to garments Type 6 (protection against liquid splashes) this standard includes the possibility that the operator, above all in case of emergency, gets in touch with the contaminant for a prolonged time and in a considerably higher quantity (Permeation Test).

 

EN ISO 13982-1:2004 +A1:2010
Protective clothing for use against solid particulates
The standard specifies the minimum requirements for the garment protecting against chemicals resistant to penetration of airborne solid particulates (Type 5).

 

EN 14126:2003
Performance requirements and tests methods for protective clothing against infective agents
Clothing providing protection of body in environments where the risk evaluation shows the presence and possibility for the skin to get in touch with hazardous biological agents, like viruses, bacteria, fungi and so on.

 

EN 1073-2:2002
Protective clothing against radioactive contamination.
The standard specifies requirements and tests methods for non-ventilated protective clothing against particulate radioactive contamination. The nominal protection factor (100/TILA) is observed: TILA is the total inward leakage, that is to say the relationship, provided in percentage, between the concentration of the particulates inside the garment and the one inside the test chamber. According to the value, the overall is classified as indicated in the chart.

Class

Medium value of the total inward leakage in the garment into 3 positions and during all activities (TILA)

Nominal protection factor 100/ TILA

3

0,2

500

2

2

50

1

20

5

 

OEKO-TEX®
OEKO-TEX® is a voluntary certification of product through which the certified company commits itself to keep in time the safeness of its own products. The OEKO-TEX® 100 mark guarantees that the textiles (or accessories of the textiles, metallic ones included) do not contain or release harmful substances for the consumer (pesticides, heavy metals, formaldehyde, aromatic amines, allergy-inducing dyestuffs and so on). The garments certified by OEKO-TEX® comply with the requirements demanded by the standard EN ISO 13688:2013 and they abide by the requirements of the attachment XVII of REACH (regulation 552:2009) having the textile product as area of pertinence.

 

REACH
In order to safeguard the consumers’ health, the European Union issued the REACH regulation (come into force on 1st June 2007) which forbids the use of certain chemicals. COFRA guarantees the compliance of all its garments with the REACH regulation; they do not contain forbidden or limited substances (Aromatic amines and 4-aminobenzoic acid deriving from azo dyes, heavy metals, phthalates, and so on) and, to guarantee it, all garments and accessories used during production are subjected to controls.

 

TP TC 019/2011
Technical regulation on the safety of Personal Protective Equipment distributed in the territory of the Eurasian Customs Union.

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MARKING

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FABRICS

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TD000

245 g/m2

60% cotton – 40% polyester WORKWEAR
Twill 3/1 policotton combines the breathability and softness of the cotton, resistance to abrasion and to repeated washings of the polyester to firmness of colours, with a traction resistance value exceeding three times the standard requirement. It can be either water-washed at a maximum temperature of 60 °C or dry-cleaned, keeping its colour and dimension at each washing.

02confidence

TD002

245 g/m2

65% polyester – 35% cotton ENTRY-L
03Long lasting fabric which ensures colour stability, washing and abrasion resistance. It can be either washed at a maximum temperature of 40 °C or dry-cleaned, keeping colours during time.

04confidence

TD004

350 g/m2

97% cotton – 3% elastan WARM PRO
05Fabric with superb resistance of colours to washings, abrasion and wear. It can be water-washed at a maximum temperature of 40 °C or dry-cleaned, leaving colours unaltered. Moreover, the elastane makes the fabric “stretch” both vertically and horizontaly. Thus granting superb comfort.

06

TD005

300 g/m2

65% polyester – 35% cotton ENTRY-L
07Fabric with superb resistance of colours to washings, abrasion and wear. It can be water-washed at a maximum temperature of 40 °C or dry-cleaned, leaving colours unaltered.

06 confidence

TD006

245 g/m2

100% cotton COTTON PRO
08Fabric with superb resistance of colours to washings, abrasion and wear. It can be either water-washed at a maximum temperature of 40 °C or dry-cleaned, leaving colours unaltered. Comfort and breathability are guaranteed by the 100% natural fiber composition.

06 confidence

TD007

245 g/m2

65% polyester – 35% cotton ENTRY-L
HIGH VISIBILITY
09Fabric characterized by fluorescent colours complying with EN ISO 20471:2013 for high visibility, with superb resistance of colours to washings, abrasion and wear.

06

TD008

300 g/m2

65% polyester – 35% cotton PAINTER
010X-BARRIER high technology canvas fabric, with a nanotechnology treatment which makes garments waterproof, stain repellent, abrasion resistant and ensures colour stability. It can be water-washed at a maximum temperature of 70 °C or dry-cleaned, leaving colours unaltered.

70Gradi01 barrier confidence

TD009

245 g/m2

100% cotton PAINTER
011X-BARRIER high technology canvas fabric, with a nanotechnology treatment which makes garments waterproof, stain repellent, abrasion resistant and ensures colour stability. It can be water-washed at a maximum temperature of 70 °C or dry-cleaned, leaving colours unaltered. Comfort and breathability are guaranteed by the 100% natural fiber composition.

70Gradi01 barrier confidence

TD010

290 g/m2

60% cotton – 40% polyester WORKWEAR
012Twill 2/2 policotton particularly resistant to external solicitations. Very good results as for the firmness of the colours. It can be either water-washed at a maximum temperature of 60 °C or and dry-cleaned, keeping its colour and dimension at each washing.

02 confidence

TD011

300 g/m2

65% polyester – 35% cotton ENTRY-L
HIGH VISIBILITY
013Fabric characterized by fluorescent colours complying with EN ISO 20471:2013 for high visibility, with superb resistance of colours to washings, abrasion and wear.

06

TD012

300 g/m2

100% cotton COTTON PRO
014Fabric with superb resistance of colours to washings, abrasion and wear. It can be either water-washed at a maximum temperature of 40 °C or dry-cleaned, leaving colours unaltered. Comfort and breathability are guaranteed by the 100% natural fiber composition.

06 confidence

TD019

290 g/m2

78% cotton – 21% polyester – 1% elastan JEANS
015Highly breathable jeans fabric, with COOLMAX® fibre endowed with a special structure which evaporates moisture and quickly moves it away from the skin. Moreover, the elastane makes the fabric “stretch”. The fabric is soft and cool, thus granting superb comfort.

40 gradi 02 coolmax

TD020

250 g/m2

100% cotton CANVAS
016Fabric made of a special canvas texture which ensures outstanding resistance to abrasion and shrinkage. Its comfort and ability lo let the skin transpire come from the 100% natural fibre composition. It can be either water-washed at a maximum temperature of 60 °C or dry-cleaned.

02

TD025

320 g/m2

65% polyester – 35% cotton TECH-WEAR
017X-BARRIER high technology canvas fabric, with a nanotechnology treatment which makes garments waterproof, stain repellent, abrasion resistant andensures colour stability.

60 gradi03 barrierconfidence

TD030

240 g/m2

60% cotton – 40% polyester HIGH VISIBILITY
018Policotton cloth, certified according to the OEKO-TEX® standard 100, characterized by fluorescent colours complying with EN ISO 20471:2013 standard for high visibility, with high performances as regards resistance of the colour to washings, to perspiration and to rubbing. It combines lightness and freshness to resistance to traction and abrasions. It can be either water-washed at a maximum temperature of 60 °C or dry-cleaned, keeping its colour at each washing.

60 gradi04 confidence

TD040

290 g/m2

60% polyester – 40% cotton HIGH VISIBILITY
019Twill policotton certified according to the OEKO-TEX® standard 100, characterized by fluorescent colours complying with EN ISO 20471:2013 for high visibility, with high performances as regards resistance of the colour to washings, to perspiration and to rubbing. It resists to traction and to abrasions thanks to its weight of 290 g/m2, it can be either water-washed at a maximum temperature of 60 °C or dry-cleaned, keeping its colour at each washings.

60 gradi04 confidence

TD050

200 g/m2

100% polyester polyurethane coated WINTER
020Oxford fabric with good performances as regards resistance to tears and to traction; polyurethane-coated, this fabric grants maximum water resistance and breathability at the same time (class 3 – 3 as required by UNI EN 343:2008).

30 Gradi01 confidence

TD060

200 g/m2

100% polyester polyurethane coated HIGH VISIBILITY
021Oxford fabric characterized by fluorescent colours complying with EN ISO 20471:2013 standard with high performances in terms of solidity of the colour to washings, to perspiration and to rubbing, as well as of resistance to tears and traction. polyurethane-coated, this fabric grants maximum water resistance and breathability at the same time (class 3 – 3 as required by UNI EN 343:2008).

30 Gradi01

TD080

320 g/m2

100% nylon CORDURA® WINTER WORKWEAR
035High technology fabric engineered to guarantee maximum resistance and duration, as well as lightness and easy care. It can be used to strengthen the areas more liable to wear and tear, such as knees, elbows and pockets.

70Gradi01 cordura

TD108

250 g/m2

94% polyester – 6% elastan WINTER
022Fabric with COFRA-TEX membrane, which guarantees excellent performance of waterproofness and breathability at the same time (class 3-3 in accordance with UNI EN 343:2008 standard), the elastane in the fabric makes it “stretch” both vertically and horizontally, granting high comfort.

40 gradi 03 cofratex

TD108

250 g/m2

94% polyester – 6% elastan HIGH VISIBILITY
023Fabric characterized by fluorescent colours complying with EN ISO 20471:2013 for high visibility, with superb resistance of colours to washings, perspiration and rubbing. The COFRA-TEX membrane guarantees excellent performance of waterproofness and breathability (class 3-3 in accordance with UNI EN 343:2008 standard). The elastane in the fabric makes it “stretch” both vertically and horizontally, granting high comfort.

40 gradi 03 cofratex

TD200

190 g/m2

80% cotton – 19% polyester – 1% carbon FLAME RETARDANT
024Very light ad soft antiflame fabric designed by COFRA it protects from contact with flame, convective and radiant heat (EN ISO 11612:2008); antistatic fabric (EN 149-5:2008).

60 gradi03

TD201

300 g/m2

100% cotton FLAME RETARDANT
025The fabric is treated but confortable, soft and resistant, and it protects the wearer’s body against sparks, molten metal splashes and droplets produced in welding and allied processes (EN ISO 11611:2007); it protects against flame and radiant or convective heat (EN ISO 11612:2008). Softness and comfort are granted thanks to its 100% cotton composition.

60 gradi03 confidence

TD202

310 g/m2

88% cotton – 11% nylon  – 1% carbon FLAME RETARDANT
026X-GUARD is the result of COFRA research with the aim of designing multifunctional workwear. The special compound is mainly made of cotton, providing comfort and softness. It is also nylon-reinforced, which increases wear and abrasion resistance. The garments protect against contact with flames, convective, radiant heat, caused by electric arc, splashes of molten metal, electrostatic charges in conformity with European standards.

60 gradi03 xGuard confidence

TD203

345 g/m2

100% cotton denim FLAME RETARDANT
027Anti-flame and antistatic jeans fabric: the special treatment slows down the burning after the source of flame is distanced. It provides great resistance to abrasion and tear, as well as protection against flames and molten metal droplets produced during welding.

60 gradi03

TD207
TD208
TD209

290 g/m2
375 g/m2
425 g/m2

80% cotton –
18% nylon CORDURA® – 2%   elastan
JEANS
028Cotton jeans fabric, improved thanks to the adding of CORDURA® fibre which makes it more durable, wear and tear resistant, and to elastane LYCRA® fibre, that makes it more elastic, simplifying movements. Available in 3 different weights: 290 – 375 – 425 g/m2 which define the robustness rate.

40 gradi 04 cordura

TD210

410 g/m2

80% cotton – 19% polyester – 1%   elastan JEANS
029Denim elasticated fabric mixed with THERMOLITE® threads, which enhances the thermal insulation of trousers, with no need of heavy fabrics, it makes the drying of garments faster in the event of light drizzle, it improves the ease of movement thanks to the elastomer and to the reduced weight of the textile. The THERMOLITE® thread, light and comfortable, has a special structure characterized by a hollow fibre which lets air come in, functioning as thermal insulating device. It is able to convey humidity and moisture along the whole surface of fabric, thus making drying faster. Without any kind of chemical treatment, the new textile guarantees constant warmth whatever the external temperature is; it enhances comfort during the physical effort.

40 gradi 02 thermolite

TD211

215 g/m2

100% polyester ripstop PVC coated WINTER
030Fabric with Rip-stop yarn that enhances the tear resistance. The internal PVC coating, meeting the requirements of REACH regulation, assures breathability and maximum waterproofness (class 3-1 complying with UNI EN 343:2008 standard).

40 gradi 03

TD212

195 g/m2

100% polyester PVC coated WINTER
031Fabric with internal PVC coating, complying with all the requirements of REACH regulation. The PVC coating assures maximum waterproofness.

40 gradi 03

TD213

140 g/m2

65% polyester – 35% cotton ENTRY-L
WINTER
032Fabric with good performance of colour retention, washings, abrasion, lasting in time: it can be both dry cleaned and washed in water at 30 °C, retaining colour after washings.

30 Gradi02

TD214

270 g/m2

100% cotton MASSAUA
033Fabric with good performance of colour retention, washings, abrasion, lasting in time: it can be both dry cleaned and washed in water at max 60 °C, retaining colour. Comfort and breathability are guaranteed from the 100% natural fibre composition. CARE

60 gradi05

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CARE SIMBOLS

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01 Maximum temperature: 30 °C
 02 Maximum temperature: 40 °C
 03 Maximum temperature: 60 °C
 04 Maximum temperature: 70 °C
 05 Handwash only. Maximum temperature: 40 °C
 025 Do not wash
 06 Mild treatment: in addition to the basic symbols, a bar under the symbol means that the treatment should be more mild than indicated by the same symbol without a bar, e.g. reduced agitation
 07 Very mild treatment: in addition to the basic symbols, a double bar under the symbol describes a very mild process, e.g. much reduced agitation
 08 Bleaching allowed only in cold water and using a diluted solution
 09 Bleaching allowed only with oxigen / chlorine free products
010 Do not bleach
 011 Do not dry in a tumble dryer
 012 Drying allowed in tumble dryer
 013
  • – Tumble drying possible/li>
  • – Drying at lower temperature
 014
  • – Tumble drying possible
  • – Normal temperature
 015 Dry on a horizontal surface
 016 Dry in a vertical (hanging) position after squeezing and/or spinning
 017 Dry in a vertical position while the product is still full of water, without squeezing and/or spinning
 026 Drying in the shade
 018 Do not iron
 019 Ironing at low temperature (max 110 °C)
 020 Ironing at middle temerature (max 150 °C)
 021 Ironing at high temperature (max 200 °C)
 022 Dry clean with hydrocarbons (boiling point between 150 °C and 210 °C, flammability point between 38 °C and 70 °C
 023 Dry clean with solvents on point F plus Tetrachloroethylene
 024 Do not dry clean

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Materials

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QUALITY OF MATERIALS

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Thanks to its research team and to the collaboration with important brands, COFRA makes sure that all materials are selected and developed with constant attention to the real needs of the users, to quality and cutting-edge technologies. This guarantees the widest range of high-quality materials and an excellent protection for the user in any type of work.
MODAL-EN
3M-SCOTCHLITE-EN
YKK-EN
CORDURA-EN
3M-THINSULATE-EN
3M-THINSULATE-EXTRA-WARMTH-EN
LYCRA-EN
GORE-TEX-EN
WIND-STOPPER-EN
COFRA-TEX-WATERPROOF-EN
X-BARRIER-EN
TECASAFE-PLUS-EN
THERMOLITE-EN
COOLMAX-EN
X-GUARD-EN
COOLDRY-EN
E-CARE-EN

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