A

  • accessories additional equipment
  • adhesive substance for sticking things together
  • aftercare service/attention after sale
  • airport take-off and landing for aircraft
  • air mixture of nitrogen and oxygen
  • anti-pilling prevention of loose surface fibres
  • anti-static prevents build-up of static electricity
  • aramid composite fire resistant fibre

B

  • balaclava head covering to protect from burning
  • bellows expandable (pocket)
  • bespoke made-to-measure
  • black colour
  • blue colour
  • boots footwear covering the ankle and lower leg
  • braces elasticated straps supporting trousers from shoulders
  • breathable the property of removing moisture vapour
  • buckle form of fastener

C

  • carbon C element
  • chemicals elementary and compound substances
  • chincup part of helmet chin strap
  • clothing garments to clothe the body
  • colour chromatics
  • Combi jacket short jacket to wear over salopettes
  • comfort physical well-being
  • conformity meeting regulatory standards
  • construction the manner of putting together
  • crotch top of the leg
  • customer service giving assistance in fulfilling a customer’s requirements

D

  • development making a new product
  • donning putting on (garment)
  • doffing taking off (garment)

E

  • EEBA emergency escape breathing devices
  • emergency services Police Fire & Ambulance services
  • European relevant to all 27 member States of the European Union
  • extrication removing from confined spaces

F

  • fabrics woven and knitted textiles
  • fall arrest method of preventing falls from height
  • fibre class of continuous filament
  • filter preventing particles from entering lungs
  • finger one of four digits on hand
  • fire combustion of oxygen and materials
  • fire fighting intervention to extinguish fire
  • fire investigation finding the cause of a fire
  • fire protection products/methods that protect against being burnt
  • fire prevention products/methods that stop fire from developing
  • fire retardant slows/stops the process of burning
  • FR abbreviation of fire retardant
  • fire fighting standards minimum requirements for fire fighter's equipment
  • flash hoods head covering to protect from burning
  • fluorescent colour
  • footwear boots and shoes

G

  • gas detection finding & measuring the source of leaking gas vapours
  • gas monitor measures gas vapours in the atmosphere
  • gloves protective hand covering
  • goat domesticated animal
  • green colour
  • grey colour
  • guarantee product warranty
  • gusset flap to enlarge or strengthen

H

  • helmets protective head covering
  • high-volume pumping large capacity water pumps
  • HVP abbreviation of high-volume pumping
  • hi-visibility retro-reflective photoluminescent strips
  • high wicking movement of moisture through fabric

I

  • ISO International Standards Organisation
  • innovation bring in new ideas
  • intervention preventing emergencies

K

  • Kevlar® high tensile reinforcing yarn
  • knitted stitches of thread or yarn

L

  • lightweight lightweight
  • line rescue line rescue
  • lining fabrics lining fabrics
  • links links
  • longevity longevity

M

  • manikin artificial human model
  • MarED Marine Equipment Directive
  • materials technology science of types of fabrics
  • materials matter of more than 1 substance
  • membrane thin flexible solid sheet of polymers
  • mesh network fabric/structure
  • moisture barrier membrane to prevent water penetration
  • moisture transport method of moving water vapour through fabric
  • mortal danger threat to life
  • multifunctionality having many uses

N/O

  • navy blue colour
  • orange colour

P

  • palm inner surface of hand
  • panoramic wide view
  • paramedic emergency services medical personnel
  • patented having a proprietary claim
  • personal protective equipment products to save people from injury to life
  • PPE abbreviation of personal protective equipment
  • petro-chemicals products derived from oil
  • gas or coal
  • photoluminescent colour
  • production manufacturing processes

Q

  • quality general excellence
  • quality assurance a promise that products are made to a standard
  • QA abbreviation of quality assurance

R

  • red colour
  • refinery facility for turning oil into petrol
  • risk assessment identification of what is dangerous
  • rope access able to be reached by using ropes
  • rope rescue using a rope to retrieve people from danger
  • RTC road traffic collision

S

  • safety reducing risks to life
  • salopettes trousers with extension to mid-chest level
  • SCBA self-contained breathing apparatus
  • Scotchlite™ reflective tape system
  • smoke hood head covering to protect against burning vapours
  • sole under part of shoe
  • specification describing use and types of materials
  • specifiers official organisations describing products required
  • specialist clothing garments to protect against specific dangers
  • splashguard anti-wicking strip
  • standards regulations for product quality
  • station wear uniform clothing to be worn for general duties
  • structural fire fighting extinguishing fire in buildings
  • substrate a layer of fabric under another

T

  • technical relating to practical or mechanical process
  • thermal protection preventing heat penetration
  • thermal value measurement of heat
  • thumb digit on hand opposed to fingers
  • tongue protective flap under shoe laces
  • turnout fire hood head covering to protect from burning

U

  • uniforms corporate clothing of a special style
  • urban search and rescue carrying out search & rescue in towns & cities
  • USAR abbreviation of urban search and rescue

V

  • Velcro® hook & loop fastening system
  • Viscose wood cellulose acetate used to make textiles (Rayon)

W

  • waterproof impervious to water
  • weave style of warp and weft of yarns
  • welding fusing together of materials
  • white colour
  • wicking transporting moisture through fabrics
  • wildland fire heath/scrub/forest fires
  • work wear clothing for use at work
  • woven manufactured with warp & weft of yarns interlaced

About Us

Innovation, Quality, Customer Service

FlamePro is dedicated to innovation, quality and customer service. We provide fire fighting personal protective equipment (PPE), fire retardant workwear and station wear to end users.

Contact

FlamePro (UK) Limited
Unit 4, Napoleon Business Park, Wetherby Road, Derby, DE24 8HL

t: +44 (0)1332 341 030
f: +44 (0)1332 340 673
e: info@flame-pro.co.uk

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