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Category: ProGARM News

ProGARM Polo Shirt Saves Operative’s Life in an Arc Flash Incident

Last month, an operative was using a jackhammer when he struck a 120 CNE 3 Phase low voltage cable, which led to an Arc Flash incident. As he was wearing one of ProGARM’s polo shirts at the time, his chest was protected and as you can see from the photographs, his polo shirt took the brunt of the impact. We are aware of how effective these garments can be when faced with an Arc Flash incident, but it’s rewarding to...
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ProGARM Lifetime Seam Guarantee

Discover the Lifetime Seam Guarantee from ProGARM - your assurance of Quality ProGARM offer a Lifetime Seam Guarantee on their garments as a total assurance of the quality of the product and our commitment to you The Guarantee This Guarantee applies to the main structural seams on the garment. The Guarantee is not valid if the seam has split due to mechanical damage which includes tears or cuts as a result of sharp edges or tools, or if the fabric...
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ProGARM at The Arc Flash & Isolation Safety Conference 2015

The Venue The Arc Flash & Isolation Safety Conference was held on 9th & 10th June 2015 at the Marriott Hotel, Victoria & Albert, Manchester UK and was a perfect opportunity to learn about the UK, EU and US developments in Arc Flash. Key Speakers Keynote Speakers from the industry include: Hugh Hoagland – International Arc Flash testing and electrical safety expert and founder of ArcWear and Ken Morton – HM Principle Inspector FOD SG (Electrical Engineering) (Power Systems &...
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ProGARM at FPS EXPO 2015, Harrogate

FPS EXPO 2015 ProGARM were pleased to exhibit at FPS EXPO 2015 on 22nd and 23rd April, 2015 - this show is the event of the year for the Oil Distribution Industry and attracts a wide audience of senior professionals from across the UK and as far as the United States to see the latest industry innovations. ProGARM were displaying key products for the Fuel Industry from the stock range of Flame Resistant Inherent Garments and shared a stand with...
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ProGARM at Safety Expo 2015, London

ProGARM exhibited the latest product range including the new waterproof jackets & base layer garments at the annual Safety and Health Expo at the Excel Venue in London, 16th-18th June 2015. Free Tea & Coffee for visitors to the ProGARM Stand The Stand M1950 served free Teas and Coffee whilst sales staff introduced clients to the latest developments in the field of Inherent ARC Flash & Flame Resistant Protective Garments. Entertainment by Rock Climbers The adjacent JSP stand also ensured...
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ProGARM RELEASE 2015 ARC & FR GARMENT BROCHURE

ProGARM are pleased to announce the release of the latest 2015 ARC & FR Garment brochure, introducing the ‘Protection in Layers’ concept and featuring new products and the latest technology in this protective clothing market sector. Protection in Layers is the beginning of a testing program for garments in the ProGARM product range where additional garments are tested together against a simulated ARC flash exposure. These tests give indications of typical protection values that can be achieved by wearing multiple...
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Use of Antistatic Fibres in ProGARM Products

The Core products in the ProGARM® range include Antistatic Fibres usually accounting for around 2% of the fabric. We have traditionally included this component in our garments due to requests over recent years and the reduction in the price difference between the two options.  As a producer of garments designed to protect wearers in Hazardous Environments we understand that safety however is priority, and comments over the past 18months about the use of Antistatic in garments in certain applications have...
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Safety & Health Expo 2014, Excel – London

ProGARM were pleased to exhibit the full product range of Flame Resistant, Antistatic and Arc Flash garments at the Safety & Health Exhibition which was hosted at the Excel Exhibition Centre in London for the first time this year. “The show was a huge success for us with a high level of stand activity and interest in the products” said Tony Arnett, General Manager at ProGARM. “This demonstrates the market’s requirement for high quality and innovative FR & ARC garments...
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Safety and Health Expo in London

ProGARM are pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting our full core range at the Safety and Heatlh Expo in London, 17th-19th June 2014. This show is annual, not Bi-Annual. Included in the range we will be showcasing our new Linesman ARC Flash Coverall and garments featuring Stretch Reflective Tape. We offer a core range of garments, stockholding and technical support. We are looking for Safety Advisors responsible for specifying their companies Protective Clothing. If you wish to be...
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VXS+ GO/RT Fabrics for Railway Workers

Updated: 22.04.15 Achieving certification to the EN 11612 Heat & Flame standard along with the EN471 Hi-Vizibility standard (now EN ISO20471) and GO/RT/3279 Railway requirements had always been a challenge for fabric producers due to the simple fact that Hi-Vizibility generally requires a fabric containing polyester yet polyester fabrics are not the best performing fabrics against heat and flame. Using modern weaving processes, these fabrics are now available and are included in ProGARM’s garments including models: 4690 Coverall 4616 Trouser...
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