Membranes for EMS & Rescue Services

Porelle EMS for emergency services we have a range of specialist membranes that can provide added levels of protection. The front-line requirements for police, paramedics, first responder and search & rescue are varied.

For general use, waterproof and breathable fabric is important for day-to-day comfort. However, the front-line can face many potential hazards against which the user needs protection.

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Features and Benefits

Protection against potential hazards:

Chemical protection (stable to acids, alkalis and petrochemicals), viral resistance, blood borne pathogen resistance, flame resistance.

Protection against winter elements:

Cold, wind, rain, wet conditions

Performance in use:

Durable, lightweight and flexible, low noise, highly breathable, comfortable, wash or dry clean.

Performance to international standards as a fabric laminate:

  • Durable, lightweight and flexible, low noise, highly breathable, comfortable, wash or dry clean.
  • NFPA 1951 - search and rescue garments,
  • EN 368 – resistance penetration by chemical liquids,
  • ASTM F 903 – resistance penetration by liquid chemicals,
  • ASTM F 1671 – resistance to penetration by viral and blood borne pathogens,
  • EN 532/ ISO 15025 – limited flame spread, and many other standards
paramedic setup

waterproof

waterproof

chemical

chemical resistant

viral

viral resistant

breatheable

breathable

durable

durable