Cost-effective waterproof and windproof hi-viz orange polyester pants with reflective stripes sizes (S to 5XL)

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Waterproof and windproof hi-viz orange pants with silver retroreflective stripes. These pants are in compliance with CSA Z96-09, Class 2, Level 2 standard requirements if worn alone, and Class 3 standard requirements if worn with matching high-visibility waterproof safety raincoat (see item VP219).

These pants are available in many sizes from small (S) to five extra large (5XL). Select your size in the drop-down menu above.

Need a coat as well? See item VP219 under “Accessories” at the bottom of the page.

This 300-denier oxford polyester safety wear has been lined with polyurethane (PU) to provide water-resistance. All seams have been taped and heat-sealed.

It is recommended for any worker surrounded by motorized vehicles: school crossing guards, drivers, transport workers, etc.

Reflective stripes and visibility:
These water-resistant pants have been provided with silver retroreflective stripes. of each 50 mm (2 in.) in width. These pants have two horizontal stripes around the ankles.

Fluorescent orange is quite visible during daylight and in bright artificial lighting conditions. In most cases, it ensures a high contrast with most backgrounds. However, bright orange is less visible at night and in poor lighting conditions, be it natural or artificial, e.g. at dawn or dusk.

Silver retroreflective stripes are the most visible there is in poor lighting conditions, be it natural or artificial, since they reflect the light toward the light source (flashlight, automotive headlamp, etc.). Therefore, they offer greater protection at dawn, dusk, and night. Reflective bands won’t, however, increase visibility during daylight.

Design:
These polyester pants offer some resistance to abrasion. The wide style of these pants allows one to easily wear warm clothes underneath while still allowing a good airflow. These pants feature a waist drawstring for a quick fit; they also feature a zipper fly opening. Two lateral flap-protected zipper-sealed pockets have been added. One interesting feature is that the pockets are accessible from the inside of the coat thanks to the inner zippers. The manufacturer recommends leaving those pockets open in order to clear up the warmth from the pants. These pants feature boot access zippers, hook and loop, as well as press studs to adjust the ankles in order to allow a tight fit with work boots or winter wear. These pants are not flame-resistant.

These PU lined oxford polyester pants are said to be manufactured with a 300-deniers yarn; in layman’s terms, it is a medium-weight protective wear which is lightweight enough to offer comfort but is heavyweight enough to offer an effective protection. By definition, 300 deniers refer to the weight in grams of 9,000 m of the yarn used to make these pants, that is, 300 deniers equal 300 g. The manufacturer is unable to provide the polyurethane liner’s thickness.

Regarding the oxford term, it refers to the type of woven fabric. The oxford cloth is widely used in the industry, namely to manufacture dress shirts, coats, bags, etc. The oxford weaving consists in interlacing a warp thread (horizontal line) and a weft thread (vertical line) to create the oxford’s infamous basket weave structure.

Water-resistance:
Polyurethane-lined waterproof safety wear is usually worn by workers who may be exposed to remote risks of chemical splashes. PU is lightweight and porous; it’s thus ideal to manufacture light and breathable workwear. The manufacturer is unable to provide information on these rain pants resistance to hydrostatic pressure. Upon examination and comparison to similar products, we assume that they can withhold a hydrostatic pressure of about 5,000 mm, i.e. they can withstand the pressure of a 5 m water column. A waterproof rating is granted when a material has been tested under the pressure of a cylinder filled with water, in this case, 5 m high of water. This height defines the limit at which the material stops being resistant and water starts passing through. PU is lightweight and porous; it’s thus ideal to manufacture light and breathable workwear. Yet, during heavy rains and windstorms, PU tends to get waterlogged and lose all its water-resistant property. Once overloaded, polyurethane lets water leach into the rainwear under any pressure, e.g. by leaning on something or bending over.

Maintenance:
These pants should always be machine-washed in a delicate setting with cold or lukewarm water, and a gentle soap. Never use bleaching agents or fabric softeners on these pants. They should also be air-dried in a sheltered spot out of direct sunlight. Never tumble dry, iron or dry clean this rainwear.

Type of productSafety equipment
Main categoryPersonal protection
Sub categorySafety clothing
Sub sub categoryRainwear & rain gear
Name of the productHigh visibility waterproof pant
Product codeVP220
Approved/CertifiedMeets CSA Z96-15, Class 2, Level 2
ManufacturerLinde
Country of originChina
Choice of formatSize small (S) to 5 extra-large (5XL) available
Fineness of the knitting300 deniers
ReusableReusable with prior hygienic measurement
FeaturesWith silver reflective stripes measuring 2 in / 50 mm wide, located at ankle height
Additional FeaturesEquipped with a zipper fly
IncludesEquipped with ventilation openings on the sides, near the ankles, adjustable with hook and loop fastener and allowing an adjustment with work or winter boots
Includes 2Equipped with two side pockets with zipper openings, which allow access to the garment under the raincoat
Waterproof ratingThe manufacturer grants this product a waterproof rating of 5000 mm. All seams have been taped and heat-sealed
Precision on the color of the material and their visibilitiesFluorescent orange is very visible during the day and in conditions with a lot of artificial light. In most situations, it also provides high contrast with the background.
Flame ResistanceNo Flame resistant
Comfort featuresThe pants have a drawstring waist for a quick adjustment
Material1Woven polyester in oxford pattern
Material2Polyurethane
WashableMachine wash with mild soap and hang to dry out of the sun. DO NOT PUT IN THE DRYER.
Height (in/cm)0.5 in / 1.27 cm
Length (in/cm)13 in / 33 cm
Width (in/cm)10 in / 25.4 cm
Weight (lb/kg)0.9 lb / 0.40 Kg
ColorOrange/Grey
Sold byUnit
Dimensions of the productThe dimensions of the product depend on the size selected by the customer.
Return conditionsNo returnable if used. For more information about our return policy, please refer to the "Orders and Returns" link on the home page

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Cost-effective waterproof and windproof hi-viz orange polyester pants with reflective stripes sizes (S to 5XL)

Cost-effective waterproof and windproof hi-viz orange polyester pants with reflective stripes sizes (S to 5XL)

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