Live-line conducting suit in wool

Made:
c. 1980 in Belgium
maker:
Unknown

Suit with socks and gloves attached, made from stainless steel wire and wool used for high voltage electrical live-line working, developed by the Central Electricity Generating Board in conjunction with International Wool Secretariat and a Belgian weaver. Made of 75% natural wool fibre and 25% stainless steel fibres.

Live-line working woollen/stainless steel fibre suit with socks and gloves attached

Details

Category:
Protective Clothing
Object Number:
1983-1059
Materials:
stainless steel and wool
type:
protective suit
credit:
International Wool Secretariat