National Grid Linesmans' Gloves
Gloves worn with National Grid high-voltage linesman's 'live line working' boiler suit, sometimes called a 'hot suit'. The garment acts as a personal Faraday cage, permitting safe working next to live conductors and strong electromagnetic fields.
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- Grey boiler suit with integral hood and fabric boot-covers., metal and wool
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