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What is the Clo Value of FR Clothing?

As we celebrate the New Year and continue on into winter, one question many workers are asking is how to stay warm in cold outdoor weather. Environmental conditions including outside temperature, wind speed and humidity level play a large part in how comfortable a worker will be. We’ve taken a look at heat stress, when heat needs to be released from the body in summer, and cold stress, when heat needs to be retained by the body in winter. In this post, we will take a look at the different terms related to clothing insulation, and specifically, what a Clo Value on your FR clothing is referring to.

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