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A Boiler Suit (Coverall) I Could Live In, By Daletec.

Reviewing: Daletec Boiler Suit.  |  Rating:
Glen Smith By Glen Smith on
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OK, you are now going to read a review on, a Boiler suit, don't expect to be thrilled!

I found this at a local car boot sale, and it looked just the ticket. I had been working outside, on my car, and got cold, and thinking back, this had happened a lot. I therefore subconsciously had in mind, an idea of finding some sort of warmer work wear. When I saw this boiler suit, something just told me it was ideal. I was right.

Let me describe it first, then you will have an idea of what I am talking about. Being a boiler suit, there are no gaps at belly level for the wind to penetrate, this is a definite plus, because if you are crawling under cars, your shirt just does not stay tucked in. It has a zip front, with a flap to protect against the wind.

The sleeves have press studs, so the wind does not blow up your arms, and the collar is generous, so keeps your neck warm. The material is very thick, and the reason for this is that it is made from a thick 100% Cotton, and this is treated with a Flame Retardant coating, this is permanent, and no matter how many times you wash the garment, it is still Flame Retardant. The boiler suit is designed for use by Welders, so has to be safe for use near heat.

Certification is in accordance with the following:-

EN 531 Flame and heat protection

EN 470-1 Welding

Also EN 471 High Viz.

I will just say that this has Reflective strips on the shoulders, arms, and knees, these strips are also on show from behind. The back has pleats, to allow for movement and comfort.

Pockets - OK this is almost a review on it's own, the suit has two side pockets, alongside these are two slits where you cn get access to your trouser pockets. These strips have a generous overlap, and do not let a draught in. There are two back pockets, and two more with zip fastenings on the breast. Moving on, there are two pen pockets on the left arm, and a rule pocket on the left leg, this is deep enough for a decent screwdriver or file. That is about your lot for pockets, apart from one more, this is on the inside, I must say I have never come across a boiler suit with an inside pocket, but this one on the left breast is a very good idea.

The colour of mine is Green, and it has an elasticated waist. The suit is very warm, and comfortable.

Daletec are in Norway, but have offices all over the World.

I think this boiler suit will last me the rest of my life, I certainly hope so, and would recommend this to everyone.