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Polesaver Fire Fabric effectively protects your poles, reducing outages, safety risks and costly pole failures and replacements
Polesaver Fire Fabric is a low cost way of protecting your utility poles from low-level bush, crop and grass fires
Polesaver Fire Fabric is quickly and easily applied to poles by simply wrapping around the pole and stapling in place
Polesaver fire protection fabric has been specially developed to protect utility poles from bush, crop, grass and wild fires. The high quality fabric is supplied on 1.2 metre wide rolls and can be overlapped vertically on the pole to cover any required height.
Wooden utility poles tend to be damaged when exposed to bush, brush, forest and wild fires.
In the extreme, this can lead to total failure of the pole leading to outages and the requirement to undertake costly pole replacement.
This problem is more likely on wooden poles treated with copper-based wood preservatives such as CCA etc.
In this case, it is well known that the copper oxides can sustain smouldering and “glow” combustion long after the initial fire has passed. This effect is most pronounced in windy conditions.
In use, the fire fabric reduces heat input to the pole surface when exposed to wild fires and significantly limits wind/oxygen/airflow exposure that is required to sustain smouldering.
Polesaver Fire Fabric has many benefits and is suitable for use in a wide vareity of countries and climates
Highly effective and proven in volume use. Independantly tested by a major African Utility company (Test Report Available)
Polesaver fire fabric is highly UV stable and weatherproof, providing effective long-term protection
Our cost effective fire fabric gives substantial cost savings by significantly reducing the need to replace poles after wild fires and bush fires
Withstands multiple fires without requiring replacement
Polesaver has sold over 4 million sleeves to 30 customers in over 30 countries worldwide
Polesaver manufacturers and supplies guaranteed products that are proven to extend the life of utility poles. With over 7 million sleeves supplied to date, our patented ground-line barrier sleeves have been proven in volume use since 1994.
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Polesaver uses long term independent test data on the effectiveness of barrier sleeves and fire protection fabric to reach all the conclusions given on this website (test data available on request). Based on this data, Polesaver believes longer life, maintenance of strength over time, improved safety and reliability, extended inspection periods and reduced maintenance requirements are reasonable claims. This is subject to Polesaver products being correctly applied as per our instructions and used on correctly preservative treated (for long term in-ground use - use class 4 or higher) wooden utility poles that are free of decay at the time of sleeve application. The claims made, real or implied are not warranties. It is the responsibility of the user to evaluate and satisfy themselves that the performance of the product meets their specific safety, reliability, extended inspection, repair and any other performance or cost-benefit criteria before using Polesaver sleeves or fire protection fabric.