Engelbert Strauss cut-protective trousers are tested in accordance with EN 381-5 and KWF. EN 381-5 complies with the requirements that cut-protective clothing must meet for work with hand-held chainsaws. Protection class 1 regulates the grade of cut-protection: Up to a chainsaw speed of 20 m/s, the cut-protective unit is able to protect legs against cuts.
Example: The protective area in accordance with EN 381, Part 5, Design A, Class 1, covers the entire front side of the trouser legs and an additional 50 mm on the left outer leg (side seam), and the inside (crotch seam) of the right leg (as seen by the wearer).
Protection of the lower abdomen up to 20 cm from the point of intersection upward with a split in the middle of approx. 3 cm.