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Electrical Arc Protective Clothing: The best fabrics to protect against Electrical Arc Flash

Electric arc protective garments are only as strong, durable, and comfortable as the fabrics from which they are made. The fabrics which would exceed your expectations:

Featured products:

NF Arc – 170 gsm

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Style 05PT339-62
Excellent for Electric Arc Splash Protective garments, when matched with lightweight OMNI Quilt liner (6.0oz) will make the lightest weights garments in the industry for 44 Cal (Cat 4) protection.

  • Available widths 60″ (1,5m)
  • Fabric weight 5oz (170g/m2)
  • Fabric thickness 0.012in (0.30mm)
  • NFPA E70 Level 4

ArcWeld

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Garments made with ArcWeld® fabric provide:

  • NFPA 70E Level 1 ARC resistance
  • 100% inherent flame resistance that will never wash out or wear out
  • Cut Protection (ASTM 1790-2005)
  • High visibility in bright yellow (ANSI/ISEA 107-2010 compliant

Fiber Blend: 60/40 Lenzing FR, Twaron

Weight: 302 gsm (8.9 oz./sq. yard)

Arc Thermal Performance ASTM 1959: 10.6 – 12.1

Arc Thermal Performance NFPA 70E: Level 2

Cut Resistance Test ASTM 1790-05 (g) CPPT: 450

Cut Resistance EN 388: level

Colors available: Natural, Hi visibility Yellow, Brown

Would you have any particular application we could help you with to improve protection, weight, comfort or cost let me know

please visit also the list of our electrical arc protective fabrics: ELECTRICAL ARC PROTECTIVE SITE

DREF YARNS increase the cut resistance over 100% para-aramid by more than 375% in gloves applications

dref yarns – www.avantexprotection.com.

Advantages of DREF Yarns with glass or steel cores:
The use of a glass core inside a wrap of para-aramid, by comparison, increases the cut resistance over 100% para-aramid by more than 375%.

The use of a stainless steel wire inside a wrap of para-aramid, by comparison, increases the cut resistance of over 100% para-aramid by more than 375%.

Some styles of stainless steel core / para-aramid wrap fabrics, by comparison to 100% para-armid of the same weight, increase the cut resistance by over 425%

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New Certification Program Launched for Cut-Resistant Gloves — Occupational Health & Safety

Interesting information this week, the International Glove Association announced a new standard in North America to improve current standards for cut resistant gloves.

I am not sure here to understand exactly what they pretend to improve.

to review the post clic the link below

New Certification Program Launched for Cut-Resistant Gloves — Occupational Health & Safety.