null

Blog Articles

`
1
What Are the Differences Between FR and Arc Flash Clothing?
Sep 23rd 2020

What Are the Differences Between FR and Arc Flash Clothing?

You can never be too careful when it comes to fire safety. Protecting your workers in the field starts with understanding the differences between flame resistant (FR) and arc flash, or arc rated (AR), safety workwear, and clothing. These terms were often used interchangeably when describing personal protective equipment (PPE), but in 2012, the NFPA 70E created clear distinctions between the … read more
2
The Importance of Arc Flash Protection
Mar 2nd 2018

The Importance of Arc Flash Protection

Arc flash is the exposure to the tremendous thermal energy released by an arc fault. All employees who work around energized electrical equipment (electricians, maintenance workers, operators, etc.) may be affected by an arc flash occurrence. Arc flashes are a primary hazard in the following industries: oil and gas, utility, solar, and wind power generation, paper and pulp manufacturers, h … read more