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Fire Fighting

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Fire Retardant, Arc protective, Anti-Static. High-Visibility Unlined Coverall. 270gsm, 65% Modacrylic, 33% Cotton, 2% Anti-static. Inner: FR Viscose lining. Inherently flame-retardant fabric. FR properties will not diminish with repeated laundering. Stand up collar with Velcro closure, CF closing with two way zip and four pcs Velcro closures. Chest pocket with zipper, flap & snap closures, back pocket with flap and snap closure, side pockets and cargo pockets with flap and snap closure on right leg. Elasticated back Adjustable with button that is secured on one side. Elastic to be one inch wide. Half elasticated Cuffs adjusted with Velcro tab and one tool pocket on left leg back side. Action back for moving comforts. Knee pad pocket on both leg with flap. Heat applied 50mm segmented heat applied reflective tape.

Material: 65% Modacrylic, 33% Cotton, 2% Anti-static

Colour: High-Visibility Yellow & Navy

Size: XS to 3XL

EN 13688:2013 – General requirements for protective clothing
EN 11612:2015 (A1 A2 B1 C1 F1) – Protection against heat and flame
EN 61482-1-2:2018 (APC=1 4kA) – Box Arc testing
EN 11611:2015 (Class 1 A1+A2) – Protective clothing for use in welding
EN 1149-5:2008 (using EN-1149-3:2004) – Anti Static – Material performance and design requirements
EN 20471:2013+A1:2016 (Class 2) – High Visibility clothing for high-risk situations

What Is An Arc Flash?

An arc flash is a sudden release of electrical energy that occurs when current jumps across a gap between two conductors or from a conductor to a ground. The arc flash generates an intense burst of heat and light that can cause serious injuries, damage to equipment, and fires.

Arc flashes can occur in a wide range of electrical systems and equipment, including switchgear, transformers, motors, and other high-voltage components. They can be caused by a variety of factors, including equipment failure, human error, or a short circuit.

The intense heat generated by an arc flash can cause severe burns, as well as ignite clothing and other materials in the surrounding area, leading to secondary fires. The bright light from the arc flash can also cause temporary or permanent vision damage.

To prevent arc flash incidents, it’s important to follow proper electrical safety procedures, including wearing appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), de-energizing equipment before working on it, and maintaining a safe distance from energized equipment.

Understanding Arc Ratings and Calories

Now that you understand FR clothing is tested and given an arc rating, you know that the arc rating measures the amount of heat the flame resistant fabric blocks when exposed to electric arc. The arc rating is the number of calories that the garment is expected to “absorb” if exposed to an electric arc. Arc rating is, in essence, the level of protection provided to you, the wearer.

Calorie is the unit of measure of the heat energy of an arc flash and the protective level of FR clothing. The bigger the calorie number, the greater the heat energy level of arc flash and the greater the protective level of the clothing. You will be protected from an electric arc if your clothing has a higher calorie arc rating than the calories of heat generated by the arc.

While it does not matter if the fabric has an Ebt,  ATPV and or ELIM value, it is important to pay attention to the calorie level the fabric can support* (as expressed in cal/cm2)