ArcWear is pleased to now offer arc testing to the box method: IEC 61482-1-2. There are two exposures in this method: 4000 A, 0.5 second (Class 1) and 7000 A, 0.5 second (Class 2). Need box testing? Reach out!
Standards Updates Affecting Flame, Arc, and High Visibility Clothing for 2017
Register for a free webinar on January 26th at 2:00 p.m. EST. This presentation, led by Hugh Hoagland, covers the recent standard changes relevant to arc and flame, including a new standard for gloves.
Curious about the common preliminary test method known as "the vertical flame test"? This small-scale method is used in evaluation of flame resistant and arc rated clothing--and requirements of the method are different depending upon the specification you're working with. If you see "
ASTM D6413" frequently but aren't sure wha
t it is, learn more about the method on our blog.
The IFAI Expo is scheduled for September 26-29th, 2017, in New Orleans, and the organizers are seeking presenters for advanced textiles and specialty fabrics. If you are interested in presenting at the show, make a submission!