Our entire selection of arc flash clothing and protective equipment meet OSHA and NFPA 70 Standards. Items here include Arc Flash Kits, Arc Flash Coveralls, Carbon X Underwear and more.
What is NFPA 70E?
Determining the required protection level might be confusing. If you're not sure what protection level you need ask your employer. For additional information on staying compliant, read our articles on Arc Flash Hazard Risk Categories and NFPA 70E Standards.
Personal Protective Equipment can safe your life. In as little as .001 of a second, and electrical arc flash fire can exceed temperatures of 20,000 C, and explode with molten metal, and oxidized copper gas, and other dangerous gasses. With the proper procedures and protections, it is possible reduce the chance of a Arc Flash Injury. Arc Flash is often measured in cal/cm2 – and levels over 4 can cause third degree burns and ignite conventional clothing immediately.
A successful arc flash plan involves a site survey, and proper arc flash clothing like gloves, pants, arc flash masks and arc flash shirts. For more intense environments kits are available along with jackets.
For a more complete setup, consider Arc Flash Kits that combine ratings and equipment necessary to protect you from environments where Arc Flash is a hazard. These Personal Protective Equipment packages (PPE) are designed with 12-Cal to 74-Cal ratings to resist the intense and short duration energy emitted by an Arc Flash Event. Protection from Arc Flash is critical in many electrical industry environments.