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Arc Flash Protection

The intense energy and very short duration of an electric arc flash represents a very unique exposure — one that requires flame resistant garments durable enough to withstand temperatures that approach 35,000 °F. Once ignited, regular cotton or poly/cotton work clothes can continue burning even after the source of the ignition is removed. But Westex brand fabrics will self-extinguish and provide guaranteed flame resistance for the life of the garment. See the videos and charts for proof of Westex fabrics’ superior FR properties.

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Create an FR Program

Before you choose FR garments or a clothing supplier, review the critical steps for correctly implementing a protective clothing program.

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