FR Range Overview


The ArcFlashWear Premium Range

  • ArcFlashWear constructed using Westex™ UltraSoft®, UltraSoft AC® and TrueComfort™, the world’s leading and recognised all-round FR performance textiles providing premium protection against electric arc, flash fire, molten ferrous metal splash and welding.

  • PR97™ Smelter Wear constructed using PR97™, one of the world’s most specialised hot metal FR textiles providing premium protection against molten metal splash, flame spread, radiant and convective heat and electric arc.

  • An Australian manufactured Fire Rated Sock, a unique, comfortable three layer constructed garment providing premium protection against molten metal splash, flame and extreme heat.

  • NASCO Envisage™ High Visibility 100 Series (non-FR) Protective Outerwear excels in joining comfort with durability and protection. Workers are visible and safe when their attention is diverted away from nearby traffic hazards or moving industrial equipment. Envisage™ is waterproof, windproof and breathable and ensures worker comfort by keeping workers dry during inclement weather as well as reducing body heat stress.

  • NASCO ArcWear™ Omega FR™ 5000 Series Protective Outerwear, is the first waterproof, windproof, breathable outerwear system that combines High Visibility worker conspicuity with protection from the thermal hazards associated with electric arc and hydrocarbon flash fires. The ArcWear™ Omega FR™ outer shell system is DuPont™ Omega FR™ Hi Vis and Nomex® IIIA on a PTFE moisture barrier, while an inner layer of Nomex® Jersey knit provides the wearer with increased thermal protection.

  • NASCO ArcWear™ MP3 3000 Series Protective Outerwear, is a waterproof, windproof and breathable outerwear system providing protection against electric arc, flash fire, chemical penetration and heat stress hazards. ArcWear™ MP3 is the lightest weight, most versatile protective Nomex® outerwear system available today. The ArcWear™ MP3 outer shell system is DuPont™ Nomex® IIIA on a PTFE moisture barrier, while an inner layer of Nomex® Jersey knit provides the wearer with increased thermal protection.

  • NASCO ArcWear™ Rampart FR™ 8500 Series Protective Outerwear, is a waterproof, windproof, breathable outerwear system designed for long-duration rain events. The ArcWear™ Rampart FR™ Jacket combines an exothermic and endothermic moisture management system to be an outstanding foul weather tool. Rampart FR™ provides the wearer with an ExoGuard High Visibility outer shell incorporating electrostatic dissipative (ESD) control fibre for protection against the build-up of static electricity. The inner layer comprises a Polartec® Power Dry® FR moisture management system and when combined with the shell layers, the total system provides superior electric arc ratings and flash fire results using the Rampart FR™ zonal protection design.

  • NASCO ArcWear™ Sentinel™ 4500 Series Protective Outerwear, a waterproof, windproof and chemical barrier protective outerwear system that combines High Visibility worker conspicuity with protection from the thermal hazards associated with electric arc flash and hydrocarbon flash fires and chemical splash/penetration, steam and hot water. Sentinel™ comprises an FR Polyurethane moisture/chemical barrier outer shell and a 100% FR cotton knit inside. FR Polyurethane is a unique material that offers the elasticity of rubber combined with the toughness and durability of steel. 

  • NASCO ArcWear™ ArcLite Air™ 1700 Series Protective Outerwear is the most cost effective and popular High Visibility, waterproof protective outerwear system designed specifically for utility and other workers who may be exposed to electric arc and flash fire. With a feature packed design and weighing only 159gsm/4.7oz, ArcWear™ ArcLite Air™ meets the needs of the demanding electric utility and maintenance industry.

  • NASCO ArcWear™ Nomex® IIIA Fleece Jacket/Liner, manufactured from 100% double knapped Nomex® IIIA knit and has the versatility to be worn as a stand-alone FR Jacket or to be incorporated as a removable Liner for our ArcWear™ Omega FR™ 5000 Series and MP3 3000 Series Jackets.

  • NASCO ArcWear™ Polartec® FR Hi Vis Fleece Jacket/Liner, manufactured from world renowned lightweight, permeable moisture wicking Polartec® FR fleece and has the versatility to be worn as a stand-alone FR Jacket or to be incorporated as a removable Liner for our ArcWear™ Omega FR™ 5000 Series and MP3 3000 Series Jackets.

  • Projob Work Wear (FR High Visibility Jacket and Trouser) constructed using a blend of specialised FR fibres, Projob High Visibility work wear garments provide unparalleled protection when exposed to flame, convective and radiant heat, electric arc, flash fire and molten metal splash.

  • Projob Work Wear (FR Undergarments and Sock) constructed using a selection of specialised FR fibres, with blends of Merino Wool and Lenzing FR® Viscose and Kermel®, Lenzing FR® Viscose, Nylon and Lyra®, Projob FR Undergarments provide premium next-to-body insulation when exposed to flame, radiant and convective heat, electric arc flash, flash fire and molten metal splash.


switch cabinetsArcFlashWear Westex™ UltraSoft®, UltraSoft AC® and TrueComfort™

  • Electric Arc (ASTM F1506, ASTM F1959-99, NFPA 70E HRC 2)

  • Flash Fire (ASTM F1930, NFPA 2112, CGSB 155.20-2000)

  • Molten Metal Splash (ferrous metals) and Welding (ASTM F955)

  • Electric Utilities, Electrical Maintenance, Military, Police, Fire Services/SES, Oil, Gas, Chemical, Petrochemical, Steel Mills and Foundries

  • Textile - USA

  • Textile Composition - Durable FR Cotton, High Tenacity Nylon


MetallurgyPR97™ Smelter Wear

  • Molten Metal Splash (EN 373)

    • Molten Aluminium Splash (D1 and D2)

    • Molten Iron Splash (E1, E2 and E3)

  • Flame Spread (EN 532 A)

  • Radiant Heat (EN 366, C1)

  • Convective Heat (EN 367, B1 and B2)

  • Electric Arc (ASTM F1506, ASTM F1959-99, NFPA 70E HRC 1 and 2* [*with 100% Cotton undergarments])

  • Molten Metal Installations (Aluminium, Cryolite, Steel, Iron, Copper, Magnesium, Nickel), Electrical Maintenance and Heavy Industry

  • Textile - Australia

  • Textile Composition - Merino Wool, Lenzing FR® Viscose


Firefighters

Fire Rated Sock

  • Molten Aluminium (EN 373 [780° C])

  • Molten Iron (EN 373 [1400° C])

  • Ease of Ignition (ISO 6940:2004)

  • AS 2755.1 – Vertical Ignition Open Flame Test

  • AS/NZS 45024 – Molten Splash Test

  • Multiple Situations for Molten Metal Splash, Flame and Extreme Heat

  • Textile - Australia

  • Textile Composition - Merino Wool, Nylon

NASCO Envisage™ High Visibility Protective Outerwear (non-FR)

  • High Visibility (ANSI 107 Class 3 Level 2)

  • Breathability (ASTM E96)

  • Ensures workers remain dry during inclement weather and assists with reducing body heat stress

  • Textile - USA

  • Textile Composition - Woven Polyester Supplex, Nylon Taffeta Lining with a Breathable Polyurethane Moisture Barrier


LineworkersNASCO ArcWear™ Protective Outerwear

  • Electric Arc (ASTM F1891, NFPA 70E HRC 1 and 2)

  • Flash Fire (ASTM F2733, NFPA 2112, NFPA 2113)

  • Flame Retardant (ASTM D6413)

  • High Visibility (ANSI 107 Class 3 Level 2)

  • Breathability/Comfort (ASTM F1868, E96)

  • Waterproof (ASTM D3393)

  • Cold Weather (ASTM F2732)

  • Chemical Penetration (ASTM F903)

  • ArcWear™ Omega FR™ - Gas and Electric Utility Transmission and Distribution, Telecommunications and CATV, Storm Restoration, Electrical Maintenance, Meter Servicing and Electrical Switching

  • ArcWear™ MP3 - Well Servicing, Drilling Rig Operations, SAGD, Heavy Oil, Oil Refining and Processing, Pipeline Construction and Maintenance, Off/Onshore Oil and Gas Drilling and Gas and Oil Extraction

  • ArcWear™ Rampart FR™ - Gas and Electric Utility Transmission and Distribution, Telecommunications and CATV, Storm Restoration, Electrical Maintenance, Meter Servicing and Electrical Switching.

  • ArcWear™ Sentinel™ - Gas and Electric Utility Transmission and Distribution, Gas and Oil Extraction, Oil Refining, Electrical Maintenance, Electrical Switching, Meter Servicing and Storm Restoration

  • ArcWear™ ArcLite Air™ - Electric Utilities, Electrical Maintenance, Storm Restoration, Meter Servicing, Electrical Switching, Telecommunications and CATV 

  • Textiles - USA

  • Textile Composition - DuPont™ Omega FR™ Hi Vis/Nomex® IIIA (ArcWear™ Omega FR™), DuPont™ Nomex® IIIA (ArcWear™ MP3), ExoGuard/Polartec® Power Dry® FR/ESD Control Fibre (ArcWear™ Rampart FR™), DuPont™ FR Polyurethane/100% FR Cotton Knit (ArcWear™ Sentinel™), CCT™ on Nomex® Kevlar® (ArcWear™ ArcLite Air).


NASCO ArcWear™ Nomex® IIIA Fleece Jacket/Liner

  • Electric Arc (ASTM F1506, F1959M, NFPA 70E HRC 2)

  • Flash Fire (ASTM F1930, NFPA 2112, CGSB 155.20-2000) 

  • Flame Resistance (NFPA 1975 and 1977: NFPA 1975 Standard on Station/Work Uniforms for Emergency Services (Fire Fighters' Station Wear Heat and Thermal Shrinkage Resistance)

  • In conjunction with ArcWear™ Omega FR™ and ArcWear™ MP3 Protective Outerwear Systems or Stand-Alone Jacket 

  • Textile - USA

  • Textile Composition - DuPont™ Nomex® IIIA Double Knapped Knit

NASCO ArcWear™ Polartec® Power Dry® FR Hi Vis Fleece Jacket/Liner

  • Electric Arc (ASTM F1506, F1959M, NFPA 70E HRC 2)

  • Flash Fire (ASTM F1930, NFPA 2112, CGSB 155.20-2000)

  • Flame Resistance (NFPA 1975 and 1977: NFPA 1975 Standard on Station/Work Uniforms for Emergency Services (Fire Fighters' Station Wear Heat and Thermal Shrinkage Resistance)

  • High Visibility (ANSI 107 Class 3 Level 2 [Fluorescent Lime Yellow], 3M Scotchlite™ reflective material CSA Standard Z96 Class 3 Level [FR])

  • In conjunction with ArcWear™ Omega FR™ and ArcWear™ MP3 Protective Outerwear Systems or Stand-Alone Jacket

  • Textile - USA

  • Textile Composition - Modacrylic, Rayon and Spandex Blend 


Shell Prelude FLNG

Projob Work Wear (Hi Vis Jacket and Trouser)

  • Heat and Flame (EN ISO 11612 A1, B1 and C1 Certified)

  • Electrostatic Properties of Protective Clothing (EN 14119-5)

  • Protective Clothing Against Liquid Chemicals (EN 13034, Type PB [6])

  • High Visibility Warning Clothing (EN 471)

  • Protective Clothing Against Thermal Hazards of Electric Arc (EN 61482-1-2)

  • Compliance with Directive 89/686/EEC according to the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (FIOH) notified by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health and identified under 0403 grants

  • Certified CE Marking

  • Electric Utilities, Electrical Maintenance, SES, Off/Onshore Oil/Gas, Chemical, Petrochemical, Steel Mills, Foundries and Welding

  • Textile - Sweden

  • Textile Composition - Modacrylic Protex®, Cotton, Anti-static Control fibre


Projob Work Wear (Undergarments)Swat

  • Heat and Flame (EN ISO 11612 A1, B1 and C1 Certified)

  • Limited Flame Spread (EN ISO 14116 [formerly BS Index BS EN 533])

  • Compliance with Directive 89/686/EEC according to the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (FIOH) notified by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health and identified under 0403 grants.

  • Certified CE Marking

  • Electric Utilities, Electrical Maintenance, Military, Police, Fire Services/SES, Oil and Gas, Chemical, Petrochemical, Steel Mills and Foundries

  • Textile - Sweden

  • Textile Composition - Merino Wool, Lenzing FR® Viscose (FR Undergarments), Kermel®, Lenzing FR® Viscose, Nylon, Lycra® (FR Sock)

     


 ATPV Data and HRC Classification

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ATPV (Arc Thermal Performance Value) - showing the reported ATPV over and above the NFPA 70E HRC 2 minimum of 8 cal/cm2.

  • UltraSoft® Twill Weave (1) – 237gsm/7.1oz - ATPV 8.7 cal/cm2
  • UltraSoft® Twill Weave (2) – 305gsm/9.0oz - ATPV 12.4 cal/cm2
  • UltraSoft AC® Twill Weave (1) – 237gsm/7.1oz - ATPV 8.3 cal/cm2
  • UltraSoft AC® Twill Weave (2) – 305gsm/9.0oz - ATPV 11.7 cal/cm2
  • TrueComfort™ Interlock Knit – 186gsm/5.5oz - ATPV 8.9 cal/cm2
  • UltraSoft® Interlock Knit – 203gsm/6.0oz - ATPV 10.9 cal/cm2
  • ArcWear™ Omega™ - Fluorescent Orange 305gsm/9.0oz - ATPV 16.5 cal/cm2 (Fluorescent Lime Yellow 305gsm/9.0oz - ATPV 12.3 cal/cm2)
  • ArcWear™ MP3 - Navy 265gsm/7.5oz - ATPV 9.7 cal/cm2 (Yellow 265gsm/7.5oz - ATPV 9.3 cal/cm2)
  • ArcWear™ Sentinel™ - Fluorescent Lime Yellow and Fluorescent Orange 339gsm/10.0oz - ATPV 19.0 cal/cm2

NFPA 70E (HRC 2) and NFPA 2112 Certification

ArcFlashWear UltraSoft®, UltraSoft AC®, TrueComfort™ Interlock Knit and UltraSoft® Interlock Knit fabrics are certified NFPA 70E (ASTM F1506) and NFPA 2112 (ASTM F1930). ArcWear™ Omega™, MP3 and Sentinel™ fabrics are certified NFPA 70E (ASTM F1891) and NFPA 2112 (ASTM F2733).

  • NFPA 70E – Standard for Electrical Safety Requirements for Employee Workplaces
  • NFPA 2112 – Standard for Flame Resistant Garments for Protection of Industrial Personnel Against Flash Fire