IEC is the overall standard that covers protective clothing against the thermal arc hazards of an electric arc. The IEC standard also covers. Beschermende werkkledij IEC – Protective clothing against the thermal hazards of an electric arc This standard was set up for clothing designed to. IEC standards for Electric Arc Protective Clothing,. IEC , IEC and IEC IEC specifies requirements and test methods.

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When this occurs, the fabric must provide sufficient insulation to prevent second-degree skin burns. They are regarded as functional equivalents.

Protective clothing for work intentionally using an electric arc, e. The lowest value is the one that is used in the marking of the garments.

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This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition: The higher the value, the better the protection.

Electric shock hazard is not covered by this document, which is applicable in combination with standards covering such hazards. The higher the value, the better the protection. Do you need a multi-user copy? The objective of doing this is not to determine the energetic value, but to assess the jacket after exposure to an electric arc for defects in the seams, fastenings and all other accessories.

When you test multiple layers, you will achieve a higher value then if the fabrics were tested separately because air trapped between the fabrics also has an insulating and protective effect.


This standard was set up for clothing designed to provide protection against the thermal hazards of an electric arc. Our prices are in Swiss francs CHF. Layering is very important and will increase protection — if you wear flame retardant underwear underneath your flame retardant garments you are protected for even better.

Heat Attenuation Factor HAF is the measurement of the percentage of energy that is blocked by the material or material system. The garments must cover the whole body.

Fill in your name and email address and receive all our updates in your mailbox. Samples are also assessed for after-flaming, hole formation, ie, etc. Our garments are certified according to both test methods or one of them. The amount of heat transmitted through the sample is measured during and after the test. In the test, lec arc does not last any longer than ms. Requirements and tests to cover electric arc hazards to these parts of the body are under development.

IEC 61482-2:2009

Besides fabric samples, a complete jacket also has to be tested. On the basis of the 16482 data and a STOLL curve, the length of time it would take to cause the onset of second-degree burns is subsequently determined. We use cookies in order to recognize the preferences of our website visitors and improve the content of our site accordingly.

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This second edition cancels and 6142 the first edition published in The plasma clouds, flames, radiation and metal splashes from the electrodes hit the fabric during an arc blast. The garments are tested and evaluated in two classes in the same test; a box test. We accept all major credit cards American Express, Mastercard and VisaPayPal and bank transfers as form of payment.

Break open is defined as any open area at least 1. For example, jacket and trousers must be isc together with other personal protective equipment PPEincluding a helmet with protective visor, protective gloves and protective footwear boots to achieve the correct level of protection. Certified and approved garments appropriate for use in work environments where there is a risk of electric arcs.

Protection of eyes, face, head, hands and feet against electric arc hazard is not covered by this document.

The measured ATPV value is mentioned on the label. TC 78 – Live working rss. The requirements set in this standard The model requirements for welder’s clothing EN ISO are used in this standard. Protection against the hazards of an electric arc can be tested in 2 ways: Fill out the form and we will contact you.