PPE - PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

Head & Face Protection

ARCBAN® Hood (3 layer) made from Nomex®

ARCBAN® Hood made from Nomex® ATPV 40 cal/cm²

J& K Ross Code : ARC/HOODOR/3

Description

ARC PROTECTIVE Three layer hood style HN500 with wide front and back mantle (mantle is 7.6 cal/cm² only), giving protection against the thermal hazards of an electric arc and also against accidental contact with heat and flame. Outer layer made from durable, antistatic, rip stop fabric of Nomex® Comfort fibres. Middle layer of antistatic, pique fabric made of Nomex® Comfort fibres, inner layer also durable, antistatic, rip stop fabric of Nomex® Comfort fibre.

This hood should be worn with a suitable protective visor which is known to provide sufficient heat and light energy attenuation – the current EN standard does not provide for such measurement – you may therefore consider using data gained from the ASTM test method.

Shown here with ARCBAN® Paulson visor mounted on a safety helmet – see below for specification

Hood Specification

Comfortable and machine washable.
EN531 A B1 C1
Compliant with the requirements of EN1149-3:2004 and EN1149-5:2006-04
Fabric assembly (hood only) achieves 40 cal/cm2 in open arc test method IEC 61482-1-1
Outer fabric meets IEC 61482-1-2 (arc in a box) Class 1 (4KA)

One size fits all

This hood should be worn with a suitable protective visor which is known to provide sufficient heat attenuation – the current EN standard does not provide for such measurement – you may therefore consider using products which have data gained from the ASTM test method, possibly as follows

Visor Specification (as illustrated)

ARCBAN® Paulson Visor, The face shield is made from a patented blend of multiple materials such as visible dyes, laser absorbing compounds, oils and lubricants embedded into a cellulose propionate matrix manufactured by injection moulding.

Hazard & Risk Category 2 (10 cal/cm²) acc. to NFPA 70E-2004, designed to meet ANSI Z87.1 Special Application. EU Standards: EN-166:2002 and EN 170 Markings: 2-1, 4 PMC 1 B 8 CE and 2-1, 4 PMC 1 B 8 DIN Tested according to ASTM F2178 to an Arc Rating of 10.2 cal/cm²

The above visor, helmet and hood are available as a kit which comes in its own hi viz ARCBAN® storage / carrying bag – order code