PPE - PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

Head & Face Protection

ARCBAN® Balaclava Hood (2 layer) – 45cal/cm²

ARCBAN® Balaclava made from Nomex® ATPV 45cal/cm²

J& K Ross Code: ARC/HOOD45BK

Description

Black , flame retardant, antistatic, 2 layer open face Balaclava BN500/20 made from durable 220gsm outer fabric & 220gsm knitted
rib fabric giving protection against the thermal effects of an electric arc. One size fits all, comfortable and machine washable.

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

IEC61482-1-1:2009 (open arc) ATPV = 45cal/cm² ;IEC61482-2:2009 ; ISO11612:2015 (A1,B1,C1) Protection against heat and flame.
EN1149-5:2008 Discharges of static electricity.

 

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, we suggest the Visor that is described below from Paulson, which is available in both 12cal/cm² (as shown) and 25cal/cm².

 

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 (12 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 12 cal/cm²

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