Innovative arc flash clothing offers multi-hazard protection
The latest innovation from DuPont, Nomex® for arc flash clothing offers utility and industrial workers multi-hazard protection, proven comfort and market-leading durability.
Extending the trusted Nomex® brand for Heat & flame protection, Nomex® fabric also protects against arc flash. It is an excellent choice for workers in utilities, mining, chemical, manufacturing, refinery, and other hazardous industrial jobs.
Rated for international standards
Nomex® for arc flash clothing is specifically designed to meet or exceed the standards required in multi-hazard thermal environments.
*Certifications vary by region and by fabric. Contact a DuPont representative for additional details.
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Proud member of Partnership for Electrical Safety
The leading companies in the Arc-Rated (AR) & Flame-Resistant (FR) clothing and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) industry lead an effort to ensure that the hundreds of thousands of Americans working on energized electrical equipment are properly equipped and protected from the hazards of electrical arc flash.
Built-in Inherent protection
Unlike other materials, Nomex® fabric has inherent flame-resistant properties that can’t be washed out or worn away so you get a tougher, more durable fabric with a longer lifespan and, ultimately, a better value.
Nomex® for arc flash clothing is made from lightweight fabrics which provide excellent comfort. The tested and proven performance of DuPont™ Nomex® is available in lightweight, comfortable, highly breathable fabrics that meet or exceed international standards for protection and performance.
More durable, more cost-effective
Nomex® for arc flash clothing is more durable than FR-treated cotton, making it more cost-effective. This durability is achieved through improved breaking strengths. The break strength is higher than FR-treated cotton.
A heritage of trusted thermal protection
Hazards are unpredictable. Nomex® is not. For more than 50 years, people working the toughest jobs around the world have trusted Nomex® to offer the best thermal protection on the market.
Now Nomex® for arc flash clothing expands that reliable protection to new hazards, including electrical arc flash, giving industrial workers the multi-hazard protection they need.
Evolv™ built with DuPont™ Nomex®
This lightweight Nomex® blended fabric from TenCate Protective Fabrics is NFPA 70E CAT 2 compliant and NFPA 2112 certified, providing workers with cool, comfortable protection all day long. Garments are available in men's and women's styles and sizes, exclusively from Bulwark® FR.
Nomex® fabric solutions
The tested and proven performance of DuPont™ Nomex® is now available in lightweight, comfortable, highly breathable fabrics that meet or exceed international standards for protection and performance.
Nomex® arc flash technical videos
See how flame-resistant garments perform under a variety of test conditions and the predicted burn injury associated with each in our collection of videos.
Unlike non-FR face coverings, DuPont™ Nomex® in masks won’t melt, drip or burn when exposed to heat or flame and may help meet the CDC guidance for wearing face masks in environments that require FR protection during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Nomex® provides cleanroom PPE that protects against a range of thermal hazards.
DuPont offers a variety of material options to create multi layered systems as well as high arc suits.
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