Arc flash protection

 
 
 

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.

  • ASTM F1506
  • NFPA 2112
  • CGSB 155.20
  • ISO 11612
  • EN 1149
  • IEC 61482-2
  • OEKO-TEX-100

*Certifications vary by region and by fabric. Contact a DuPont representative for additional details.

Get an exclusive look at the Arc-Man® test facility located in CEF Switzerland.

 
 
 
 
 
 


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.

Excellent comfort

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. 

 
 
 
 
 
 

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.

Explore
 
 
 

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.

Explore
 
 
 
 
 
 

Find the right protective product for your application or industry with DuPont™ SafeSPEC™
SafeSPEC™

Find the right protective product for your job with SafeSPEC™.

Browse technical information, videos, webinars & case studies about DuPont PPE
Resource library

Find technical information, videos, webinars and case studies about DuPont PPE here.

Find out where to buy DuPont products
Where to buy