Arc, Flame, and Thermal Testing
and Certification

ArcWear provides accurate testing results for manufacturers
around the world through our testing services and certification.
ArcWear is dedicated to providing quality testing of Personal
Protective Equipment (PPE), fall protection and arc flash clothing
at the highest level of accuracy in the world.

REMINDER: ArcWear is an active participant in UL’s Third-Party Data Acceptance Program (TPDAP).
Our lab is operating and here to keep your certification projects moving forward during the COVID-19 Crisis

Certification Partners

Arc Flash & Textile Testing for PPE

The ArcWear Difference.

ArcWear is the global leader in arc flash testing and research, and provides a variety of testing on flame and arc resistant personal protective equipment (PPE). By using ArcWear, customers know they can expect a personalized customer service experience with assistance in understanding testing, requirements, and processes.

The ArcWear advantage provides customers with access to technical staff for consultations, test reports, test data, photos and videos online through customer account on our secured website.


Testing Services

ArcWear offers testing to various standards including ASTM D6413, ASTM F1506, ASTM F1891, NFPA 2112, and ANSI 105

Testing Dates

ArcWear reserves one week of every month to test for our clients at Kinectrics in Toronto. Check our schedule for dates.


ArcWear is ISO 17025 accredited by A2LA. Review our scope.

Arc Testing

Third-party, accredited test data to perform arc testing on a variety of PPE products including materials, gloves, face protection, fall protection, and R&D opportunities.

Cut Testing

Our in-house lab is accredited to perform cut testing to ASTM F2992 and to assign ANSI 105 cut ratings.


Learn about our FlashCert consortium to gain FR and AR product certifications across global markets.


Experienced scientists offer FR and AR PPE industry consulting services for and accident investigations.

Trusted by Leading Innovators

Our reputation for quality results, timely personal service and accessible reports is unsurpassed in the industry.

The ArcWear team works with electric utilities, product and component manufacturers, consultants, and standards organizations to test flame-resistant and arc rated PPE. Our staff participates in standards development to keep clients current on technical information and to share knowledge that promotes innovation. Our experienced staff members offer consulting on testing, specifications, compliance, and product innovation.

We Are Proud Participating Members of the Following Organizations: