Revised Standard Allows Arc Flash Evaluation of Many New Products

ASTM F2621 has been revised with a title change and broadened scope to evaluate non-arc rated products.ASTM Committee F18 on Electrical Protective Equipment for Workers has recently revised its standard F2621/F2621M, Standard Practice…

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Milliken to Acquire Polartec

Textile powerhouse, Milliken & Company, announces plans to purchase Polartec brand from Versa Capital Management Spartanburg, SC based Milliken announced this week that it has agreed to terms with Versa Capital Management to…

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What’s New in 2017?

2016 brought a lot of activity for the technical committees that develop FR and AR industry standards. The staff at ArcWear is proud to participate on technical committees for standard…

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ASTM F2302 Reinstated by ASTM

ASTM F2302 has been reinstated as, Standard Performance Specification for Labeling Protective Clothing Which Provides Resistance to Incidental Exposures to Heat or Open Flame.The previous edition of ASTM F2302, which was titled Standard Performance Specification…

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