ArcWear Introduces Expedited Testing Services for 2021

ArcWear is pleased to announce the introduction of expedited testing services in 2021.  Available expedited services will include Arc Flash Panel Testing to ASTM F1959/IEC 61482-1-1 Procedure A, testing for NFPA 2112 Certification,…

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FR/AR Cloth Face Covering Guidance Proposed to ASTM: What Do I do Until Then?

Since the CDC cloth face coverings recommendations were handed down, ArcWear has been working with the ASTM F18 committee to provide guidance to manufacturers on the CDC recommended “Cloth Face Coverings” to…

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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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ATPV vs. EBT: Arc Ratings Explained

ASTM Standard Definitions:ATPV (Arc Thermal Performance Value) is the incident energy on a material that results in a 50% probability that sufficient heat transfer through the specimen is predicted to cause…

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