ASTM F1506 compliance

ASTM F1506-20 Published with New Conformity Assessment Requirements

A new edition of ASTM F1506-20 was published this month with new language around conformity assessment (Section 9) for protective clothing manufacturers and critical component manufacturers/suppliers, as defined by the new edition. Garments declared to be compliant with the standard are now required to have additional language on the product labels for the declaration and […]

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ASTM F1506-19a Updated with New Testing Requirements for Closures and Visibility Enhancements

The most current edition of ASTM F1506 includes changes to reporting, updated references, terminology and new testing requirements related to closures and visibility enhancements. A summary of updates: New terminology and references in addition to the weight claimed by the Addition of fabric weight, actual (conditioned weight, as measured by the lab, prior to laundering) […]

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Free Webinar: NFPA 70E Changes Affect PPE for 2018

Register for a free webinar, hosted by Safety + Health Magazine, on Thursday, November 30th at 12:00 p.m. Central to learn about how the NFPA 70E changes affect PPE for 2018. Hugh Hoagland of ArcWear will be presenting and available for questions. ArcWear offers accredited, third-party¬†testing to ASTM F1506, which is still cited by the […]

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