Cotton vests offer about a 15% lower cost and 30% higher arc rating than their modacrylic counterparts. This line of cotton protective clothing is among the highest rated, most comfortable clothing on the market today. Vest is sewn with flame-resistant Nomex. thread and features 2" FR reflective tape. Vest offers one lower outside pocket and front hook-and-loop closures. Vest will remain flame resistant through 25 washes. Clothing has an arc rating of 9.5 cal/cm2 and meet NFPA 70E Hazard Risk Category 2, ASTM F1506 and ANSI/ISEA 107-2015 Class 2 standards.
CarbonX fabrics will not ignite burn, char, shrink or significantly decompose when exposed to intense flame, molten metal, arc flash or high heat. Even after intense exposure, CarbonX maintains its integrity and continues to protect. Balaclava Hood is constructed of double jersey knit fabric for anyone who is exposed to electric arc flash hazards. Hood has an arc rating of 23 cal/cm2.