Burning Questions
Hugh Hoagland

What is the Difference Between Arc-Rated and Flame-Resistant?

Arc-rated and flame-resistant: are those the same thing? Confusion on the difference between an arc-rated (AR) garment and a flame-resistant (FR) garment still exists. Let's make the terms "arc-rated" and "flame-resistant"…

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Burning Questions
Hugh Hoagland

How Old is TOO Old for Arc Flash PPE?

Question: Is there an ASTM F1506 revision before which I should not use the PPE any longer?   I have been collecting up PPE that is no longer being used by…

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AirLite™ by Enespro PPE: A Review

Just got the new Enespro AirLiteTM 40 cal/cm² Arc Flash Kit with the OptiShieldTM Vented Lift-Front Hood and the brand-new rear fan on the back. This is one of the…

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Announcements
Hugh Hoagland

Pro-Wear Plus Product Notice

Honeywell Salisbury™ has issued a product notice on some of their Pro-Wear™ clothing fabric. The company is immediately recalling all Pro-Wear™ Plus Hoods, Coats, Coveralls, Shrouds and/or Kits that contain…

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