FR Clothing

How to Navigate the FR/AR Clothing Marketplace

March 12, 2019

Derek Sang, QSSP, Technical Training Manager, Bulwark Protective Apparel Regulations and Standards Historically, the regulations and standards have at the very least required that employees who were exposed to short-duration thermal hazards, such as arc flash and flash fire, not wear anything that could melt. This eliminated garments constructed using synthetics, such as polyesters, nylons,…

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CarbonX® Arc! to be Introduced at CarbonX/TexTech Industries Protective Markets booth at the 2018 NSC

October 18, 2018

CarbonX Arc provides extraordinary protection against arc flash hazards. Constructed of the proprietary CarbonX fiber blend, this lightweight and comfortable fabric also delivers truly non-flammable protection for many industrial safety applications. In fact, CarbonX Arc is rated NFPA 70E HRC Category 2 and significantly exceeds the performance requirements of NFPA 2112. KEY SPECS: Weight: 5.2…

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Radians Will Introduce Over 100 New Products at the 2018 NSC Congress & Expo

October 17, 2018

Radians, a top-tier manufacturer of high performance personal protective equipment (PPE), will introduce over 100 new products at the sold-out 2018 National Safety Council (NSC) Congress & Expo, which will be held October 22-24th in Houston, TX. Radians, which is NSC booth number 1935, also has a new 30 x 60 island exhibit this year…

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Heavyweight FR Sweatshirt

September 12, 2018

The Heavyweight FR Sweatshirt is available in navy, grey and in zip front/crew neck styles. At 14.25 oz the soft FR fleece provides protection against arc flash and flash fire. Made in the USA, this sweatshirt offers warmth on even the coldest days. National Safety Apparel

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Global Glove and Safety is Excited to Announce Their New Line of Bullhead Safety™ Winter Liners

August 31, 2018

Staying warm is an essential part of staying safe. On construction sites, in warehouses and when facing any low-temperature situation, Bullhead Safety Winter Liners provide protection against the cold, insulating workers from the elements. Global Glove is especially excited about their line of flame-resistant thermal liners. With arc ratings at or above any winter liners…

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Radians enters AR/FR market with launch of new VolCore line

August 10, 2018

Radians recently launched VolCore™, their new line of Flame Resistant (FR) workwear that helps protect workers from short-term thermal hazards, including arc flash and flash fire. VolCore AR/FR workwear self-extinguishes and does not melt when exposed to flame, dramatically reducing the severity of burn injuries. Industries that require AR/FR clothing include utilities, oil and gas,…

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Black Stallion® Introduces Lightweight Welding Jacket with FR Cotton Stretch Knit Back Panel for Comfort and Breathability

May 23, 2018

Staying cool, comfortable and protected while welding is now easier with the new Stretch-Back FR Cotton Welding Jacket (JF1625-NG) from Black Stallion®. The lightweight Stretch-Back welding jacket offers all the protection of a Black Stallion standard welding jacket, with the added comfort of a flame-resistant cotton stretch knit back panel. The looped knit yarns of…

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Ergodyne Adds More Cool, ANSI-Compliant Hi-Vis to GloWear® Line

April 11, 2018

As outdoor work increases with the temperature, Ergodyne has announced a new addition to its GloWear® Hi-Vis Apparel Line to help workers be seen and stay cool. The new 8009 Hi-Vis Mesh Leg Gaiter compliments the six new GloWear® offerings rolled out by Ergodyne ahead of last construction season, including the 8005 Hi-Vis Mesh Neck…

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Workrite Uniform Company Achieves ISO 9001:2015 Certification for Quality Management

March 15, 2018

Protective clothing manufacturer meets requirements of international quality management standard Workrite Uniform Company, a manufacturer of flame-resistant (FR) and chemical-splash protective (CP) clothing, achieved ISO 9001:2015 certification for its quality management systems. This accomplishment demonstrates that the company uses effective quality management practices to enhance customer satisfaction and consistently deliver quality products. ISO is an…

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Custom Protective Gear

March 13, 2018

Building on its 40-year legacy of leadership in work and safety gloves and apparel, West Chester Protective Gear is introducing a new line of high-quality, high-visibility garments, distinguished by a broad range of styles, customization options and low price-points. The product line includes vests, shirts, outerwear and rainwear, designed for a variety of construction and…

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