ASTM F Standard Performance Specification for Flame Resistant and Electric Arc Rated Protective Clothing Worn by Workers. Page 1. NFPA TREATED FLAME RESISTANT FABRIC. INHERENTLYFLAME RETARDANT MATERIAL. ASTM F Page 2. NFPA E ARC FLASH. The (ASTM F) Arc Flash Standard governs standard performance specification for textile material for wearing apparel for use by electrical workers.

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Performance requirements related aatm this category of protective clothing are detailed in Specification F This information you provided will be used in accordance with the terms of our privacy policy. This performance specification covers the design characteristics and associated test methods that relate specifically to the flame resistance of qstm materials used in the fabrication of basic protection level occupational apparel worn by electrical workers who are exposed to momentary electric arc and related thermal hazards such as exposure to open flame and radiant heat.

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Both the heat transmission through the fabric and the energy released by the electric arc are measured. Check out our Resource Center Want to learn more about our fabric and ensuring worker safety? Create Account An account gives you access to more of our best resources.

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Referenced Documents purchase separately The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard. It is the asgm of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. Knit fabrics shall additionally be tested and adhere accordingly to bursting strength characteristics.

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Do you want to unlock just this resource or would you like to unlock all of our best resources? Conversely, woven fabrics shall also be tested and adhere accordingly to breaking load, tear resistance, and seam slippage characteristics. Refer to Guides F or F related to industrial or home laundering. ASTM F was developed to give minimum performance specifications for protective clothing. It should not be used to describe or appraise the fire hazard or fire risk of materials, products, or assemblies awtm actual fire conditions.

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The videos, white papers, brochures and other materials in our Resource Center can help. When evaluated in accordance with the test procedures enlisted herein, knit fabrics and woven fabrics of different fabric weights shall conform to individually specified values of the following properties: Historical Version s – view previous versions of standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

The data is evaluated against the Stoll curve or second degree burn curve through logistic regression techniques to determine the probability of burn injury.

The arc rating of the fabric or fabric system is then determined.

Standard account sign in: Want to learn more about our fabric and ensuring worker safety? Performance and test requirements related to asmt protection are detailed in OSHA This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use.