Elliotts Arc flash Switching Clothing now available Ex Stock
Arc flash is arguably one of the most topical issues being discussed in the electrical engineering community in Australia.
Technological and improved safe working procedures have reduced many electrical injuries however incidents related to arc flash have surfaced as one of the leading causes of injury and death to workers.
Elliotts are an experienced manufacturer of personal protective clothing for the electrical utility industry.
Elliotts were the first in Australia to develop and manufacturing switching clothing and arc flash protective clothing for Australian conditions.
Elliotts popular styles of switching clothing are now available ex stock.
- Our hoods, jackets and leggings manufactured from high visibility orange Westex Ultrasoft® and are manufactured to meet the requirements of Australian Standard AS/NZS 4602:1999 High Visibility Safety Garments Class D
Elliott Switching Clothing is manufactured from Westex UltraSoft fabrics which:
- Meets Standards for Flame Resistant Fabrics - ASTM F1506 and NFPA 70E
- Meets standards forhigh visibility - AS/NZS 1906.4:2010 Retroreflective materials and devices for road traffic control purposes - High-visibility materials for safety garments.
The UltraSoft® line of flame resistant 88% cotton/12% high tenacity nylon fabrics is guaranteed flame resistant for the life of the garment in either high temperature industrial or home washing procedures.
The fabric is engineered to focus the excellent abrasion resistance of the nylon on the outer surface to enhance garment wear life, while the cotton fibers are focused towards the skin to optimize comfort. In addition, UltraSoft® fabrics are engineered to have an extremely soft feel to further enhance the superior comfort properties of cotton.
UltraSoft® fabrics are fully flame resistant and the 12% nylon actually enhances the protective performance in some cases, such as electric arc and flash fire exposures.
Elliotts range of Personal Protective Clothing (PPC) ,Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), gloves and Welding Safety Gear are used on-the-job every day across Australasia. They are specified routinely for and by workers in metal, petrochemical, mining, emergency services, construction and other industries where safety hazards exist. These reliable and popular quality safety gear products are part of a comprehensive range evolved over time and based on the common foundation of quality and care for which the company has built its reputation.
Elliotts quality safety gear allows you to take care in any situation.