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Arc flash Balaclava HRC2 8.1cal/cm2 – ArcTech Merino

SKU: ARC-BALACLAVA2-AT Categories: ,

HRC2 Balaclava by ArcTech Merino combined with clothing and safety equipment to allow operators to be efficient and safe around arc flash environments. Multi-protective with next-to-body protection against threats of fire, radiant heat, metal splash, and an electric arc.

Key Features:

  • Colour: Olive Green
  • Flat-seam stitching on the inside to eliminate irritation while wearing a helmet
  • Offers Head and Neck protection in a single Balaclava
  • Lightweight to ensure comfort in hotter climates
  • Constructed from XP Merino Inherent fabric – 50% Merino Wool and 50% Lenzing FR
  • Designed with the environment in mind: utilising merino wool fibers blended with Lenzing FR®, wood-based cellulose from renewable and sustainable resources.
  • Naturally anti-static, with UV protection and odour-reducing properties.
  • Can fit under a safety helmet
  • Soft and comfortable to wear
  • Fabric manufactured in Australia
  • Garment made in New Zealand

Standards:

  • NFPA 70E HRC2: 8.1cal/cm²
  • Fire retardant
  • ISO 15025 A: Flame spread and surface ignition

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