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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It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. Knit fabrics shall additionally be tested and adhere accordingly to bursting strength characteristics.
The values given in parentheses are for information only.
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ASTM F Performance Specifications for Textiles | Westex by Milliken
This performance specification covers the design characteristics and associated test methods that relate specifically to the flame resistance of textile materials used in the fabrication of basic protection level occupational apparel worn by electrical workers who are exposed to momentary electric arc and related r1506 hazards such as exposure to open flame and radiant heat.
Link to Active This link will always route to the current Active version of the standard. Conversely, woven fabrics shall also be tested and adhere accordingly to breaking load, tear resistance, and seam slippage characteristics.
It should not be used to describe or appraise the fire hazard or fire 1f506 of materials, products, or assemblies under actual fire conditions.
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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: Performance and test requirements related adtm hand protection are detailed in OSHA Historical Version s – view previous versions of standard.
The arc rating of the fabric or fabric system is then determined.