SURVIVE-ARC® Switching hood 51.5 cal/cm2 CAT 4

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SURVIVE-ARC® Switching hood 51.5 cal/cm2 CAT 4

SURVIVE-ARC® Switching hood 51.5 cal/cm2 CAT 4

Application: Work wear for the electrical industry.


Survive-ARC® arc flash switching hood, CAT 4, ATPV 51.5 cal/cm2. Shaped one piece full arc flash switching hood, internal dielectric hard hat and large viewing protective face shield. Optional: Ventilated hood. Switching suit: See separate product data sheet.


ColourHood: Royal blue Lens: Light green
SizeOne size fits all
  • Fabric: Permanently flame-resistant (FR) UltraSoft® double pre-shrunk.
  • Thread: Aramid.
  • Hard hat: Internal dielectric hard hat.
  • Lens: ArcShield Dual pane, true colour light green, anti-fog.
Product Standards
  • Fabric: NFPA 70E; ASTM F1506; OSHA 1910.269; EN ISO 11612; EN ISO 11611; IEC 61482-2; ASTM F1959 and OEKO TEX STANDARD 100.
  • Hood and Lens: NFPA 70E; SANS 724; ASTM F2178; IEC 61482-2; NSI Z87:1; EN168 and CE 0339.
  • ATPV1: 51.5 cal/cm2; HAF2: 93.9 %
Hazard AssessmentsThermal effects from electric arc flash, flames and flash fires.
Product CommentsWARNING: READ BEFORE USING THIS PRODUCT Arc flash clothing is intended to provide protection from thermal effects of arc flash and this product must be used as part of an appropriate set of PPC and PPE to protect against the hazards of arc flash. This product complies with standards that are intended to protect against arc flash in most situations that arise in normal use. There may be exceptional cases in which even the best protection is not enough to prevent the harm caused by arc flash or the related effects and, although the product meets statutory and industry specifications, the use of this product does not guarantee that the product will provide complete protection in those exceptional cases. If you are in doubt or do not fully understand these limitations, contact the manufacturer for full information. The product may be returned to the supplier if you are not willing to accept a product that is subject to the limitations set out above. The normal life span of the Arc Shield is one (1) year of outdoor service and two (2) years of indoor service. The Arc Shield should be replaced timeously to ensure optimal performance and safety. 1 ATPV: Arc Thermal Performance Value. The higher the value, the more insulated one is from second degree burn. 2 HAF: Heat Attenuation Factor. The higher the HAF%, the more heat is blocked by the fabric.

Product Features

  • Only TRIPLE certified arc flash suit/hood on the market: SANS 724 (South Africa), IEC 61482-2 and CE (Europe) and NFPA 70E (USA).
  • Guaranteed flame-resistant for the life of the garment.
  • Water washable.
  • Excellent breath-ability, absorbs sweat and moisture.
  • Cotton comfort – cool in summer and warm in winter.
  • 50% longer wear life than traditional 100% cotton products.
  • Designed to interface with the Survive-ARC® work wear and accessories range.


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