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.


  • Shaped one-piece arc flash switching hood, internal dielectric hard hat and large
    viewing, transparent protective face shield with improved optical correctness.
  • Options:
  •  Ventilated hood.
  •  ATEX zone 2/22 (II 3 GD Ex nA ic IIB T4 Gc tc IIIC T135°C Dc) certified
    headlamp for use in explosive environments, offers 60 lumens at 15m
    for 3h30.
  • Must be worn as part of a complete 51,5 cal/cm² switching suit.


  • VENTILATED HOOD – 5PH91 – SASH/13/7/VENT – 5PH71
Colour Hood: Royal blue Lens: Light green
Size One size fits all.




  • Fabric: Flame-resistant (FR) and arc rated (AR).
  • Hard hat: Dielectric.
  • Face shield: Greater transparency, improved optical correctness and anti-fog.


Arc flash protective work wear for the electrical industry.

Product Standards Fabric, Hood and Face shield:

  • NFPA 70E.
  • IEC 61482-2.
  • SANS 724.
  • ASTM F2178.
  • CE certified.
  • ATPV¹: 51.5 cal/cm²; HAF²: 93.9 %.
Hazard Assessments
  • Thermal effects from electric arc flash, flames and flash fires.
Product Comments WARNING: 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.


  • Only TRIPLE certified arc flash suit/hood on the market.
  • NFPA 70E.
  • SANS 724.
  • IEC 61482-2.
  • Flame-resistant for the life of the garment.
  • Water washable.
  • Excellent breathability; absorbs perspiration and moisture.
  • Designed to interface with the SURVIVE-ARC® work wear and accessories range.



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