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

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

Application: Work wear for the electrical industry.


Survive-ARC® arc flash switching suit, CAT 4, ATPV 51 cal/cm2. Three piece arc flash switching suit with a long jacket, bib-and-brace trousers and full hood. Completely metal free with ATPV rating indicated on both garments. Jacket: 88cm long jacket (Large) with zip, flame-resistant (FR) Velcro® front closure and knitted cuffs. Trousers: Bib-and-brace trousers with adjustable bottom leg openings. Switching hood: See separate product data sheet. Switching gloves: See separate product data sheet.


Arc flash switching suit with a long jacket, bib-and-brace trousers and hood.
ATPV rating indicated on both garments.

  •  Long jacket with zip, flame-resistant (FR) Velcro® front closure and knitted
  • Trousers:
    Bib-and-brace trousers with adjustable bottom leg openings.

Switching hood:

  • See separate Product Information sheet.

Switching gloves:

  • See separate Product Information sheet.


  • JACKET: SASJ/13/7 – 5PJ72 – 5PJ80.
  • TROUSERS: SAST/13/7 – 5PT70 – 5PT80.
Colour Royal blue
Size S – 6XL
  • Fabric: Flame-resistant (FR) and arc rated (AR).
  • NFPA 70E.
  • SANS 724.
  • IEC 61482-2.
  • ASTM F2621.
  • 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.

Product Features

  • The only TRIPLE certified arc flash suit on the market:
    •  SANS 724 (South Africa)
    •  IEC 61482-2 (Europe)
    •  NFPA 70E (USA)
  • Guaranteed flame-resistant for the life of the garment.
  • Water washable.
  • Excellent breathability – absorbs sweat and moisture.
  • Cotton comfort cool in summer and warm in winter.
  • Excellent abrasion resistance, 50% longer wear life than traditional 100% cotton garments.
  • Designed to interface with the Survive-ARC® work wear and accessories range.
  • Optional: large heavy duty carry bag or back pack for Survive-ARC® protective clothing and accessories.



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