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Arc Flash, ATPV, Canadian FR Clothing, Canadian Made, FR Clothing, PPE -

Your Safety Shouldn’t be a Guessing Game Tests for FR Clothing are conducted to determine the true protection value of your personal protective equipment (PPE). Testing fabrics and finished garments for an arc-flash determines the Arc Thermal Performance Value – or ATPV. Arc Thermal Performance Value (ATPV) ATPV measures the calories of energy or heat per square centimeter needed to burn or melt the fabric. 1 calorie per square centimeter is roughly equivalent to holding a lighter next to the fabric for one second. ATPV is broken down into categories. The FR CAT rating for flame-resistance is used to identify...

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climate change, drought, firefighter gear, fr clothing, wildfire, wildland firefighting -

As Canada’s largest manufacturer of wildland fire PPE, we have a responsibility to produce and supply safety gear in a timely and efficient manner. 

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fr clothing, manikin test, ripguard, ripstop -

MWG RIPGUARD™, which is used to make FR pants and FR outerwear, performed very well in the Manikin Test. The results showed a body burn of 17 per cent or less, including head and hands, which is a terrific score for such a lightweight and comfortable fabric.

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canadian fr clothing, canadian ppe, fr clothing, fr fabrics -

How to handle the heat while wearing FR Clothing Staying cool outdoors seems like an impossible task right now. With temperatures soaring above 40 degrees Celsius across North America, working outdoors can be unbearable. No matter how much water you drink or how little clothing you wear, you’re going to be hot. There’s no stopping that. But you can do your best to control your body temperature, and avoid risking any serious heat-induced injuries. This starts with your clothing. Many don’t have the luxury of wearing board shorts and a Hawaiian shirt when working outdoors, and are required to wear...

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bug spray, canadian fr clothing, fr clothing -

It’s important to protect yourself from potentially harmful insects, without having to compromise the protection your FR clothing provides.

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