At Elliotts, we take standards seriously when it comes to arc flash protection

Elliotts manufactures and customizes a wide range of industry specific arc flash and arc rated protective clothing for the Australian market. Wearing arc flash specific flame retardant clothing provides the necessary thermal protection to protect workers from arc flash. Often this his PPE can mean the difference between a minor accident and a catastrophic fatality.

our new range

For over 50 years, Elliotts has been innovating and designing new products to meet customer needs. Anthony Elliott, Managing Director of Elliotts, explains:of ArcSafe® X50 The range is next generation arc flash PPE designed to maximize protection but without compromising wearer comfort. This new state-of-the-art range has been rigorously tested and certified by the world’s leading independent third parties.

Elliot has seen countless cheap imports and unreliable products flood the market and endanger workers. Our hoods and clothing are tested by ArcWear at his Kinectrics High Current Laboratory in Canada. ”

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Arc X50 Series Standards and Tests

Elliotts is proud to invest heavily in product testing and certification by the world’s leading independent third parties.

“Most manufacturers use the test reports provided by the fabric manufacturer to make the garment and call it an arc flash suit. The test gives the wearer confidence that the PPE provides the protection it claims,” ​​said Anthony.

Garments in the ArcSafe® X50 range have been tested to the following standards:

  • ASTM F2178-08 Standard Test Method for Determining Arc Ratings and Standard Specifications for Face Protection Products.
  • ASTM F2621-19 Standard Practice for Determining Response Characteristics and Design Integrity of Arc-Rated End Products in Electric Arc Exposures.
  • IEC 61482-1-2 – Box Test Class 2
  • AS4602.1:2011 High Visibility Safety Clothing: Clothing for High Risk Applications

The ArcSafe® X50 Fabric Ensemble has been independently tested by Kinectrics for:

  • ASTM F1506 Standard for Flame Retardant Fabrics – ASTM F1506
  • IEC 61482-1 Method A – Fabric

ArcSafe® X50 performance results:

  • Arc Rating: ATPV – 52cal/cm. PPE4 (HRC4)
  • IEC 61482-1-2 Box Test – Class 2
  • AS4602.1:2011 – Class D or D/N

How important is it to wear the right equipment?

Elliot quality Personal Protective Clothing (PPC) and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Proven in our daily work. These reliable and popular products are part of a comprehensive range that has evolved over time on the common foundation of quality and care on which the company has built its reputation.

Personal protective equipment is not the first but last line of defense against hazards in many industries and is most effective when applied correctly to the hierarchy of controls and strategies that workplaces implement to protect workers. don’t forget that


Interested in learning more about the ArcSafe X50 testing process? Request a Tech Pack from our sales team – contact us now! Call us 07 3265 2944 Or send us a message – here.

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