Video: Fire flash testing

At the University of Alberta’s Protective Clothing and Equipment Research Facility, extensive flash fire testing of several different FR fabrics illustrated the extent, severity and location of bodily burns following a standard three-second fire exposure.

10/11/2011

Flash is required!

In this video sponsored by Westex, the dangers of fire flash explosions are documented and explored.

At the University of Alberta’s Protective Clothing and Equipment Research Facility, extensive flash fire testing of several different FR fabrics illustrated the extent, severity and location of bodily burns following a standard three-second fire exposure.

See the results, and learn how complying with NFPA 2112 and ASTM F1930 can make your company safer.

For more information about arc flash safety and testing, check out the following resources:

Visit Westex for more information about flame retardant fabrics and fire flash safety.



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