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11 Dec

What is an arc flash analysis?


An Arc Flash Analysis is a detailed and comprehensive analysis of the electrical risks that workers in a certain environment could be exposed to.

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11 Dec

Latest CHARNAUD firefighting bunker, rescue suits are a world-first


Top-end, super hi-tech protective clothing manufacturer CHARNAUD of Ladysmith in KwaZulu-Natal has emerged as a global leader in heat-stress mitigation in the firefighting industry with its latest AIR-LITE firefighting gear. These garments are made from a revolutionary ensemble system that is a world-first in terms of protection, comfort, breathability, and low weight.

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10 Nov

Turn Out Gear Cleaning Basics


Traditionally fire fighters have worn dirty Turn Out Gear as a badge of honour. Today this is starting to change due to the hazardous gases they encounter at every scene from hydrogen cyanide to benzene and other hazardous gases and materials which are present at most fires. Cleaning Turn out gear has become an essential part of a fireman's health and safety regime.

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19 Sep

All Arc Rated fabrics are Flame Resistant, but not all Flame-Resistant fabrics are Arc Rated.


The letters “AR” stand for Arc Rated and the letters “FR” stand for flame resistant, ALL AR clothing is flame resistant (FR), but not all FR clothing has been Arc Rated.

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