The Arc-Man® Test of DuPont shows, what fabric can do

The DuPont™ Arc-Man® is and extraordinary test system. It enables the definition of the protective effect of textiles and protective clothing against electric arc that can reach temperatures of up to 20.000 °C.

The DuPont™Arc-Man® test supports manufacturers in evaluating and comparing the suitability of various materials as protection against thermal effects of electric arcs. This unique test provides valuable data on several crucial parameters that enable manufacturers to optimise their textiles and protective clothing with regard to the protection against electric arc. Reference: IBENA Arc developed with DuPont™ Nomex®.

DuPont™, Nomex®, Kevlar®, Arc-Man® and Thermo-Man® are registered trademarks or trademarks of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company or its affiliates