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What is an Arc Rating and How is it Determined?

Presenters: Stacy Klausing, PPE Project Manager; Brian Shiels, Service Line Manager. ArcWear A division of Kinectrics, Kentucky, USA.

Learn about flame resistant and arc rated personal protective equipment (PPE), the hazards it is used for and how the PPE evaluated to be placed on the market. The webinar will include information around the evaluation of clothing, gloves, face protection, and fall protection for the arc flash hazard.

August 24th, 2022

1:00 - 1:45 pm (EST)

The History of AATCC TM212, Test Method for Fiber Release During Laundering

Presenter: Heather Elliot, Product Integrity Manager, Smartwool, a VF Corporation headquartered in Colorado, USA.

Release of textile fibres into the world’s waterways is a serious environmental issue.  In the fall of 2021, The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) launched a new test method TM212 Fiber Fragment Release During Home Laundering, a timely and significant tool for those who wish to study this phenomenon in a systematic manner.

February 9th, 2022

1:00 - 1:30 pm (EST)