Flame-Resistant Clothing Breakthroughs

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3 min read FR wear finally has an improvement. Now you can buy lightweight, comfortable, breathable garments made from a new polyester. Flame-resistant clothing has a well-earned reputation for being heavy, hot and uncomfortable. So much so, workers sometimes don’t wear it. In this podcast, we tell about modern polyester flame-resistant technology from Bulwark FR and Millikan. TRANSCRIPT: (:00) intro music and effects (:04) Dan Clark: Bulky, sweaty, scratchy. Flame-resistant clothing has had a long, uncomfortable history. But changes are …

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Safe Welding

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3 min read A fireproof workplace and personal protective equipment are critical for safe welding. Welding is a hot work process due a gas flame, an electric arc, a laser or other dangerous heat source. Employees must be properly protected from the high heat and arc flash produced in the welding process. 
Follow rules in ANSI Z49, the guide for safe welding. Flame resistant (FR) clothing will prevent burns. 

UV filters in goggles and helmets will shield the …

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