Oberon Arc Flash Suit - ARC140B

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OBE01-IFR7B-
$3,373.05
Oberon is breaking new ground in electrical worker protection by releasing the first Arc Flash suit tested to provide ballistic protection! For individuals such as electrical contractors or industrial electrician, one may find themselves in a more hazardous work environment where projectiles and shrapnel may be possible. In this environment, provide yourself, or your worker, with the highest level of protection with the Oberon ARC140B Arc Flash Suit.

To provide this high level of Arc Flash protection, the ARC140B incorporates a layer of ballistic Kevlar fabric , in addition to the Oberon ArcX polycarbonate window. The ArcX is an essential component to being able to provide this level of projectile protection. Along with providing a permanent antifog coating, the outer surface of the face shield is treated with Silicote-1 for scratch resistance. The suit fabric and shield window has a V50 of an approximate 700 fps for a 0.22 caliber fragment . Please note that this suit is not intended for use as a bulletproof vest.

ARC140B Black Arc Flash Suit weighs in at an approximate 15 pounds with a fabric weight of only 30.4 oz/yd². The ARC140B suit is made with 76 percent aramid inherently flame resistant , 19 percent melamine and 5 percent PB plus a layer of Kevlar. The clothing arc rating (ATPV) is 140 cal/cm², providing protection for every lineman, electrical contractor, thermographer, industrial electrician, or anyone working within the proximity of an energized circuit, from arc flash heat exposures.

With this groundbreaking suit, the ASTM is still in the process of creating a standard to rate the ARC140B suit. Oberon used the National Institute of Justice "Ballistic Resistance of Personal Body Armor" NIJ Standard-0101-01 to evaluate the ARC100 Ballistic. The ARC140B meets the following standards compliance: ANSI Z87.1-2003, NFPA 70E-2004 & ASTM F1506-02a. The Arc Flash Suit was also tested according to ANSI Z ASTM F1959-05a and ASTM F2178-02.

If you would like an Arc Flash suit with any additional features, such as an Arc Flash DailyWear HRC 1 & 2, spectacles for impact protection, or FreshAir Hood Ventilation System , please contact our customer service department for additional suit features.

Key Features:
  • Material: 76 percent Inherently FR aramid 19 percent melamine, and 5 percent PB plus a layer of kevlar
  • Fabric Arc Rating (ATPV): 140 cal/cm²
  • Fabric Weight: 30.4 oz/yd²
  • Visible Light Transmittal: 18 percent
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Part Numbers:
IFR7B-S - Small Coat, Bib-Overalls, and Arc Flash Hood with Hard Cap
IFR7B-M - Medium Coat, Bib-Overalls, and Arc Flash Hood with Hard Cap
IFR7B-L - Large Coat, Bib-Overalls, and Arc Flash Hood with Hard Cap
IFR7B-XL - Extra-Large Coat, Bib-Overalls, and Arc Flash Hood with Hard Cap
IFR7B-2XL - 2XL Coat, Bib-Overalls, and Arc Flash Hood with Hard Cap
IFR7B-3XL - 3XL Coat, Bib-Overalls, and Arc Flash Hood with Hard Cap
IFR7B-4XL - 4XL Coat, Bib-Overalls, and Arc Flash Hood with Hard Cap
IFR7B-5XL - 5XL Coat, Bib-Overalls, and Arc Flash Hood with Hard Cap
More Information
SKU OBE01-IFR7B-
Price $3,030.00
Weight 30.0000
Brand Oberon
MPN IFR7B
Size No
Color No
Cal/cm2 140
FR Rating HRC 4
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  1. Michael

    2015-11-03 20:38:14

    Do you have a sizing guide?

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    1. Ben

      2015-11-03 20:38:14

      We are working to get this added to the website. It should be listed in the product description shortly.

  2. Eduardo

    2016-03-31 17:35:44

    Does it include KITBAG?

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    1. Ben

      2016-03-31 17:35:44

      Rubber Insulating Gloves and Storage Bags are sold separately.

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