Salisbury’s Arc Flash Hoods (balaclava) create 360 degree° head and neck protection from arc flash dangers, when used with a PRO-SHIELDTM. Each Arc Flash Hood is made from two layers of rib knit material and has an elastic face opening that maintains its shape and size.
The AFHOOD10 has an ATPV rating of 10 cal/cm2 and is made from 20% Nomex® and 80% Lenzing FR® materials. The AFHOOD15 has an ATPV rating of 15 cal/cm2 and is made from 100% Nomex® material. The AFHOOD20 has an ATPV rating of 20 cal/cm2 and is made from 40% P84®, 55% Lenzing FR® material and 5% Kevlar®. Both the AFHOOD28FF and the AFHOOD28EO are made from 100% Indura Ultra Soft® 131 Rib knit with a 2-ply top and a 1-ply bib.
CAUTION: Arc Flash Hoods must be worn in combination with a face shield in order to comply with the requirements of NFPA 70E HRC 2* and will protect 360 degrees inside the arc flash boundary.