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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Testing – Expanded Services with ArcWear, a Kinectrics Company

Practical expedited testing support and complete certification services for flame, flash fire and arc flash.

Working together, Kinectrics and ArcWear are offering an expanded level of support to help clients expedite product development and get standard PPE testing completed faster than ever.

Ask about our premium expedited testing for most of our tests

Clients may choose to contact ArcWear (a Kinectrics company) directly, as the lead provider, to determine testing requirements and make sample preparation and arc testing arrangements by shipping to the US location if preparations or additional testing is required.

For a full range of our testing capabilities see our ArcWear Arc Flash and Flash Fire Testing Site.

Testing with Kinectrics’ ArcWear service line generates data that is accepted toward ASTM/SEI Certification Services and UL’s Data Acceptance Program for a wide range of arc, flame and thermal testing.


FlashCert™ Arc, Flame and Thermal Certification Programs

In addition, complete certification services for high visibility safety apparel (ANSI/ISEA 107), arc flash (ASTM F1959, F1506, F1891, F2178, F2675, F2676, F887) and fire service/flash fire testing (NFPA 2112, NFPA 1971, NFPA 1975, NFPA 1977 and ASTM F2733) can be provided through the FlashCert Testing Program offered by a consortium which includes Kinectrics, ArcWear, BTTG Testing & Certification Limited, and ASTM International’s Safety Equipment Institute (SEI).


Full ANSI / ISEA 125 arc flash certifications (Level 1-3) are also available, as well as a wide range of individual tests for ASTM, IEC, NFPA, CSA, CGSB, ISO and other designations.


Leading Users of PPE and Manufacturers trust Kinectrics for their specialty PPE testing needs. Our services include:

·         Pre-purchase PPE Qualification Testing 
            PPE or material pre-testing

·         Vendor Qualification
            Auditing of quality control or quality control testing

·         Maintenance Qualification
           Quality control testing of PPE cleaning or aging, part of our life-cycle services
·         Incident/Failure Analysis
            PPE or electrical equipment failure analysis or incident investigations for PPE                                       performance, safe work practices and equipment failure analysis

Contact us​ for more information on these programs.​