by , on April 3, 2014

April 2, 2014
ArcWear Enters Agreement with SEI to offer ASTM F1506-10a Third-Party Certification

We are pleased to announce that ArcWear has formed an agreement with the Safety Equipment Institute (SEI) allowing us to offer our clients full third-party certification to the ASTM F1506-10a Standard Specification for Flame Resistant and Arc Rated Textile Materials for Wearing Apparel for Use by Electrical Workers Exposed to Momentary Electric Arc and Related Thermal Hazards.

We are optimistic that this agreement will bring great advantages and new opportunities to our customers. While ArcWear is an accredited laboratory with a long history of providing arc flash testing and consulting, the Safety Equipment Institute is a non-profit organization that has long served as a voluntary third-party certification to a broad range of personal protective equipment (PPE).  Our combined experience and expertise allow us to offer full third-party certification with expedited turnaround times and low cost for clients interested in labeling their products with the SEI logo.  Completing third-party certification and using the SEI logo on your product allows our clients to demonstrate that quality and conformance to current standards have successfully been achieved and verified by both a third party testing laboratory and a third-party certification body.

If you are interested in reading more about obtaining third-party certification for ASTM F1506-10a, see here for SEI’s information link for new participants. You can also contact Stacy (below) for testing inquiries or questions.


Ms. Stacy Klausing
13113 Eastpoint Park Blvd, Suite E
Louisville, KY 40223 USA
Phone: (502) 333-0510

Read the full bulletin issued by SEI 

Hugh Hoagland
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Hugh Hoagland is the foremost tester of clothing and PPE exposed to electrical arcs and is an arc flash expert. Read more about Hugh.

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