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Here are the answers:
a) There is no difference between AR and FR.
b) In short, all FR is AR, but not all FR is AR.
c) The fabric used to create FR clothing is subject to additional testing beyond what’s required for AR clothing.
d) In short, all AR is FR, but not all FR is AR.
a) Are engineered to be flame-resistant at the either the molecular level, fiber level, fabric level, or a combination of two—or all three to self-extinguish when the ignition source is removed.
b) Are treated with flame-retardant chemicals that slow the rate at which the flame-resistant fabric burns.
c) Keep people cool during thermal events to prevent second-and third-degree burns from the heat of the flames.
d) Make individuals 100% fireproof, even during intense thermal events such as flash fire
a) Arc rating (ATPV) or arc rating (EBT).
b) Manufacturer’s name.
c) Location of origin.
d) Tracking identification code system.
a) Sleeves fully unrolled.
b) Coveralls zipped up.
c) Ankles duct taped to keep debris out.
d) FR undergarments worn as base layer.
a) Capabilities and characteristics of FR fabrics.
b) Construction of the FR garment, including the types of closures to be used.
d) All of the above.
e) All of the above.
a) Yes, two arc ratings can be added resulting in the sum total of both.
b) No, you must get your layered system tested to know your combined arc rating.
a) NFPA® 2112.
b) NFPA® 2113.
d) Third-party certifications.
b) Liquid Detergent
c) Dryer Sheets
d) Liquid Fabric Softener