Nomex® Essential Arc 650 is designed for naval use, providing built-in dual-hazard protection against flash fire and arc flash. This fabric offers excellent user comfort and abrasion resistance while protecting from Category 2 electrical hazards* such as shipboard power generation and electrical distribution systems. Nomex® Essential Arc 650 meets current US Navy performance standards.
Kevlar®, Nomex®, modacrylic, antistatic fiber
220 g/m2 / 6.5 oz/yd2
*Fabric has minimum arc rating of 8 cal/cm2
DuPont Life Protection provides superior PPE options designed for the extreme hazards facing military personnel, emergency responders and law enforcement officers.
Inherent flame resistance
that can't be washed out
or worn away
Better protection at
longer exposures and
Fabric made of
strong fibers resists
tears and abrasion
Extremely durable and
Helps provide valuable
Will not melt
Thermo-Man® is one of the most advanced life-sized thermal burn injury evaluation devices in the industry and uses state-of-the-art technology to demonstrate the heat and flame resistance of Nomex®.
Arc-Man® is one of the most accredited open arc test laboratories that assesses and compares the protection that various materials provide against the thermal effects of an electric arc.