PPE Safety

5 Ways to Maximize Your Investment in Personal Protective Equipment

Personal protective equipment (PPE) will vary greatly on the specific job, type of protection needed, and any applicable safety regulations. Some of the more common types of PPE include hardhats, gloves, safety glasses, face shields & masks, protective suits & hoods, and ear plugs. In many cases, PPE is often considered to be a last […]

High Heat Face Shields Overview

High Heat Face Shields Overview

High heat face shields are an essential piece of personal protective equipment used to protect the eyes and face from exposure to extreme levels of heat. Polycarbonate is the base material for most high heat face shields, offering numerous benefits such as high impact and temperature resistance. However, since polycarbonate has a heat distortion temperature […]

An Introduction to Arc Flash PPE Categories in NFPA 70E

Arc flash personal protective equipment (PPE) plays an essential role in protecting electrical workers from dangerous accidental arc flash events. Individuals that work in environments with various electrical hazards must be adequately trained in the use and application of electrical PPE, such as hard hats, ear protectors, face shields, insulated rubber gloves, and more. All […]

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GORE-TEX Professional Fabrics & Paulson Mfg.: Leaders in Arc Flash Safety Pt. 3 of 3

Pt. 3 of 3: Arc Rated GORE® PYRAD® Fabric Technology   In our first installment of this 3-part series, we discussed some of the key trends the electrical PPE market, and how GORE-TEX Professional Fabrics & Paulson Mfg. employ advanced technology to improve electrical PPE. Arc flash suits that are lighter weight and more breathable, […]

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GORE-TEX Professional Fabrics & Paulson Mfg.: Leaders in Arc Flash Safety Pt. 2 of 3

Pt. 2 of 3: Next-Gen Nanoparticle Arc Shields   In our first installment of this 3-part series, we discussed some of the key trends the electrical PPE market, and how GORE-TEX Professional Fabrics & Paulson Mfg. employ advanced technology to improve electrical PPE. Arc flash suits that are lighter weight and more breathable, and face […]

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GORE-TEX Professional Fabrics & Paulson Mfg.: Leaders in Arc Flash Safety Pt.1 of 3

Part 1 of 3: Electrical PPE Market Overview   When it comes to personal protective equipment (PPE) for electrical workers, GORE-TEX Professional Fabrics and Paulson Mfg. are two leading manufacturers that are synonymous with innovation, quality, and above all, a world-class level of protection. Arc rated GORE® PYRAD® fabrics and Paulson arc rated face shields […]

Upcoming Events

As we enter our busy trade show season, we wanted to keep you up to date on some upcoming events that will be taking place over the course of the next month.   ASSP Safety 2021 | Austin Convention Center | Austin, TX Monday, September 13 – Wednesday, September 15, 2021 Safety 2021, put on […]

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What is Nanotechnology and Why is it Utilized in our Arc Shields?

Despite being relatively new, nanotechnology has advanced quickly over the last few decades, thanks to dedicated research by the National Nanotechnology Initiative. Products enhanced by nanoparticles, like scratch-proof glasses and self-cleaning glass, are being used in healthcare, materials science, transportation, and more, and these exciting innovations are only the beginning of what is possible. At […]

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The Paulson Rundown: Arc Flash Face Shields 101

Every electrical worker is aware of the dangers of an arc flash in their daily work. They rely on a wide range of personal protective equipment (PPE) to do their jobs safely and effectively. Commonly used electrical PPE includes arc rated clothing like suits, hoods, coveralls, jackets, pants, boots, and insulated rubber gloves. Other types of […]

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How Paulson is Innovating Arc Flash Safety

Are your electrical workers protected from the damaging effects of an arc flash? An electrical arc flash is a bright and intense flash of light with corresponding extreme temperatures. An arc blast, a show of extreme energy with an equally dangerous high-pressure force may accompany the arc flash. Both are the result of an electrical […]