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 […]

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Polycarbonate PPE Products & BPA: What You Need to Know

As a plastics injection molding company, Paulson Mfg. uses a variety of plastic materials to make products like face shields, goggles, cap brackets and countless other items. Many of our PPE products, including most face shields and goggle lenses, are made from polycarbonate. This plastic material has several benefits, including high impact resistance, high temperature […]

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The Recent Growth of The Arc Flash PPE Market

According to a new research report released by the Global Market Insights, Inc., the electrical safety personal protective equipment (PPE) market is expected to exceed US$20 billion by 2025. This growth trend is the result of several factors, including an increasing focus on safety in the workplace and desire for greater comfort and enhanced product […]