Arc Belt Media

Welcome to the Arc Belt media page where we will be adding articles, and news about the Arc Belt. As you know, this is the premier belt for electricians and for people who work around electricity. We hope this page helps you understand the importance of wearing the right belt for the job.

New Arc Tested Belt for Electrical Workers

Question: Can an electrical worker wear a normal belt buckle? Are there arc rated or dielectric belts?

Answer: NFPA 70E prohibits wearing certain metal objects into the restricted boundary in 130.6(D), but belts and belt buckles aren’t specifically prohibited. We recommend limiting any metal on the body if clothing and work permits since the standard says,

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Limited Lifetime Warranty

We stand behind our products. The Arc Belt comes with a limited lifetime warranty. Our warranty covers failure of hardware or stitching, which we will repair and return to you at no cost. Buy with confidence!

Testing Standards

Testing was performed by ArcWear at Kinectrics High Current Lab, Toronto, Canada.

There is no standard for testing belts for the arc flash hazard; however, the belts were tested using the test set-up of the ASTM F2621 procedure for finished products. There was NO ignition, melting, or dripping at an energy level of 40 cal/cm2.

Arc flash testing report available by request.

Visit our Testing Results page for more details.