Electric arc and welding splatter protective garments require a durable, high strength, high performance FR fabric that adds value without compromising comfort. Norfab ArcWeld® fabric combines the strength, high thermal capability, and durability of Teijin Twaron® with the comfort and moisture management of Lenzing FR® that will maximize the value of your protective garment investment.

Garments made with ArcWeld fabric provide:

  • NFPA 70E Level 2 ARC resistance
  • 100% inherent flame resistance that will never wash out or wear out
  • Cut Protection (ASTM 1790-2005)

Fabric Style




Fiber Blend

60/40 Lenzing FR®, Twaron®

Weight oz/yd2

9.7 (329 g/m2)

Dimensional Stability AATCC 135

< 5%

140° F Wash, 160° F Dry (%) 10X

Washing Colorfastness AATCC 135


140° F Wash, 160° F Dry 10X

Tensile Strength ASTM D5034, (Grab) (W&F), Lbs.

325 x 200

Tear Resistance ASTM D5587 (Trap) (W&F), Lbs.

35 x 15

Vertical Flammability, ASTM 6413-99

Char (W&F), in.

1.0 x 1.0

After Flame (W&F), sec.

0.0 x 0.0

Pilling Resistance, ASTM 3512

30 minutes


60 minutes


90 minutes


120 minutes


ARC Thermal Performance Test ASTM 1959, ATPV (cal/cm²)


ARC Thermal Performance NFPA 7OE

Level 2

Colors Available

Navy Blue, Brown 

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