ARCBAN® Flame Retardant “Switching” Hood – 47 cal/cm²

J & K Ross Code: ARC/HOOD47

The BSD Arc Protection Hood permits the user to work at live parts or in the vicinity of live parts giving protection against thermal effects of an electric arc.

Colour: Navy

Size: One size


  • Tested according to ASTM F2178, ATPV: 47.0 cal/cm2
  • Fabric tested according to ASTM F1506, CSA Z462, OSHA 1910.269
  • ANSI / ISEA Z89.1-2009 Type 1 Class E and bracket
  • EN166: 2001, EN170: 2002, GS-ET-29: 2019
  • Lens marking: 2C-2 BSD 1 8-2-2 – 166 8 CE 1883

Style Features:

  • HRC4 full hood and visor
  • True colour visor with real colour recognition
  • Visor does not decrease safety properties due to unique reflection technology
  • Hood is attached to the internal safety helmet
  • Fabric double layer, 350 g/m2, (10 oz.yd2) per layer: cotton, Anti-Static
  • Approved for live working

Fabric: 99% FR Cotton, 1% Carbon Fibre , 350 g/m2 – 2 layers

Face Shield: Layer 1 – 1.5mm Polycarbonate Grey / Layer 2 0.5mm Polycarbonate Grey


It is essential before procuring protective equipment for yourself or your employees that you have carried out a full arc flash study to assess the level of risk and that you are employing all possible hazard mitigation measures.

We strongly recommend that you speak to an expert before procuring arc flash PPE to make sure that you are properly protected in relation to the risk you face. Using incorrectly rated PPE can lead to serious injury or death. 

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