By Renée Francoeur
August 17, 2015 – Black Ice and Silver Lining are the newest flame resistant (FR) base layer protection products from National Safety Apparel (NSA).
Both come in mock turtleneck style shirts and long underwear that feature soft and lightweight fabric with breathability, NSA says. Available in black and grey, these flame resistant base layers provide thermal and arc protection.
Made from 6 ounces of FR blended fabric, Silver Lining provides an arc rating of 12 cal/cm2 and offers thermal protection when worn under aluminized PPE. The Black Ice is constructed from 7.7 ounce fabric and delivers an arc rating of 15 cal/cm2, HRC 2 protection and exceptional thermal protection when worn under aluminized clothing.
Both flame resistant base layers meet and/or comply with the following standards/testing: ASTM F1506-10a, ASTM F2700, OSHA 29 CFR 1910.269, NFPA 70E Compliant, CSA Z462-15, and have passed ASTM F955 Molten Metal Performance when worn under aluminized clothing.