Arc Flash Protection

Increased technical and performance requirements represent new challenges for fabric manufacturers active in the protective apparel market today. People working in a dangerous environment need improved protection against hazardous risks such as violent fires or electric arcing.

On the one hand, we can achieve this goal through products with integrated flame protection that cannot be washed out and through non-flammable materials (to the use as coating carrier).

Thanks to the combination of our internal technology know-how we succeeded in developing our unique Norafin KOMANDA® technology, which gives unique performance characteristics to our nonwovens. Norafin KOMANDA® provides a range of high-grade fabrics that answer the market’s needs for a lightweight, re-usable, strong and breathable material applied in thermal clothing.



End Uses:

  • industrial FR work wear
  • arc flash protective clothing
  • motorsports, fire departments, industry

Performance Characteristics of our Products:

  • excellent flame resistance
    • protection against heat and flame according to EN 11612
    • protection for welders according to EN 11611
    • protection according to EN IEC 61482-1-2 (single-layered material)
      • class 1 below 165 g/m², class 2 below 300 g/m²
    • protection according to NFPA 2112 (double-layered material)
      • class 2 below 113 g/m²
  • arc flash protection according to NFPA 70 E – cat. 4
  • lightweight
  • strong FR protection for multi-layer and single-layer solutions
  • durability to washing (resistance of 100 industrial washes without any performance loss)
  • soft and drapable
  • superior breathability

Norafin Komanda® - Performance Engineered Fabrics for Protective Clothing

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Your Contact Persons
Norafin Jos van Hattum

Jos van Hattum
Senior Consultant Protective Line

T:+49 3733 5507 414
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Norafin Andy Schuffenhauer

Andy Schuffenhauer
Product Manager Protective Line

T:+49 3733 5507 240