ISO and ASTM standards for the manufacture of personal protective equipment (PPE)
For the production of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) it is mandatory that the technical textile complies with the relevant standard, ISO and/or ASTM. Use the options to search and filter through the available standards.
EN ISO 11611
Protective clothing for use in welding and related processes
The EN ISO 11611 standard specifies minimum safety requirements and their test methods for protective clothing and the processes related to comparable risks.
EN ISO 11612
Requirements for fabric and materials for protective clothing for heat and flames
The EN ISO 11612 standard analyses protective properties of garments, their materials (protective fabrics) and accessories when presented with heat and flames. In addition, this standard analyses whether resistance, shrinkage and useful life meet minimum levels. All this is certified in official ILAC-MRA laboratories.
EN ISO 1149
Electrostatic properties of fabric and materials for protective clothing
The EN ISO 1149 standard specifies a test method for the materials used for manufacture of protective clothing or gloves with electrostatic dissipation to prevent incendiary discharges.
EN ISO 13688
Minimum requirements for protective clothing
The EN ISO 13688 standard specifies the general performance requirements for ergonomics, innocuousness, size designation, ageing, compatibility, marking and information that must be provided to the manufacturer for protective clothing.
The EN ISO 13688 standard should only be used in combination with other standards that contain specific protection requirements and not autonomously.
EN ISO 13034
Requirements for protective clothing for splashes of chemical products (Type 6 equipment)
The EN ISO 13034 standard specifies the requirements for protective clothing against splashes of chemical products. Feature requirements regarding abrasion, resistance and traction and penetration as well as repellancy of acid liquids are checked.
Garments classified under this standard are considered to be in Category III.
EN ISO 20471
Requirements for fabric and materials for protective clothing for high visibility.
The EN ISO 20471 standard specifies high-visibility requirements for protective clothing that is capable of visually signalling the presence of the wearer. High-visibility clothing is made to make the wearer visible under any kind of light, to be seen by drivers of vehicles or other mechanised equipment in daylight and when illuminated by lamps in darkness.
Requirements for colour and retro-reflection features are checked, as well as those related to minimum area and availability of the materials used in the protective clothing.
Requirements for protective fabric and materials for arc flash.
The IEC 61482-2 standard specifies protection levels that garments and fabrics must meet when presented with electric arc. Protection levels may be used in conformance with the following standards: Open Arc IEC 61482-1-1 that records arc rating levels (ATPV or EBT) and Box Test EN IEC 61482-1-2 in Class 1 (4Ka) and/or Class 2 (7Ka).
EN ISO 15384
Requirements for fabric and materials for protective clothing for forest firefighters.
The EN ISO 15384 standard specifies the test methods and minimum features for protective clothing designed to protect the body of the wearer, except for the head, hands and feet, when worn for forest firefighting and associated activities.
EN ISO 469
Requirements for fabric and materials for protective clothing for firefighters.
The EN ISO 469 standard specifies the minimum required levels for protective clothing that is used during firefighting procedures and associated activities.
EN ISO 343
Requirements for protective clothing for rain.
The EN ISO 343 standard specifies the requirements and test methods applicable to protective clothing for precipitation.
EN ISO 342
Requirements for protective garments and outfits against cold environment.
The EN ISO 342 standard indicates the minimum security requirements established for choosing protective clothing against cold environment.
EN ISO 14058
Requirements for garments, fabrics and materials for protection against cold environments.
The EN ISO 14058 standard specifies the requirements and test methods for the features of garments for protection of the body against cold environments with temperatures above -5ºC.
EN ISO 14116
Requirements for protective clothing for heat and flames.
The EN ISO 14116 standard specifies a test method for the materials allotted for use in the manufacture of protective clothing or gloves with electrostatic dissipation to prevent incendiary discharges.
American requirements for flame retardant garments and fabrics for protection when presented with fire.
The NFPA 2112 standard specifies the American requirements and methods of analysis for fireproof garments and fabrics for factory worker in the presence of fire exposure.
American requirements for protective suits for fires.
The NFPA 1971 standard specifies some characteristics for firefighting suits, establishes minimum protection levels against thermal, physical, environmental and bloodborne pathogen risks that come about during firefighting work.
American requirements for protective clothing and equipment for forest firefighters.
The NFPA 1977 standard specifies the requirements for protective garments and equipment to protect against environmental effects faced by personnel that carry out firefighting operations.
American requirements for protective clothing for electric arc.
The NFPA 70E standard specifies the requirements for protective garments and equipment against electric arc and related thermal risks.
American requirements for fabric and materials that protect against electric arc.
The ASTM F1959/F standard specifies the protection levels that must be met by garments and fabrics when presented with electric arc according to American standards.
American fire resistance requirements for fabrics (vertical flame test)
The D6413 standard determines the response of fabrics when presented with vertical flame.
EN ISO 6530
Requirements for protective clothing for liquid chemical products.
The EN ISO 6530 test method specifies material resistance to penetration by liquid chemicals.
EN ISO 12127
Requirements for protective clothing for heat and flames when presented with contact heat.
The EN ISO 12127 test method determines the transfer of heat by contact through protective clothing or its component materials.
EN ISO 13934
Traction properties of protective fabrics.
The EN ISO 13934 test method determines the maximum force and prolongation of maximum force for fabrics.
EN ISO 13937
Tear properties of fabrics.
EN ISO 13938
Bursting properties of fabrics.
The EN ISO 13938 determines bursting strength and bursting distension of protective fabrics.
EN ISO 15025
Protection against flames
EN ISO 17493
Clothing and equipment for protection against heat
The 17493 test method determines resistance to convective head using a convection oven.
EN ISO 5077
Determination of variations in dimensions due to washing and drying
The EN ISO 5077 test method specifies preparation, marking and measurement of fabrics in order to determine variations in dimensions.
EN ISO 6942
Protection against heat and fire
The 6942 test method evaluates materials when they are exposed to a radiant heat source.
EN ISO 9150
Behaviour of materials when presented with molten metal splashes
The 9150 test method determines the behaviour of materials upon contact with small splashes of molten metal.
EN ISO 9151
Clothing for protection against heat and flames.
The 9151 test method determines convective heat transfer upon exposure to a flame.
EN ISO 9185
Resistance to molten metal splashes
The 9185 test method evaluates the resistance of protective clothing materials to molten metal splashes.
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