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About ArcFlashWear

Arc flash, flash fire, chemical and molten metal splash are unpredictable, but your PPE shouldn't be.


ArcFlashWear is the Australian Distributor of NASCO 'Made in the USA' premium Protective Outerwear Solutions and an end user Supplier of premium Westex UltraSoft and Bruck PR97 workwear. Our protective outerwear and workwear solutions provide personal protection against electric arc, flash fire, chemical and molten metal splash and extreme temperatures. 

Workers around the world in industries from oil and gas, mining, smelting, petrochemical and utilities to general manufacturing, pharmaceuticals and emergency response, all face different on-the-job hazards and all depend on personal protection to keep them safe.

Relying on the proven protection of some of the the world's most trusted and innovative FR and AR solutions, helps safeguard workers against workplace hazards so they can go home safely at the end of their working day.

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Our specialised FR and AR solutions are engineered to ensure they meet or exceed internal and external Customer requirements.

NASCO Protective Outerwear plays a significant role in workplace safety. Whether you need protection from an electric arc, a flash fire, a chemical splash, a roadside traffic hazard or simply foul weather, NASCO products are tested to the most current and stringent safety standards available.

NASCO manufactures the highest quality products available. From digitally mastered patterns to computerised assembly techniques, NASCO engineers 'Made in USA' quality into every garment.

Multi-hazard, breathable and safe Protective Outerwear Solutions enable workers to be more safe and productive. 

Westex UltraSoft and Bruck PR97 everyday workwear keeps workers comfortable and confident in their dangerous and demanding jobs. In the event of a momentary electric arc flash, flash fire, combustible dust or molten metal splash exposure, these high-performance FR/AR solutions give workers a life-saving difference.

Westex UltraSoft and Bruck PR97 offer tested and proven performance that delivers unparalleled and uncompromising protection and comfort, providing safety managers with peace of mind and workers with the confidence they need to get the job done.

The Australian Fire Rated Industrial Sock compliments the Westex UltraSoft and Bruck PR97 workwear range by providing an additional layer of FR/AR protection. It is an essential component of workwear safety and provides premium multi-hazard protection, comfort and durability.


  • Chemical Manufacturing, Processing and Handling
  • Electrical Maintenance
  • Electric Utility Transmission and Distribution
  • Emergency Response
  • Gas Utility Transmission and Distribution
  • Heavy Industry
  • Mine Site Extraction and Processing
  • Oil and Gas Upstream
  • Petrochemical Production and Processing
  • Primary and Remelt Smelting


Our protective solutions are hazard specific, premium and constructed from the world's foremost FR and AR fibres and textiles: Dupont™ Nomex®, Nomex® Essential and Kevlar®, Westex UltraSoft®, Bruck PR97®, Lenzing AG Lenzing™ FR, Polartec® FR, Modacrylic and pure Australian Merino Wool. 

Our proven protection technologies, backed by years of innovation, science and expertise, help industrial and other organisations rise to the challenge of equipping their workers with the PPE they need for optimal protection at work.

  • NASCO ArcWear
  • NASCO FR Fleece
  • NASCO PetroWear
  • NASCO Envisage
  • UltraSoft Apparel
  • PR97 Apparel
  • Australian PPE
  • Electric Arc, Flash Fire, Chemical Splash, Steam and Hot Liquids, Extreme Weather, Low Light Conditions
  • Electric Arc, Flash/Pool Fire, Intense Heat, Flame
  • Electric Arc, Flash Fire, Chemical Splash, Steam and Hot Liquids, Extreme Weather, Low Light Conditions
  • Inclement Weather, Low Light Conditions
  • Electric Arc, Flash Fire, Molten Ferrous Metal, Welding, Intense Heat, Flame
  • Molten Metal, Convective Heat, Radiant Heat, Flame, Electric Arc
  • Molten Metal, Intense Heat, Flame


Knowing the importance of certain processes and taking steps to identify the best practices are vital. Our global consensus standards provide valuable guidance resources for OHS professionals to apply in their roles to protect workers. 

Our Issuer Organisations publish the world's most authoritative standards for testing materials against a wide range of exposures. They are responsible for maintaining uniformity of standards in all areas across the globe.

  • American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM)
  • National Fire Prevention Authority (NFPA)
  • American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
  • Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB)
  • International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO)
  • European Standards (EN)


We engage in a consultative process whereby we:

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  • Confirm the exactness of the hazard and risk and determine the appropriate FR/AR match, design and/or modifications.
  • Provide inspection ONLY garments (on request) and permit procurement of wear test items.
  • Initiate official quotation > PO > procurement.