NASCO ArcLite™ and ArcLite™ HiVis




“For 20 years, ArcLite™ has been the standard for arc protective rainwear. Designed specifically for utility workers who may be exposed to electric arcs, ArcLite is lighter, softer and more comfortable than the competition. With a feature packed design, ArcLite is the most popular foul weather product and sure to meet the needs of the demanding electric utility industry.

Multi-Hazard Protection:
Arc Rated – ASTM F1891 & NFPA 70E
High Visibility Rated –ANSI 107 Type R, Class 3

ArcLite™ Resources & Associated Standards:
Electric Arc
ASTM F1891 & NFPA 70E
High Visibility
ANSI 107

Features & Benefits:
Arc and Flame Resistance – Minimizes burn injury from an electric arc flash
Waterproof – Provides resistance to water penetration
Lightweight – Increases worker comfort
Soft, Flexible – Maximizes worker movement and comfort
Designed by Linemen – Increases worker functionality and acceptance
Limited Chemical Splash Resistance – Minimizes burn injury from splash exposure of certain chemicals

Recommended Applications:
Electric Utility
Electrical Maintenance
Storm Restoration
Meter Service
Electrical Switching
Telecommunication workers
CATV workers

Available Color(s):
Fluorescent Orange
International Orange
ArcLite™ 1000/1500 Series Specific Material Data:
Nomex® E89
Moisture Barrier
FR Synthetic Leather PU/PVC
Finished Weight
8 oz/yd²
Seam Construction
Dielectrically Welded

Yellow (Y), Fluorescent Lime Yellow (FY), Fluorescent Orange (FO), International Orange (BO)
Reflective Trim
3M™ Reflective material

Electric Arc Data:
ASTM F1891
Y: Arc Rating (ATPV) 12 cal/cm²; HAF 80%; Breakopen > 36 cal/cm²
FY – Arc Rating – 7.2 cal/cm²; HAF – 76.3%; Breakopen – 30.6 cal/cm²
FO – Arc Rating – 7.9 cal/cm²; HAF – 78.6%; Breakopen – 30.6 cal/cm²
BO: Arc Rating (ATPV) 16 cal/cm²; HAF 84%; Breakopen > 36 cal/cm²
FY and FO – HRC 1
Y and BO – HRC 2

Chemical Resistance:
Resistant to most acids, salts, and alkalies

Visibility Data:
ANSI 107
Fluorescent Lime Yellow and Fluorescent Orange 1500 Series are ANSI 107 Class 3 Level 2 compliant

ArcLite™ 1500 Series Stock Items:
8 oz/yd², PVC/Nomex® System, Arc Resistant (ASTM F1891, NFPA 70E), Dielectrically Welded Seams.”