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Flashbarrier™ Electrical Arc Suppression Blanket

Source: Oberon Company, division of Paramount Corp.

Flashbarrier™ Electrical Arc Suppression Blanket
Oberon introduces its Flashbarrier™ Arc Suppression blanket. The blanket is ideal for use in confined space. It provides protection to the worker from incidental arc accidents, which may occur adjacent
Oberon introduces its Flashbarrier™ Arc Suppression blanket. The blanket is ideal for use in confined space. It provides protection to the worker from incidental arc accidents, which may occur adjacent to his workspace. The blanket acts to deflect this energy away from worker, dissipating the force of the arc incident. The Flashbarrier blanket is manufactured of a multilayered fabric design including tough Dupont® Kevlar®.

It is important to note that the blankets, when properly used and anchored, are intended to divert energy away from the user. They are not designed to provide insulation from electric shock, nor do they absorb the force of the explosion. The Flashbarrier blankets are also not intended as a substitution for the user wearing appropriate, suitable personal protective apparel. The blankets do not absorb the energy, but divert it away from the user. The user could be exposed to collateral energy, so it is wise to wear PPE as a precaution.