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Impulse Sonderausgabe A+A 2013 EN

3rd edition 2013 Textile research and services www.hohenstein.de HoHenstein impulse Special tHe latest information from tHe HoHenstein institute edition We test and certify your PPE A+A 2013 Tailor-made solutions from a single source Everything you need – faster than vices and their speedy implementa- Flexible and fast perience and a worldwide network, you think! This is the principle for tion are particularly beneficial for you It is our aim to provide you with a tai- the Hohenstein Institute offers com- the experts at the Hohenstein Insti- when the PPE has to meet different lor-made individual testing and certi- prehensive consultation at every step tute when supporting you with test- requirements. fication programme. This helps to cut of production, covering for example: ing and certification of all types of The warning effect in line with EN down on development time and saves personal protective equipment (PPE). ISO 20471 (formerly EN 471) in com- costs. Testing and certification pro- Choice of suitable materials, evalu- bination with cut protection in line cedures are completed smoothly re- ation of models and styles for both Speed is key with EN 381 can also usually be test- sulting in faster time-to-market. Time functionality and wear comfort, in- We have significantly streamlined ed within 10 working days*, for ex- and effort for EC type examinations structions for care and definition of In 10 days we test PPC our processes and can now offer ample. The same applies to complex vary. Our staff will work closely with individual requirement profiles. down to the very last standard textile technological tests requirements such as for “PPE against you to ensure quick handling times. fibre with a delivery time of just 10 work- heat and flame” according to DIN EN As an accredited testing and certifi- *presuming the test capacities are available. ing days*. The various testing ser- ISO 11614 (see page 2). cation centre with longstanding ex- Using the standard DIN EN ISO 11612 „Protec- tive Clothing to protect Barbara Schrobsdorff against heat and flame”, Head Certification Centre PPE on the backside you can fi- Protective clothing for firefighters b.schrobsdorff@hohenstein.de ind an example of the test and heat protection +49 7143 271-337 sequence and process. • Performance requirements for protective Electronic properties clothing for firefighting (DIN EN 469) welding - electric arc • Lab test methods and performance requirements for wildland clothing (DIN EN 15614) • Electrostatic properties • Requirements and test methods for fire (DIN EN 1149-5) hoods for firefighters (DIN EN 13911) • Welding and allied processes • Production and testing specification for universal (DIN EN ISO 11611) firefighters turn out gear and station wear (HuPF Part 1 - 4) • Thermal hazards of an electric arc • Protection against heat and flame (IEC 61482-2 Ed.1) (DIN EN ISO 11612 /14116) • Protective gloves for welders • Protective gloves for firefighters (DIN EN 659) (DIN EN 12477) • Protective gloves against thermal risks (DIN EN 407) Heiderose Kübler Mariana Schubert Head Testing Centre PPE Head Service h.kuebler@hohenstein.de +49 7143 271-338 High-visibility m.schubert@hohenstein.de warning clothing +49 7143 271-353 • Test methods and requirements (DIN EN ISO 20471) • For non-professional use Other types of protective clothing (DIN EN 1150) • With limited protection against liquid chemicals (DIN EN 13 034 - Finish Type 6 & B6) • For users of hand-held chain saws (DIN EN 381) Garments for protection • For use where there is a risk of entanglement against cold or rain with moving parts (DIN EN 510) • Knee protectors for work in the kneeling • Protection against cold position (DIN EN 14404) (DIN EN 342) • Protection gloves against mechanical risks • Protection against cool (DIN EN 388) environments (DIN EN 14058) • Protective gloves against chemicals • Protection against rain and microorganisms (DIN EN 374) (DIN EN 343)


Impulse Sonderausgabe A+A 2013 EN
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