E-MAN Electric Arc Testing


  On 29.03.10 the newly introduced
practical test of electric arc protection
according to EN 166 8 
(test procedure described in GS
-ET29) has been conducted at the
test facilities of the Technical University
Ilmenau/Germany. E-MAN helmet
did pass the test successfully:
Klasse 1 = 4000 A for 0,5 sec*
Klasse 2 = 7000 A for 0,5 sec**

* E-MAN Standard
** E-MAN 7000

Start of electric arc

Peak of heat buildup

Cooling down

Cooling down