12 Cal Arc Flash Protection Clothing & PPE

CATU Arc flash kit 12 cal

Arc Flash Protection

12 Cal

12 Cal/cm² Protective Coverall Kit By CATU

CATU KIT-ARC-A-01 is a comfortable, lightweight arc flash protection kit rated to 12 cal/cm². The pro kit gathers a selection of essential garments to guarantee protection against electrical arc risks. 12 cal/cm² refers to the units of incident energy that the PPE and clothing kit can withstand – should you require guidance on selection and use of an Arc Flash Calculator please call Thorne & Derrick.

The CATU KIT-ARC-A-01 includes an arc rated jacket and trousers combination, or arc flash coverall depending on kit selected.

Thorne & Derrick stock and distribute an extensive range of arc flash clothing & protection available in a range of sizes and cal ratings to ensure protection against the dangers and risks of arc flash hazards manufactured by market-leading specialists CATU.

Each CATU KIT-ARC-A-01 arc flash protection kit includes:

  • AFG-1001 coverall / AFG-2000 arc flash jacket + AFG-2001 trousers
  • Insulating electrician helmet – MO-182/1-B
  • Arc flash face shield – MO-187/1
  • Helmet and shield cover – M-87413
  • Protective hood – MO-134
  • Mechanical protection glasses – MO-11000
  • Carrying bag – M-87295
  • CATU kit provides 12 cal/cm² arc flash protection

12 Cal Arc Flash Protection Clothing & PPE

Thorne & Derrick can supply from stock the most extensive range of Arc Flash Clothing & Garments (with FR Flame Resistance) for 12 cal arc flash protection – a wide range of men and women’s garments including jackets, coveralls, trousers, polos-shirts and gloves are available in high-vis yellow, hi-vis orange, two-tone yellow, blue and single colour blue. Our range of 12 cal arc flash protection PPE is available from stock in the UK for immediate delivery – please do not hesitate to contact us for further information or a quotation for substation electrical safety equipment for LV MV HV power networks.

CATU KIT-ARC-A-01 Arc Flash Protective Clothing Kits 12 Cal

Arc flash clothing kit provides protection against arc hazards up to 12 Cal/cm²


➡ Other Arc Flash Clothing Kits Include


IEC 61482-2 & NFPA 70E Compliant Arc Flash Clothing

CATU KIT-ARC-A-01 are both IEC 61482-2 (Standard Specification for Thermal Effects of an Electrical Arc Event) and NFPA 70E compliant. NFPA 70E assists companies and their employees in avoiding serious workplace injuries, accidents and fatalities caused by electrocution, arc flash and arc blast. CATU Electrical 12 cal arc flash kits are CE marked.

CATU Arc Flash Protection Kit Contents


Technical Specification

CATU Part NumberDescription
M-874131 x Protective cover for helmet and visor
MO-110001 x Anti-UV Mechanical protection safety glasses EN 166/EN 170
MO-1341 x Arc flash protective hood (12 cal/cm²)
MO-182/1-B1 x Insulating electrician helmet EN 397/EN 50365
MO-187/11 x Face Shield EN 166/EN 170




1 x Arc flash coverall 12 cal/cm² IEC 61482-2, EN 1149-5


1 x Arc flash jacket IEC 61482-2, EN 1149-5

1 x Arc flash trousers EC 61482-2, EN 1149-5

M-872951 x PPE kit carrying bag

CATU 12 Cal Arc Flash Protection

Product Selection

CATU Arc Flash Kit Part NumberDescriptionArc Flash Protection & Capacity (cal/cm²)Box Test
CATU KIT-ARC-A-01-C-(*)Kit with coverall AFG-100112 cal/cm²APC 1
CATU KIT-ARC-A-01-JP(*)Kit with jacket AFG-2000 and trousers AFG-200112 cal/cm²APC 1

(*) CATU reference to be completed by size required – S, M, L, XL or 2XL as standard.

All the above CATU 12 cal/cm² are compliant with the IEC 61482-2 standard class 1 and are complete ready to use kits.

Arc Flash Clothing Size Selector

The following Tables provide the Chest (A), Waist (B) and Hip (C) measurements to enable the correct selection of arc flash clothing and garments to provide electrical protection including jackets, trousers and coveralls.

Arc Flash Jackets
Size to orderXSSMLXL2XL3XL4XL5XL
A – Max chest measurement (cm)909498101105109113117121
C – Max hip measurement (cm)929498102106110113117121
The chest measurement defines the size of the garment as long as the hip measurement is less than or equal to the measurement shown in the table. If not, choose the next size up.
Arc Flash Trousers
Size to orderXSSMLXL2XL3XL4XL5XL
C – Max hip measurement (cm)909498102106110113117121
Arc Flash Coveralls
Size to orderXSSMLXL2XL3XL4XL5XL
A – Max chest measurement (cm)909498101105109113117121
B – Max waist measurement (cm)9296100104108111115119123
C – Max hip measurement (cm)102106110113117121125129133
The chest measurement defines the size of the garment as long as the hip measurement is less than or equal to the measurement shown in the table. If not, choose the next size up.
Arc Flash Clothing

Chest (A) Waist (B) Hip (C) | Clothing Size Guide

CATU Electrical Safety

T&D stock CATU Electrical Safety Equipment to protect Senior Authorised Persons (SAP’s), Overhead Linesmen, Cable Jointers and High Voltage Substation Engineers working on underground cables and overhead conductors – typical applications include LV, HV & EHV cable jointing and terminating, fuse pulling, switchgear commissioning, racking circuit breakers, electrical switching and live working on medium and high voltage electricity networks.

➡ For the complete range of Arc Flash Clothing Kits please browse the product sections below.

CATU Electrical Safety Equipment

Electrical Safety Equipment – including insulating matting, voltage detectors, insulating gloves, substation life saving kits and PPE.

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