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Warning over flame resistant products

TWO Fire Resistant Anti-Static rated products have failed to meet the fire resistance and electrical resistance standards in recent tests, the Queensland Mines Inspectorate has warned.

Even AS material had the potential to store a static charge if the material was isolated from earth.

Even AS material had the potential to store a static charge if the material was isolated from earth.

In September 2020 QMI testing of the antistatic properties of FRAS rated materials identified the potential for FRAS material to build up sufficient charge that could lead to an incendive spark. "The...

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