Responsible Manufacturing At Westex, we are firm believers that you need to know and trust the fabric in your FR/AR gear. We are committed to ethically sourcing our materials and responsibly manufacturing our products. This commitment drives back to the heart of our approach as a […]

Learn the Science of Fabric Selection

In the protective clothing market, there are many choices to make when specifying personal protective equipment (PPE). Flame-resistant and arc-rated (FR/AR) fabrics, which form the foundation of bodywear PPE and largely dictate the level of protection achieved, come in numerous formulations, all with their own […]

How To Run a Ground Test

Figuring out how to get started with the performance of a ground test can be challenging, and for good reason. Most electrical testing involves discrete manmade equipment. Ground testing does not. Aside from a ground rod or another point of connection to a larger structure […]

Exploring Permanently Mounted Voltage Testing Products

There are a variety of different electrical safety products that are permanently mounted, each with different functionality and limitations. They all have different purposes and should not be discussed interchangeably. Three common types of permanently mounted products are Voltage Indicators, Test Portals, and Absence of […]