About ArcWear

In 1997, Hugh Hoagland founded ArcWear, an arc flash testing firm for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), fall protection and arc flash clothing. We receive fabrics, materials, and clothing from manufacturers, utilities and other businesses across the globe to test for safety. Globally, ArcWear is the most experienced company for arc flash testing, doing 90% of the world's arc flash testing. Our reputation for accuracy and informative results is unsurpassed in the industry. Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, ArcWear receives more than 100 items for ArcFlash testing per month that are transported to Kinectrics High Current Laboratory in Toronto, Canada.

Contact Us

ArcWear is here to answer your questions and assist with any arc flash testing concerns or requests. Our customer service is the best in the industry, we look forward to working with you.


The ArcWear Team

The ArcWear team is made up of electrical safety professionals who each have a distinguished background in electrical safety testing. With diverse qualifications in textiles, engineering and electrical arc testing, our team is dedicated to the providing the world's most comprehensive testing to ensure the safest electrical work environment possible. Our professional staff works as a team in all aspects of arcflash testing to ensure solid results from start to finish.

ISO/IEC 17025 Accredited

ArcWear received ISO 17025 Accreditation, granted by A2LA, the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation, on January 2, 2014.


Safety Equipment Institute (SEI) Partnership

ArcWear partners with the Safety Equipment Institute (SEI) to provide full third-party certification on arc tested products.



ArcWear maintains membership in highly reputable global organizations sharing our vision and commitment to electrical arc flash safety.



ArcWear participates in select conferences around the world each year. If you're attending one, stop by to meet our team and learn how we can help you.



Looking for a position with ArcWear? We're always looking for new talent. Take a look at our open postions and submit your resume today.


Giving Back

At ArcWear, we believe in the importance of giving back to the community. Our staff and family members volunteer annually at various local events. Not only do we value the highest level of excellence in the services we provide, we also consider it our responsibility to make a positive impact in the communities we serve.

Brand Central

Welcome to our download library where you will find ArcWear logos and other marketing materials approved by our brand team. If you have any questions or need to request something you don't see please contact us.