When hurricane season arrives, our customers who meet the storm head-on need the right protective equipment. Severe weather conditions demand the best protection, and that’s where flame-resistant (FR) raincoats come in. FR raincoats are designed to protect the wearer from various hazards, including electrical arcs, flash fires, and chemical splashes. But not all FR raincoats are created equal. In this article, we’ll discuss why made-in-USA FR raincoats, specifically those manufactured by NASCO Industries, are an excellent choice for surviving the hurricane season.

The Advantage of USA-Made FR Raincoats

USA-made products, particularly those like our FR raincoats, bring numerous advantages to the table. There’s an aspect of quality assurance that comes with being made in the USA. This assurance stems from the rigorous manufacturing standards upheld in the United States, which are among the highest globally. At NASCO, we are ISO 9001:2015 registered, evidence of our commitment to maintaining quality at every production stage. Every piece of protective outerwear we produce is subject to stringent quality checks to ensure that it meets and exceeds these high standards. This quality assurance means that our customers can trust in the durability and reliability of our FR raincoats, even in the harshest hurricane conditions.

Purchasing USA-made products supports local industries and the American economy. Our employee-owners make our products, contributing to job security and growth within our community. When you choose a NASCO FR raincoat, you’re not just getting superior protective gear; you’re also investing in American industry and supporting the livelihoods of hardworking individuals.

Our USA-made FR raincoats strictly comply with safety standards. Compliance with these standards is crucial in protective outerwear, as it guarantees that our products will perform as expected in critical situations. Our FR raincoats meet multiple safety standards, including for flame resistance, chemical splash resistance, and high visibility. This adherence to safety standards is critical to our commitment to providing our customers with the best protection possible during hurricane season.

Choosing USA-made FR raincoats provides superior quality assurance, supports local industries, and ensures strict compliance with safety standards. These advantages translate into better, safer, and more reliable protection for our customers, the industry workers bravely confronting the elements during hurricane season.

About NASCO Industries

At NASCO Industries, we’re proud of the work we do. We have been keeping workers safe since 1979 with products made by our employee-owners. Our protective outerwear, including our FR raincoats, are designed and manufactured to the highest standards, ensuring that they provide optimal protection in a variety of harsh conditions, including the intense weather experienced during hurricane season.

Top FR Raincoats for Hurricane Season

Our FR raincoats are versatile, offering protections like chemical penetration resistance, electric arc resistance, high visibility, comfort, and, of course, water resistance. They are designed to keep workers safe and comfortable, even in the most challenging conditions. Moreover, our raincoats are made in the USA, which means that they adhere to strict quality and safety standards. 

The ArcLite Air FR Raincoat is a high-visibility, ANSI Class 3 compliant garment featuring fall protection access, electric arc resistance (AR Category 2), flash fire resistance, and storm fly front with zipper. Designed to be soft, flexible, waterproof, and windproof, and can effectively reduce worker heat stress.

NASCO ArcLite Coat with Hood

The ArcLite FR Raincoat with Attached Hood is designed for maximum worker comfort and functionality. It offers arc and flame resistance to minimize burn injuries from electric arc flashes, waterproof protection, and limited chemical splash resistance. 

For industry workers, hurricane season is challenging and requires the best protection. Made-in-USA FR raincoats, especially those made by NASCO Industries, offer superior protection, comfort, and durability. They are designed and manufactured to the highest standards, ensuring that they can withstand the harsh conditions of hurricane season and keep workers safe. Choose USA-made FR raincoats for the ultimate protection during hurricane season.