DEHNcare Schutzhaube APHO
DEHN protects against arc faults

Arc fault protective hood DEHNcare APHO

Working in an HRC 3 environment is dangerous, strenuous and sweaty work so it is important to have the right equipment which offers you the best possible protection whilst also being comfortable to wear.

All-round protection with DEHNcare APHO

All-round protection for face, head and neck thanks to the 3-zone protective system

In case of an arc fault, the DEHNcare protective hood will protect you in combination with our safety helmet for electricians. It offers you

  • Zone 1 frontal protection - the impact of heat comes directly from the front from the switchgear installation
  • Zone 2 secondary protection - against indirect incident energy, e.g. reflected energy comes from the side or from behind
  • Zone 3 particles protection - against flying and falling particles

Background knowledge: HRC = "Hazard Risk Category", describes protection categories for different working environments.

Your advantages with DEHNcare APHO

Less humidity, better ventilation, quick to fit

The DEHNcare protective hood works with an open system which means that the ventilation is much better than with a closed system. It can quickly and simply be adjusted to fit the individual wearer using the hook and loop fasteners.

Excellent wearing comfort

The skin-friendly material is flame-resistant and breathable at the same time. The neoprene at the front reduces the incident energy of an arc fault to a harmless level – this prevents second degree burns. Breathable leather at the back of the head reduces humidity and provides a pleasant climate under the hood.

Pivoted visor

In order to improve the air circulation, the visor can simply be pushed up. Safety first: For reasons of safety, the visor is, of course, not lockable in the open position.


Good to know:

The back of the head is also protected. The DEHNcare protective hood successfully blocks reflections which occur when the arc fault energy hits a wall on the opposite side.

Good news for the purchaser

Existing equipment can still be used. Because the DEHNcare protective hood fits over the helmet, it also protects thermoplastic helmets.
For you this means that the safety helmets for electricians already at hand can continue to be used. It is not absolutely necessary to use special thermosetting helmets.

The standardised clip system (Euroslot) also has several advantages:

  • the clips are individually replaceable
  • existing clips can be used
  • spare parts are readily available



Inspection interval for protective clothing?

We frequently receive queries about the inspection intervals for and also the useful or service life of DEHNcare protective clothing, like coats, jackets, trousers and gloves.

There are no general inspection requirements.

All DEHNcare products should only ever be used in flawless condition. Before each use, please ensure that

  • the products are not soiled
  • all the seams are intact
  • the fastenings work properly
  • the clothing has no tears or holes

Have you got any questions? Contact us.


Phone: 877-927-6510

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