My wife needs a flame-resistant and non-arcing bra for work.

Does anyone have a suggestipon where I can find such a thing? I tried and and I cannot find anything.



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Oh ! that was good! Mick were you born in the 30's? is another option.
Can we see examples, before and after?

I stumbled on this thread in 2014, long after the original posting, as I was looking for flame resistant sports bras and this thread came up in search.

I have found three options. From least to most expensive, they are: has a line of flame resistant clothing for women, and they sell a flame resistant sports bra for $39.99.  It is made out of DriFire fabric, which I am not at all familiar with. The company's site states that DriFire is NFPA 70E compliant and that they do a lot of business with the military. Their sports bra looks very practical. They also sell flame resistant underwear.     
3rd Earth Fireproof
The Etsy shop 3rd Earth Fireproof bills itself as "an innovative clothing line with the fire performer in mind." They sell a sports bra made out of Nomex fabric with Kevlar trim, hand made, $90.   
ArcStore offers a flame and arc resistant bra for $139.99.  The bra is made of nomex and the straps are a PBI/Kevlar blend. NFPA 70E compliant, includes a safety video, and looks totally reputable.   
The ArcStore site has an interesting article about women who suffered burns to the breasts when wearing regular bras, even though their outer clothing was protective. In both cases, the cause was electrical sparking.
While this bra is extremely expensive, it most directly addresses the original poster's safety concerns.

Here's a link to a study by the Forest Service, "Tests of Undergarments Exposed to Fire."

the best flame resistant material for clothing such as underwear and bras is the old standard cotton.

anything else would be too flammable to wear in a fire situation or arc flash incident.

while tight woven wool is also good it would be heavy and uncomfortable.

i forgot to add while there are specialty wear out there they are also prohibitively expensive

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