Scott Margolin

Vice President Technical
Tyndale Company


Prior to joining Tyndale, Scott was the International Technical Director at Westex for 16 years, spent ten years at Dupont in the Kevlar and Nomex businesses, the last four of which he led their aramid flash fire business, and was a firefighter for 6 years. Scott has extensive experience with the performance of many protective apparel fabrics; he has conducted or observed over 4000 flash fires and more than 1900 electric arcs at laboratories in the United States, Canada, South America and Europe. Included in this work are the largest and most comprehensive flash fire test series ever conducted by and independent lab; unprecedented field analysis of the energy, duration and hazards of actual flash fires in an outdoor industrial environment, a 3 year arc flash project conducted by a major electric utility which used actual equipment and real system energies, making major advances in confined space and overhead work; and recent groundbreaking testing of low-voltage equipment arcs.


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