The Suit is produced in a standard size sufficient
to accommodate a person of up to 1.95 metres in height.
Size 44 European (10 UK) boots are fitted as
standard (see optional extras); other sizes are available on
Size 10 gloves are fitted as standard; other
sizes are available on request.
- Visors can either be manufactured from a composite laminate
of materials or a double glazed configuration giving clear undistorted
vision that will hold back chemical permeation for the substances
listed in the European standard prEN943-2 and the American NFPA
1991 standard for more than 480 minutes; the mechanical strength
of the visor conforms to EN146:1991. The visor comes in two styles;
for suits fitted with a horizontal zip a wide visor is fitted
and for suits fitted with a vertical zip a narrow visor is fitted.
- Either a 91cm (36") heavy duty gas tight zip fitted horizontally
across the chest or a heavy duty 122cm (48") gas tight zip
down the right hand side of the suit.
- Highly chemically resistant integral heavy duty safety boots
with steel toe cap and mid-sole bonded to the suit. The boot has
specifically formulated to give a minimum of 60 minutes hold back
time for chemical permeation against the substances listed in
- Gloves that are compatible with the material of the suit are
fitted by means of the Respirex locking cuff mechanism; this system
the user to change the gloves when necessary.
- Adjustable internal support belt enables users of varying sizes
to comfortably wear the suit.
- Sufficient exhalation valves to ensure that the pressure change
within the suit does not exceed 1mbar in 1 min. The latent pressure
within the suit does not exceed 4mbar as stipulated by prEN943-1.
- A wide range of airline couplings can be supplied to ensure
compatibility with any airline.
- Each garment is tested and certified in accordance with the
leak tightness test (internal pressure test) as stipulated by
EN464:1994. The suit is supplied with a card that remains with
the garment to record each subsequent leak tightness test.
- 400 litres/minute of air is fed into the suit, 200 litres/minute
is used for breathing and 200 litres/minute of air is used in
equal proportions to each extremity of the suit. This helps to
maintain a comfortable ambient temperature within the garment
and prevents the wearer from suffering early heat exhaustion.