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AlphaTec® FLASH Type CV/VP1

Flame retardant, multi-layer, re-usable chemical barrier technology, Type 1 / Level A protection

Key Features and Benefits
  • Meets NFPA 1991:2016 including the optional chemical flash fire and liquefied gas protection requirements
  • Patented fabric system with chloroprene rubber on an aramid base fabric, providing excellent flame and abrasion resistance
  • Provides an outstanding barrier against a wide range of chemicals
  • Well-proven encapsulating design that fits on top of all major SCBA brands and bottle sizes
  • PyroMan™ tested
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Chemical Protective Suits Chemical Protective Suits
Gas & Vapor
Chemical Flame Retardant

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DESIGN

Encapsulating design with visor and hump - SCBA worn inside the suit. Fits on top of all major SCBA brands and bottle sizes. Comes with two different visor options:
Type CV - Wide vision visor with 3D depth of 20 cm. Type VP1 - Larger visor.

GARMENT MATERIAL

• Fabric system consisting of a chloroprene/Nomex® outer and chloroprene/polymer laminate barrier inner provides 8hr + protection from a wide range of chemicals including warfare agents
• Available in Orange (standard) or Black (upon request)

SEAMS

• Aramid stitched seams for superior strength and durability
• Both inner and outer seams are sealed to provide a continuous barrier layer with the same level of chemical protection as the garment material itself

VISOR

• Rigid 2 mm impact and chemical resistant PVC
• Available in two sizes; CV or a larger field of view VP1 version, both of which are covered by a replaceable, antistatic Tear-off lens

ZIPPER

• Strong and durable, gas-tight chloroprene rubber coated zipper is standard
• EN 943-2/ET certified suits are equipped with the TRELLCHEM® HCR zipper, which includes a barrier film for increased chemical resistance
• Zipper closes top to bottom for added safety and is protected by a flap/splash guard

VENTILATION 

• Standard built-in suit ventilation system adds safety due to a constant level of overpressure inside the suit
• TRELLCHEM® Regulating valve has 3 ventilation rates (2, 30 and 100 l/min) plus zero/off position and is as an option also available in a passthrough version for use with external air supply. Encapsulating suits have two overpressure valves in the back of the hood.

GLOVES

• Ansell Barrier® inner glove and outer ChemTek™ #38-628 Viton®/Butyl rubber glove
• NFPA 1991:2016 certified suits include the AlphaTec® Overglove, a cut-resistant aramid outer glove
• TRELLCHEM® Bayonet glove ring system offers quick and simple glove exchange

FOOTWEAR

• Sewn-in socks/booties or attached Nitrile rubber safety boots with European approval as Firemen’s boots (not on suits certified to NFPA 1991:2016)
• Boots are fixed with an ergonomically designed ring attachment, for simplified boot exchange

Product Material

Outer aramid fabric coated with chloroprene rubber. Inner chloroprene rubber and a multilayer barrier laminate.

Design Features

• Encapsulating design type CV (with visor and hump, breathing apparatus worn inside the suit) • Encapsulating design type VP1 (larger visor, with hump, breathing apparatus worn inside the suit)

Seam Type

Stitched and covered with chloroprene rubber tape on the outside and a barrier laminate tape on the inside

Standards Overview

• NFPA 1991:2016 incl. the optional Chemical Flash Fire & Liquefied Gas protection requirements*
• EN 943-1:2015 + A1:2019
• EN 943-2:2019
• EN 1073-2:2002 (radioactive particle protection)
• EN 14126:2003 (infective agent protection)
• EN 1149-5:2008 (antistatic suit material)
• Approved for use in ATEX zones 2/21, 22 and chemical group IIA
* Only encapsulating suits with sewn-in socks/booties.

Product Reference

FLASH Type CV / VP1

Country Of Origin

Lithuania

Sizes

XXS - XXXL

Weight

Approx. 6.0 kg/13 lbs for a suit size L with sewn-in socks. Attached boots add approx. 2 kg/4.5 lbs.

  • Food Processing
  • Life Sciences
  • Chemical
  • Industrial
  • Law Enforcement
  • Fire and Rescue
Individually packaged
  • Maintenance of plant and machines
  • Plant Emergencies
  • Accidental release of toxic gases
  • Biohazard response
  • Unexpected leakages spills or other releases
  • Tank Cleaning
  • CBRN Emergencies
  • Chemical leaks
  • Emergency Response
  • Hazmat response
  • COLOR Orange, Olive Green
  • COUNTRY OF ORIGIN Lithuania
  • PRODUCT MATERIAL Outer aramid fabric coated with chloroprene rubber. Inner chloroprene rubber and a multilayer barrier laminate.
  • SEAM TYPE Stitched and covered with chloroprene rubber tape on the outside and a barrier laminate tape on the inside
  • VISOR AND FACE SEAL • The visor is made from a rigid 2 mm impact and chemical resistant PVC • Comes in two optional sizes; CV or the larger VP1 • Covered by a replaceable, antistatic Tear-off/ATEX lens
  • VENTILATION A ventilation system is included as standard. For the safety of the wearer, it provides a constant level of overpressure inside the suit. The AlphaTec® Regulating valve MkII has 3 ventilation rates (2, 30 and 100 l/min) plus zero/off position. CEJN 221 male coupling for connection to the SCBA (requires separate connection hose). Two overpressure valves in the back of the hood.
  • ZIPPER AlphaTec® HCR zipper, which includes a barrier film for increased chemical resistance. The zipper is closing downwards, for added safety, and is protected by a flap/splash guard.
  • FOOTWEAR AND ATTACHMENTS Sewn-in socks/booties made of the suit material. Alternatively attached black nitrile rubber safety boots with European approval as Firemen’s boots. The boots are fixed with an ergonomically designed ring attachment, for simplified boot exchange. NFPA 1991 certified suits have sewn-in socks.
  • INCLUDED WITH EACH DELIVERY • 1 pce inside hump protective foam • 1 pair of cotton comfort inner gloves • 2 pcs extra locking pins for the Bayonet glove ring system • 1 pce Molycote lubrication for the O-rings in the Bayonet glove ring system • 1 pce grease stick for lubrication of the zipper • 1 pair of comfort silicone oversocks (only for suits with sewn-in socks) • 1 pce coat hanger • 1 pce AlphaTec® storage bag
  • OPTIONAL FEATURES AND ACCESSORIES • Combined Regulating valve & Airline passthrough MkII • Anti-fog lens • Hands-free visor light system • Internal waist belt & leg shortener for size adjustment • Manometer holder and inside pockets & loops for radio, PTT etc. • D-ring for holding small measuring instruments & tools • Customised marking, e.g. digits, letters, logos • AlphaTec® #58-800 Overglove for improved cut & puncture resistance • Other accessories are available upon request
  • SIZES XXS - XXXL
  • WEIGHT Approx. 6.0 kg/13 lbs for a suit size L with sewn-in socks. Attached boots add approx. 2 kg/4.5 lbs.
  • STANDARDS OVERVIEW <p>&bull; NFPA 1991:2016 incl. the optional Chemical Flash Fire &amp; Liquefied Gas protection requirements*<br /> &bull; EN 943-1:2015 + A1:2019<br /> &bull; EN 943-2:2019<br /> &bull; EN 1073-2:2002 (radioactive particle protection)<br /> &bull; EN 14126:2003 (infective agent protection)<br /> &bull; EN 1149-5:2008 (antistatic suit material)<br /> &bull; Approved for use in ATEX zones 2/21, 22 and chemical group IIA<br /> * Only encapsulating suits with sewn-in socks/booties.</p>