AlphaTec® 5000 AVANT AIRline HOOD Ultrasonically Welded & Taped - Model 521

Previously known as: MICROCHEM® 5000 AVANT AIRline Hood - Model 521

Air-fed hood with respiratory and chemical protection

Key Features and Benefits

  • Superb chemical resistance: Protects from various inorganic chemicals
  • Ultra-lightweight: Increased comfort for extended wear
  • Panoramic visor design: For unhindered 180-degree view

Standards and certifications

CE Number 0598
Partial Body Protection Only
EN 14605:2005 + A1:2009
EN 14605:2005 + A1:2009
EN 14126:2003
EN 14594:2018


  • Advanced defenses: The AlphaTec® 5000 AVANT AIRline HOOD Ultrasonically Welded & Taped – Model 521 provides superb chemical permeation resistance against a wide range of inorganic chemicals
  • Elevated comfort: This ultra-lightweight hood is fitted with an attached adjustable air flow regulator providing 150 – 300 liters per minute at a working pressure of 3.5 – 5.5 bar
  • Enhanced view: To improve personal protection, the AlphaTec® 5000 AVANT AIRline HOOD Ultrasonically Welded & Taped – Model 521 features a panoramic visor design with 180-degree view
  • Increased visibility: Owing to its highly visible orange color, this safety hood also increases workplace safety
  • Added safety: In addition, it provides an in-built AlphaTecTM Flow Control Valve and Low Flow Alarm unit, which features the AlphaTecTM Low Flow Alarm whistle that produces > 90dB (A) sound pressure and conforms to EN14594: 2005 clause 6.11.

Design features

AlphaTec® 5000 AVANT Air-Fed Hood c/w belt mounted AlphaTec® flow control valve and low flow warning whistle. Flow rate adjustable from 150 to 300 litres per minute at a working pressure of 3 to 5 bar. T000(0521) version has a ¼" female parallel thread for addition of the users preferred airline connector. TA00(A521) version comes with pre-fitted CJEN-342 Connector. TB00(B521) version comes with a pre-fitted AQR06 Connector. Panoramic PET Semi rigid multi-layer visor. Polyester waist belt and YKK buckle.

Recommended For

  • Contaminated Environments
  • Chemical Handling
  • Filling, blending and charging of raw materials
  • Opening and draining pumps valves or lines
  • Loading and unloading of proces equipment
  • Raw material sample collection
  • Concentration mixing and palletisation
  • Assembly and disassembly of large pipes
  • Unexpected leakages spills or other releases

Primary industries

  • Chemical
  • Life Sciences
  • Mining
  • Oil and gas
  • Fire and Rescue

Product details

  • COLOR Orange
  • FABRIC TYPE 5000
  • PRODUCT MATERIAL Multi-layer non-woven barrier Laminate fabric
  • SEAM TYPE Welded and Taped
  • SHELF LIFE 5 years
  • STANDARDS OVERVIEW CE CATEGORY III (Type PB [3]-B, Type PB [4]-B, EN 1073-1, EN 14126, EN 14594)
  • STYLE NUMBER O500521
  • WEIGHT 132gsm


Individually Packed

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