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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product category

Chemical Protective Suits Chemical Protective Suits
Gas & Vapor
Chemical Flame Retardant

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.

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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
    • EN 943-2:2019; 
    • ATEX
  • 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