Respirex International

GTB in VBV

The fully encapsulating GTB is a Type 1A - ET reusable gas tight suit covering both the wearer and breathing apparatus. Manufactured in Viton®/Butyl/Viton®, a premium fabric coated in DuPont™ Viton® in high visibility orange that provides excellent chemical protection and is the hardest wearing fabric option in the GTB suit range.

  • Heavy duty 122cm (48”) long gas tight zip, fitted to the right hand side of the suit - double flaps with a hook and loop fastener are fitted to cover the teeth of the zip
  • Fixed or detachable Hazmax™ FPA safety boots - Exclusive to Respirex, these boots are highly chemically resistant and are CE marked to EN ISO 20345:2004 and EN345-2:1996 or Integral socks with outer splash guards as an option
  • Dual glove system consisting of a  chemically protective laminated inner glove bonded to an outer neoprene glove for mechanical protection
  • Gloves fitted using the Respirex Locking cuff or new SureLoc cuff mechanism, allowing the user to easily change the gloves when necessary
  • Seams are stitched and double taped
  • Rigid double layer visor permitting clear undistorted vision
  • Adjustable internal support belt enables wearers of varying sizes to use the suit comfortably
  • Exhalation valves ensure that the pressure change within the suit does not exceed one millibar in one minute
  • Optional pass-through fitted to enable supplementary air to be passed (via an airline) to the second-man attachment on the user’s breathing apparatus
  • Leak-tightness test to EN464 prior to dispatch  
  • Annual pressure test required

DuPont™ and Viton® are trademarks or registered trademarks of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company 
Hazmax™ is a registerd trademark of Respirex International Limited 


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EN943-2:2002

Suitable for emergency team use the suit is approved to EN943-2:2002 Type 1a ET, and has been tested for the 15 chemicals listed in EN943-2:2002.

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Shelf Life

Suit can be safely used for up to 10 years after manufacture provided testing and maintenance is carried out in accordance with the user instructions.

Material Resistance

  • EN14126:2003
    Protective clothing against infective agents

Options available at time of order:

  • Ventilation for arms & legs (GTVB model ref)
  • Air pass-through
  • Attachments for lifeline, torch, anchor point, Diktron and Firefly DSU’s

Accessories and maintenance

  • Hazbag Decontamination Bag
  • Citrikleen; Cleaning Solution
  • MaxWax; zip lubricant
  • Fog Off; visor cleaner
  • Synodor; suit hygene treatment and odour neutraliser
  • Training Suit
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Product Sales Sheet:

GTB_Viton_Butyl_Viton_sml.pdf

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Product Instructions:

BS047_GTB_Instructions_for_Use.pdf 

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CE Certificate:

GB06/69473