Respirex International

Limited Life Suit

   

This fully encapsulating Type 1A - ET limited life gas tight suit is designed to protect the emergency responder against toxic, corrosive gases, liquids and solid chemicals.

The suit is manufactured in DuPont™ Tychem® TK, a high performance, seven layer, nonwoven, chemical barrier fabric that is also light in weight.

  • Fully encapsulating design to allow breathing apparatus to be worn inside the suit
  • Heavy duty 122cm (48”) long gas tight zip, fitted to the right hand side of the suit - flap with a hook and loop fastener fitted to cover the teeth of the zip
  • Adjustable internal support belt and bat-wing sleeves for optimal wearer comfort
  • Flexible, multi-laminated, anti-mist visor giving clear undistorted vision
  • Seams welded and double taped  
  • Dual glove system consisting of a  chemically protective laminated inner glove bonded to an outer neoprene glove for mechanical protection.
  • Gloves fitted by means of Respirex locking cuff
  • Integral socks with outer splash guards or 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
  • Exhalation valves ensure that the pressure change within the suit does not exceed 400 pascals in one minute
  • Tested to EN464 prior to despatch for leak-tightness
  • Pressure test required annually from year five or after each use

DuPont™ and Tychem® 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.

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Maintenance Free

Maintenance free for first five years unless used (in which case the suit must be tested after use and then pressure tested annually)

Material Resistance:

  • EN14126:2003
    Protective clothing against infective agents
  • FINABEL 0.7.C
    Chemical Warfare Agents

Options available at time of order:

  • 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:

Tychem_GT_sml.pdf

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Product Instructions:

BS026 Tychem TK issue B EN.pdf

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CE Certificate:

 EC_type_examination_certificate_GB05_65307.pdf