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Technology Factsheet

Air Supplied Suit

Category: Worker Health & Safety > Personal Protective Equipment > Body Protection
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Air supplied suits are available in one or two-piece designs, and can be made to adapt to existing in-plant air systems or be altered to allow air packs and other SCBA units. Available options include boot and hood styles, pigtails, exhaust valves, cuffs, sizes and base materials - all of which can be altered to fit any particular suit. Extra large hoods are also available to accommodate communication sets. Model 3907 has the following features: hood-to-hood top seal on inside; 14 mil thick orange PVC hood top; 40 mil clear hood for 360 degree visibility; Dow Barrier reinforced sleeves; enveloped knee pads with foam padding; one-way exhalation valves on all extremities; cooling tube for hood halo; reinforced soles with Velcro strap; front chest zipper/Velcro configuration for entry/exit with double-pull lanyards.

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Denier nylon polyurethane coated material. Multi-layered laminated reinforced Saranex material to provide maximum protection.



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