THE NEXT GENERATION OF FLASH PROTECTIVE HAZMAT SUITS
Fully certified to NFPA 1991-2005 with Flash-Fire and Liquefied Gas Options; In a single-skin ensemble (no cover required) This unique reusable, single skin hazmat ensemble is made of a new patent pending garment material developed and produced by Trelleborg Protective Products. The material is a combination of specialized rubber and plastic laminates, which combine with a special woven fabric to for a strong and flexible material offering outstanding chemical flash fire & liquefied gas protection. Additionally, this material exhibits excellent resistance to abrasion, punctures, tears and superior chemical resistance.
Single-Skin Construction – No Over-Cover
Impact resistant hard visor that is curved for peripheral vision
Superior Neoprene closure
Bayonet cuff system for ease of glove assembly
High-visibility orange color
Anti-fog lens (virtually eliminates all condensation!)
Shelf-life effective until at least 2021
Size: Small – XXX-Large
FDNY upgrades to Trellchem® VPS-FLASH protective suits
22 March 2010
Trelleborg Protective Products announces that the Fire Department City of New York has upgraded to Trellchem® VPS-FLASH as its standard Level A, personal protective ensemble.
This unique reusable, single skin, one layer suit is made of a new patent pending garment material developed and produced by Trelleborg Protective Products. The material is a combination of specialized rubber and plastic laminates, together with a special woven fabric that forms a strong and flexible material, offering outstanding chemical flash fire protection. Additionally, this material exhibits excellent resistance to abrasion, punctures, tears and superior chemical resistance properties.
The Fire Department City of New York (FDNY), which is the largest fire department in the United States with over 14,000 emergency responders, selected the Trellchem VPS-Flash due to its unique ability to withstand the harsh environments that it is used in. Along with standard features such as fogless lens, bayonet cuff system and hard visor, these suits are also equipped with a pass-through and tear-off lens to protect the visor from scratches. In addition, a customized inventory database is being developed specifically for the FDNY.
The Trellchem VPS-Flash is fully certified NFPA 1991-2005 with both the Flash Fire & Liquefied gas options. The ensemble can be donned quickly as it has only a single layer while the built-in flash protection along with superior abrasion resistance, allows FDNY members to perform their jobs with greater functionality and safety.