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AlphaTec® FLASH Gastight Suit

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(Formerly known as TRELLCHEM® VPS Flash) Cost-efficient high performance suit providing excellent chemical protection. Certified to both EN 943-2 and NFPA 1991:2016 including the optional chemical flash fire and liquefied gas protection requirements.

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Cost-efficient high performance suit providing excellent chemical protection. Certified to both EN 943-2 and NFPA 1991:2016 including the optional chemical flash fire and liquefied gas protection requirements.

  • Provides an outstanding barrier against a wide range of chemicals
  • Patented fabric system with chloroprene rubber on an aramid base fabric, providing excellent flame and abrasion resistance
  • Meets NFPA 1991:2016 including the optional chemical flash fire and liquefied gas protection requirements
  • PyroMan™ tested
  • Applications:
    • Fire and Rescue
    • Defense
    • Industry
    • Law Enforcement
  • Design: AlphaTec® VPS comes in three different designs to fit all user preferences:
    • Encapsulating design type CV (wide vision visor with 3D depth of 20 cm) – Well-proven design that fits on top of all major SCBA brands and bottle sizes
    • Encapsulating design type VP1 (larger visor) – Fits on top of all major SCBA brands and bottle sizes
    • Non-encapsulating design type T – Suitable for work in confined spaces
  • Garment Material:
    • Outer: Strong and flexible polyamide fabric coated with chloroprene rubber.
    • Inner: Chloroprene rubber and a multi-layer barrier laminate.
    • This well-proven combination of rubber and a multilayer chemical barrier provides excellent chemical protec­tion  – more than 8 hours against a wide range of chemicals – coupled with great abrasion and flame resistance.
  • Seams: Stitched with aramid thread for superior strength and durability. Sealed on the outside with a glued-on rubber tape and on the inside with a welded-on barrier laminate tape. The welded-on barrier tape provides a continuous barrier layer across the seam, giving the same chemical protection as the garment material itself. Read more about the unique AlphaTec® Seam Technology.
  • Colour: Orange (standard) or Olive green (upon request)
  • Standards:
    • NFPA 1991:2016 incl. the optional Chemical Flash Fire & Liquefied Gas protection requirements*
    • EN 943-1:2015 and EN 943-1/FprA1:2018
    • EN 943-2:2002 and FprEN 943-2:2018
    • 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.

Brand

AlphaTec

Minimum Order Quantity

1 each

Colour

Orange

Suit Components

VISOR (ENCAPSULATING SUITS)

Made from a rigid 2 mm impact and chemical resistant PVC. Comes in two optional sizes; CV or the larger VP1.  Covered by a replaceable, antistatic Tear-off/ATEX lens.


FACE SEAL (NON-ENCAPSULATING/TYPE T SUITS)

Made from rubber and anatomically designed for optimum safety and comfort. A Mini Hood comes with all type T suits.  Read more about the AlphaTec® Mini Hood.


GLOVES & ATTACHMENTS

Ansell Barrier® #02-100 inner glove and outer AlphaTec® #38-628 Viton®/Butyl rubber gloveSuits certified to NFPA 1991:2016 also have an additional outer knitted cut protective glove, the AlphaTec® Overglove, made from aramid fiber.  The gloves are attached with a Bayonet glove ring system, which offers quick and simple glove exchange.  Read more about Gloves.


FOOTWEAR & ATTACHMENTS

Suits can be fitted with either sewn-in socks/booties made of the garment material or attached Nitrile rubber safety boots with European approval as Firemen’s boots (not on suits certified to NFPA 1991:2016). The boots are fixed with an ergo­nomically designed ring attachment, for simplified boot exchange. Read more about Boots.


ZIPPER

HCR zipper, which includes a barrier film for increased chemical resistance. The zipper is closing downwards, for added safety, and is protected by a flap/splash guard.


SUIT VENTILATION

A ventilation system is included as standard. For the safety of the wearer, it provides a constant level of over-pressure inside the suit. The Regulating valve has 3 ventilation rates (2, 30 and 100 l/min) plus zero/off position and is an option also available in a pass through version for use with external air supply. Encapsulating suits have two over pressure valves in the back of the hood. Non-encapsulating suits have one over-pressure valve on the chest. Read more about Suit Ventilation.

Downloads

AlphaTec® FLASH - Instruction Manual
AlphaTec® FLASH - Type VP1 - Product Data Sheet
AlphaTec® FLASH - Type T - Product Data Sheet
AlphaTec® FLASH - Technical Data Sheet
AlphaTec® FLASH - NFPA Certificate
AlphaTec® FLASH - EN-943:2015 - (Type 1a/1a ET Suits) Certificate
AlphaTec® FLASH - EN-943:2015 - (Type 1b/1b ET Suits) Certificate
AlphaTec® FLASH - Type CV-VP1 - Declaration of Conformity
AlphaTec® FLASH - Type CV-VP1-ET - Declaration of Conformity
AlphaTec® FLASH - Type T - Declaration of Conformity
AlphaTec® FLASH - Type T-ET - Declaration of Conformity