AlphaTec® FLASH

(Formerly known as TRELLCHEM® VPS Flash) Provides protection against hazardous chemicals in liquid, vapor, gaseous and solid form, including warfare agents. AlphaTec® Flash is fully certified in accordance with the American standard NFPA 1991:2016, including the optional chemical flash fire and liquefied gas protection requirements. A ventilation system is included as standard and adds safety due to a constant level of overpressure inside the suit. The regulating valve has 3 ventilation rates (2, 30 and 100 l/min) plus zero/off position and is as an option also available in a pass-through version for use with external air supply. The suit is also certified to the European standard EN 943-1 and EN 943-2.

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Dan Thynell
Global Business Development Manager
dan.thynell@ansell.com
:+46 1020 51800
Johan Kocksgatan 10
SE-231 81 Trelleborg
Sweden
Dana Hammer-Fritzinger
Associate Director, Global Product Management-Body Protection
dana.hammer@ansell.com
+1 800 344 4458
333 George Washington Highway, Unit C
Smithfield, RI 02917
USA
http://protective.ansell.com
Manufacturer
Ansell Protective Solutions AB
Product Name
AlphaTec® FLASH
Detection Category
Chemical
Detection Method
PPE/Decon
Application
Personal Protective Equipment;
Equipment Type
PPE
Product Synopsis
(Formerly known as TRELLCHEM® VPS Flash) Provides protection against hazardous chemicals in liquid, vapor, gaseous and solid form, including warfare agents. AlphaTec® Flash is fully certified in accordance with the American standard NFPA 1991:2016, including the optional chemical flash fire and liquefied gas protection requirements. A ventilation system is included as standard and adds safety due to a constant level of overpressure inside the suit. The regulating valve has 3 ventilation rates (2, 30 and 100 l/min) plus zero/off position and is as an option also available in a pass-through version for use with external air supply. The suit is also certified to the European standard EN 943-1 and EN 943-2.
Availability
Commercially Available
Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
9
User Feedback Sources
Indifferent/No user feedback
Weight
<30 lbs.
Transportability
Person-Portable
Available Accessories
Hands-free Visor Light System, Anti-fog Lens, Tear-off/ATEX Lens, Connection Hose
Shelf Life
>5 years; when stored unopened in original packaging
Unit Cost
$2,500.00
Decontaminable
Yes
External Material
Chloroprene rubber
Gloves
The glove assembly consists of minimum two layers: Inner Ansell Barrier® #02-100 glove and ChemTek™ #38-628 Viton®/Butyl rubber glove
Inner Matterial
Elastomers and plastics with a Nomex® fabric
Seams
Stitched with aramid thread, taped with a rubber strip on the outside and a barrier laminate strip welded to the inside
Zipper
53 inches; Closing downwards for added safety and is protected by a splash guard (flap)
Lens Finish
Rigid 2 mm impact and chemical resistant PVC.
Suit Levels
A
Live Agent Tested
Yes
Multi-Layered
Yes
Number of Eyepieces
1
Outer Shell Tear Resistant
Yes
Sizes
7
Standards Met
NFPA 1991:2016 (including the optional chemical flash fire and liquefied gas protection requirements), EN 943-1 and EN 943-2, EN 1073-2 (radioactive particles), EN 14126 (infective agents), Approved for use in explosive environments, Zones 2 / 21, 22 only and Group IIA, according to ATEX Directive 94/9/EC, SOLAS
Temperature Resistance
NFPA 1991:2016, 65C
Other Operational Parameters
Ventilation Rate: 2, 30 and 100 LPM
Training Required
<1 hour training
Training Available
Yes
Manuals Available
Yes
Warranties
Yes
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