AlphaTec® VPS

(Formerly known as TRELLCHEM® VPS) Provides protection against hazardous chemicals in liquid, vapor, gaseous and solid form, including warfare agents. AlphaTec® VPS is certified to the European standards EN 943-1 and EN 943-2/ET and comes in 2 different designs to fit all user preferences: Encapsulating design with hump (type CV or VP1), BA worn inside the suit, or Non-encapsulating design with face seal and without hump (type T), BA worn outside the suit.

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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, Rhode Island 02917
USA
http://protective.ansell.com
Manufacturer
Ansell Protective Solutions AB
Product Name
AlphaTec® VPS
Detection Category
Chemical
Detection Method
PPE/Decon
Application
Personal Protective Equipment;
Equipment Type
PPE
Product Synopsis
(Formerly known as TRELLCHEM® VPS) Provides protection against hazardous chemicals in liquid, vapor, gaseous and solid form, including warfare agents. AlphaTec® VPS is certified to the European standards EN 943-1 and EN 943-2/ET and comes in 2 different designs to fit all user preferences: Encapsulating design with hump (type CV or VP1), BA worn inside the suit, or Non-encapsulating design with face seal and without hump (type T), BA worn outside the suit.
Availability
Commercially Available
Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
9
User Feedback Sources
Indifferent/No user feedback
Weight
<30 lbs.
Power Requirements
None
Transportability
Person-Portable
Available Accessories
Hands-free Visor Light System, Anti-fog Lens, Tear-off/ATEX Lens, Connection Hose
Shelf Life
>5 years; when unopened stored in original packaging
Unit Cost
$2,300.00
Decontaminable
Yes
External Material
Chloroprene rubber
Fire Retardant
Yes
Gloves
The standard glove assembly consists of two layers: Inner Ansell Barrier® glove and ChemTek™ #38-628 Viton®/Butyl rubber glove
Inner Matterial
Combination of elastomers and plastics with a woven fabric
Seams
Stitched with aramid thread and taped with a rubber strip on the outside and a barrier laminate strip welded to the inside
Zipper
Strong and durable gastight chloroprene rubber coated zipper. Closing downwards for added safety. The zipper is protected by a splash guard (flap).
Lens Finish
Rigid 2 mm impact and chemical resistant PVC
Suit Levels
A/B
Live Agent Tested
Yes
Maximum Suit Weight
16.5 lbs
Minimum Hours of Protection
> 8 hours
Multi-Layered
Yes
Number of Eyepieces
1
Outer Shell Tear Resistant
Yes
Sizes
7
Standards Met
EN 943-1 and EN 943-2/ET, EN 1073-2 (radioactive particles), EN 14126 (infective agents), SOLAS
Temperature Resistance
NFPA 1991:2016, 65C
Tested By
Not supplied
Training Required
<1 hour training
Training Available
Yes
Manuals Available
Yes
Warranties
Yes
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