FM53™

The FM53 provides protection against traditional chemical and biological warfare agents and select toxic industrial materials (TIMs) and offers both positive pressure SCBA, PAPR and negative pressure APR/capability. All of these capabilities are available from one mask platform without the need to change components. Available in right, left or twin port filter configurations.

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Availability: Commercially Available

Gary Dunn
Vice President of Business Development & DoD Sales
gary.dunn@avon-protection.com
+1 888 286 6440
1361 Brass Mill Road, Suite F
Belcamp, MD 21017
USA
Hamish de Bretton-Gordon
Managing Director, CBRN
hamish.debretton-gordon@avon-protection.com
+44 1225 896705
Hampton Park West
Melksham, Wiltshire SN12 6NB
UK
www.avon-protection.com
Manufacturer
Avon Protection Systems, Inc.
Product Name
FM53™
Detection Category
Chemical; Biological
Detection Method
PPE/Decon
Application
Personal Protective Equipment;
Equipment Type
PPE
Product Synopsis
The FM53 provides protection against traditional chemical and biological warfare agents and select toxic industrial materials (TIMs) and offers both positive pressure SCBA, PAPR and negative pressure APR/capability. All of these capabilities are available from one mask platform without the need to change components. Available in right, left or twin port filter configurations.
Availability
Commercially Available
Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
9
User Feedback Sources
Indifferent/No user feedback
Weight
<5 lbs.
Transportability
Person-Portable
Available Accessories
Outserts (many options), CSCF50 filter, CTCF50 filter, GPCF50 filter, VPU, Carriers, Dust / Decon Filter Covers, etc.
Communications Interface
Electronic Communication Port for integrated voice projection and radio communication. Optional VPU provides ability to easily communicate while wearing mask
Unit Cost
$1,190.00
Adaptable
APR, SCBA, CCBA and PAPR
Canister Thread
NATO Standard
Decontaminable
Yes
Drinking Capability
Yes
Eyepiece Composition
Flexible polyurethane, Scratch and impact resistant
Live Agent Tested
Yes
Location of Canisters
Sides
Mask Composition
Chlorobutyl/Silicone Rubber
NATO Triptych Compliant
Yes
NIOSH Approved
Yes
Number of Canisters
1
Number of Eyepieces
1
Operating Time
> 36 hours
Sizes
4
Standards Met
NIOSH CBRN, CE, European PPE Directive 89 / 686 / EEC BSI, Certificate Number 553554
Tested By
BSI
Weight without Canister
1.6 lbs
Other Operational Parameters
Functions as both a negative and positive pressure mask; VREU lever for easy switching between negative and positive pressure modes
Training Required
<1 day training
Training Available
Yes
Manuals Available
Yes
Warranties
Yes
U.S. EAR Compliant
Yes
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