AlphaTec®VPS

(formerly known as TRELLCHEM® VPS) Versatile suit with excellent chemical resistance and durability, both for the hazmat team and for the industrial user. Certified to the toughest standard in Europe and with an extensive reference list, it is one of the most popular suits in the AlphaTec® gas-tight suit range.

  • Versatile suit with excellent chemical resistance and durability, both for the hazmat team and for the industrial user
  • Offers very good abrasion and flame resistance
  • One of the most popular suits in the AlphaTec® gas-tight suit range, with an extensive reference list
  • Certified to the toughest standard in Europe - EN 943-2

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AlphaTec®VPS

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 multilayer 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

Yellow (standard) or Graphite (upon request)

Standards

  • 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)
  • SOLAS*

Only non-encapsulating / type T suits.

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 gloveThe 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. 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 splash guard (flap).

suit VENTILATION

A ventilation system is included as standard. For the safety of the wearer, it provides 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 an option also available in a passthrough version for use with external air supply. Encapsulating suits have two overpressure valves in the back of the hood. Non-encapsulating suits have one overpressure valve on the chest. Read more about Suit Ventilation.

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