VIKING™ HAZTECH

The VIKING™ HAZTECH is a lightweight robust suit for diving in hazardous water conditions, particularly where there may be a danger of heat exhaustion in warm water or hot climatic conditions.

  • Lightweight but robust material
  • High frequency welded seams for maximum strength and safety
  • Ideal for warm water / warm climate diving
  • Tested for flex cracking after > 200 flexes down to -40° C
  • Suitable for contaminated water diving operations
  • Easy to clean and decontaminate
  • Available in a black version for stealth operations
  • Black version can be delivered without external logos and is fitted with a non-magnetic zipper as standard

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VIKING™ HAZTECH

design

Rear entry.

suit material

TPU (thermoplastic polyurethane), single coated onto a knitted nylon fabric. Average material weight: approx. 480 ± 40 g/m2

SEAMS

External: High frequency (HF) welded for maximum strength and safety.
Internal: Heat applied seam tape.

REINFORCEMENTS

Black welded reinforcements applied to shoulder area and elbows. Embossed welded knee pads.

COLOUR

Red with black reinforcements or all black.

Standards

  • EN 14225-2:2005
  • HZ chemical approval
  • BIO micro-organism approval
  • Tested for flex cracking according to EN ISO 7854

ZIPPER

Red suits: Medium Duty (MD) magnetic PU zipper; 90 cm long; welded.
Black suits: Medium Duty (MD) non-magnetic PU zipper; 90 cm long; welded.

The zipper is placed across the shoulders.

VALVES

Standard configuration, mounted on rubber backing discs:

  • Push protected inlet valve, positioned centrally on the chest
  • Hose: 80 cm long, CEJN fitting
  • VIKING™ X2 exhaust valve with double mushroom valves for added protection, on the upper left arm

ALTERNATIVE VALVE OPTIONS:
Non-magnetic inlet valves; HAZMAT inlet valve; non-magnetic hoses.
Non magnetic exhaust valves.

NECK SEAL

Surveyor latex neck seal as standard.

ALTERNATIVE OPTIONS:
Bellows latex neck seal or the VIKING™ Quick Neck system, which allows for quick changing of broken seals.

NOTE: The VIKING™ Quick Neck system is NOT recommended for contaminated water diving operations

HOOD OPTIONS

VIKING™ HAZTECH™ suits may be fitted with a wide range of hood options as follows:
Surveyor latex hood + thermal inner hood; Nautic neoprene hood with smooth face seal; Smoothskin hood. 

NOTE: The hoods above are not recommended for contaminants other than biological.

For added chemical protection, we recommend Magnum HDS or Turbo HDS.

YOKES

We offer a full range of helmet yokes in NITECS material, such as: SL27/37, AH3/5, Desco, Deepsea, Genesis, Gorski and Dräger.

CUFFS 

Latex PRO cuffs are standard.

CUFF OPTIONS:
Bellows latex cuffs; Conical cuffs.

GLOVE RING OPTIONS:
In order to make the suit completely waterproof, it is possible to fit a HDS rubber cuff ring system, alternatively the VIKING™ Bayonet Ring System. Both systems make the fitment of Latex gloves or mittens possible.

footwear

Rubber coated 5 mm neoprene boots. The boots feature a non-slip outsole and a heel fin retainer.

ALTERNATIVE OPTIONS:
Nitrile safety boots; PVC wellies.

INCLUDED WITH EACH DELIVERY

Each suit comes supplied as standard with the following items:
Suspenders, carry bag, user manual, repair kit and zip care materials.

MATERIAL PROPERTIES

PROPERTY

RESULT

STANDARD

 Thickness

 0.58 mm

 

 Weight

 480 ± 40 g/m2

 ISO 3801

 Tensile Strength

 Warp: 1078 N

 Weft: 434 N

 ISO 1421

 Tear Strength

 Warp: 37 N

 Weft: 32 N

 ISO 4674

 Puncture Resistance

 53 N

 prEN 863

 Abrasion Resistance

 After 5,000 cycles, weight loss 1 g

 ISO 5470-1 H18, 250 g

 

HZ RESULTS

CHEMICAL PERMEATION BT TIME (MINUTES)  PROTECTION INDEX
SULPHURIC ACID, H2 S04 (aqueous) MATERIAL  235 HIGH
  SEAM  254 HIGH
  ZIPPER  336 HIGH
SODIUM HYDROXIDE, NaOH, 50% (aqueous) MATERIAL  > 480 HIGH
  SEAM  > 480 HIGH
  ZIPPER  > 480 HIGH
ISOPROPANOL MATERIAL  116 HIGH
  SEAM  100 HIGH
  ZIPPER  140 HIGH
TOLUENE, 0.05% (aqueous) MATERIAL  > 480 HIGH
  SEAM  > 480 HIGH
  ZIPPER  > 480 HIGH
LIQUID B  MATERIAL  43 LOW
(70% ISOOCTANE & 30% TOLUENE) SEAM  47 LOW
  ZIPPER  56 LOW
LIQUID F  MATERIAL  > 480 HIGH
(80% PARAFFIN OIL & 20% METHYLNAPTHALENE) SEAM  > 480 HIGH
  ZIPPER  > 480 HIGH

 

Minimum breakthrough time required: 20 minutes
Low Protection Index: 20 - 60 minutes  
High Protection Index: > 60 minutes  

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