VIKING™ PROTECH

The VIKING™ PROTECH is a flexible drysuit designed for maximum comfort in a wide range of applications, particularly suited to military use. Rear entry design. Vulcanised seams allow for peace of mind when diving under all situations. The VIKING™ PROTECH is easy to clean and repair, which helps to minimise downtime.

  • Internal stitched  and taped seams
  • External vulcanised seams
  • Easy to clean exterior when contaminated
  • Easy to repair in the field to minimise downtime
  • Extremely flexible and comfortable

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VIKING™ PROTECH

FABRIC

The VIKING™ PROTECH material is a blend of natural and synthetic rubbers (NR/EPDM), on a stretch Polyamide / Elastane lining. Total material weight is 1250 +/- 100 g/m2

COLOUR

All black.

SEAMS

Internal seams are stitched together with an elastic tape for security. External seams are vulcanised with a 25 mm rubber tape. Vulcanization is a chemical bonding process, ensuring watertight seams.

REINFORCEMENTS

Additional layers of anti slip textured rubber are applied to areas at risk of wear. The shoulders and zipper are reinforced.The waistband is reinforced. The trouser rear reinforcement extends around the thigh and across to the front of the legs, and down to the boots.

Standards

VIKING™ PROTECH:

  • EN 14225-2:2005
  • BIO micro organism approval

VIKING™ PROTECH BE NAVY:

  • EN 14225-2:2005
  • HZ approval
  • BIO micro organism approval

ZIPPER

90 cm non magnetic, medium duty zipper. (Non mag HD zipper fitted to PROTECH BE Navy).

VALVES

Standard configuration includes the following mounted on rubber backing discs:

  • Central chest: VIKING™ Push Protected inlet valve (Non mag valve fitted to VIKING™ PROTECH BE Navy)
  • Hose: CEJN fitting, 80 cm long. (Non mag hose supplied with PROTECH BE Navy)
  • Upper left arm: VIKING™ Low Profile adjustable exhaust valve. (Non mag valve fitted to VIKING™ PROTECH BE Navy)

Alternative valve options:

  • Apeks inlet valves
  • Apeks exhaust valves 

BOOTS

5 mm neoprene lined boots, with non slip outsole, and heel fin retainer.

Alternative Options:
Nitrile safety boots with steel toe cap & midsole, PVC non safety boots.

NECKSEAL

The VIKING™ PROTECH is fitted with a Surveyor latex neck seal as standard.

Alternative options:
Bellows latex neck seal or neoprene neck seal. The suit may also be fitted with the VIKING™ Quick Neck system, which allows for quick changing of broken seals.

HOOD OPTIONS

VIKING™ PROTECH 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, Turbo black rubber hood, Magnum black rubber hood.

CUFFS 

Latex PRO cuffs are the standard fitment.

Cuff options:
HD latex cuffs, bellows latex cuffs, short conical cuffs.

Glove ring options:
In order to make the suit completely waterproof, it is possible to fit a rubber cuff ring system with fixed external rubber ring, and loose stiff plastic ring which holds the latex seal in place. The alternative is a plastic bayonet glove ring system with a plastic ring mounted on the sleeve, and a replaceable cuff held in place with a plastic ring.

Both systems then make the fitment of a latex or Viton®/Butyl or Nitrile/Chloroprene glove possible.

INCLUDED WITH EACH DELIVERY

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

 Coated Fabric

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Standard

 Thickness

 1.05 mm +/- 0.10 mm

 

 Weight

 1250 +/- 100 g/m2

 ISO 3801

 Tensile Strength

 Warp: min 800 N / 50 mm

 Weft: min 650 N / 50 mm

 ISO 1421

 Tear Strength

 Warp: min 45 N

 Weft: min 45 N

 ISO 4674

 Puncture Resistance

 Min 45 N

 pr EN 863

 Abrasion Resistance

 Min 7000 rounds to rubber breakthrough

 ISO 5470-1 H18, 250 g

 

HZ Test Results Table - Viking™ PROTECH BE NAVY version only. Standard PROTECH suits only have a MEDium duty zip and are not certified. 

CHEMICAL PERMEATION BT TIME ( MINS. )  PROTECTION INDEX
SULPHURIC ACID, H2S04 (aqueous) MATERIAL   > 480 HIGH
  SEAM  > 480 HIGH
  ZIPPER  > 480 HIGH
SODIUM HYDROXIDE, NaOH, 50% (aqueous) MATERIAL   > 480 HIGH
  SEAM  > 480 HIGH
  ZIPPER  > 480 HIGH
ISOPROPANOL MATERIAL  > 480 HIGH
  SEAM  > 480 HIGH
  ZIPPER  > 480 HIGH
TOLUENE, 0.05% (aqueous) MATERIAL  > 480 HIGH
  SEAM  > 480 HIGH
  ZIPPER  > 480 HIGH
LIQUID B  MATERIAL  48 LOW
(70% ISOOCTANE & 30% TOLUENE) SEAM  32 LOW
  ZIPPER  48 LOW
LIQUID F  MATERIAL  355 HIGH
(80% PARAFFIN OIL & 20% METHYLNAPTHALENE) SEAM  121 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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