VIKING™ WRS

A water rescue suit with non-adjustable torso, made from a very light material. Provides protection to users such as fire rescue teams, coastguards, environment agency teams and other water borne personnel who are not divers, but are working on, near or above water. Ideal for shallow water wading operations.

  • Lightweight durable material
  • Unique “Vulca-Seam Technology” ensures watertight seams
  • Abrasion and puncture resistant
  • Easy to clean when contaminated with biological contaminants
  • Front entry non-adjustable torso, for ease of operation

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VIKING™ WRS

design

Front entry with non-adjustable torso. No valves fitted.

suit material

255 g/m2 Nylon outer / Butyl rubber / Nylon inner.
Light and flexible. Good puncture and abrasion resistance. Smooth close knit exterior surface.

SEAMS

External: Folded and stitched to lie flat.
Internal: Chemically treated with an uncured rubber tape applied by heat and pressure

Finally the suit is placed inside a vulcaniser, whereby the rubber tape is cured by heat and pressure into the material itself. This is a unique process known as “Vulca Seam Technology”.

REINFORCEMENTS

The VIKING™ WRS material is inherently abrasion and puncture resistant. Additional reinforcements are fitted to knees and elbows as standard.

REFLECTORS

High visibility reflectors are fitted as standard to the zip flap, wrists, upper arms and back of legs.

COLOUR

Black legs/Black top; Black legs/Yellow top.

Standards

  • PPE Directive 89/686/EEC, using applicable parts of
    EN 15027-1:2002

ZIPPER

Medium Duty (MD) non-magnetic; 85 or 90 cm long; placed diagonally across the upper body.

The zipper is covered by a flap.

ZIPPER OPTIONS
Relief zipper

NECKSEAL

Surveyor latex neck seal as standard.

ALTERNATIVE OPTIONS:
Bellows latex neck seal; Neoprene neck seal; Neoprene neck warmer in combination with latex 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™ WRS 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.

CUFFS 

Latex conical cuffs are standard.

CUFF OPTIONS:
PRO latex cuffs or Bellows latex 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 make the fitment of Latex gloves 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; Latex socks or VSN material socks (for use with overboots).

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.

Nylon / butyl / nylon 255 g / m2

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Standard

 Thickness

0.30 mm

 

 Weight

255 g/m2

ISO 3801

 Tensile Strength

Warp: 1500 N

Weft: 1500 N

ISO 1421

 Tear Strength

Warp: 80 N

Weft:  80 N

ISO 4674

 Puncture Resistance

100 N

pr EN 863

 Abrasion Resistance

 After 5,000 cycles, weight loss 2 gms

ISO 5470-1 H18, 250 g

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