The Respirex GTB Type 1A/Level A or Type 1A-ET gas-tight chemical
protective suit is of one-piece construction fully encapsulating
both the wearer and breathing apparatus.
The suit incorporates the latest technology in both fabric and suit
design and is compatible with any manufacturer’s breathing
apparatus.Respirex GTB suits are extensively used by emergency
teams throughout the world.
Double-glazed visor permitting clear undistorted vision that will
withstand chemical permeation for the substances listed in the
European standard EN943-2:2002 for more than 480 minutes; the
mechanical strength of the visor conforms to EN146:1991.
Expanded back to accommodate self contained breathing apparatus.
Heavy-duty 122cm (48”) gas-tight zipper fitted to the right hand
side of suit.
Highly chemically resistant ’Hazmax’ safety boots with steel toecap
and mid-sole can be either permanently bonded to the suit or fitted by means of the new Respirex detachable boot system. This
new system allows easy replacement of damaged or badly worn boots
without affecting the integrity of the suit.
Gloves that are compatible with the material of the suit fitted by
means of the Respirex locking cuff mechanism; this system enables
the user to change the gloves when necessary.
Adjustable internal support belt enabling users of varying sizes to
comfortably wear the suit.
Sufficient exhalation valves to ensure that the pressure change
within the suit does not exceed 1mbar in 1 minute.
A pass-thru fitted to enable supplementary air to be passed (via an
airline) to the second-man attachment on the user’s breathing
Available with a wide range of airline couplings to ensure
compatibility with any make of breathing apparatus.
Every garment tested for leak-tightness (internal pressure test)
according to EN464:1994.
Taped inner and outer seams.
Suit supplied in a rigid plastic box to ensure correct storage when
not in use; case dimensions 60 x 41 x 41 cm.