PGI Cobra BarriAire Gold - Complete Style 3979471

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DESCRIPTION

Particulate coverage includes entire head except for Sure‑Fit panel at crown. Front and back bib extends particulate barrier coverage beyond critical areas as identified by NFPA – Maximum Protection. UL Classified to NFPA 1971 Standard on Protective Ensembles for Structural Fire Fighting and Proximity Fire Fighting – Current Edition. Certification to the NFPA 1971, 2018 Edition Option for Particulate Protection – Current Edition. EN13911: 2017.

CERTIFICATIONS

UL Classified to NFPA 1971 Standard on Protective Ensembles for Structural Fire Fighting and Proximity Fire Fighting – Current Edition. 

Certification to the NFPA 1971, 2018 Edition Option for Particulate Protection – Current Edition. 

EN13911: 2017

MATERIALS

Quilted composite durable water resistant finish on exterior layer of jersey knit with Nomex® Nano Flex particulate barrier between the inside layer of jersey knit. Averages 96% particulate efficiency for particulates between 0.1 and 1.0 microns. PGI quilted BarriAire composite fabrics recently achieved Viral Filtration Efficiency (VFE) Rating of 96.8% and Bacterial Filtration Efficiency (BFE) Rating of 97.9% (as conducted by Nelson Labs, U.S.A.). NFPA 70E Hazard Risk Category 4.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Proprietary PGI gold FR fabric for excellent heat, flame and thermal resistance with superior tensile and tear strength for longer wear life.
  • BarriAire Gold Hoods combine an outer layer of PGI proprietary gold FR fabric and an inner layer of ultra‑lightweight, DuPont™ Nomex® Nano Flex fabric, which can inhibit penetration of many small size harmful particles.
  • PGI quilted BarriAire composite fabrics recently achieved Viral Filtration Efficiency (VFE) Rating of 96.8% and Bacterial Filtration Efficiency (BFE) Rating of 97.9%.*
  • Lightweight with exceptional breathability, weight similar to hoods without a particulate barrier.
  • Unlike laminated PTFE barrier hoods, BarriAire™ Gold Hoods are quiet and allow excellent hearing. Laminated PTFE hoods are annoyingly loud making a crackle noise with virtually every movement, adversely affecting communication in situational awareness.
  • Uniquely quilted to stabilize and enhance particulate barrier durability.
  • Exceeds industry standards of blocking 90 percent of particles between 0.1 and 1.0 microns in size.
  • Inner fabric engineered to wick moisture from skin, through fabric, to outer shell where it evaporates for a drier more comfortable experience.
  • Outer shell fabric features a proprietary DWR finish which allows hood to dry 2x‑3x faster than non-treated fabrics, reduces build‑up of toxic residue that is easily absorbed by non-treated fabrics and enhances the release of contaminates during washing.
  • Built-in stretch and recovery, to better conform to the head and neck for true one size fits all sizing.
  • Attractive gold color allows you to detect when the hood’s soiled and needs cleaning.
  • Fabric is inherently static resistant.
  • Generous cut with a little “ease” built into the design so the hood doesn’t fit skin tight — creates a layer of air between the hood and head which improves thermal resistance from flame and heat.
  • Stronger quilting with CRAQ SPUN® AR Teijinconex® thread which has twice the strength of typical meta‑aramid thread. Quilting stabilizes and enhances particulate barrier durability.
  • Extra-long length (23") front and back, ensures hood stays tucked‑in even after laundry shrinkage.
  • UL Certified thermal patch label facilitates tracking and identification through barcoding, sequential numbering and personalization.
  • UL Classified to NFPA 1971 Standard on Protective Ensembles for Structural Fire Fighting and Proximity Fire Fighting — Current Edition.
  • Certification to the NFPA 1971, 2018 Edition Option for Particulate Protection — Current Edition.
  • NFPA 70E Hazard Risk Category 4 with an ATPV of 46 cal/cm2.
  • EN13911: 2017.