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Aluminized Fire Suit

Tacconi S.p.A. Technical Service

TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION

PROXIMITY SPECIALISED FIRE-FIGHTING 5- PIECE SUIT

EN-1486 TYPE 2 APPROVED

STYLE BETA 5 FIRETEX (identification code 10173)

DESCRIPTION
Aluminised 5 pieces overall, internally lined with wool fabric, Provided with pouch for breathing apparatus containment and protection. Wide shape, frontal opening fastened by press stud buttons covered by flap. Elastication at sleeves and legs bottoms. Trousers provided with adjustable braces and waist elastication. Boots are outlined for maximum confort, wearability and undress provided with frogs for adjustment and clinging. Soles made of high temperature resistance material, internally covered by wool and in the outer part by 100% KEVLAR bouclette. Five fingers gloves with long cuff and split leather reinforcements on the palm.

The hood has wide shape and allows use of mask and breathing apparatus. It is composed of an adjustable inner safety helmet according to UNI-EN 397 (-20°C / 440 Vac class) and a golden, antidazzle visor, thickness 5 mm. Elasticated armpit braces closed by press studs buttons are provided in three positions for hood proper setting. The overall is provided with carrying bag. The garment is manufactured in absolute absence of asbestos fibres. The overall outer layer is made of aluminised FIRETEX fibre glass fabric and lined with a wool fabric granting comfort during intervention.

The overall is a 3rd category safety equipment and CE approved on the base of EN 1486 Type 2 standards as proximity specialised fire-fighting suit.


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The overall is available in S-M-L size.

Spare parts to be supplied separately on demand:

  • COAT style BETA 5 FIRETEX code 10219
  • TROUSERS style BETA 5 FIRETEX code 10220
  • HOOD style BETA 5 FIRETEX code 1022100
  • FOOTWEAR style BETA 5 FIRETEX code 1022200
  • GLOVES code 1017200

 

ABRIDGED TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION
BETA-5 FIRETEX coverall, provided with EC marking showing the approval to sale
according to Law Decree 475 dated 04/12/1992, in the accomplishment of the Council
directive 89/686/CEE,
identified as 3rd category PPE, in conformity with technical
specifications EN-1486 TYPE 2 for proximity fire-fighting interventions
.

PERFORMANCES OFFERED BY THE PPE

SUIT:

Requirement Specification Result Conformity
Flame spreading
EN-532
on assembled
conformity Inflammability on edges:
NO
perforation:
NO
residual parts:
NO
flame persistence:
NO
afterglow:
NO
conform
Convective heat
index HTI (s) EN 367
HTI >/= 13 HTI 24 = 14 seconds conform
Radiant heat index t² (s)
at 40 KW EN 366
pre-treatment annex A
EN 531
t2 >/= 60 t2 = 63 seconds conform
Contact heat
EN 702
tt >/=10 300° C (Delta 10°) = 10.5
seconds
conform
Resistance to heat (%)
EN 469 Annex A
> 5 No melting
No hole formation
No dripping
No catching fire
Dimensional stability
Aluminised fabric:
+0.7% length
-0.0% width
insulation felt: -1.5% length
-0.0% width
internal lining woollen fabric :
-3.3% length
-2.7% width
Leather: -2,9%
-2,0
glove palm inner lining:
-6.5%
-5.3
conform
Tensile strength (N)
ISO 1421
>/= 600 Warp = 4131 N
Weft = 3099 N
conform
Resistance to tearing (N)
ISO 4674
>/=25 Warp = N.D.
Weft = 228 N
conform

GLOVE:

 

Requirement Result Conformity
EN 659
Conformity
Abrasion resistance EN 388
823 cycles (n° of cycle)

 

Conform

 

conform
Resistance to cutting EN 388
10.1 on the palm
9.3 on the back

 

Conform

 

conform
Resistance to perforation
(palm)
94,4 N (external fabric)

 

Conform

 

conform
Dexterity EN 420
269 N

 

Conform

 

conform
Heat transmission through
exposition to flame EN 367
(palm)
HTI12 = 17 sec.
HTI24 = 22 sec

 

Conform

 

conform
Radiant heat transmission
after repeated flexing EN366
(palm)
t2 = 93 sec.

 

Conform

 

conform
Contact heat transmission
(palm)
tt = 13 sec

 

Conform

 

conform