Tychem® 6000 FR – Triple Threat Protection in 1 Garment
A single-layer garment, Tychem® 6000 FR offers triple-hazard protection from liquid-chemical splash, flash fire, and electric arc.
Tychem® 6000 FR coveralls combine the trusted chemical protection of Tychem® fabric and flame protection of Nomex® fiber in a single-layer garment. Proven protection, Tychem® 6000 FR garments meet the requirements of NFPA 1992 Standard on Liquid-Splash Protective Ensembles and Clothing for Hazardous Materials Emergencies and NFPA 2112, Standard on Flame-Resistant Garments for Protection of Industrial Personnel against Flash Fire. Tychem® 6000 FR also exceeds the Hazard Risk Category 2 requirement of 8 cal/cm2 outlined in NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace. No wonder many industrial workers and HAZMAT responders turn to these coveralls for protection. Tychem® 6000 FR fabrics are tested by a third party laboratory to assess its chemical permeation resistance. DuPont has data for over 200 chemicals for Tychem® 6000 FR in SafeSPEC™ so that the user can select an appropriate garment.
- Provides at least 30 minutes of protection against over 180 chemical challenges plus the added benefit of electric arc, and flash fire burn injury protection
- Utilized and relied on by industrial workers and HAZMAT responders Available in orange for high visibility and gray for low visibility
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Flame Resistant Clothing
The unpredictability of fires and electrical hazards only adds to the danger. Workers who are exposed to these hazards rely on flame resistant clothing made from DuPont brands, including Nomex®, Protera®, and Kevlar®.
INFORMATION & IDEAS
Thermal Regulations Overview
DuPont offers an overview of the typical regulation hazard codes and the leading thermal regulations impacting personal protective equipment (PPE).
NFPA 2113 Overview
NFPA 2113 specifies the minimum selection, care, use, and maintenance requirements for flame-resistant garments for use by industrial personnel in areas at risk from flash fires or short-duration flame exposure that are compliant with NFPA 2112.
NFPA 2112 Overview
NFPA 2112, the standard on flame-resistant garments for protection of industrial personnel against flash fire, provides minimum requirements for the design, construction, evaluation, and certification of flame-resistant garments for use by industrial personnel.
Brief summary of the US EPA's (Environmental Protection Agency) "Level's of Protection (LOP)" as applicable to those individuals involved in handling hazardous materials. LOP's are based on the type of respiratory protection required to ensure the safety of the user under the specified conditions of use.
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