173 PTFE Full Cover Particulate Protection Hood


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The only particulate hood to offer 99.9% protection against cancer causing particulates from the first wear for both Wildfire and Structural use.

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Cancer is the most dangerous threat to firefighters’ health and safety today. Our 173 is the most advanced PTFE particulate protection hood on the market, giving firefighters 99.9% protection from cancer-causing particulates from the very first time it is worn.

Stedair Prevent offers an optimal protection against most common particulates in smoke 0.1–1.0 micron, by blocking more than 99.9% after 250 washing cycles when tested to ASTM D1776 NFPA 1971:2018
• Full particulate protection, all panels include Stedair Prevent Technology
• Stedair Prevent tested to Oeko-Tex and NFPA 1971
• Strategic panelling that’s ergonomically shaped for wearer comfort and ease of movement
• Strong flatlock seams to ensure wearer comfort, using meta-aramid threads.
• Lightweight 375gms fabric assembly
• Assembly optimised air permeability of 10 CFM – according to ASTM D 737
• High absorption rate to remove sweat quickly, high evaporation rate to drive water out, very low RET value < 5.4m2 Pa/W
• Stedair Prevent bursting strength 550N – according to ASTM D 6797

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Navy, Gold


Small, Medium