Applications for Tyvek garments include pharmaceutical handling, chemical protection, oil and gas industry, general maintenance/operations, spray painting, general clean-up, protection from water-based chemical liquid splashes, asbestos, pharmaceutical and radioactive particulates to biological hazards, amongst many others.
Type 5 – Protection against airborne solid particulate chemicals(Norm: EN ISO 13982-1)
Type 6 – Limited protection against liquid mist(New test method: EN ISO-17491-4 Method A
The DuPont Tyvek Coverall Classic Xpert is robust yet lightweight (<180g per garment). It has a 3-piece hood and gusset for optimal fit. Elasticated face, wrists and ankles as well as glued-in waist elastic. Tyvek garments are composed of flash spun high density polyethylene, providing an ideal balance of protection, durability and comfort. Tyvek is permeable to both air and water vapour, yet repels water-based liquids and aerosols. The coverall offers an excellent barrier against fine particles and fibres (down to 1 micron in size), it is anti-statically treated.
** Limited-Use protective clothing ** EN 1073-2 (protection against radioactive contamination) Antistatic treatment (EN 1149-5) - on both sides Stitched external seams for enhanced protection against penetration from the outside to the inside of the garment Tyvek® zipper and zipper flap for enhanced protection.
The DuPont Tyvek Coverall Classic Xpert is made of a specially fabric which offers a barrier to permeation by liquids when tested according to EN ISO 6529 Method A, performed on white Tyvek fabric. The coverall passes the new and more stringent Type 6 test method and demonstrates greater protection when tested according to the whole suit Type 4 spray test (EN ISO 17491-4 method B). Moreover, Tyvek Classic Xpert coverall sets a new standard in particulate protection, with only 0.8% whole suit inward leakage compared to 5% with Tyvek Classic and to 8% with a typical Microporous Film (MPF).
The excellent design and overall ergonomic shape of the garment ensures a perfect fit and protection whilst moving, across a whole host of applications.
NOTE: The garment does not protect against ionizing radiation. Although the fabric passes the resistance to ignition-test, the garment is not flame-retardant. Keep away from heat and flame. For application which requires heat and flame protection please consider garments meeting EN ISO 14116 e.g. Nomex® and/or ProShield® FR.
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