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DuPont Tychem® 6000 FR
Features and Benefits
Tychem® 6000 FR offers a single layer garment that provides triple hazard protection from liquid-chemical splash, flash fire and electric arc. Tychem® 6000 FR garments are designed to combine the trusted chemical protection of Tychem® and thermal/arc protection of Nomex® into a single layer garment. Tychem® 6000 FR garments are designed to help provide industrial workers and Hazmat responders with permeation protection against a broad range of toxic industrial chemicals and chemical warfare agents and to provide escape time from flash fires and protection from electric arc. Tychem® 6000 FR fabric provides at least eight hours breakthrough protection against 17 of the 21 standard ASTM F1001 chemicals and at least 30 minutes of protection for more than 180 chemical challenges including chemical warfare agents. The arc rating of Tychem® 6000 FR fabric is 15 cal/cm² Ebt. This exceeds the NFPA 70E Hazard Risk Category 2 requirement of 8 cal/cm². Typical Applications: HazMat Teams in Fire Departments, Industrial Fire Brigades, Clandestine Lab Investigation, Industrial Chemical Processing Plants, Laboratories.
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DuPont Fabric Permeation Data - Testing Details
The fabric permeation data was generated for DuPont by independent testing laboratories using ASTM F739, EN369, EN 374-3, EN ISO 6529 (method A and B) or ASTM D6978 test methods. Normalized breakthrough time (the time at which the permeation rate is equal to 0.1 µg/cm2/min) are reported in minutes. All liquid chemicals have been tested between approximately 20°C and 27°C unless otherwise stated. A different temperature may have significant influence on the breakthrough time; permeation rates typically increase with temperature. All chemicals have been tested at a concentration of greater than 95% unless otherwise stated. Unless otherwise stated, permeation was measured for single chemicals. The permeation characteristics of mixtures can deviate considerably from the permeation behavior of the individual chemicals. Chemical warfare agents (Lewisite, Sarin, Soman, Sulfur Mustard, Tabun and VX Nerve Agent) have been tested at 22°C and 50% relative humidity per military standard MIL-STD-282.
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The DuPont SafeSPEC Product Selector Tools - Hazard, Industry, Guide, My Scenarios and Double-check - are intended to assist in choosing protective clothing for particular applications and does not replace the judgment of a qualified safety professional or industrial hygienist. Additional personal protective equipment, such as such as but not limited to: respiratory, eye, head, foot, and hand protection, may be required.
Supplying the proper hazard/chemical and exposure information for your hazard scenario is critical in order to obtain an accurate recommendation. Inaccurate information could result in an improper recommendation. To ensure that the hazard/chemical information is accurate, consult the MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet) supplied with the chemical. DuPont DISCLAIMS ANY RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR SUITS SELECTED USING these PRODUCT SELECTOR TOOLS, BASED ON ANY INCOMPLETE, INACCURATE, OR MISLEADING INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THE USER. There are other factors involved which could affect the final PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) decision and may not be considered in these Product Selector Tools. SafeSPEC Product Selector Tools provides information on DuPont suit styles for particular applications. The final decision on suit selection is the responsibility of the safety professional and end-user.
WARNING / CAUTION: There are uses, environments and chemicals for which any garment will be unsuitable. It is the responsibility of the user to review available data and verify that the garment selected is appropriate for the intended use and meets all specified government and industry standards.
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