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Zytron® 500 is top of the class – and the classic responder choice for hazmat and other demanding situations.

Worker in gray Zytron 500 coverall suit inspects a chemical spill

Zytron® 500 Splash Total Encapsulating Suit.

Zytron 500 Details

  • Greater than 8-hour holdout against hundreds of chemicals, plus proven holdout against Chemical Warfare Agents (CWA).
  • Several NFPA certified styles available.
  • Available in two colors, hi-viz orange and charcoal gray.
  • AntiFog Expanded-View Visor System is standard on gas-tight styles.
  • 2N1® Glove System on Hazmat styles eliminates the problem of inner glove inversion.
  • Hazmat styles include seams that are sewn then double heat sealed/taped.
  • Softer pliable fabric enhances comfort for extended wear applications.
  • Available in wide range of styles from coveralls to total encapsulating suits.
  • Typical Applications: Hazmat response, chemical handling, refueling operations, petrochemical refinery operations, hazardous material clean-up and remediation, CWA incineration, remediation and disposal.
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AntiFog Visor System

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Zytron 500 Style Options

Coverall

Z5H426

Zytron® 500 Coverall. Attached Hood with Elastic Face Opening, Front Entry Zipper with LongNeck™ Respirator-Fit Closure, Double Storm Flaps with Hook & Loop Closure, Elastic Wrists, Attached Sock Booties with Splash Guards.

Heat Sealed / Taped
Size: SM/MD- 4XL
Color: Charcoal / Orange
Quantity: 3 ea.
Weight: 8 lb / 3.63 kg
Coverall

Z5H428

Zytron® 500 Coverall. Attached Hood with Elastic Face Opening, Front Entry Zipper with LongNeck™ Respirator-Fit Closure, Double Storm Flaps with Hook & Loop Closure, Elastic Wrists and Ankles.

Heat Sealed / Taped
Size: SM/MD- 4XL
Color: Charcoal / Orange
Quantity: 3 ea.
Weight: 7 lb / 3.17 kg
Splash Total Encapsulating Suit

Z5H572

Zytron® 500 Splash Total Encapsulating Suit. Front Entry Zipper, Double Storm Flaps with Hook & Loop Closure, Expanded View AntiFog Visor System with Additional FEP Overlay, Expanded Back, Elastic Wrists, Attached Sock Booties with Splash Guards, 1 Exhaust Port.

Heat Sealed / Taped
Size: SM/MD- 4XL
Color: Charcoal / Orange
Quantity: 1 /cs
Weight: 7 lb / 3.17 kg
Splash Total Encapsulating Suit

Z5H573

Zytron® 500 Splash Total Encapsulating Suit. Rear Entry Zipper, Double Storm Flaps with Hook & Loop Closure, Expanded View AntiFog Visor System, Expanded Back, Elastic Wrists, Attached Sock Booties with Splash Guards and 1 Exhaust Port.

Heat Sealed / Taped
Size: SM- 4XL
Color: Orange
Quantity: 1 /cs
Weight: 9 lb / 4.08 kg

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Tech Specs
Vapor Total Encapsulating Suit

Z5H352

Zytron® 500 Vapor Total Encapsulating Suit. Must Specify Pass-Thru Option. Pricing includes Standard Pass-Thru 7H. Front Entry AquaSeal® Gas-Tight Zipper, Double Storm Flaps with Hook & Loop Closure, Expanded View AntiFog Visor System, Flat Back, Attached Field Replaceable Butyl Gloves, Attached Sock Booties with Splash Guards and 2 Exhaust Valves.

Heat Sealed / Taped
Size: SM/MD- 4XL
Color: Charcoal / Orange
Quantity: 1 ea.
Weight: 9 lb / 4.08 kg
Vapor Total Encapsulating Suit

Z5H353

Zytron® 500 Vapor Total Encapsulating Suit. Must Specify Pass-Thru Option. Pricing includes Standard Pass-Thru 7H. Rear Entry AquaSeal® Gas-Tight Zipper, Double Storm Flaps with Hook & Loop Closure, Expanded View AntiFog Visor System, Flat Back, Attached Field Replaceable Butyl Gloves, Attached Sock Booties with Splash Guards and 2 Exhaust Valves.

Heat Sealed / Taped
Size: SM/MD- 4XL
Color: Charcoal / Orange
Quantity: 1 ea.
Weight: 9 lb / 4.08 kg
Vapor Total Encapsulating Suit

Z5H382

Zytron® 500 Vapor Total Encapsulating Suit. (HazMat Model). Must Specify Pass-Thru Option. Pricing includes standard pass through 7H. Front Entry Diagonal AquaSeal® Gas-Tight Zipper, Double Storm Flaps with Hook & Loop Closure, Expanded View AntiFog Visor System with Additional FEP Overlay, Flat Back, Attached Field Replaceable 2N1® Glove System, Attached Sock Booties with Splash Guards, Knee Reinforcements and 2 Exhaust Valves.

Heat Sealed / Taped
Size: SM/MD- 4XL
Color: Charcoal / Orange
Quantity: 1 ea.
Weight: 9 lb / 4.08 kg
Vapor Total Encapsulating Suit

Z5H383

Zytron® 500 Vapor Total Encapsulating Suit. (HazMat Model) . Must Specify Pass-Thru Option. Pricing Includes Standard Pass Through 7H. Rear Entry AquaSeal® Gas-Tight Zipper, Double Storm Flaps with Hook & Loop Closure, Expanded View AntiFog Visor System with Additional FEP Overlay, Flat Back, Attached Field Replaceable 2N1® Glove System, Attached Sock Booties with Splash Guards, Knee Reinforcements and 2 Exhaust Valves.

Heat Sealed / Taped
Size: SM/MD- 4XL
Color: Charcoal / Orange
Quantity: 1 ea.
Weight: 9 lb / 4.08 kg
Vapor Total Encapsulating Suit

Z5H552

Zytron® 500 Vapor Total Encapsulating Suit. Front Entry AquaSeal® Gas-Tight Zipper, Double Storm Flaps with Hook & Loop Closure, Expanded View AntiFog Visor System, Expanded Back, Attached Field Replaceable Butyl Gloves, Attached Sock Booties with Splash Guards, 2 Exhaust Valves.

Heat Sealed / Taped
Size: SM/MD- 4XL
Color: Gray / Orange
Quantity: 1 ea.
Weight: 9 lb / 4.08 kg
Vapor Total Encapsulating Suit

Z5H553

Zytron® 500 Vapor Total Encapsulating Suit. Rear Entry AquaSeal® Gas-Tight Zipper, Double Storm Flaps with Hook & Loop Closure, Expanded View AntiFog Visor System, Expanded Back, Attached Field Replaceable Butyl Gloves, Attached Sock Booties with Splash Guards and 2 Exhaust Valves.

Heat Sealed / Taped
Size: SM/MD- 4XL
Color: Charcoal / Orange
Quantity: 1 ea.
Weight: 9 lb / 4.08 kg
Vapor Total Encapsulating Suit

Z5H582

Zytron® 500 Vapor Total Encapsulating Suit. (HazMat Model) Front Entry AquaSeal® Gas-Tight Zipper, Expanded View AntiFog Visor System with Additional FEP Overlay, Expanded Back, Double Storm Flaps with Hook & Loop Closure, Attached Field Replaceable 2N1® Glove System, Attached Sock Booties with Splash Guards, Knee Reinforcements, 2 Exhaust Valves.

Heat Sealed / Taped
Size: SM/MD- 4XL
Color: Charcoal / Orange
Quantity: 1 /cs
Weight: 9 lb / 4.08 kg

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Vapor Total Encapsulating Suit

Z5H583

Zytron® 500 Vapor Total Encapsulating Suit. (HazMat Model) Rear Entry AquaSeal® Gas-Tight Zipper, Expanded View AntiFog Visor System with Additional FEP Overlay, Expanded Back, Double Storm Flaps with Hook & Loop Closure, Attached Field Replaceable 2N1® Glove System, Attached Sock Booties with Splash Guards, 2 Exhaust Valves.

Heat Sealed / Taped
Size: SM/MD- 4XL
Color: Charcoal / Orange
Quantity: 1 /cs
Weight: 9 lb / 4.08 kg

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Overhood

Z5H750

Zytron® 500 Hood. Overhood, PVC Visor, Flat Back, Waist Length, Hook & Loop Fasteners on Sides.

Heat Sealed / Taped
Size: ALL-ALL
Color: Charcoal / Orange
Quantity: 3 ea.
Weight: 6 lb / 2.72 kg
Vapor Total Encapsulating Suit

Z5H582-94C2RPBC

Zytron® 500 Vapor Total Encapsulating Suit. NFPA 1994 Class 2 Certified Edition. Berry Compliant., Front entry, Expanded View AntiFog Visor System with Additional FEP Overlay, Expanded Back, Double Storm Flaps with Hook & Loop Closure, Attached Field Replaceable 2N1® Glove System, Attached Sock Booties with Splash Guards, Knee Reinforcements, 2 Exhaust Valves.

Heat Sealed / Taped
Size: SM/MD- 4XL
Color: Charcoal / Orange
Quantity: 1//cs
Weight: 0 lb / 0 kg

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Zytron 500 Chemical Test Data

STM F1001 Chemical Test Battery*
Chemical Minutes
Acetone >480
Acetonitrile >480
Carbon Disulfide >480
Dichloromethane >480
Diethylamine >480
Dimethylformamide >480
Ethyl Acetate >480
n - Hexane >480
Methyl Alcohol >480
Nitrobenzene >480
Sodium Hydroxide >480
Sulfuric Acid >480
Tetrachloroethylene >480
Tetrahydrofuran >480
Toluene >480
Gases
Ammonia Gas >480
1,3 Butadiene Gas >480
Chlorine Gas >480
Ethylene Oxide Gas >480
Hydrogen Chloride Gas >480
Methyl Chloride Gas >480
Chemical Warfare Agent Data**
Chemical Agent Minutes Criteria
Bis (2-chloroethyl) sulfide (Mustard:HD) >480 4.0 ug/cm2
Isopropyl methylfluorophosphonate (Sarin:GB) >480 1.25 ug/cm2
Chlorovinyl arsinedichloride (Lewisite:L) >480 4.0 ug/cm2
O-ethyl S-(2-diisopropylaminoethyl) methylphosphonothiolate (Nerve:VX) >480 1.25 ug/cm2
Typical Physical Properties
Test Method Result
Grab Tensile Strength MD* ASTM D751(lbs/N) 120 / 534
Grab Tensile Strength CD* ASTM D751(lbs/N) 121 / 538
Tear Resistance Trapezoid MD*(lbs/N) method details below** 35 / 156
Tear Resistance Trapezoid CD*(lbs/N) method details below** 37 / 168
Ball Burst ASTM D3787 (lbs/N) 128 / 569
Flammability Resistance ASTM F1358 N/A
*MD - Machine Direction, CD - Cross Direction
**ASTM D1117 (Zytron 100, 200) ASTM D5587 (Zytron 300, 400, 500) ASTM D571 (Frontline 300, 500)

* Industrial chemical testing was conducted in accordance with ASTM F 739 with normalized breakthrough times reported in minutes.

Note: These tests were performed in accordance with ASTM standards by independent laboratories. This data is derived from tests performed on material samples only, not finished garments.

** Chemical Warfare Agent testing was conducted in accordance with MIL-STD-282 and/or NFPA 1994-2001 with breakthrough times reported based on total cumulative permeation.


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