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Phoenix HAZMAT Teams Select Trellchem VPS-FLASH as their Next Level A Ensemble


Mansfield, MA – Trelleborg-Viking, Inc is pleased to announce that Phoenix Fire Department has chosen Trellchem VPS-FLASH as their standard Level A ensemble.

This unique reusable, single skin, one layer suit is made of a new patent pending garment material developed and produced by Trelleborg Protective Products. The material is a combination of specialized rubber and plastic laminates, which together with a special woven fabric forms a strong and flexible material that offers outstanding chemical flash fire protection. Additionally, this material exhibits excellent resistance to abrasion, punctures, tears and superior chemical resistance properties.

The Trellchem VPS-Flash is fully certified to NFPA 1991-2005, with both the Flash Fire & Liquefied gas options. In addition, the following benefits come standard with each suit:
- Impact Resistant Hard Visor
- Superior Neoprene closure
- Easy Don/Doff Bayonet Cuff System
- High-Visibility Orange Color
- Anti-Fog Lens (virtually eliminates all condensation!)
- Highest material abrasion resistance

“The Trellchem VPS-Flash has met all the needs of our next Level A ensemble, which includes being certified to NFPA 1991-2005 with the Flash Fire option.” says Mr. Don Moore, Haz-Mat Program Equipment Manager for Phoenix Fire Department. “With excellent abrasion & puncture resistance, along with the integrated Anti-Fog lens, unique Bayonet Glove Cuff system and excellent flash protection, this is the Hazmat Suit that will truly protect our members.”.


For more information on this suit, or to request a demonstration, feel free to contact Trellchem directly at tvi.usa@trelleborg.com, or call (800)344-4458.


About Trelleborg-Viking, Inc.,
Trelleborg-Viking, Inc., with US Operations based in Mansfield, MA, is a leading Global designer, manufacturer & distributor of Chemical Protective Ensembles (including four certified to NFPA 1991-2005), Protective Shelters, Hoods and Dry Suits. Trelleborg’s full line of products sold under the brand names of “Trellchem”, “Viking” & “TrellTent” have been re-defining PPE & Hazmat Diving for over 75 years. For further information, please visit either www.trellchem.com or www.vikingdiving.com, or email them at tvi.usa@trelleborg.com.

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