DuPoint Tychem 10000 Fully Encapsulated Level A Protective Suit

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Tychem® 10000 exhibits excellent chemical barrier properties and offers an extremely durable fabric that is puncture- and tear-resistant. Tychem® 10000 fabric shows at least 30 minutes of barrier protection to 322 challenge chemicals with no observed breakthrough. Tychem® 10000 is specifically developed for protection against toxic, corrosive gases, liquids and solid chemicals. This high-performance chemical barrier fabric is suited for industrial, HazMat, and domestic preparedness applications.
  • Encapsulated Level A garment design is our highest level of protection from liquid splash and vapor/gas exposures for both the wearer and respiratory equipment
  • Double taped seams provide strong chemical resistance against heavy liquid splashes. A sewn seam is covered, both inside and outside of garment with compatible chemical-resistant material by heat-sealing.
  • Expanded faceshield provides wide 220 degree viewing angle. EX faceshield is three-layer laminate composed of 40 mil PVC/5 mil Teflon® /20 mil PVC
  • Rear entry design keeps closure away from direct contact with frontal chemical exposure and provides ability to change air bottle on SCBA without removing the entire garment
  • Expanded back to accommodate self-contained air breathing apparatus (SCBA)
  • Vapor tight zipper. Extra long to increase garment opening and aid donning and doffing
  • Storm flap covers zipper which can be secured by the wearer with rugged hook and loop material to prevent intrusion at zipper
  • Attached internal gloves composed of five layer laminate film for a broad range of chemical protection
  • Butyl B 161 gloves provide mechanical and physical durability to help protect inner glove. Gloves are attached with vapor tight ring and clamp system and are replaceable.
  • Integrated socks composed of garment material
  • Attached flaps are designed to cover boot tops to help reduce potential for liquid intrusion
  • Two exhaust valves release higher pressure inside encapsulating garments while simultaneously helping to prevent inward leakage of external vapors or particles into the garment. One-way valves are positive pressure and open on demand. Valves include splash covers made of barrier material to help prevent liquid intrusion. Valves are located on left back of head and right lower back.
  • Internal adjustable waist belt system for support and improved fit
  • Additional barrier material sewn at knees and over taped for added abrasion resistance when kneeling or crawling
  • Each suit has a unique serial number and is fully tested at time of manufacture including positive air pressure integrity testing per ASTM F1052.
  • Pass-thrus are optional and can be installed upon request when ordering. Some suits are available with optional pass-thrus to accommodate the following SCBA manufacturers: Scott, Interspiro, MSA, Draeger, Survivair®. Please call Customer Service 1-800-931-3456 for additional information.
  • Made in the USA, North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) compliant and Trade Agreement Act (TAA) compliant
Typical Finished Dimensions
Size Sleeve Length Chest Width Inseam Fits Chest Fits Height Inner Glove Size Outer Glove Size
SM 28 29 1/4 30 45 1/4 - 48 3/4 5'0" - 5'9" 11 10
MD 28 29 1/4 30 45 1/4 - 48 3/4 5'0" - 5'9" 11 10
LG 29 30 31 46 3/4 - 50 1/4 5'9" - 6'3" 11 10
XL 29 30 31 46 3/4 - 50 1/4 5'9" - 6'3" 11 10
2X 31 31 1/2 32 1/2 49 3/4 - 53 1/4 6'3" - 6'5" 11 10
3X 31 31 1/2 32 1/2 49 3/4 - 53 1/4 6'3" - 6'5" 11 10
4X 32 1/2 33 34 1/2 52 3/4 - 56 1/4 6'5" - 6'7" 11 10


  1. The garment shall be constructed of DuPont™ Tychem® 10000 -- a patented fabric consisting of multi-layer barrier films laminated to both sides of a 4.0 oz/yd2 polyester substrate.
  2. The garment shall be lime yellow in color.
  3. The garment shall be an encapsulated Level A design.
  4. The garment shall have double taped seams.
  5. The tape used to cover the seams shall be a film composite with equal to or greater chemical resistance than the base fabric.
  6. The garment shall have an extra wide visor consisting of 3 layers - PVC 40 mil / Teflon® 5 mil / PVC 20 mil.
  7. The garment shall have a rear, gas-tight zipper closure.
  8. The zipper shall be covered with a double storm flap with hook and loop closure.
  9. The garment shall have an expanded back.
  10. The garment shall have 2 exhaust valves.
  11. The garment shall have an internal adjustment belt.
  12. The garment shall have attached gloves.
  13. The gloves shall consist of an inner Ansell™ Barrier® glove and an outer butyl glove.
  14. The garment shall have attached socks with outer boot flaps.
  15. The garment shall have soles made of garment material.

Additional Equipment Needed

  • Wear other appropriate PPE such as, but not limited to, respiratory, eye, head, hand, and foot protection based on the hazard assessment.
  • Suffocation hazard exists. An appropriate open-circuit self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) or air-line supplied respirator must be worn with all encapsulating garments.
  • Wear separate appropriate outer footwear over the garment sock. This garment has attached socks made of garment material. These socks are not suitable to used as outer footwear. They do not have adequate durability or slip resistance to be worn as the outer foot covering.
  • Please read, understand and follow the Tychem® User Manual.