Chemical protective clothing

home_image2Ansell Microgard® and Microchem® products are designed and manufactured to meet or exceed the European Norms specified in Category III of the PPE directive for chemical protective clothing, and therefore they carry the CE mark. It is our policy to protect the general welfare and occupational health and safety of any employee involved in the manufacturing process of the Microgard range of protective garments and allied products.

Ansell Microgard Limited is a leading manufacturer of chemical protective clothing, introducing new technology and designs to the market to improve wearer protection and comfort for the past 30 years.

Whether you are working with liquid or solid chemicals, asbestos, paint, oil, grease, viruses and blood borne pathogens, or one of the countless other workplace contaminants in evidence today contact Ansell Microgard® to keep you protected. Use the information below to find the level of protection you need. The links will take you straight to the appropriate product details, including data sheets, sizing charts and Norms information, at Microgard®.

MICROGARD® 1500

microgard_1500_asbestos_viewDesigned specifically for workers in the Asbestos contract removal industry

Garment features

– Breathable SMS fabric

– Elasticated hood, waist, wrists & ankles

– 3-thread overlocked seams

Available in Red, Navy Blue or White

Applications

– Asbestos stripping, clear-up or handling

 

MICROGARD® 1500 PLUS

microgard_1500_plus_viewMICROGARD® 1500 PLUS features a high quality 3-layer anti-static SMS fabric

MICROGARD® 1500 PLUS coveralls now feature an improved hood design for optimum fit with most full face respirators

Garment features

– Breathable, anti-static SMS fabric

– Elasticated hood, waist, wrist & ankles

– 3-thread overlocked seams

Available in White and Light Blue

Applications

– General Maintenance

– Pharmaceuticals manufacturing

– Insulation Laying

– Wood & metal processing

– Touch-up paint spraying

– Sign manufacturing

– Asbestos stripping, clear-up or handling

– Fibreglass product manufacturing

MICROGARD® 2000 COMFORT

ComfortPerform in Comfort…

MICROGARD® 2000 COMFORT combines a lightweight microporous fabric with a high wicking and breathable back panel, for moisture management that is unsurpassed!

Garment Features

– Microporous PE laminate fabric with air permeable SMS back panel

– Hood designed for optimum fit with full face respirators

– Optimised body fit for improved wearer comfort

– Elasticated hood, waist, wrists and ankles

– Bound seams

Applications

– Automotive Paint Spraying

– Fibreglass product manufacturing

– General paint spraying applications

– Pharmaceutical product manufacturing

MICROGARD® 2000 STANDARD

The NEW standard in Type 5/6 performance & protection

Protection from infective agents, pesticides, particulates, fibres & liquid chemical spray

Applications

– Chemical & Pharmaceutical industries

– Agriculture

– Cleanrooms

– Paint spraying

– Crime scene Investigation

– Veterinary services

– Remediation

MICROGARD® 2000 SOCO

microgard_2000_soco_viewDesigned in partnership with Greater Manchester Police

Working closely with GMP SOCOs this special version of the MICROGARD® 2000 SOCO coverall and overboots (sold separately) were designed to fit both male and female officers.

Garment features

– Breathable PE laminate fabric

– Hood designed to be compatible with other PPE including goggles and respirators

– Self Adhesive flap and chinstrap ensure full suit closure

– Elasticated wrist and ankles reduce risk of crime scene contamination from under garments

– Self adhesive Pockets to secure equipment in, can be positioned anywhere on the garment

SOCO Overboot features:

– Fully adjustable to fit most shoe sizes

– Flexiban® anti-slip sole

MICROGARD® 2000 Ts PLUS

microgard_ts_plus_viewType 4 protection, MICROGARD® 2000 performance

Stitched & taped seams offer a higher level of protection from liquid chemical penetration

Garment Features

– Microporous PE laminate fabric

– Optimised body fit

– Stitched & Taped seams

Applications

– chemical & Pharmaceutical industries

– Agriculture

– Clean-rooms

– Paint spraying

– Crime scene Investigation

– Veterinary services

– Remediation

MICROGARD® 2500 STANDARD

2500_StandardUnique microporous fabric for liquid tight protection

MICROGARD® 2500 STANDARD achieves the highest levels of protection according to EN14126: 2003 for barrier to infective agents

Applications

– Viral contaminated areas

– Avian Influenza

– Part of your business continuity kit

– Centres for Disease Control (CDC)

– Decontamination Processes

– Low hazard chemical spray

– Emergency Services (Ambulance)

– Veterinary Services

– Industrial Paint Spraying

MICROCHEM® 3000

MC3000MICROCHEM® 3000 is one of the lightest and most comfortable chemical protective garments on the market today

Featuring a soft and flexible 3-layer fabric, strong ultrasonically welded seams and an effective chemical barrier against most inorganic chemicals

Applications

– Chemical handling or transportation

– Oil based mud protection

– Offshore drilling

– Pesticide/insecticide spraying

– Land reclamation and clean-up

– Food Industry caustic clean downs

MICROCHEM® 4000

MG4000Innovative Technology

– Unique multi-layer barrier fabric which is renowned for its lightweight textile feel and exceptional barrier to highly concentrated chemicals and biological agents

– NEW outer barrier film layer increases chemical repellence and reduces risk of degradation

– Suitable for use in Ex-Zones

Applications

For hazardous areas where protection against concentrated

chemicals and biological agents is required, such as;

– Chemicals

– Oil and Petrochemicals

– Pharmaceutical

– Mining

– Agriculture

– Industrial & tank cleaning

– Sewage purification installations

– Emergency Services (HAZMAT, CBRN)

MICROCHEM® 4000 APOLLO

microchem_4000_apollo_viewTrusted by fire and rescue crews around the World

Developed with the UK Fire & Rescue services MICROCHEM® 4000 APOLLO is a fully encapsulated chemical suit designed for use in conjunction with self contained breathing apparatus (SCBA)

Applications

– Chemical manufacturing

– Chemical handling & transportation

– Industrial hazardous waste handling

– Land reclamation and clean up

– Emergency services first response

– HAZMAT handling

MICROCHEM® 5000

M5000_static_mask01smallMICROCHEM® 5000 reaches new levels in chemical protection and is engineered to protect

– High performance multi layer material which is lightweight, strong and durable.

– Barrier to numerous organic and inorganic chemicals and biological hazards

– >480 minutes breakthrough time against 14 of 15 chemicals listed in EN ISO 6529

– Highly visible orange colour – excellent visibility in high risk areas

– Anti static for critical areas

– Improved donning and doffing- thanks to NEW unique dual zip design

– Range of design options available

Applications

For hazardous areas where protection against concentrated chemicals and biological agents is required, such as;

– Chemicals

– Oil and petrochemicals

– Pharmaceuticals

– Mining

– Agriculture

– Industrial and tank cleaning

– Sewage purification installations

MICROGARD® FR

microgard_fr_viewMICROGARD® FR will not compromise wearer protection in the event of a flash fire

MICROGARD® FR offers wearers protection from liquid chemicals to EN Type 6 and particulates to EN Type 5, offering peace of mind to workers in potentially explosive/flammable environments, by decreasing the risk of burn injury when worn over thermal protective workwear*

Applications

– Oil & Gas, petrochemical applications

– Utilities contractors

Suitable for most applications where there is the need for limited chemical splash protection without compromising wearer protection in the event of a flash fire.

MICROCHEM® CFR

microgard_cfr_viewIn high risk areas MICROCHEM® CFR is proven to protect

MICROCHEM® CFR offers wearers protection from liquid chemicals to EN Type 3 & 4 and peace of mind to workers in potentially explosive/flammable environments, by decreasing the risk of burn injury when worn over thermal protective workwear*

Applications

– Oil & Gas, petrochemical applications

– Utilities contractors

Suitable for most applications where there is the need for protection from chemical spray without compromising wearer protection in the event of a flash fire

MICROCHEM® PAPR

Main-PAPRProviding complete protection from liquid and particulate hazards!

MICROGARD® / MICROCHEM® PAPR (Powered Air Purifying Respirator) coveralls are fully encapsulated liquid tight chemical suits. Model 700 is designed for use in combination with Sundström SR500 / SR500EX PAPR fan unit & filters, and Model 701 for use with Scott Proflow

Features & Benefits

– Double elasticated cuffs

– Air permeable SMS collar

– Four exhalation valves

– Attached socks with elasticated boot over-flap

– Panoramic visor design

– Emergency rip cord

MICROGARD® & MICROCHEM® AIRline

AIRline_StaticAir supplied suits for protection from hazardous particulate contamination and direct jets of liquid chemical spray (Type 3)*

MICROGARD® & MICROCHEM® AIRline is a range of one piece suits designed for use in combination with belt mounted, continuous flow airline regulators such as the Sundström SR507 and Scott T-A-Line (sold separately). With breathable air supplied from an external compressed air source, the positive pressure generated within the suit provides the wearer with both respiratory and body protection.

Features & Benefits

– Double elasticated cuffs

– Air permeable SMS collar

– Four exhalation valves

– Attached socks with elasticated boot over-flap

– Panoramic visor design

– Emergency rip cord

Application

– Protection from radioactive particulate contamination

– Particulate protection (including APIs – Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients)

– Hazardous liquid chemical protection in accordance with EN 14605 Type 3 (MICROCHEM® 3000 / 4000 versions)

 

Visit Ansell Microgard Limited for company details, a guide to standards and information on where to buy the products.

The Microgard® Chemical Permeation Data database features permeation resistance for numerous chemicals, including the ASTM F1001 and EN ISO 6529 standard list of challenge chemicals. All testing is performed by independent accredited testing laboratories.

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