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Proximity Hood

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  Designed to sit comfortably and to be worn with the AM20 Proximity Coverall and the AM22 Proximity Overboots, the Proximity Hood features an inner hard cap that complies with EN397. The gold colour outer visor allows for excellent lateral and vertical visibility. An allowance is also made for a face mask and dispenser.


Proximity Suit Applications:

  • Aircraft Rescue
  • Aircraft Firefighting
  • Bulk Flammable Liquids Firefighting
  • Flammable Gas Firefighting 
  • Similar Situations Releasing High Levels of Radiant Heat



  • CE certified
  • Adjustable straps for a secure fit


EN ISO 11612 A1,B2,C4,D2,E3,F2



Ignis : Metallised aluminium coated 95% Meta-aramid, 5% Para-aramid, 330g - 1 layer
Mid Layer: Carbon Felt 120g - 1 layer
Inner Layer: Aramid Viscose 125g - 1 layer

Color: Silver

Size: One Size


Proximity Range

Providing full body coverage including the head, hands and feet, the Proximity garments provide excellent protection from radiant heat and high temperatures. Due to the high ambient temperatures that the wearer can be subjected to, it is recommended that the Ignis Proximity suits are worn with a breathing apparatus to provide breathing air at normal temperatures. The Proximity garments, certifed to EN ISO 11612, are used for aircraft rescue, aircraft firefighting and proximity of high temperatures (but not entry into direct flame).


Fabric Information
IGNIS Fabric is specifically designed for the manufacture of garments used in close proximity to high intensity fires. Extremely lightweight at 330g, and pliable, the IGNIS outer shell fabric is a metallised aluminium coated meta-para aramid fabric that is constructed from 95% Meta-aramid and blended with 5% Para-aramid.


Garment Benefits
The mirror-like surface reflects radiant heat away, allowing close flame proximity while reducing the rate of heat absorption that can lead to thermal fatigue. The integration of additional inner carbon felt linings ensure superior protection and performance in the extreme work environments faced by civilians, emergency service and military personnel. These garments are worn in industries such as aircraft rescue, aircraft firefighting, bulk flammable liquids and similar situations involving high levels of radiant heat.

DuPont™, Nomex® and Kevlar® are trademarks or registered trademarks of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company.


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View the complete Portwest Fire Proxity Suits and Structural Fire Suits Range here

Portwest Catalogue - Fire Proxity Suits and Structural Fire Suits



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