PGI Cobra™ Classic™ Sure Fit™ Hood Ara-Tek FR™ Tri-Blend, NFPA Cert.

PGI Cobra™ Classic™ Sure Fit™ Hood Ara-Tek FR™ Tri-Blend, NFPA Cert.

PGI Cobra™ Classic™ Sure Fit™ Hood Ara-Tek FR™ Tri-Blend, NFPA Cert. Cobra Firefighting Hoods
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PGI Cobra™ Classic™ Sure Fit™ Hood Ara-Tek FR™ Tri-Blend, NFPA Cert.

$19.39
Product Code:
W-3022185-SF

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All the features of the Original Cobra™ Classic™ Hood plus a 3" wide center panel in place of traditional center seam for improved fit and comfort.

  • Double-ply hood with 3" Sure Fit panel for customized fit
  • Provides coverage of neck, upper chest and to the top of the shoulder blades
  • Contoured shoulders reduce bunching of bib
  • Flat stitched seams
  • X-heavy 1/2" wide elasticized face opening
  • Cover stitched bound drape
  • UL Classified to NFPA 1971: Standard on Protective Ensembles for Structural Fire Fighting and Proximity Fire Fighting – Current Edition
  • Recommended for STRUCTURAL FIRE FIGHTING as well as other industries which require protection from flash fire, radiant heat, electric arc or cold weather
Ara-Tek FR™ is PGI’s proprietary Tri-Blend that leverages the benefits of three fibers – Meta-Aramid, Lenzing FR® and High Tenacity Nylon. Ara-Tek FR utilizes a generic Meta-Aramid fiber with similar flame, heat and chemical resistant properties to Nomex® brand Meta-Aramid at a fraction of the price.

The Lenzing FR® provides exceptional softness, breathability and moisture management properties by wicking moisture away from your skin to the outside of the fabric where it can rapidly evaporate keeping you dry and comfortable. The end result is a fabric with similar comfort, and flame resistance of the extremely popular Nomex®/Lenzing FR® blend fabric at a lower price point.

The High Tenacity Nylon not only enhances durability but also increases the fabrics arc resistance – Ara-Tek FR ATPV is 10.7 (Level 2) versus Nomex®/Lenzing FR® ATPV of 8.8 (Level 2), which computes to a little over 20% higher ATPV rating.  Ara-Tek FR hoods provide exceptional comfort, durability, and protection against flame, heat and arc at an affordable price.

Other properties of Ara-Tek FR include:
  • Inherently flame resistant
  • Exceptional wear life
  • Best value. Lowest initial cost, combined with long wear life
  • Comfortable. Excellent moisture absorbency – wicks moisture off skin so it can easily evaporate. Fabric also has excellent breathability
  • Softer and better stretch and recovery than other hoods
  • Lightweight – 6 oz. /sq. yd.
  • Natural off-white color
  • Arc Resistant – ATPV 10.7 HRC 2
  •  Compliant with NFPA 70E – Current Edition. Meeting the performance specifications of ASTM-F-1506 (On double ply hoods)
  • Meets CAL-OSHA Requirements

  • Passes Fed. Test 191, Method 5903.2: CAL OSHA Sections 3406(d)
  • Complies with OSHA Rule 29 CFR Part 1910, 269

SPECIFICATIONS:

FABRIC:
  • Outer shell is a blend of Meta-Aramid/Lenzing FR®/High Tenacity Nylon-approx. 6 oz sq yd.
  • 1 x 1 rib knit fabric - knit to allow approx. 130% stretch for maximum stretch and recovery.
  • Calendered to minimize laundry shrinkage.
STITCH TYPE AND SEAMS:
  • All stitching conforms to Federal Standard 751 Specifications (FED-STD-751).
  • Major seams are flat seam assembled, stitch type 607.
  • Drape attachment to top is done with stitch type 401 and reinforced with stitch type 605.
  • Elastic in face opening is serged in with stitch type 503 and reinforced with bottom cover-stitch, stitch type 406.
  • Binding is applied with bottom cover-stitch, stitch type 406.
THREAD: All seams are sewn with 100% Nomex® thread size Tex 40.

CONSTRUCTION:
  • Composed of two layers throughout with a 3" wide Sure-Fit™ panel for improved comfort, fit and performance.
  • Seamed from top of face opening to bottom back then cover-stitched for extra strength.
  • Face opening is circular in shape and serged with x-heavy duty ½" wide elastic around the perimeter. The elastic is then folded back ½" and cover stitched. The face opening stretches a full 16" (which is 25% more than conventional hoods) for easy donning and a snug fit around face of SCBA mask. Face opening maintains original shape after repeated launderings.
  • The bottom edge of hood is bound with self-material bias binding.   
  • Shoulders are contoured on each side allowing the hood to lie flat on the chest and back for maximum coverage.

PGI Classic Nomex Hood Measurements
  1. Face opening is circular and measures between 4.6" to 5.6" in diameter
  2. Length of hood below face opening approx. 9"
  3. Length of hood at side from top to bottom approx. 15"
  4. Length of hood at back from top to bottom approx. 18.5"

FABRIC PERFORMANCE VALUES:
 
Arc Thermal Performance Value (ATPV) 10.7
Thermal Protective Performance  
  Initial (seconds) 26.7
  After 5 washings (seconds) 28.1
After Flame  
  Initial (inches) 0 x 0
   Warp (wales) x Fill (Courses)  
  After 5 washings (seconds) 0 x 0
Char Length  
  Initial (inches) 1.4 x 1.4
  After 5 washings (inches) 1.3 x 1.2
Fabric Burst Strength (N) 365.2
Seam Burst Strength (N) 722.1
Heat and Thermal Shrinkage  
  After 5 washings 1.50%
Limiting Oxygen Index (LOI) 29
Melt or Drip when exposed to flame None
  • One size hood fits all.         
  • Each hood is clearly labeled to identify material contents, NFPA acceptance, UL Classification. Date of Manufacture and Care Instructions. Affixed to each hood is a complete user’s information guide.
  • MEETS OR EXCEEDS ALL INDUSTRY STANDARDS
  • UL Classified to meet or exceed NFPA 1971-Current Edition; Compliant with CAL-OSHA. Sections 3406 and 3410(d) and OSHA Rule 29 CFR, Part 910, 269. Compliant with NFPA 70E Current Edition and meets performance specifications of ASTM-F-1506. Arc Rating: 10.7 - Hazard Risk Category: 2
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