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HS-2 Face Protector, Carbon-X, Hot Shield USA

Hot Shield

SKU: 302-16001

Regular price $89.95 Sale

Hot Shield Face Protector Mask Model HS-2 is designed for and primarily used by the wildland firefighter. Its primary benefit is a high degree of thermal protection to face & neck areas. This is accomplished by use of highly thermally resistant materials and adequate air-spacing, both of which are crucial to meet the goal of protecting the human skin. Hot Shield USA uses CarbonX materials from Tex Tech Industries. CarbonX is a proprietary material tested to withstand extreme temperatures, far exceeding the Radiant Protective Performance requirements of NFPA #1977 Standards for Wildland PPE.

The HS-2 is NOT a respirator but does provides a measure of respiratory relief by the reduction of smoke & ash particulate through an interior “pocket” that accommodates a respirator filter. Any low-level N-95 or EN respirator filter with exhalation valve centered in the middle will work.

KEY FEATURES

  • Patented CarbonX materials inside and out
  • Designed by firefighters for wildland firefighting operations
  • Moderately easy to breathe through...designed for intermittent use as needed
  • Filter pocket allows insertion of low-level, N-95 or EN respirator filter with exhalation valve
  • Very lightweight....only 5.8 oz / 162.4 grams grams
  • Comfortable and absorbs perspiration
  • Hangs loose around your neck until you need it (integral CarbonX hang strap)
  • One size fits all
  • 3M Reflective Trim for nighttime visibility
  • Wash and dry in any temperature and detergent