The same RedZone Contaminant Control Package developed in partnership with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Technology Directorate (S&T) and the North Carolina State University Textile Protection and Comfort Center (TPACC), is now available in Starfield LION’s Flame Fighter Model. Tests show that RedZone features block particulates at interface areas, giving firefighters another layer of protection against hazardous particulates contained in smoke and soot.
SAME COMFORT, ADDED PROTECTION
Provides the same level of fit, mobility and comfort as the Flame Fighter turnout gear – but, with added protection from particulate exposure
NO EXTRA TURNOUT HEAT OR DONNING & DOFFING
No added turnout heat stress or donning and doffing steps. This package will soon be available for retrofit to your current Flame Fighter turnout gear
When tested to the methods set by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1971, 2018 edition Optional Standard for Liquid and Particulate Protective Ensemble, Underwriters Laboratories (UL) verified that the Redzone package in LION’s V-Force model showed no ingress at turnout coat, pant, glove, boot interfaces and closures . To view full details of the UL procedures and results visit: https://verify.ul.com/verifications/237. NFPA 1971 Optional tests for particulate protection of Redzone package in the Flame Fighter have not been completed, but contain equivalent features.
YOU ARE NOW ENTERING THE REDZONE™
ZONE 1: PARTICULATE-BLOCKING HOOD
A breathable, ultra-soft hood with StedAir® PREVENT protects the head and neck from particulates, while also providing excellent mobility and unrestricted hearing.
ZONE 2: ARM GUARD
Elasticized wrist shields and enhanced IsoDri® knit wristlets with DuPont™ Nomex® Nano Flex block particulates at the coat- to-glove interface.
ZONE 3: CORE GUARD
A DuPont™ Nomex® Nano multi-layered composite with an elasticized band blocks particulate ingress at the coat-to-pant interface. The Core Guard also features LION’s exclusive low-friction Glide Black Ice™ face cloth.
ZONE 4: CLOSURE GUARD
Engages with just one zip. No extra steps to don the gear. Red hook and loop indicates when turnout coat is properly closed.
ZONE 5: LEG GUARD
Together, the elasticized ankle shield and DuPont™ Nomex® Nano Flex calf protector block particulate ingress at the pant-to-boot interface.