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Safety Clothing - Maintenance

MATERIAL PROPERTIES
  DuPont Tyvek® DuPont Tyvek® QC DuPont Tychem® SL (SARANEX) DuPont Tychem® BR (9400)
Basis Weight (ASTM D3776-85; oz./yd.) 1.2 2.1 3.1 5.3
 
Thickness (ASTM D1777; mils) 5.3 6 7.1 21
 
Strip Tensile (ASTM D1682; MD lbs./in./CD lbs.) 7.9/7.6      
 
Work to Break (ASTM D1682; MD in.-lbs./CD in.-lbs.) 2.4/2.1      
 
Tongue Tear (ASTM D2261; MD lbs./in./CD lbs./in.) 2.2/2/4      
 
Breaking Strength--Grab (ASTM D1682-64, Sec. 5.3; MD lbs./CD lbs.)   25/35 43/45 99/95
 
Mullen Burst (ASTM D3786-87; psi)   66 65 190
 
Tearing Strength--Trapezoid (ASTM D1117-80; MD lbs./CD lbs.)   7//5 11//10 25/24
 
Flammability (CS-191-53; Section 1610) Class 1 Class 1 Class 1 Class 1
 
Shelf Life (Years) 5 10 4 10
  SARANEX 23P SARANEX 23P SARANEX 23P SARANEX 23P
WHICH GARMENTS SUIT YOUR WORK ENVIRONMENT?
TYPE MATERIAL USAGE FEATURES
Dry Particulate DuPont Tyvek® Limited Excellent barrier to many harmful dry particulates including asbestos, lead dust, glass-reinforced fibers and radioactive dusts.
  Polypropylene Limited Greater breathability than Tyvek, but not the same protection.  Use for non-hazardous, low-linting applications; i.e. non-toxic spraying.
 
Chemical Protective Polycoated Du Pont Tyvek® QC Limited Tyvek which has been "quality coated" with 1.25 mils polyethylene. Offers splash protection against many inorganic acids, bases and other liquid chemicals.
  Dupont Tyvek®/Saranex® 23-P Limited A laminate of Dupont Tyvek® and Saranex 23-P film.  Offers an effective barrier against a broader range of chemicals than polycoated Tyvek.
  Dupont Tychem® BR (9400) Limited Excellent chemical resistance against a broad range of chemicals. Strong and durable, and offers the low cost, convenience and safety of a limited-use fabric.  Used in Haz- Mat, industrial & other chemical applications.
  Hycar Reusable Nitrile rubber offers excellent chemical resistance and maximum wear.
  Vinyl Reusable Withstands fats, grease & cold; comfortable.
 
Cut & Abrasion Denim Reusable Abrasion resistant.
  Hycar Reusable Nitirle rubber; excellent wear.
  Du Pont KEVLAR® (knit & weave) Reusable Excellent cut resistance.
 
General Purpose Denim & Cotton Reusable Multi-purpose use.
  Poly Cotton Reusable Multi-purpose use.
  Leather Reusable Multi-purpose use.
       
     
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