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BarriAire Gold Hood
Critical Coverage

Particulate coverage from base of the neck and around entire head except for Sure‑Fit panel at crown. All critical areas of particualte penetration as identified by NFPA have particulate barrier. UL Classified to NFPA 1971 Standard on Protective Ensembles for Structural Fire Fighting and Proximity Fire Fighting – Current Edition. Certification to the NFPA 1971, 2018 Edition Option for Particulate Protection – Current Edition. EN13911: 2017.

Fabric Description:

Quilted composite durable water resistant finish on exterior layer of jersey knit with Nomex® Nano Flex particulate barrier between the inside layer of jersey knit. Averages 95%‑98% particulate filtration efficiency that actually improves with repeated launderings.

Test Results:

Fabric Performance ValuesRequirements NFPA 1971
2018 Edition
PGI Test Results
Particulate Efficiency 90%96%
Thermal Protective Performance (TPP)

Rib Knit

  • As Received
20.0 (min)30.2
  • After 5 Washings
20.0 (min)33.1

Quilted Composite

  • As Received
20.0 (min)29.3
  • After 5 Washings
20.0 (min)30.8
Total Heat Loss (THL) 325 W/m2401.3 W/m2
Hood Material Burst Strength> 225 N614 N
Flame Resistance Test – Quilted Composite

After Flame (Wales x Courses)

  • As Received
2.0 sec0.0 sec x 1.0 sec
  • After 5 Washings
2.0 sec1.0 sec x 1.0 sec

Char Length (Wales x Courses)

  • As Received
100 mm18 mm x 17 mm
  • After 5 Washings
100 mm3 mm x 2 mm
Cleaning Shrinkage Resistance Test

Hood Measurement

  • After 5 Washings
-5%-0.7%

Face Opening Measurement

  • After 5 Washings
Meets RequirementYES
Heat & Thermal Shrinkage Resistance Test

Hood Measurement

  • As Received
-10%0%
  • After 5 Washings
-10%0%

Face Opening Measurement

  • As Received
Meets RequirementYES
  • After 5 Washings
Meets RequirementYES
Seam Breaking Strength Test
  • Quilted to Quilted
> 181 N1219 N
  • Quilted to Knit
> 181 N1144 N
Melt or Drip When Exposed to FlameNo Melting or DrippingNONE

Options:

EMBROIDERED PATCHES

100% Nomex® embroidered patch. Minimum order 25 each.

INK HEAT TRANSFERS

High resolution multi‑color transfers. Minimum order 100 each.