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MATERIAL PROPERTIES
DuPont Tyvek®DuPont Tyvek® QCDuPont Tychem® SL(SARANEX)DuPont Tychem® BR(9400)
Basis Weight(ASTM D3776-85; oz./yd.)1.22.13.15.3
Thickness(ASTM D1777; mils)5.367.121
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 Strengml--Grab(ASTM D1682-64, Sec. 5.3; MD lbs./CD lbs.) 25/3543/4599/95
Mullen Burst(ASTM D3786-87; psi) 6665190
Tearing Strengml--Trapezoid(ASTM D1117-80; MD lbs./CD lbs.) 7//511//1025/24
Flammability(CS-191-53; Section 1610)Class 1Class 1Class 1Class 1
Shelf Life(Years)510410

WHICH GARMENTS SUIT YOUR WORK ENVIRONMENT?
TYPEMATERIALUSAGEFEATURES
Dry ParticulateDuPont Tyvek®LimitedExcellent barrier to many harmful dry particulates including asbestos, lead dust, glass-reinforced fibers and radioactive dusts.
PolypropyleneLimitedGreater breathability than Tyvek, but not the same protection. Use for non-hazardous, low-linting applications; i.e. non-toxic spraying.
Chemical ProtectivePolycoated Du Pont Tyvek® QCLimitedTyvek 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-PLimitedA laminate of Dupont Tyvek® and Saranex 23-P film. Offers an effective barrier against a broader range of chemicals than polycoated Tyvek.
Dupont Tychem® (9400)LimitedExcellent 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.
HycarReusableNitrile rubber offers excellent chemical resistance and maximum wear.
VinylReusableWithstands fats, grease & cold; comfortable.
Cut & AbrasionDenimReusableAbrasion resistant.
HycarReusableNitirle rubber; excellent wear.
Du Pont KEVLAR®
(knit & weave)Reusable
Excellent cut resistance.
General PurposeDenim & CottonReusableMulti-purpose use.
Poly CottonReusableMulti-purpose use.
LeatherReusableMulti-purpose use.





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