Respirex Gtb Reusable Vbv Gas Tight Suit Type 1/Level A, Fully Encapsulated, Size Xl Fitted W/Hazmat Boot Size 10


Respirex Gtb Reusable Vbv Gas Tight Suit


The fully encapsulating GTB is a Type 1A - ET reusable gas tight suit covering both the wearer and breathing apparatus. Manufactured in Viton®/Butyl/Viton®, a premium fabric coated in DuPont™ Viton® in high visibility orange that provides excellent chemical protection and is the hardest wearing fabric option in the GTB suit range.
  • Heavy duty 122cm (48”) long gas tight zip, fitted to the right hand side of the suit - double flaps with a hook and loop fastener are fitted to cover the teeth of the zip.
  • Fixed or detachable Hazmax™ FPA safety boots - Exclusive to Respirex, these boots are highly chemically resistant and are CE marked to EN ISO 20345:2004 and EN345-2:1996 or Integral socks with outer splash guards as an option.
  • Dual glove system consisting of a  chemically protective laminated inner glove bonded to an outer neoprene glove for mechanical protection.
  • Gloves fitted using the Respirex Locking cuff or new SureLoc cuff mechanism, allowing the user to easily change the gloves when necessary.
  • Seams are stitched and double taped.
  • Rigid double layer visor permitting clear undistorted vision.
  • Adjustable internal support belt enables wearers of varying sizes to use the suit comfortably.
  • Exhalation valves ensure that the pressure change within the suit does not exceed one millibar in one minute.
  • Optional pass-through fitted to enable supplementary air to be passed (via an airline) to the second-man attachment on the user’s breathing apparatus.
  • Leak-tightness test to EN464 prior to dispatch  .
  • Annual pressure test required.



  • Suitable for emergency team use the suit is approved to EN943-2:2002 Type 1a ET, and has been tested for the 15 chemicals listed in EN943-2:2002.

 Shelf Life

  • Suit can be safely used for up to 10 years after manufacture provided testing and maintenance is carried out in accordance with the user instructions. 


Material Resistance

  • EN14126:2003.
    Protective clothing against infective agents.

About Respirex

Respirex specialises in high performance chemical and respiratory protective suits for emergency responders. they also provide specialist protective footwear.