The Tyvek® 500 HV coverall from DuPont meets the High Visibility (HV) needs of those working in the rail, mining, road maintenance and other hazardous sectors and, as it is a limited-use coverall, it reduces the additional costs of collecting, transporting, laundering and monitoring associated with traditional reusable high visibility workwear. Since this coverall does not have to be washed, it also provides a better cost transparency, because the users only pay for the coverall itself and not for the costs involved with collecting the dirty laundry as well as the washing, drying and ironing cycle.
An all-in one-solution the Tyvek® 500 HV offers those that need to be seen at all times, at night, in bad light and poor weather conditions. The Tyvek® 500 HV is compliant to the highest class of the RIS-3279-TOM Issue 1 and the EN ISO 20471:2013. On top of it, the Tyvek® 500 HV also offers chemical (Cat III type 5 & 6), biological (EN 14126) and anti-static protection (EN 1149-5).
High visibility clothing is used across a multitude of markets from the maintenance of railways, collection of waste, mine workers and roadworks to port and airport personnel as well as underground workers. However, the regular laundering of high vis clothing inevitably leads to degradation in the effectiveness of the fluorescent and reflective quality of the garments and thus high vis clothing needs to be monitored to ensure it is up to standard after every five washes. Such a monitoring regime across a large, moveable and ever-changing workforce is enormously complex and requires significant investment – all of which the Tyvek® 500 HV negates.
As with all protective clothing it can only be effective when being used and the ergonomic design of Tyvek® 500 HV ensures that the coverall is easy to wear. Users benefit from elasticated cuffs and ankles and an elasticated waist as well as plentiful room in the crotch area and a comfortable collar. The coverall is comfortable and thus is easy to wear and to work in.
For end-users who wish to keep their reusable solution, Tyvek® 500 HV can be used as a first line of defence to protect the reusable item worn underneath. The high-visibility function then only needs to be gained from Tyvek® 500 HV, which again doesn’t need to be monitored.
The Tyvek® 500 HV is ideal when working in dangerous environments, darkness or poor weather conditions, because:
- All-in-one solution: High-visibility (to the highest class), Chemical, Biological and Antistatic protections in 1 solution
- Replaces or protects your reusable high visibility clothing
- No monitoring, no hassle: No need to check if the high-visibility functionality is maintained after washing
- You know what you pay for: You pay for the coverall, not the overall cycle (washing, monitoring, replacing etc..)
- Offers the durability & protection of Tyvek®