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Plus 15 Escape Respirator

Plus 15 Escape Respirator

There are literally hundreds of different smoke hoods on the market these days. Most will provide adequate protection during an emergency, but we at Aeromedix look for products that will go above and beyond merely being sufficient. The Plus 15 smoke hood from Essex Industries is the result of years of experience providing FAA-approved life support systems to the US Government, Military and commercial clients. The Plus 15 is made right here in the US and comes in one of the smallest and most compact packaging we've seen. Even so, the Plus 15 remains easy to deploy from it's container and is capable of quickly being put on in less than 30 seconds. The filter is designed to provide at least 15 minutes of protection from smoke, toxic gases and particulates and the clear FEP film hood provides unrestricted viewing. The hermetically sealed, waterproof pouch requires no tools to open and the hood has a 5.5 year shelf life reducing your replacement interval expenses.

Product Features

  • At least 15 minutes of protection in harsh environments, more in less severe conditions
  • 5.5 year replacement interval from date of manufacture
  • Made in the USA by Essex Industries, a leading manufacturer of Government and Military respiration equipment
  • Can be donned in under 30 seconds and will fit most adults
  • Compact size and lightweight - easy to store and carry
  • One size fits just about all adults

Interested in bulk orders? Use the Contact Us page to submit an inquiry or call us at 1-888-362-7123

SKU SKU1557
Weight 1.20 lbs
$150.00
Quantity

Smoke Protection from the Professionals
The makers of the Plus 15 smoke hood are no ordinary manufacturer of respiratory devices. Essex Industries has been providing life support and emergency respiration systems to the US Government, the US Military, Commercial Aviation manufacturers and Civilian Aviation operators for years. Their systems have been approved by the FAA, CAA, CAAC and ANAC regulatory bodies and they've put their extensive experience into the Plus 15 - providing you with world-class smoke protection at a much lower cost than other high grade systems. The Plus 15 is made right here in the USA and is compact, lightweight and easy to use, making it a great option for pilots, passengers and home or commercial use.

15 Minutes of Valuable Smoke Protection
The Plus 15 smoke hood is designed to provide at least 15 minutes of smoke inhalation protection in a harsh smoke environment. In less severe environments, the Plus 15 will exceed the 15 minute standard, you can refer to the "Tech Specs" tab above for a helpful chart to see the performance of the Plus 15 in during testing. The Plus 15 will provide protection from smoke, particulate matter that is present during fires as well as numerous toxic gases such as carbon monoxide, hydrogen cyanide and sulfur dioxide. The filter has low breathing resistance and will still allow for communication without having to remove the nose cup or hood. On average, testing shows that air being breathed inside the Plus 15 is 50 times cleaner than the air on the outside of the hood!

Compact Size and Well Constructed
The Plus 15 weighs in at just under 1 pound and is only 7 x 4 x 5 inches when packed in it's protective pouch. This means the Plus 15 is easy to carry or can be stored almost anywhere. The protective nylon contains the hermetically sealed waterproof barrier pouch that contains the actual mask itself. This barrier pouch can be easily opened with your hands and requires no tools. This sealed pouch also protects the hood for it's 5.5 year shelf life, ensuring your Plus 15 is ready when you need it. The clear FEP material provides wide field of vision making escape easier under duress. The FEP material is rated to a melting point of 540°F.

Bulk Order Available
Are you looking to outfit your commercial aircraft, office building or industrial location with smoke protection from the Plus 15? We can help! We've assisted many companies get the smoke protection in the quantities they need. If you're looking for more than 10 units of the Plus 15, give us a call at 1-888-362-7123 or use the Contact Us page to send us an email.

Technical Specifications

Physical Specifications

  • Size (when packed): 7" x 4" x 5" (LxHxW)
  • Weight: Approx 450g (about 1 lbs)
  • Shelf Life: 5.5 years from date of manufacture
  • Hood Construction Materials:
    • Hood: FEP+ Film
    • Neck Seal: Elastic draw cord with synch ball
    • Head Harness: urethane coated rip stop
    • Harness straps: Flame retardant coated nylon
    • Nose cup: FDA grade silicone
  • Filter Materials:
    • Filter Holder: Polycarbonate
    • Particulate Screen: Pleated N95 filter
    • Acid Gas Pack: Granular Activated Carbon
    • Carbon Monoxide (CO) Removal: Granular CO Catalyst

Testing Results

*Test data represents laboratory testing of the Plus 15 Escape Respirator conducted at AT Labs, a unit of Assay Technologies, Pleasanton, CA and Hydrogen Sulfide testing performed at AJE Testing and Research, Boalsburg, PA as published by the manufacturer, Essex Industries.*

Challenge Gas Concentration Allowable Breakthrough IDLH Levels** Actual Breakthrough
Carbon Monoxide 2,500 ppm 200 ppm 1200 ppm <200 ppm (24 mins)
Carbon Monoxide 10,000 ppm 200 ppm 1200 ppm <200 ppm (24 mins)
Hydrogen Cyanide 400 ppm 10 ppm 50 ppm <10 ppm (60 mins)
Hydrogen Chloride 1,000 ppm 5 ppm 50 ppm <5 ppm (170 mins)
Hydrogen Sulfide 1,000 ppm 10 ppm 100 ppm <10 ppm (390 mins)
Sulfur Dioxide 100 ppm 3 ppm 100 ppm <3 ppm (180 mins)
Acrolein (Propenal) 100 ppm 0.5 ppm 5 ppm <0.5 ppm (30 mins)
** Indicates "Immediately Dangerous to Life or Health" concentrations
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