Questions and Answers for
Viking Pro-Tech Front Entry Drysuit with Nautic Neoprene Hood:
Any chance one could get this with a smoothskin neoprene hood?
(Certified Scuba Instructor at Scuba.com)
Unfortunately this is the only version we carry.
The Viking PROTECH is a flexible drysuit designed for maximum comfort in a wide range of applications, particularly suited to military use. Front entry design. Vulcanised seams allow for peace of mind when diving under all situations. The PROTECH is easy to clean and repair which helps to minimise downtime.
Internal stitched and taped seams External vulcanised seams Easy to clean exterior when contaminated Easy to repair in the field to minimise downtime Extremely flexible and comfortable
Material is a blend of natural and synthetic rubbers (NR/EPDM), on a stretch Polyamide / Elastane lining. Total material weight is 1250 +/- 100 g/m2.
Internal seams stitched together with an elastic tape for security. External seams vulcanised with a 25 mm rubber tape. Vulcanization is a chemical bonding process, ensuring watertight seams.
Additional layers of anti slip textured rubber are applied to areas at risk of wear. The shoulders and zipper are reinforced.The waistband is reinforced. The trouser rear reinforcement extends around the thigh and across to the front of the legs, and down to the boots.
PROTECH: EN 14225-2:2005 BIO micro organism approval PROTECH BE NAVY: EN 14225-2:2005 HZ approval BIO micro organism approval
ZIPPER 90 cm non magnetic, medium duty zipper. (Non mag HD zipper fitted to PROTECH BE Navy). VALVES Standard configuration includes the following mounted on rubber backing discs: Central chest: Viking Push protected inlet valve (Non mag valve fitted to PROTECH BE Navy) Hose: CEJN fitting, 80 cm long. (Non mag hose supplied with PROTECH BE Navy) Upper left arm: Viking low profile adjustable exhaust valve. (Non mag valve fitted to PROTECH BE Navy) Alternative valve options: Apeks inlet valves Apeks exhaust valves BOOTS 5 mm neoprene lined boots, with non slip outsole, and heel fin retainer. Alternative Options: Nitrile safety boots with steel toe cap & midsole, PVC non safety boots. NECKSEAL The Viking PROTECH is fitted with a Surveyor latex neck seal as standard. Alternative options: Bellows latex neck seal, neoprene neck seal, quick connect collar system which allows for quick changing of broken seals. HOOD OPTIONS Viking PROTECH suits may be fitted with a wide range of hood options as follows: Surveyor latex hood + thermal inner hood, Nautic neoprene hood with smooth face seal, Smoothskin hood, Turbo black rubber hood, Magnum black rubber hood. If the suit has been fitted with a Quick Connect collar system, then specific latex and neoprene hoods are available for fitting. CUFFS Latex PRO cuffs are the standard fitment. Cuff options: HD latex cuffs, bellows latex cuffs, short conical cuffs. Glove ring options: In order to make the suit completely waterproof, it is possible to fit a rubber cuff ring system with fixed external rubber ring, and loose stiff plastic ring which holds the latex seal in place. The alternative is a plastic bayonet glove ring system with a plastic ring mounted on the sleeve, and a replaceable cuff held in place with a plastic ring. Both systems then make the fitment of a latex or Viton®/Butyl or Nitrile/Chloroprene glove possible. INCLUDED WITH EACH DELIVERY Each suit comes supplied as standard with the following items: Suspenders, carry bag, user manual, repair kit, zip care materials.