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The Viking VSN is a comfortable, stretchy and durable drysuit manufactured from a unique rubber based material. VSN is a triple layered material comprising of a middle rubber layer with Armatex nylon on the external and internal surfaces. This suit is designed for use by technical divers, police underwater dive teams, military divers, and anyone who requires a drysuit with high degrees of abrasion and puncture resistance.
Unique stretch material manufactured by Trelleborg 'Vulca Seam' technology Highly abrasion and puncture resistant Neutrally buoyant material Front and rear entry versions available. Front entry suits feature an adjustable torso with external crotch strap
Viking VSN FABRIC
Trilaminate construction. Mid ply of NR/EPDM rubber. External and internal knitted Armatex jersey nylon. Average material weight 1100 +/- 100 g/m2. Material is totally non compressible. Material is also neutrally buoyant.
External seams stitched together with an elastic tape for security. Internal seams are chemically treated and then an uncured rubber tape is applied to the seams using heat and pressure. Finally the suit is placed inside a vulcaniser whereby the rubber tape becomes cured into the material surface. This is known as 'Vulca Seam technology '.
VSN material is inherently abrasion and puncture resistant. Shaped 'Superfabric' knee pads featuring flexible cut and abrasion resistant guard plates are fitted to the legs above and below the knees. Drain holes are also fitted to the pads.
STANDARDS EN 14225-2:2005
Front entry adjustable torso models are fitted with a MED duty non mag zipper as standard in 85 cm or 90 cm length. Rear entry suits are fitted with a MED duty non mag zipper of 90 cm length. Zip flaps are fitted as standard on both models.
OPTION: A 90 cm Heavy Duty zipper may be fitted to REAR entry models only. Relief zipper available.
Standard configuration includes the following mounted on rubber backing discs: Central chest:Viking push protected inlet valve Hose: CEJN fitting, 80 cm long Upper left arm:Viking low profile adjustable exhaust valve Alternative options: Non magnetic inlet valves, Apeks inlet valves, Non magnetic hoses Non magnetic exhaust valves, Apeks exhaust valves
Rubber coated 5mm neoprene boots with a fin retainer are fitted as standard. OPTIONS include latex socks, or VSN material socks may be specified if suit is to be used with overboots.
The Viking VSN 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. A neoprene neck warmer may be paired with a latex neck seal.
Viking VSN 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. If the suit has been fitted with a Quick Connect collar system, then specific latex and neoprene hoods are available for fitting.
Latex conical cuffs are standard Cuff options:
PRO latex cuffs or bellows latex 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 latex gloves possible.
INCLUDED WITH EACH DELIVERY
Each suit comes supplied as standard with the following items: Suspenders, carry bag, user manual, repair kit and zip care materials.