Fighting for your complete protection

Introducing a multi-faceted particle protection strategy to suit the way you work

Firefighting is difficult work – and so is the task of protecting firefighters from carcinogens and other harmful particles. At VIKING, we’re focused on continuous development of our PartX™ technology, a multi-faceted, flexible approach to meeting complex and varying needs.

By working with researchers and experienced firefighters, and calling for more attention to the dangers of hazardous particles, VIKING has continually spearheaded the world’s efforts to address this potential danger to health and well-being.

Committed to winning

We test every component until there’s no doubt that we’ve done everything possible with the best of today’s approaches and materials.

VIKING PartX suit

VIKING’s PartX™ technology is the result of years of development and refinement, taking advantage of technological progress in personal protective equipment materials, multi-layer designs and particle filtering capabilities from around the world.

closing the gaps

PartX Firmly closed cuffs

Firmly closed cuffs

We’ve designed PartX™ cuffs to defend against particleentry with a special filtering solution, without uncomfortable tightening around the wrists.

PartX Pant cuffs with special closures

Pant cuffs with special closures

Unnoticed, particles have a tendency to slip in under hemlines. The new PartX™ closure helps prevent particles from entering while maintaining excellent mobility.

PartX Extra protection at waist

Extra protection at waist

To further reinforce the protective barrier, we’ve designed a waist gaiter insuring better wearability and comfort. This feature comes as a standard when selecting PartX™ cuffs.

See the difference

To test the barrier performance, wear trials were conducted with hoods containing the DuPont™ Nomex® Nano Flex barrier in between the knit layers on one half of the hood. After the wear trials, the hoods were turned inside out and inspected for contamination. Compare the amount of particles penetrating the hood with or without the paper-thin DuPont™ Nomex® Nano Flex protective layer.

VIKING PartX Hoods

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