Cobra Elite Ara‑Tek FR Tri‑Blend Firefighting Hood

38000-00-121085

Cobra Elite hoods offer improved styling for better fit and maximum coverage. Hoods provide double layer coverage of neck, upper chest, shoulders and shoulder blades. The tapered back and notched shoulder drape allow bib to lie flat for a more comfortable fit. Flat-stitched seams eliminate bunching and won’t dig into skin. A half inch wide elastic face opening stretches to full 17" to ensure a snug fit around most SCBA masks. UL Classified to NFPA 1971 Standard on Protective Ensembles for Structural Fire Fighting and Proximity Fire Fighting – Current Edition.

Fabric Description:

Similar comfort and flame and thermal resistance to the popular Nomex®/Lenzing FR® blend at a fraction of the cost. Where Ara‑Tek FR really shines is its durability and arc resistance.

Sizing:

One size fits most

Options:

Thread
Cobra hoods are available sewn with either color-coordinated (matching) or color-contrasting 100% Nomex® thread.
Direct Embroidery
100% Nomex® thread embroidered on bib. Minimum order 25 each.
Ink Heat Transfers
High resolution multi-color transfers. Minimum order 100 each.

Features

Test Results

Fabric Performance ValuesRequirements NFPA 1971
2018 Edition
PGI Test Results
Thermal Protective Performance (TPP)
  • As Received
20.0 (min)27.9
  • After 5 Washings
20.0 (min)26.4
Hood Material Burst Strength 225 N368 N
Flame Resistance Test

After Flame (Wales x Courses)

  • As Received
2.0 sec0.0 sec x 0.0 sec
  • After 5 Washings
2.0 sec0.0 sec x 0.0 sec

Char Length (Wales x Courses)

  • As Received
100 mm61 mm x 55 mm
  • After 5 Washings
100 mm57 mm x 73 mm
Cleaning Shrinkage Resistance Test

Hood Measurement

  • After 5 Washings
-5%-0.3% to 0.0%
Heat & Thermal Shrinkage Resistance Test

Hood Measurement

  • As Received
-10%-2.9% to 0.0%
  • After 5 Washings
-10%-0.6% to 1.1%
Limited Oxygen Index (LOI)Not Required29
Seam Breaking Strength Test 181 N843 N
Melt or Drip When Exposed to FlameNo Melting or DrippingNONE
Arc Thermal Performance Value (ATPV)9.3 cal/cm2
NFPA 70E Hazard Risk Category (HRC)HRC 2

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