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DSEI: Avon showcasing AvonAir

Posted 13 September 2017 · Add Comment

Avon Protection is displaying its AvonAir range at DSEI this week, the first adaptive powered air system which delivers user configurable modules, adaptable protection factor, increased time on task and reduced physiological burden through the systems lifetime.



AvonAir is built around three flexible and adaptable modules; EZAir, MP-PAPR and CS-PAPR. 

Common to the range is Avon’s intelligent EZAir blower motor, which automatically adjusts its flow rate, depending on the number of available filters and the system configuration.

In addition, they will be show will be the AM69, based on the proven FM53 specialist mask platform, the AM69 has been specifically developed to meet the unique requirements of aircrew wearers who require CBRN respiratory protection at all altitudes up to 40,000ft (12,000m).

Avon Protection will also be displaying their new MCM100 military rebreather. The MCM100 is a fully closed circuit, electronically controlled, mixed gas rebreather CE tested to 100m, suitable for a large range of military or tactical diving disciplines such as Mine Countermeasure (MCM), Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) shallow or deep, Mine Investigation and Exploitation (MIE) and Special Operations Forces (SOF). 

Leon Klapwijk, President, Avon Protection commented: “To meet the needs of our customers and ensure they remain protected to the continually evolving threat, Avon Protection has continued to strive to remain at the forefront of protection technology, not just delivering equipment but end user capability, something we are excited to the showcase at DSEI.”

Avon Protection’s innovations are designed with the user in mind and engineered for the most extreme of environments. For over 125 years Avon Protection have been supplying specialist respiratory protection devices and equipment to military forces, civil and first line defence troops, emergency services and industrial, marine, mineral and oil extraction site personnel.

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