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1. (WO2018129195) HOOD INCLUDING PARTICLE BARRIER

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/129195    International Application No.:    PCT/US2018/012397
Publication Date: Fri Jul 13 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Fri Jan 05 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: A62B 17/04
A41D 31/00
A41D 13/11
A62B 17/00
A42B 1/04
Applicants: W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES GMBH
Inventors: BLAKE, Holly
HARPER, Seth
MAPLES, Allen
RILEY, Shawn
ZISCHKA, Bernd
STÜBIGER, Werner
Title: HOOD INCLUDING PARTICLE BARRIER
Abstract:
Disclosed are protective hoods including particle barrier layers to reduce or prevent penetration of the hoods by particulates in the environment of a wearer. The particle barrier layer of a hood is accessible when the hood is intact. A hood described herein optionally includes an aperture for accessing the particle barrier layer. A hood described herein optionally includes a face opening that engages with a face mask to form a protective seal. A hood described herein optionally includes a visual indicator to indicate when the hood is properly positioned with respect to a face mask.