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|1. (WO2018129195) HOOD INCLUDING PARTICLE BARRIER|
|Applicants:||W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES GMBH
|Title:||HOOD INCLUDING PARTICLE BARRIER|
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.