Demining Suit | Mine Protection
The Demining Protective gear is a lightweight protective suit, all-enveloping from head to foot, which is easy to wear but allows the wearer far greater comfort and ease of movement compared to the normal EOD suit.
Main Parts of Demining Suit:
Jacket: Provides front, back, and side, shoulder and neck protection with the additional feature of HAP pockets. The high collar is designed to work in conjunction with any Helmet.
Arms: Separate sleeves provide optimum mobility.
Groin Protector: Can be worn in either the raised or lowered position. When raised it provides extra protection to the abdomen area.
Trousers: Supported by stout braces, this unique design provides freedom of movement and optimum protection to the legs.
Helmet & Visor: The Helmet and Visor provide unequalled protection to head and neck areas.
- Olive Green
- (or as per customer requirement)
- Ballistic Helmet with Face Shield
- Carrier Bag
De-mining Suit Features
- Engineered from high-strength Ballistic Fabric Material.
- High-strength 1000 denier Cordura® or Nomex® outer shell or as per customer requirement
- STANAG 2920 with a V50 rating of 450 m/s .17 gr FSP A much higher fragmentation level can be achieved.
- Incorporates front and rear pockets for the insertion of Hard armour Plates
- 5 year performance warranty on SAP
- 10 years performance warranty on Hard armour Panels
- 1 year performance warranty on Outer Carrier (Subject to usage conditions)
Frequently Asked Questions
Do demining suits actually work?
Demining suits have the function of protecting people who are demining anti-personnel mines. Demining suits have been proven through studies to greatly lower the danger of injury to deminers, making them a crucial component of humanitarian demining operations around the world.
Is a demining suit bulletproof?
Although sturdy, demining suits are not made to withstand bullets. Ballistic protection is not as important to them as protection against explosive fragmentation and blasts. Their design prioritises reducing explosive impact rather than bullet penetration.
What materials are demining suits made of?
Advanced materials are used in demining suits for maximum protection. Kevlar, a robust synthetic fiber, is generally used in layers because of its great tensile strength and impact resistance. Deminers' safety is further ensured by the strategic placement of materials like ceramic plates and metal alloys that improve protection against explosive mines.
Is a demining suit heavy?
Although demining suits are designed to strike a balance between mobility and protection, they have considerable weight because of the strong materials employed for safety. Depending on the particular design and materials, the weight varies. Demining suits are hefty, but they are designed to give deminers the best performance possible while providing the required safety from explosive risks.
Are demining suits waterproof?
Demining suits lack a built-in waterproof barrier. Their main function is safeguarding against explosive threats. While certain suits may be water-resistant, they are not made to be completely waterproof for prolonged submersion.
What is a demining suit used for?
Demining suits are specialized protective clothing worn by deminers to reduce the risks involved with handling explosive mines. It offers essential protection from fragments and explosions, protecting deminers during clearance operations. The suit's function is to improve safety and reduce injuries so that deminers can effectively do their work.
Are there different sizes of demining suits available?
Yes, demining suits are available in various sizes to accommodate different body types and ensure a proper fit for deminers. Tailoring the suits to specific sizes is crucial for maximizing comfort and mobility, thereby enhancing the efficiency and safety of demining operations.
Who uses demining suits?
Demining suits are used by deminers, who are skilled experts in the disposal of explosive ordnance. These qualified people work in military units, humanitarian mine action organizations, and post-conflict regions, during clearance operations
What safety standards do demining suits adhere to?
Demining suits adhere to strict safety requirements that have been set to guarantee that suits effectively guard against explosive threats. These standards specify the design, materials, and testing procedures. Following these guidelines ensures that demining suits offer consistent and reliable protection for deminers.