Powered Respirator Protective Suit (PRPS Jupiter)

The Respirex Powered Respirator Protective Suit (PRPS) is a one piece gas-tight chemical protective suit for use by emergency response personnel after a CBRN incident.

The suit is manufactured from DuPont™ Tychem® TK, a high performance, seven layer, nonwoven, chemical barrier fabric that is also light in weight.

This product is now discontinued, our new generation PRPS suit is available here.

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Product Features

  • Respiratory system comprising a battery powered 3M™ Jupiter™ air filter unit fitted with a visual display unit mounted inside the suit at the base of the visor, and audible alarm
  • Heavy duty gas-tight zip fitted across the chest enclosed by double external storm flaps with hook & loop fastener
  • Twin JRF-85 gas & particle filters (at the rear) provide protection against chemical and biological warfare agents
  • Gas-tight locking cuff system for changing gloves
  • Dual glove system consisting of a Kemblok™ chemical barrier inner glove bonded to an outer neoprene glove for mechanical protection
  • Semi-rigid laminated visor for clear undistorted vision
  • Two exhalation valves maintain a comfortable working pressure inside the suit
  • Battery pack provides 1 hour operational use, plus 15 minutes for decontamination
  • Adjustable internal support belt
  • Choice of fixed or detachable chemical safety boots or sock feet
  • Internal pressure test to EN 464 conducted prior to despatch to confirm the suit is gas-tight
  • 10 Year shelf-life, with three service inspections & re-certifications over the life of the suit. Filters replaced at second service

Product Applications


TYPE 1 | EN 943-2:2019 (ET)
Gas-Tight Chemical Protective Suits for Emergency Teams

EN 12941:1998+A2:2008
Respiratory protective devices - Powered filtering devices

Material Performance

Chemical Warfare Agents

EN 14126:2003
Protective Clothing Against Infective Agents

*The Powered Respirator Protective Suit (PRPS) has been assessed by a notified body as satisfying Annex II of the PPE regulation (EU) 2016/425 using technical standards EN 943-2 ‘Protective clothing against liquid and gaseous chemicals,including liquid aerosols and solid particles Part 2: Performance requirements for“gas-tight” (Type 1) chemical protective suits for emergency teams (ET)’ and EN 12941 ‘Respiratory protective devices - Powered filtering devices incorporating a helmet or a hood - Requirements, testing, marking’.


Tychem® TK


Size Chest (cm) Height (cm)
Small 88-96 164-175
Medium 96-104 170-182
Large 104-112 176-188
X-Large 112-124 182-194
XX-Large 124-136 188-200



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