Are you looking for something better than the standard cotton bandanna you wore on your last brushfire? Don't want a mask that uses a N-95 style filter or cartridge style filter? Maybe you would prefer a garment that is as handy and light as your bandanna, but is super easy to breathe through and protects your face from flying burning embers and ash? The Ultimate Bandanna UB-V2 maybe just for you. The UB-V2 offers the top performance protection of CarbonX, yet doesn't require a filter of any kind. We have added a layer of super soft, super protective CarbonX at the nose bridge...making the Ultimate Bandanna even more comfortable!
The firefighter at Hot Shield USA realize we all have our own preferences when it comes to personal protective equipment. While our popular HS-2 model has proved itself and is very popular, there are some of you who prefer their trusty minimalist bandanna. Yet those of you who do, also realize the limitations of a couple layers of cotton. It is for these firefighters that we invented the Ultimate Bandanna UB-V2. This mask is a nearly 100% fireproof facial protection garment that is easier to use, take off and put on than any mask or bandanna you have every used or seen before.
The Hot Shield Ultimate Bandanna Model UB-V2 is designed for and primarily used by the
wildland firefighter. The Ultimate Bandanna is a nearly 100% fire proof garment (bandanna)
designed for high heat environments, including but not limited to: wildland firefighting
operations, foundry/furnace/molten metal work, etc. The Ultimate Bandanna is not a respirator,
nor does it accommodate a filter. The Ultimate Bandanna provides the user with a low level of
respiratory relief from large airborne particulate, embers, ash, etc through a double layer of
“mesh” fabric but does not provide any vapor protection. The mask has an adjustable, integral,
non-exposed nose pinch bar for comfort & performance fit. We use CarbonX materials from
Chapman Innovations, Utah. CarbonX is a proprietary material tested to withstand over 2000
degrees Fahrenheit and far exceeds the Radiant Protective Performance requirements of
NFPA #1977 Standards for Wildland PPE. The interior materials also
absorb perspiration, adding to overall user comfort. A cinch cord with sliding nylon spring lock
creates air pocket for better fit, comfort and performance. Fastens behind the neck (Velcro).
3M Scotchlite Reflective Trim for nighttime visibility. An integral neck hang strap allows
bandanna to hang loosely around neck/chest until needed. One size fits all, machine
Patented CarbonX materials inside and out that withstand over 2000 degrees F.
Designed by firefighters for any high heat environment, especially wildland firefighting
Very easy to breathe through at ANY exertion level.
No filter to replace.
Very lightweight....only 3.6oz / 100.8 grams.
Hangs loose around your neck until you need it (integral CarbonX hang strap).
One size fits all.
3M Reflective Trim for nighttime visibility.
Wash and dry in any temperature and detergent.
COMPLETE DATA SHEET:
Name: Ultimate Bandanna.
Model Number: UB-V2.
Weight: 3.6 oz / 100.8 grams.
Sizing : One size fits all (hook & loop fasteners behind neck).
User Benefits:1) Thermal protection (radiant heat or direct flame) of major
portions of the face and neck. 2) Reduction of inhalation of airborne
particulate by means of a screening mesh.
A heat resistant safety garment for the face & neck designed
specifically for wildland firefighting. Can be classified as an
interface component. Mask can hang loosely around neck until ready for
immediate use. Mask uses hook and loop fasteners to secure
around back of neck of wearer. Nighttime visibility enhanced by use
of 3M Scotchlite® reflective trim.
Main Users: Firefighters and other workers that are subject to direct flame,
radiant heat, smoke and airborne particulate hazards in an
outdoor environment and where use of a self-contained breathing
apparatus is either impractical or impossible.
Limitations: NOT A RESPIRATOR. Will not block gases, vapors or significant or fine
airborne particulate. Not a respirator.
Coverage: Most areas of the face and neck. Leaves ears exposed.
Product Testing: Mask itself subjective only. CarbonX fabrics have been tested by
manufacturer (Chapman Innovations Inc) to withstand over 2000 degrees
F. Any reference to face protector has been removed from NFPA Standard
#1977 Wildland PPE Edition 2011 and the standard is contained in
NFPA #1984. As of 2014 no device has been invented to thermal
protection requirement. CarbonX materials have been objectively tested
and exceed minimum requirements for NFPA Standard #1977 Wildland
Protective Clothing and Equipment, 2008 & 2011.
Care: Machine or hand wash mild soap, air dry.
Warranty: One year materials and workmanship