FM53

The Multiple Mission Mask

Avon Protection's revolutionary FM53 multi-role Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) System has been developed specifically for specialist applications where the user needs to respond to ever changing operational conditions.

The FM53 is globally acclaimed as the most technically advanced mask and offers both positive pressure SCBA, PAPR and negative pressure APR capability. All of these capabilities are available from one mask platform without the need to change components. Available in right, left or twin port filter configurations.

The FM53 system was developed to address the multiple threats encountered on the modern battlefield, war on terrorism and peace keeping operations.  It provides protection against traditional chemical and biological warfare agents and select toxic industrial materials (TIMs).

Suitable for:

  • First Responders
  • Military
  • Special Forces

The FM53 is globally acclaimed as the most technically advanced mask and offers both positive pressure SCBA, PAPR and negative pressure APR capability. All of these capabilities are available from one mask platform without the need to change components. Available in right, left or twin port filter configurations.

The FM53 system was developed to address the multiple threats encountered on the modern battlefield, war on terrorism and peace keeping operations.  It provides protection against traditional chemical and biological warfare agents and select toxic industrial materials (TIMs).

Features and Benefits

Field of View

  • Panoramic single lens visor
  • Optically correct visor
  • Scratch Resistant

Comfort

  • 4 face piece sizes for improved fit
  • Chlorobutyl rubber and silicone blend mask
  • Low profile design for superior weapons integration

Communications

  • Electronic Communication Port for integrated voice projection and radio communication
  • Optional VPU provides ability to easily communicate while wearing mask

Multiple Modes

  • Functions as both a negative and positive pressure mask
  • VREU lever for easy switching between negative and positive pressure modes

Technical Specifications

Technical Data
CBRN Agent Resistance

Mustard (H)

Greater than 36 hours

Sarin (GB)

Soman (GD)

VX

Laboratory protection factor performance (sodium chloride)

Greater than 10,000

NIOSH certified at 2000PF

Breathing Performance (excluding filter)

Re-breathed CO2

0.80%

Inhalation resistance

85 l/Min

15 mm WG

160 l/Min

32 mm WG

Exhalation resistance negative pressure mode

85 l/Min

15 mm WG

160 l/Min

30 mm WG

Exhalation resistance positive pressure mode:

40 mm WG

Weight

FM53 mask (excluding filter)

1.6 lbs

Field of view

Visual field Score - NIOSH CBRN standard

96

Materials Used

FM53 Mask Visor

Flexible polyurethane

FM53 Mask Facepiece

Chlorobutyl/Silicone Rubber

Hydration

Drinking Flow Rate

>230 ml/min

 

FM53 with CBRNCF50 filter NIOSH CBRN APR Standard Cap1. Approval number TC-14G-0319

FM53 with CTCF50 filter NIOSH certified to 42 CFR 84. Approval number TC-14G-0323

FM53 is a component of the ST53 SCBA system, which is certified under 42 CFR 84

Type-examination approval: PPE Regulation 2016/425/EU - Module B: Certificate CE 684837

Accessories

Individual Equipment CarrierComplimentary to the Mask Carrier and provides additional storage of antidotes and first aid equipment. Designed with MOLLE attachment, it offers multiple mounting options and flexible storage options.

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