Are you curious about the name of the hood? Well, the creator of this hood, Kevin F. O'Donoghue who's the president and CEO of Response Protection Corp has 38 years of experience in the field, and is named after his father, Capt. Jim, who was a captain in the FDNY serving for 34 great years.
With all Donoghue's experience, and manufactured in conjunction with Fire-Dex, the Capt. Jim Spentex Hood is made to last. Constructed of a double-layered 60% 6 oz Micro Carbon Fiber/40% Kevlar blend it helps to wick away moisture and steam giving it that great, advanced protection.
Fire hoods have an Arc Thermal Performance Value and this hood is ranked at 34, meaning it can tolerate against 34 calories of heat per square centimeter. Of course this hood is also certified to NFPA 1971 for Structural and Proximity Fire Fighting Clothing and 1975 for Station/Work Uniforms.
If you're into ratings you'll also want to know the hood has a TPP rating of 36, which increases with washings. Speaking of washings, you can easily clean this hood with plain soap and warm or cool water, air drying in about 2 hours.
If you're in the market for a new hood, why not try the new Capt. Jim Spentex? Soon you'll be raving about it to all your buddies.
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