Kappler Zytron 500 Suit

Part Number: KAP- 25

Zytron 500 is top of the class – and the classic responder choice for HazMat and other demanding situations.  It’s tough, built for mobility, and based on patented technology that created the first material to survive eight full hours against the ASTM F1001 Test Battery with no breakthrough.

Top level protection for demanding hazmat response.


  • Greater than 8-hour holdout against hundreds of chemicals, with proven holdout against Chemical Warfare Agents (CWA).
  • NFPA 1994 Class 2 – 2012 Edition style available.
  • Many features and options in a wide variety of encapsulating suits and coverall styles.
  • Available in hi-viz orange and charcoal gray.


  • Hazmat response
  • Chemical handling
  • Refueling operations
  • Petrochemical operations
  • Hazardous material clean-up and remediation
  • CWA incineration
  • Remediation
  • Disposal

 Style Details

  • Gas-tight styles for Level A protection include front and rear entry, flat back or expanded back. Zytron 500 fabric also available in splash suits and coveralls.
  • Hazmat styles include double-taped seams – seams sewn then hot-air taped inside and out.
  • Large, expanded-view face shield of 40 mil PVC. Hazmat styles include additional 5 mil FEP overlay lens.
  • Easy-to-reach 48” (122 cm) gas-tight PVC zipper, with double storm flap and hook-and-loop closure.
  • Two covered one-way exhaust valves.
  • Attached sock boots with boot flaps for added protection.
  • Glove system includes field replaceable Butyl gloves. Hazmat styles include film liner glove.
  • Roomy tapered sleeves and ergonomic garment design allow easy mobility.