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    Gentex Argus Public Order Anti Riot Helmet APH05

    The Argus APH05 Public Order/Riot Helmet is a robust, safe and reliable helmet that has been manufactured and tested to meet recognized standards. It has been specifically designed for the rigorous operational requirements of public order and security duties.


    Features of the Argus APH05 Riot Helmet

    • Fully approved to the UK Home Office PSDB Protective Headwear standard for Police Public Order Helmets 2004
    • Manufactured in either Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) Thermoplastic or Glass Reinforced Plastic (GRP)
    • High impact resistant 3mm polycarbonate visors, with anti-mist and anti-scratch coating available
    • Adjustable fire-retardant chin strap with chin cup and quick release facility
    • Liquid and flame resistant, metal gauze audio apertures to enable local commands to be heard
    • Ability to wear a range of full face respirators
    • Ability to fit variety of radio communication devices
    • Weight: 1.5kg (3.31 lbs)
    • Available in a wide range of head sizes (50-65 cm) (Size 00 - 6)
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    • Insignia and rank markings can be applied
    • ABS Model Colors: Black, Blue.
    • GRP Model Colors: Black, Blue White, Red, Yellow, Green

    Specifications of the Argus APH05 Riot Helmet

    • Environmental Conditioning
      Helmets subjected to impact attenuation and penetration tests, and visors subjected for impact and pellet protection tests, are conditioned immediately prior to applicable testing to simulate use in a wide range of climatic conditions (-20C to +50C).
    • Coverage & Peripheral Vision
      Measurements are taken to ensure visor coverage of a defined area of the face and eliminate any obstructions to peripheral vision potentially caused by the helmet or visor mounting.
    • Hearing Attenuation
      Ensures that the helmet does not reduce the level of sound reaching the wearer, above defined limits.
    • Flammable Liquid Trap
      Inspects the helmet to affirm there are no liquid traps on the exterior of the helmet and that the helmet is self-extinguishes within 15 seconds of the test fluid being ignited.
    • Flame Testing
      Determines the flame retardant properties of the helmet.
    • Retention Stability Test
      Performed to ensure that the helmet does not roll forward over the wearer’s face as a result of an applied force.
    • Penetration Test
      Ensures protection from a penetrating attack to the helmet body.
    • Impact Testing (Attenuation)
      Assesses resistance capability of impact caused by hand thrown or hand wielded blunt weapons.
    • Vision Test (Prismatic, Spherical, and Astigmatic Aberration)
      Testing to assure that vison is not distorted by prismatic, spherical, and/or astigmatic aberration effects introduced by the visor.
    • Visor Mist Test
      Assesses the anti-mist properties of the visor. This test is only applicable to visors that are offered with anti-mist properties.
    • Visor Impact Test
      Performed to ensure that a known impact will not cause a deformation of the visor which may contact the wearer’s face.
    • Visor Pellet Test
      A low mass high velocity projectile test designed to examine impact is completed on all visors.
    • Visor Solvent Test
      Tests the visor’s resistance to a solvent of Methyl IsoButyl Ketone (MIBK).
    • EC Type-Examination Certificate:1991
      Assessed and examined against 21/04 PSDB Protective Headwear Standard for UK Police (2004). Conforms to Council Directive 89/686/EEC relating to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)


    • Shell: High impact resistant, self-colored ABS or GRP with flame retardant paint system
    • Liner: High density Expanded Polystyrene (EPS)
    • Cheek Pads: Fire-retardant cotton modal
    • Chin Strap: Fire-retardant Nomex
    • Chin Cup: Fire-retardant Polypropylene
    • Neck Guard: High density foam with flame retardant PVC covering
    • Visor: High impact optical grade polycarbonate with option of anti-mist, anti-scratch coating

    Spec Sheet

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