FM53 APR Specialist Responder Kit Twinport SALE

FM53 APR Specialist Responder Kit Twinport SALE
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  • Item #: 72601
  • Manufacturer: Avon Protection
  • Manufacturer's Product Number: 72601
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Price $1,199.99
3 or more $1,159.99 each

The Avon FM53 mask was developed to meet the unique requirements of specialist end-users in the field, e.g. Special Warfare Units, Delta, Marine Corps SOC Units, etc.  

This item is the FM53 Twim Port Specialist Responder Kit...this is the FULL kit, not the stripped version missing the filters, outserts and other items that is offered by some other vendors. Buy the kit is a better deal than buying the mask only, as the kit comes with much more essential components.   

The kit includes:

- FM53 Mask Assembly
- Voice Projector Unit w/ Microphone Assembly (72601-15)
- Faceform (72601-53)
- Storage Bag (72601-97)
- FM53 User Manual (72601-59)
- Plug Removal Tool (72601-57) (Twin Port Mask Only)
- Clear Outsert
- Blue Blocker Outsert 
- CBRNCF50 Filter
- CTCF50 Riot Agent Filter

The masks provides maximum operational flexibility to counter multiple threat scenarios, including chemical, biological, nuclear and radiological (CBRN) agents, Toxic Industrial Chemicals (TICs), and Toxic Industrial Materials (TIMs).  The twin port design allows the user to utilize the mask in either a left hand or right hand configuration.  This aids individuals armed with rifles, such as SWAT or snipers, as the non-filter side of the mask allows for a better cheek weld.  The mask can be used with the EZAir System for the greatest comfort, increased air supply, better cooling, and lowest visorfog risk.  With the EZ Air mounted on the users belt or MOLLE vest, weight is removed from the face, and the Field of View is increased.  This mask can also be used with two filters to provide directly on the mask, and a spare on the EZ air.  The FM53 includes Integrated Voice Communications capability with internal microphone for both radio and voice projection unit use, and additional electronic passthrough for external radio use (unlike the C50 and FM50 masks, the voice comm unit is included with the FM53...C50, FM50 masks do not include comm units, but are sold separately).  Finally, the mask can be used with a pressurized air supply in scenarious where no ambient oxygen is present.  The FM53 mask is NIOSH-certified using Avon's recommended filters. In other words, NIOSH-certified filters will work with any NIOSH mask.  Avon's conformal filters (GPC50 or CSCF50) will only work with the FM53/C50 family of masks.  THIS SYSTEM COMES WITH THE NIOSH-CERTIFIED FILTERS, NOT the conformal filter depicted. Along with the C50, the FM53 is recommended for police units due to a Federal requirement that all police masks have compatible 40mm filters.  The US military uses the FM50...which has bayonet type quick connect filters, with hot swap abililty.  In other words, the FM50 does not use screw on 40mm filters, but I prefer the FM50 for non-law enforcement uses for many reasons...see the FM50 link on this website.  

Available in four sizes (XS, S, M, L) for customized protection to accommodate all operators.  About 80% of people use a Medium, so one benefit of buying a medium size is that it can be used with the widest variety of people (team members, family, etc.).  If you are think you are in between sizes, it is better to have a slightly smaller mask than one slighty too big, as you can still get a good seal on a slightly smaller mask but if the mask is too large, a good seal may not be possible.  Women or very small men tend to need a small, and very small women or teenage kids would likely need an extra small.  Very large men with large heads will need a large (you probably know if you have a large head!).  These are just general all cases, be sure to follow Avon instructions in regards to fitment and sizing (see owner's manual).  

Removable outserts are available to provide additional ballistic protection, comfortable operation in sunlight, and blue light filtration for sharper sighting.  

FM53 Competitive Comparison Chart

FM53 Key Features

FM53 Datasheet

Mask integrates with NFPA Class 2 and 3 suits.  

Note: conformal filters as depicted in the photo are NOT NIOSH certified, so are sold separately.  

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