Protective apparel breathing assistance

Publication Date

June 18, 1997

Patent Number



An article of clothing, in particular for the medical or chemical sector for protection from liquids and/or microorganisms, consisting at least partially of at least three layers, is distinguished by the fact that an outer layer (1) is formed from a hydrophobic fabric forming a barrier to liquids and microorganisms, that an inner layer (3) consists of a preferably likewise hydrophobic material likewise forming a barrier to liquids and microorganisms, and that an intermediate layer (2) separates the outer layer (1) and the inner layer (3) from one another at least at a critical point and prevents direct contact of these layers (1, 3). <IMAGE>

Protective apparel breathing assistance