06892725 is referenced by 9 patents and cites 34 patents.

A neck seal for use in a protective hood includes an inner section including a passage for donning. The inner section is fabricated from an elastomeric material to form a seal around a neck of a user. The neck seal also includes an outer section adhered to the inner section. The outer section is fabricated from a material heat sealable to a hood covering material. In one embodiment, the elastomeric material of the inner section is a latex material. The outer section can, for example, be fabricated from a thermoplastic material. In one embodiment the thermoplastic material is a polyurethane such as a polyester-based polyurethane.

Title
Protective hoods and neck seals for use therein
Application Number
10/133857
Publication Number
6892725 (B2)
Application Date
April 26, 2002
Publication Date
May 17, 2005
Inventor
Zane N Frund
Cranberry Township
PA, US
Agent
Henry E Bartony Jr
James G Uber
Assignee
Mine Safety Appliances Company
PA, US
IPC
A62B 017/00
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