Blast Suit | Bomb Suits | Protective Suit
An EOD Suit, also known as a Blast Suit or Bomb suit is protective suit engineered to protect the user from the pressure generated by an explosive device, as well as any fragments generated from the bomb. It is a vital piece of equipment for any bomb squad technician during reconnaissance, disposal and disruption procedures on potential or confirmed explosive hazards.
Because an explosion effects is a threat to all parts of the body, a bomb suits must protect the ENTIRE body from 4 main risks of a bomb blast: heat, fragmentation, blast overpressure and impact. Due to this requirement parts of the bomb suit often overlap to provide the technician with maximum protection should the bomb detonate.