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Respiratory Protection

Whether it's disposable facemasks, APR, PAPR, SCBA, supplied air systems or any of the supporting cartridges, filters or accessories, we have a wide selection of respiratory protection equipment to fit your needs.

APR Masks, Cartridges & Filters

  • Air-purifying respirators (APR) are for use by emergency responders in atmospheres that contain chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) respiratory hazards.

Disposable Masks

  • Classified by OSHA as air-purifying particulate respirators, these masks are designed to provide protection from large airborne particulates where face piece-to-face seal is not mandated by OSHA.

PAPR

  • Powered air-purifying respirators (PAPR) are for use by emergency responders in atmospheres that contain chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) respiratory hazards. These are a step above APR masks in that they use a battery powered blower that creates a positive air pressure inside the mask facilitating better sealing around the face.

PAPR - Welding Helmets

  • Specifically designed for welders, these powered air-purifying respirators (PAPR) are for protection against chemicals released during the welding operation by supplying a flow of purified air through a battery powered motor. They simultaneously provide protection from the light and sparks produced while welding.

Respiratory Accessories

  • Fit test kits, pump lubricants, cleaning kits and replacement hoses, fittings, seals, lenses, harnesses, valves and monitors are important for consistent safe operation. Radio kits, hoods, and headbands make the use of respirators easier.

S.C.B.A.

  • The ultimate in respiratory protection, Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (S.C.B.A.) uses either a half or full face mask and personal sized cylinders of breathing air. Designed for use in the most hazardous environment for rescue, escape or emergency repair work.

Supplied Air Systems & Parts

  • Supplied air systems are commonly used in hazardous material abatement or where long term use of fresh air in a confined area are demanded and consist of either a half or full face respirator and a remotely located air pump that supplies purified air via a long hose with optional heaters, coolers, and humidifiers.

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