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Product focus: Respiratory protection

March 1, 2012

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Self-contained breathing apparatus

The ACSi Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus is NIOSH-approved for use in industrial, non-fire-related environments. It features the Advanced Carrying System: a molded Thermoflex backplate made to fit the spine and back muscles, with padded, adjustable shoulder straps and waistband for greater comfort and reduced wearer fatigue. The ACSi SCBA features a two-stage pneumatic system with a first-stage pressure reducer.

Scott Health & Safety  


 

 

 

Respiratory protection systems

Versaflo Respirator Systems are a highly versatile range of respiratory headgear, breathing tubes, and powered and supplied air-purifying sources that offer a comprehensive, modular approach to worker protection. The intuitive design is lightweight for optimum comfort and ease of use, offering respiratory protection and flexibility for changing environments, needs, and individual comfort preferences.

3M

 

 

 

Abrasive blasting helmet

Weighing a pound less than the leading competitor and coupled with a 45-degree cool tube and cheek pads, the GenVX helmet is light and comfortable. Over-the-top air distribution prevents fogging. Third-party 1,000 APF data and ANSI/ISEA Z89 head protection and high impact Z87+ face protection ratings make the GenVX the most dependable blasting helmet available on the market.

Bullard Co.


 

 

 

 
Powered air-purifying respirator

The North Compact Air Series 200 PAPR’s triple alarm system creates an audible, vibratory and visual alarm to warn workers of low battery life and/or a filter clog. The vibratory alarm can be felt even through welding jackets. The PAPR is lightweight for improved comfort and longer wear. Airflow is automatically adjusted to meet OSHA and CSA requirements.

Honeywell Safety Products


 

 

 

Respirator

The Jackson Safety R10 Particulate Respirator with comfort straps and dual valves is designed for comfort, protection and style. This NIOSH-approved N95 respirator features an adjustable head strap unlike any other on the market, dual exhalation valves that help reduce eyewear fogging and a soft nose foam pad.

Kimberly-Clark Professional       

             

 

 

Respirator fit tester

The Portacount Pro+ Respirator Fit Tester 8038 eliminates the guesswork associated with tedious and error-prone qualitative fit-test methods. It is OSHA-compliant to fit-test all types of respirators. Employees can train on proper donning procedures by seeing the difference in the real-time fit factor. It also has an easy-to-use touch screen interface.

TSI Inc.


 

 

 

Half-mask respirator

The Advantage 420 Half-Mask Respirator features AnthroCurve II Sealing Surface and a multi-ethnic face seal to improve fit testing among diverse workforces. It has a patent-pending UniBond over-molded one-piece silicone facepiece, helping to eliminate possible leak paths. The one-piece ComforTop cradle headband eliminates pressure points when head protection is worn.

MSA


 

 

 

Powered air-purifying respirator

The heavy-duty Titanium 9400i auto-darkening welding helmet has been integrated into the Arc Armor Powered Air-Purifying Respirator. The Titanium 9400i helmet is ideally suited for heavy industrial welding and grinding applications. The respirator features ergonomically designed straps to distribute weight for long-term comfort. It provides nearly 180 degrees of ANSI Z87.1-2003-certified vision.

Miller Electric Mfg. Co.  


 

 

 

Particulate respirator

The NIOSH-approved PeakFit is an N95 particulate respirator specifically engineered for user comfort as well as safety. Its large, contoured shape helps make breathing easier. A molded nose bridge fits most faces, with no metal nosepiece to pinch. The bridge features an internal cushion made of soft, closed-cell foam, ensuring a snug fit.

Gateway Safety Inc.


 

 

 

Respirator fit testing

To use the VeriFit Irritant Smoke Generator irritant smoke fit-testing kit, simply bend the plastic tube to break the enclosed ampoule. Its small bellows allow for more precise amounts of smoke yet minimize the risk of overexposure and accumulation of irritant smoke in the test area. Each kit comes ready to use and is OSHA-compliant.

Nextteq LLC  

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