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PAPR System, Welding, Cartridge Type High Efficiency Particulate (HE), Organic Vapor, Acid Gas (Sulfur Dioxide, Chlorine, Hydrogen Chloride), Color Magenta/Yellow, Battery NiMH, Suspension Ratchet, Lens Material Glass/Poly, Hood Material Polyamide Nylon, NIOSH Approval TC-23C-2187, Includes Helmet 9000HWR, Auto Darkening Filter 9002X (Variable 9-13 Shade), Blower, Filter Cover, Spark Arrestor, Prefilter, HE/OV/AG Filter, Battery, Smart Charger, Belt, Breathing Tube Assembly And Flow Indicator
that lose fitting... no need to insure a tight seal is perfect for kids whose heads would be to small for a normal mask or ladies with long hair... BTW it still works just fine if the batteries die... your still breathing filtered air... but it's not as easy to work or fight in one of these...
(bul) Certain PAPR systems provide a higher level of respiratory protection than non-powered air filtering respirators.
(bul) Constant flow of air can provide cooling for the worker, resulting in greater comfort for the wearer
(bul) Loose-fitting headgear options provide respiratory protection without the need for a tight faceseal or fit testing
(bul) Battery-powered blower pulls the air through the filter resulting in no additional breathing resistance to the wearer
This NIOSH-approved powered air purifying respirator assembly includes:
Originally posted by ignorant_ape
reply to post by allenidaho
utter twaddle - look at the storage / transport containers used for laboratary / medical isotope samples