Comfort, Quality, Reliability, Confidence
Workers want respirators that are comfortable, lightweight and convenient. You want quality products from a supplier you can depend upon. 3M developed the first filtering facepiece respirator to receive NIOSH approval in 1972. We have created numerous proprietary technologies that have been incorporated throughout our products. Today, our extensive family of respirators offers a full range of comfort, convenience and value. Respiratory protection from a company you can rely on for support and services.
Features of 3M Filtering Facepiece Respirators
From foundries to wood working, workers in many industries require protection from airborne particles and mists. Sweeping, sanding, grinding, sawing, bagging, welding – each creates a unique set of conditions, especially given environmental considerations such as heat and humidity. 3M’s wide selection of filtering facepiece respirators helps you match the respirator to your environment. 3M uses a variety of innovative technologies and features to help you meet your protection and comfort needs. They are all NIOSH 42 CFR 84 approved and include the following features:
• Lightweight and comfortable
• Adjustable noseclips
• Variety of strap types
• Variety of strap attachments
• Some available with carbon filter material for nuisance level relief¹
• Soft inner materials
• Compatible with most eye and hearing protection
Cool Flow™ Exhalation Valve. Proprietary one-way valve for easy exhalation and cool comfort.
M-Noseclip. Proprietary noseclip adjusts easily for fewer pressure points and greater comfort.
Faceseal. Soft and secure, conforms closely to face for additional comfort.
Advanced Electrostatic Media. Proprietary filter media with electrostatically charged microfibers designed for ease of breathing.
Carbon Filter Material. Carbon filter media provides relief against odors, vapors and other gaseous contaminants for greater wearer comfort. For nuisance level relief only.¹
Cake-Resistant Filter Media. Proprietary filter media with specifically designed filter layers for welding applications provide longer respirator life and easier breathing.
Welding Web. Unique filter media incorporating protective layers designed to be flame resistant as demonstrated per ASTM D2859-96. (Not a substitute for a faceshield.)
Adjustable Buckle Straps. A single tug helps provide a comfortable seal.
P-Series Filter. Proprietary advanced electrostatic media, appropriate for prolonged use in both oil and non-oil containing environments.
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