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    Disposable Respirators

    You may see dust and debris in the air, but many of the particles that threaten your airways can’t always be seen with the naked eye.

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    • 3M™ Aura™ 9300+ Series Flat Fold Respirators

      3M™ Aura™ 9300+ Series Flat Fold Respirators

      3M™ Aura™ 9300+ Series Disposable Respirators are the result of 3M’s continuous drive to improve comfort. The Ingenious 3-panel design fits a wide range of face shapes and sizes, also helps accommodate greater facial movement during speech making the respirator so much more comfortable to wear.

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    • 3M™ 8300 Series Cup Shaped Respirators

      3M™ 8300 Series Cup Shaped Respirators

      Enjoy a comfortable fit for most face shapes and sizes with 3M™ Disposable Respirators 8300 Series. Our super-soft, cushioned lining provides instant yet lasting comfort; while their robust design makes the 8300 Series tough and durable – all improving user wearability.

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    • 3M™ 8825 and 8835 Cup Shaped Respirators

      3M™ 8825+ and 8835+ Cup Shaped Respirators

      Get safety and exceptional comfort with 3M™ Premium Series Disposable Respirators, featuring our lightweight design, filtration and ease of breathing. Our respirators meet the requirements of the clogging test for FFP respirators that may be used for more than one shift.

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    • 3M™ 8000 Series Cup Shaped Respirators

      3M™ 8000 Series Cup Shaped Respirators

      Provide lightweight, comfortable and effective respiratory protection against dust and mist with 3M™ Disposable Respirators 8000 Series. Our respirators feature a convex shape, twin strap design, nose foam and nose clip to ensure comfortable wear on a range of face sizes.

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    • 3M™ K100 Series Flat Fold Respirators

      3M™ K100 Series Flat Fold Respirators

      The K100 Series Respirators provide comfortable, solid and professional protection at an affordable price. The K100 series also removes any doubt as to quality when it comes to choosing a value product: fully tested, certified and CE marked, all K100 products are also backed with the kind of responsive support, access to technical personnel, reliable advice as well as dependable quality and supply that only a brand like 3M can offer.

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    • 3M™ 9100 Series VFlex™ Flat Fold Respirators

      3M™ VFlex™ 9152 Series Flat Fold Respirators

      The VFlex Respirators 9152 and 9152S offer effective protection at incredible value with no compromise on quality. The unique design unfolds into roomy, comfortable space. VFlex respirators expand and flex with your face as you breathe, work and talk. Positioning tabs, adjustable nose clip and a choice of two different sizes help achieve a custom fit across a broad range of faces.

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    Speciality Series Respirators

    • Welding Fume Respirators

      Welding Fume Respirators

      The 3M respirators 9925 and 9928 have been designed specifically for welding applications to provide protection against ozone and welding fumes, plus relief from nuisance organic odours
      They provide lightweight, effective, comfortable and hygienic respiratory protection against dust, mist and metal fumes and resist clogging for extended use against welding fume. The 3M™ Cool Flow™ Exhalation Valve reduces heat build up, particularly in hot humid work conditions.

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    • Nuisance Odour Relief Respirators

      Nuisance Odour Relief Respirators

      Nuisance Odour Relief Respirators have been developed to provide lightweight, effective, comfortable and hygienic respiratory protection for particular working environments ranging from metal etching to waste sorting. These speciality respirators which help protect against dust and mist also feature an integrated activated carbon layer, offering relief from certain nuisance odours (Hydrogen Fluoride, organic vapours or acid gases below TLV).

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    • How to Select

      How to Select

      Check out our 4 Steps to Respiratory Protection to learn how to select the most suitable respirator for the environment you are working in.

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    • Fit Testing

      Fit Testing

      Tight-fitting respirators can only provide expected protection if they fit correctly, so fit-testing each employee is critical. Understand the basics of respirator fit testing with our comprehensive guide.

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    Additional Resources

    • EN 149:2001+A1:2009 Standard

      3M™ Disposable Respirators meet the requirements of European Standard EN 149:2001 + A1:2009, filtering facepiece respirators for use against solid and non-volatile liquid particles only. Products are classified by filtering efficiency and maximum total inward leakage performance (FFP1, FFP2 and FFP3), also by usability and clogging resistance.

      Performance tests in this standard include:

      • filter penetration and extended exposure (loading) test - evaluates the filtration performance when new and over time
      • breathing resistance - evaluates the ease of breathing (inhalation and exhalation) through the respirator
      • total inward leakage - evaluates the filter penetration, valve leakage (if fitted) and importantly the face seal leakage of the respirator when worn by a panel of different people whilst conducting simulated work exercises
      • clogging resistance - evaluates the ability of the respirator to continue to function effectively and provide respiratory protection in very high dust environments

      Reusable products are also subjected to a cleaning cycle (specified by the manufacturer) and 24 hour storage to confirm the product performance is not affected by re-use. Clogging resistance testing is a mandatory requirement for reusable products, but is optional for single shift use only (non reusable) products. A full copy of EN 149:2001+A1:2009 can be purchased from your national standards body.

      Marking designations:
      R = Reusable
      NR = Non reusable (single shift use only)
      D = Meets the clogging resistance requirements

    Disposable Respirators from 3M

    Comfortably breathing clean, safe air is important for workers' health and workplace morale. With this in mind we have designed a range of 3M™ Disposable Respirators using science to increase comfort, breathability and protection.

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