A respirator mask is the ideal solution for protecting yourself from inhaling harmful
dusts, vapours, gases or fumes.
There are two main types of respirator - the air-purifying version which forces contaminated
air through a filter in the mask, and the air-supplied respirator which receives
a supply of fresh air into the mask.
You’ll find an extensive range of respirators masks here from some of the most reputable
DIY and tools and equipment stores in the UK.
The first respiratory inventions emerged in the 16th century and the concept has
naturally come a long way since then. All modern respirator masks comprise a face-piece
which is attached by straps, cords or other mechanism.
Half-face models are worn when dealing with contaminants which are non-toxic to the
face area or eyes - this would be ideal for someone dealing with spray paint.
However a full-face would be required for someone working with chlorine gas, for
Respirator masks are available in a wide range of sizes and shapes to suit various
face dimensions as ensuring a proper seal is essential.
Among the most common types of respirators are chemical filter respirators, powered
air purifying respirators and chemical cartridges respirators.
Thousands of people work in jobs where a respirator is crucial for protection against
a range of harmful chemicals, liquids, vapours, dusts and gases - these include employees
on building sites, factories and research laboratories.
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