N

NOT RESISTANT TO OIL (8H MAX)
May be used in any atmosphere where there is no oil particulate.

 

R

RESISTANT TO OIL (8H MAX)
May be used in any atmosphere where there is no oil particulate, or up to one shift where there is oil particulate present.
«One shift» means eight hours of continuous or intermittent use.

 

P

OIL-PROOF
May be used in any atmosphere, including those with oil particulates, for more than one shift. If the filter is used in atmospheres with oil particulates, contact the manufacturer to find out the service life of the filter.

 

The percentage indicated (95%, 99%, or 99.97%) refers to the amount of leakage. A higher percentage means less leakage through the filter.

 

WITHOUT VALVE


Hold the respirator in one hand with the nose area at your fingertips, allowing theheadbands to hang below your hand.

 


Press the respirator against your face with the nose foam on the bridge of your nose.

 


Place the top band high on the back of your head. Move the bottom band over your head and position it below your ears.

Test the fit. Cup both hands over the respirator and exhale vigorously. If any leakage is detected, readjust the position of the respirator according to steps #2, #3 and #4 till get a better fit.

 

 

WITH VALVE

To make sure that a mask with a valve is correct, you must follow the same steps as adjusting the mask without a valve except that in step 4 you must inhale instead of exhaling.

Test the fit. Cup both hands over the respirator and inhale vigorously. If no negative pressure is felt inside the respirator, readjust the position of the respirator according to step #2, #3 and #4 until you get a better fit.

 

WITH CLIP NOSE

If the mask had a nosepiece, using both hand, mould the nosepiece to the shape of your nose.