How do PAPR systems and filters work?
A PAPR (powered air purifying respirator) uses a blower to pass contaminated air through a HEPA filter, which removes the contaminant and supplies purified air to a facepiece.
What do PAPRs protect against?
Like other types of respiratory protective equipment, powered air purifying respirators (PAPR) protect the wearer from inhaling dust, smoke, fumes, mists, gases, sprays, vapors, chemicals, aerosols, and other airborne contaminants.
How long do battery packs for PAPR systems work?
Generally, a fully charged rechargeable PAPR battery will on average last 7-8 hours. *Always refer to the manufacturer’s specifications.