Clean Air Matters--Wear a Respirator!
Modern studies tell us that we breathe 8,000 - 10,000 liters of air per day, even without strenuous activity. The harder you work, the more air you breathe. And if you're shopping on our website, there's a good chance you work in some sort of industrial or construction environment. We know today that as humans, our bodies effectively filter out "normal" levels of particles, including dust and pollen. But if you work in a job that produces higher levels of dangerous airborne substances, your body is quickly outmatched, and a simple respirator is the best way to protect your lungs and overall health.
Gerson Disposable Respirators
Even simply "dust masks" go a long way. The Gerson 1730 N95 model is a simple disposable respirator that provides effective protection against airborne particles at levels produced in many jobs, such as dust made by crushing, sanding, sawing, grinding or fumes that are generated when metals are rapidly heated, such as welding. One step up is the Gerson 1740 N95, which includes an exhalation valve, letting your hot, exhaled air exit the mask more quickly, thus making it more comfortable to wear.
The MSA Advantage 200 LS Half Mask Respirator
For enhanced respiratory protection, a half mask unit such as the MSA Advantage 200 LS Half Mask Respirator--when properly fitted--provides even greater protection. It is ideal for applications where workers are exposed to various hazards from job to job, such as high concentrations of fumes, mists and gases. With its patented MultiFlex system the Advantage 200 LS offers maximum protection and high wearing comfort. The soft, pliable combination of rubber and plastic provides a customized and pressure-free fit, instantly conforming to the wearer’s unique facial characteristics. Use this mask with MSA's P100 Low Profile Cartridges for protection against at least 99.97% of airborne particles, according to the CDC.