A powered air purifying respirator (PAPR) is a type of personal protective equipment (PPE) that uses a motorized blower to draw air through a filter or cartridge that removes contaminants from the air. The purified air is then delivered to the user through a facepiece or hood.
The application area of a powered air purifying respirator (PAPR)
It is suitable for a working environment with large amounts of dust, and high concentrations of toxic and harmful gases, and a high level of protection is required. The durable and comfortable clean air provided by the electric air supply ensures that users can work for a longer period of time. Can be widely used in chemicals, mining, welding, painting, agriculture and medicine, and other fields.
Do not use the device in a work area where the oxygen concentration is less than 17%. The user must be aware of the nature of the contaminant and the concentration level in the ambient air.
Do not use this electric respirator in a closed space such as a closed reservoir, water tank or container, tunnel, canal, or pipeline.
PAPRs are commonly used in industrial settings, healthcare facilities, and other environments where workers may be exposed to hazardous airborne particles or gases.
PAPRs offer several advantages over other types of respiratory protection, such as N95 respirators, including greater comfort and ease of use, increased mobility, and longer wear time. However, they are typically more expensive and require more maintenance than other types of respirators.