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Welding Respirator Systems

Welding Respirator Systems
Integrated Protection

Integrated and versatile 3M Speedglas welding respirator protection

  • Ask most experienced welders about the hazards of the job and eye protection usually comes at the top of their list. But at 3M Speedglas, we take eye, face and respiratory protection extremely seriously. As one of the most popular respirators of its kind in the world, the 3M™ Adflo™ Powered Air Respirator is designed to help provide welders a reliable, versatile and integrated protection.


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    Try the next generation of welding respiratory protection.

    With an integrated respirator, hard hat, welding and face shield, the 3M™ Adflo™ Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) System doesn’t just change how workers are protected. It changes the way they work. Try 3M™ Adflo™ Powered Air Respiratory Protection and 3M™ Speedglas™ Welding Helmets for yourself.


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    • APF of 25
    • Can be used for filtration of particulates, and or Organic and Acid gases depending on configuration.
    • Cannot be used to protect against substances wiith poor warning properties (taste/smell)
    • Three welding helmet configurations to choose from
    • Designed to provide a constant nominal airflow rate of 205 lpm.
    • Blower's slim turbo design allows highly mobile use
    • APF of 25
    • Three welding helmet configurations to choose from 
    • Belt-mounted regulator with user control over air flow: from 170 lpm to 424 lpm
    • Requires compressed air, an air filtration unit, and appropriate supply lines.
    • Available with lightweight, cooling or heating valve
    • APF of 10
    • Can be used for filtration of particulates, and or Organic and Acid gases depending on configuration.
    • We recommend 2097 or 2297 in combination with 6500-series half masks for typical welding applications up to ten times the exposure limit.
    • Typically is compatible with 3M™ Speedglas™ Welding Helmet Series 9100
    • APF of 10
    • Lightweight and disposable
    • 3M™ Disposable Filtering Facepiece Respirators include features and technology that enhance user comfort and can help increase wear time. Five models to welding specific choose from
    • Fits under virtually any welding helmet

Why other Safety Managers and Welders have chosen Adflo Purifying Air Respirators


  • Step-by-step tools to help you ensure that your safety program can achieve its respiratory goals. As the safety administrator, running a successful respiratory protection program means navigating regulations and anticipating hazards. Consider us a helpful resource. Whenever you are in the process, we can help guide you to information and details you need.

  • Better peripheral vision and spacial awareness. Integrated protection for multiple tasks. System warning indicators. 3M™Adflo™ Powered Air Purifying Respirators with the right type of filter, help effectively protect you against both particles and gases – all in one system. And you can selectively replace either the particle or the gas filter as needed: you don’t need to change both filters at the same time.

  • We aim to increase awareness surrounding concerns with exposures to hazards such as Manganese, Hexavalent Chromium, and Silica. Our goal is to provide training on up-to-date and relevant technical information, industry best practices, and potential safety solutions


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