When it comes to selecting the right respiratory protection there are some important factors to consider: Knowledge of the existing contaminants, application requirements, respirator limitations and the protection levels each offers. Sound complicated? You are not alone, Dräger has the right tools to support you and will help you every step of the way.
Lets look at the approvals of the systems mentioned above:
All over the world, many different standards and approvals
Our experts take these regulations into account during the whole lifecycle.
Each filter is CE-certified in accordance with the valid version of EN 14387, EN 143:2000 or the DIN 58620 for CO filters.
Further local approvals are available for some of our X-plore filters, e.g. EAC (Russia), LA (China), NBR (Brazil), SANS (South Africa)
EN 14387. Standard for gas and combination filters
EN 143. Standard for particle filters
DIN 58620. Standard for CO filters
AS/NZS 1716. Australian standard
Filtered escape devices
Two main standards are applicable for the PARAT escape hood series:
DIN 58647-7 for filtering escape devices and EN 403:2004 for fire escape hoods.
In addition, the filters of the PARAT 4700 and 7500 are tested in accordance with EN 14387:2004.
The filter of the PARAT 5500 fire escape hood is additionally tested for the use against H2S (at 2,500 ppm) in accordance with DIN 58647-7.
Air purifying respiratory protection
X-plore filters can be used with half masks X-plore 3000 or with full-face masks X-plore 5500 and X-plore 6000.
In addition, Rd40 filters can be used with any half and full-face mask with a standard filter connection. Dräger also offers disposable particle filtering face pieces and even powered air purifying respirators.
Applications for the X-plore Filters
Equipment for fast and safe escape
Emergencies need an expert:
Unplanned situations with hazardous substances can occur within seconds. No escape scenario is the same.
Individual situations need individual escape concepts fitting to your company’s environment.
Applications for the Parat filtered escape devices
Day to day use
The broad portfolio of X-plore filters offers high protection against almost every hazardous substance, including CO* and radioactive methyl iodide*. In total more than 70 different filters are available.
Effective protection against hazardous substances when working with wood, Laboratory work, Painting and Welding as examples. You have to protect your respiratory organs against a diverse range of gases.
*Only Rd40 filter series
Filtered Escape devices
When every second counts, ready for escape in only 3 steps. This saves valuable seconds in emergencies; during maintenance operations, for fire fighters in case of fire to rescue people from the affected area, protection against carbon monoxide during operational use and when fire related and industrial gases might be present at the same time.
Follow the links below for more information on our X-Plore filers and our Parat escape devices;