Beards come in all shapes and sizes and depending on how they are trimmed depends on what respiratory protection you can use to provide adequate protection. The dust masks for beards that are listed below will provide protection for the bearded gent with the loose-fitting hood.
No face fitting is required for these powered units.
The Jetstream® Switch & Go is the first affordable fully approved unit to EN12941, which features ALL the equipment needed in one complete pack. Jetstream® is a belt-mounted rechargeable respirator with a large capacity disposable dust filter. Waist belt and power unit weighs just 765g. Jetstream® delivers 180 lt/min of air through the filter via a highly flexible hose to the desired headtop. The Switch and Go unit comes complete with a white nylon head top. Jetstream® Switch & Go pack Contains: PSL Filter, Hose, Charger, Carry Case, Battery, White Nylon Headtop, Flow Meter & UK Plug. Filter Performance: Offers an assigned protection factor (APF) of 20 x Work place Exposure Limit (WEL) for very fine dusts, fibres, fumes and aqueous mists.
The Sundstrom SR 500 Powered Air unit provides a continuous air flow between a minimum of 175 and a maximum of 245 l/min with the system ensuring that a constant airflow is provided.
Fast charging Lithium batteries can charge from 0% to 80% charged in 40 mins or just 90 minutes to become fully charged.
The SR 530 Full Hood Headtop is to be used with the SR 500 Powered Air Unit and provides an APF 40 protection factor. The powered air ensures the visor does not mist and is also suitable for people with beards. No face fit testing required.