Several years ago, I bought a decent-ish respirator from a BM (can't recall
which one.) It's a twin filter, nose & mouth job with exhaust valve, twin
straps & uses screw-in filters about 6cm across & 3cm deep. I bought dust &
vapour filters to use as appropriate.
But ... I can't seem to buy the filters any more. It was quite expensive, so
I don't really want to buy another one. Anyone got any good ideas where I
can get these (the original BM doesn't even sell the respirators any more)?
Or, failing that, respirator recommendations sought.
"The road to Paradise is through Intercourse."
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On 8 May 2004 12:06:09 GMT, firstname.lastname@example.org (Huge) wrote:
You don't remember which make, or it isn't on the mask?
I did a similar thing and bought one from BuilderCenter, but they've
swithced supplier, didn't know who the previous one was and there was
nothing on either masks or filters other than an EN number to
represent the filter type.
I bought a 3M one after that, because I know that I can then get the
spares almost anywhere.
I got a 6000 series respirator (three sizes depending on the size of
your mush) and then ther eare a whole range of vapour and
particulate filters to go with them.
RS carry them (766-233) but there are numerous other stockists.
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I have heard that one of the manufacturers, who supplied under more than one
brand name, went belly up a while back. I found that out when I tried to buy
replacement filters for a mask we use at work.
I bought a North half-face respirator as a replacement and that seems to be
a good choice.
Don't know if you have already tried, but if the filters have a barcode
or EAN number you could try searching one of the online databases.
My favourite one went offline, but these work. Sometimes.
Might get you a parent company.
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