To get perfect fit with a tight fitting mask you need to be clean shaved on daily basis. If you have beard, moustache or side burns another type of respirator is required.

In Sundström Safetys product range there is several good solutions that give users with beard or moustache a correct respirator.

No need for new trends – keep your beard!

Case studies with quantitative face fit tests clearly shows that beard affects the protection factor of a tight fitting mask significant in a negative way.

Facial hair, such as beards, moustaches and sideburns, reduce the level of protection offered by tight-fitting respirators, and create a need for Powered Air Respiratory Protection to ensure adequate levels of contaminant reduction.

National regulations and requirements must be followed, as these may vary from country to country. Check carefully which regulations apply.

Sundström Safety Recommends

For users that are clean shaven and with facial hair, beard or sideburns.

Fan unit

Fan unit SR 700 or SR 500 with particle filter SR 510 P3 R.

Head top

SR 580 Helmet with visor or SR 570 face shield with or without bump cap depending on work situation.