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equipment:ppe [2017/12/27 21:05]
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   * They came in different sizes, such as 7800S-L (large)   * They came in different sizes, such as 7800S-L (large)
   * For longest life, store opened cartridges in a plastic bag (absorbs CO2 from atmosphere)   * For longest life, store opened cartridges in a plastic bag (absorbs CO2 from atmosphere)
-  * Filters reduce concentration of acid gases, but does not eliminate themWill not provide adequate protection against dense acid gas+  ​* Replace periodically or sooner if you smell fumes 
 +    * Consider dating when you open them 
 +  ​* Filters reduce concentration of acid gases, but does not eliminate them 
 +    * Will not provide adequate protection against dense acid gas
     * ie don't stick your head over something spewing red gas     * ie don't stick your head over something spewing red gas
     * FWIW you can get an oxygen tank for these     * FWIW you can get an oxygen tank for these
-  ​* Acid gases will still burn skin when concentrated +    ​* Acid gases will still burn skin when concentrated 
-  * I found its less expensive to buy a new unit surplus than it is to replace the face shield+  * Face shield replacement: ​I found its less expensive to buy a new unit surplus than it is to replace the face shield
   * I (mcmaster) only use filters that protect against acid gases and particulates since I do mixed work   * I (mcmaster) only use filters that protect against acid gases and particulates since I do mixed work
   * Uses P100 filters   * Uses P100 filters
-  ​* Following are listed as acid gas w/ particulate filter+    * Evidently there is a standard that P100 filters are pink. So if its not pink, it probably won't fit 
 +  ​* Following are listed as P100 acid gas w/ particulate filter
     * 60922 Cartridge/​Filter,​ Acid Gas/P100     * 60922 Cartridge/​Filter,​ Acid Gas/P100
     * 60923 Cartridge/​Filter,​ Organic Vapor/Acid Gas/​P100 ​     * 60923 Cartridge/​Filter,​ Organic Vapor/Acid Gas/​P100 ​
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     * OSH sells these, although I tend to buy them surplus online     * OSH sells these, although I tend to buy them surplus online
     * 2017: usually $10-15 surplus, $20-25 new     * 2017: usually $10-15 surplus, $20-25 new
-    * Evidently there is a standard that P100 filters are pink. So if its not pink, it probably won't fit 
  
 
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