The 3M™ Rugged Comfort 6500 Series Half Facepiece Reusable Respirator is designed to help promote comfort, durability and stability with a firm, lightly textured silicone face seal and strong body construction.
The 3M™ Rugged Comfort 6500 Series Half Facepiece Reusable Respirator helps provide respiratory protection in harsh, dirty environments against airborne contaminants when used with approved 3M™ cartridges and filters.
This facepiece is designed to help promote comfort, durability and stability with a firm, lightly textured silicone face seal and strong body construction. When properly fitted and used with approved 3M™ cartridges and filters, this respirator helps provide respiratory protection at concentrations up to 10 times the relevant Workplace Exposure Standard. While being the lightest silicone 3M facepiece, it is still rugged enough to withstand long hours and extreme conditions. The resilient silicone face seal offers an extended facepiece life, even keeping its shape in high-heat environments.
Breathing hazardous particles, gasses and vapours can be harmful to your health. The 3M™ Rugged Comfort Half Facepiece Reusable Respirator 6500 Series helps reduce exposure to many contaminants when properly fitted and used with approved 3M™ cartridges and filters.
The facepiece offers numerous comfort features.
A special valve cover that helps to direct exhaled breath and moisture downward
3M’s proprietary Cool Flow™ Valve that helps to make breathing easier by reducing heat and moisture
Made to fit securely and comfortably on the head, the facepiece comes with an adjustable head harness assembly featuring long-lasting polyester/spandex straps that stretch and conform to the individual who wears the respirator.
The facepiece is compatible with all 3M™ bayonet-style filters and cartridges, including 6000 Series Cartridges and 3M™ 2000 or 5000 Series Filters, to help provide respiratory protection against a variety of gasses, vapours, and particulate hazards, according to Australian /New Zealand Standard AS/NZS1715 & 1716.
Its filter compatibility helps make the respirator highly versatile for many workplace environments and a variety of jobs where respiratory protection is required.
Resilient silicone face seal helps provide comfort, durability and stability with a soft but firm seal
Proprietary Cool Flow™ valve helps reduce heat and moisture build-up
Exhalation valve cover helps direct exhaled breath and moisture downward to reduce fogging of eyewear and grinding and welding shields
Low profile half facepiece design offers a wider field of view and better compatibility with welding and grinding shields
Adjustable head harness assembly offers improved fit and comfort.
Selection of the most appropriate Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) will depend on the particular situation and should be made only by a competent person knowledgeable of the actual working conditions and the limitations of RPE. Details regarding performance and limitations are set out on the respirator packaging and user instructions. Before using any respirator, the wearer must read and understand the user instructions for the product. Misuse of personal protective equipment may result in injury, sickness, or death. For correct product selection and use, individuals should consult their on-site safety professional or industrial hygienist. For additional product information, visit www.3M.com.au/PPESafety or www.3m.co.nz/PPEsafety.
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