Respirator FAQ's

Our top customer FAQ's to help you shop for respirators.

What size respirator do I need?

The size question is a vexing one. There are no metrics to go by. That is, no measurements or size charts are reliable in making the choice, so none are published. In our decades of experience with c…

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Updated 1 month ago by Stephanie Sousa

Do you offer onsite fit testing services?

No, we do not. However, we do sell fit testing products for purchase.

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Updated 2 months ago by Stephanie Sousa

What filter/cartridge do I need for my respirator mask?

It depends on what you're doing. Click here to view 3M's selection guide for reusable respirators. Please note that filters and cartridges are only compatible with the same brand of mask. For example…

Stephanie Sousa
Updated 3 months ago by Stephanie Sousa

How long do filters last?

There is no set length of time for filters. It depends on the rate of exposure. As a rule, replace your filters when you are no longer able to breathe comfortably. Here is a blog post that should hel…

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Updated 3 months ago by Stephanie Sousa

I need an N95 mask.

For more information on 3M disposable dust masks click here. We also have some respiratory blogs that should be helpful.

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Updated 4 months ago by Stephanie Sousa

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