$1,320.90
Sku: 13-109

Z3 Welder - Supplied Air Respirator with Advanced Optical Technology

Proven to deliver welding professionals with a comfortable working environment, the Z3™ Welder exceeds the demands of the most quality-conscious companies, while surpassing the most rigorous industry standards.

Advance workplace safety with a product that boasts a range of unique design and engineering features. The Z3 withstands extreme temperatures without distortion due to the high performance nylon shell construction. The adjustable airflow disperser means a comfortable and fume-free breathing zone.

The Z3 includes the RPB® OCV filter with advanced angular dependence control providing uniform shading and distortion free vision to work comfortably across different angles. Superior color definition in both open and activated states allows easy identification of heat definition and equipment displays.

Made in the USA.

RPB Z3 Welder Supplied Air Respirator Product Feature

Ultimate Welder Protection

No Fit Test Respiratory Protection & Compliance

Great for Beards, New Guys, & Part-Timers

Finding time to shave in the morning shouldn't impact a welder's long-term health. Forced air respirators surround a welder's head with a helmet or mask and face seal or shoulder shroud, keeping out dangerous welding fumes. Respirable breathing air is supplied from a clean air source like a compressed air tank, fixed air line, or personal PAPR.

Clean Air for Welders On The Go

Select the ergonomically designed, lightweight, battery powered PX4 Air for a Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) is worn on the hip that supplies HEPA filtered breathing air without the restriction of attached air lines.

Elite optical protection and clarity for weldersElite Optical Protection & Clarity

These ADF lenses boast an optical quality rating of 1.1.1.1 with the all-important 4th “1”. Angular dependence control guarantees uniform shading and distortion-free vision, allowing operators to work comfortably across different angles. Superior color definition in both open & activated states allows welders to easily identify heat definition & displays on equipment.

Protection from Welding Fumes

Long-term health effects of some welding fumes range from cancer to nervous system damage. According to OSHA, potential health effects of breathing welding fume include:

  • Prolonged exposure may cause lung damage & various types of cancer, including lung, larynx & urinary tract
  • Acute exposure to welding fume & gases can result in eye, nose & throat irritation, dizziness & nausea
  • Health effects from some fumes include metal fume fever, stomach ulcers, kidney damage & nervous system damage
  • Prolonged exposure to manganese fume can cause Parkinson’s–like symptoms
  • Displaced oxygen can lead to suffocation, particularly in confined/enclosed spaces. Carbon monoxide can form, posing an asphyxiation hazard
  • Hexavalent Chromium (CR(VI)) causes cancer, targeting respiratory system, kidneys, liver, skin & eyes. Adverse health effects associated with Cr(VI) exposure include:
  • Occupational asthma | Eye & nose irritation & damage | Perforated eardrums | Respiratory irritation & cancer | Kidney & liver damage | Pulmonary congestion & edema | Upper abdominal pain | Skin irritation | Erosion & discoloration of teeth | Contact dermatitis (long-lasting & more severe with repeat exposure) | Contact with non-intact skin can lead to ulceration (chrome ulcers)
  • What's in welding fume?
    • Metals: Aluminum, Antimony, Arsenic, Beryllium, Cadmium, Chromium, Cobalt, Copper, Iron, Lead, Manganese, Molybdenum, Nickel, Silver, Tin, Titanium, Vanadium, Zinc
    • Gases, Shielding—Argon, Helium, Nitrogen, Carbon Dioxide
    • Gases, Process—Nitric Oxide, Nitrogen Dioxide, Carbon Monoxide, Ozone, Phosgene, Hydrogen Fluoride

 

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Certifications & More...

Certifications

The Z3 Welder® has been rigorously tested in both controlled & field-testing environments. Certifications include:

  • NIOSH (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health)
  • ANSI Z87+ - High velocity impact for eye and face
  • ANSI Z87W - Welding eye protection

 

Air Flow Device

  • PX4 Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) - Lightweight battery powered unit supplies HEPA filtered air without restriction of attached lines.
  • Flow Control/Constant Flow Device - Regulate the flow of air from a clean air source.

 

More Info

  • Made in the USA from local & globally sourced components
  • Find RPB parts here or instruction manuals here
  • Questions? Call 248.221.8076
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    About RPB®

    Respiratory Protection made in Royal Oak, Michigan

    In their words - Protection you for life's best moments® by creating the world's best industrial respirators that advance your safety & increase your productivity. Established in the 1970's, RPB's Special Operations Unit has been developing disruptive innovation for 40 years. An R&D group comprised of PPE innovators, users & advocates, we specialize in air supplied respirators, air line filters, monitoring equipment, & safety essentials.

    Welding Respirator Mask – PAPR or SAR, ADF, Face Seal, NIOSH Certified Respiratory Protection for Welders - RPB Z3 Welder

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