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Z-Link Respirator Helmet

All-Purpose Industrial Respiratory Protection

The Z-Link® System serves the widest spectrum of industries & applications in the field. It boasts a large visor that enables a wide view with exceptional downward & peripheral vision. The visor opens for free air breathing & easy communication.

Superior comfort - The first adjustable padded multi-purpose respirator on the planet with the Comfort-Link Fit System that allows total placement control & includes a 360-degree adjustable head band with reversible brow pad.

Inspired by military innovation, RPB has relentlessly refined every last detail. The team has traveled the world to meet with & listen to operators, leading to these refinements that enable operators to work smarter, not harder. Save energy, time & costs in competitive industry environments where the value of elite protective equipment is often overlooked.

Made in the USA.

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Ideal For

No-Fit Test Respiratory Protection & Compliance

Great for Beards, New Guys, & Part-Timers

Finding time to shave in the morning shouldn't impact an employee's long-term health. Forced air respirators surround the operator's head with a helmet or mask & 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 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.

Productivity Boosting Comfort

Air supplied from a clean air source can be cooled by up to 52°F (29°C) or warmed by up to 33°F (18°C) with the C40 Climate Control Device while keeping the visor fog-free.

Protection from Airborne Contaminants

The versatile Z-Link respirator helmet provides protection for workers in a wide range of industries, such as:

Asbestos abatement - with repeat exposure, asbestos fibers can lead to scarring & inflammation, affecting breathing & serious health problems including:

Cancers - mesothelioma and cancers of the lung, larynx, and ovary. Possibly causes cancers of the stomach, pharynx, & colorectum

Asbestosis - shortness of breath, coughing, permanent lung damage

Pleural disorders (changes in membranes surrounding lungs) - pleural plaques, pleural thickening, & pleural effusions.

Erionite related diseases often reported by construction/maintenance workers exposed to some gravels


Heavy Engineering

Hexavalent Chromium (Hex chrome) Protection - upgrade with the flip up ADF lens to protect metalworkers & welders/grinding from dangerous fumes

Isocyanates Abatement (Automotive, building insulation, coatings)

Lead exposure abatement

Silica exposure abatement - respirable crystalline silica particles found in many materials causes multiple diseases, including silicosis (which increases susceptibility to tuberculosis (TB)), lung cancer, bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), scleroderma, kidney disease. Sources include crushing, cutting, chipping, drilling, sawing, & grinding  rock, concrete, engineered surfaces & other construction materials. Masonry & concrete work (e.g., building & road construction & repair). Mining/tunneling; demolition work. Cement & asphalt pavement manufacture. Concrete & engineered stone counter top fabrication


Z-Link Video from RPB

Certifications & More...


The  Z-Link has been rigorously tested in both controlled and field-testing environments. Certifications include:

    1. NIOSH (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health)
    2. ANSI Z87+ - High velocity impact for eye and face
    3. ANSI Z89.1 - Hard hat protection



PX5 Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR)

Lightweight battery powered unit supplies HEPA filtered air without restriction of attached lines.


More Info

        1. Made in Michigan from local and globally sourced components
        2. Find RPB parts here or instruction manuals here
        3. Questions? Call (833) 408-0500



About RPB®

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In their words - Protecting 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.


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