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Sku: 16-018-24-GT
Z-Link Radiant Heat, Welding, and Industrial Respiratory Protection

Made in Detroit.

Z-Link Radiant Heat and Metalworking Respirator

Versatile Industrial Respiratory Protection

Eliminate fit testing with a universal loose fit helmet that provides NIOSH Certified APF 1000 (TH3) Respiratory, ANSI Z89.1 Hard Hat, and ANSI Z87+ Eye and Face Impact protection. Options for ANSI Z87W Welding Eye and ANSI S3.19 Hearing Protection are also available.

Select from a variety of flip up visors, shrouds, and airflow devices that provide protection for operators and equipment in any industrial environment.

Aluminized Heat and Arc Flash Protection

Aluminized shrouds and covers with anti-scratch gold coated and IR5 lenses protect foundry, steel mill, and glass manufacturing workers and equipment from radiant heat temperatures up to 3,000°F (1,648°C) as well as flying sparks, and molten metal splashes.

FR Welding and Metalworking Protection

Fire resistant capes and seals with Auto Darkening Filter lens (ADF) provide vision protection for welders and metalworkers that allows them to quickly switch between welding and grinding.

PAPR or Supplied Air

PX5 PAPR (Powered Air Purifying Respirator)

Battery powered personal air purifier filters 99.97% of particulates down to 0.12 microns from ambient air to provide respirable air and freedom from attached airlines.

C40 Climate Control (Supplied Air Conditioning)

Cool supplied air by up to 52° or warm it by up to 33° to ensure operator comfort and productivity.


Meticulously Designed with a Focus on Efficiency

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.

Loose Fit Protection Eliminates Fit Testing and Facial Hair Concerns

Intuitive, easy to use kits are ready to set up and use out of the box, providing OSHA APF 1000 (TH3) protection without time consuming fit testing procedures.

Enhanced Productivity with Superior Comfort

Lightweight helmet features adjustability, molded padding, and even weight distribution for a secure comfortable fit that moves exactly as the operator does. A constant flow of air throughout the breathing zone and over the upper body minimizes heat transfer and keep operators cool.

Flip Up Visors

Large visor latches enables the operator to easily raise and lower visors while wearing heavy work gloves for easy communications.

Easy, Low-Cost Maintenance

Inspired by military innovation, RPB has relentlessly refined every last detail. All parts are replaceable in the field without tools.

Z-Link Radiant Heat Respirators for Foundries and Glass Manufacturing



Z-Link Radiant Heat Video from RPB


Z-Link Video from RPB

Certifications & More...


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

  1. NIOSH PAPR & SAR Type C
  2. OSHA APF 1000 (TH3)
  3. ANSI Z89.1 - Hard hat protection Type 1 Class C
  4. ANSI Z87+ - High velocity impact for eye and face
  5. ANSI Z87W - Welding eye protection (with ADF Lens Visor)
  6. ANSI S3.19 - Hearing protection (with Quiet Link Earmuffs)



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®

RPB® - Protecting you for life's best moments®

RPB Safety - PPE Made in Detroit, Michigan, USA

Established in the 1970's, RPB's Special Operations Unit has been developing disruptive respiratory protection innovation for over 40 years. An R&D group comprised of PPE innovators, users and advocates, they specialize in air supplied respirators, air line filters, monitoring equipment, and other safety essentials.

RPB has added staffing and capacity to make as many of these respirators as they can each day. Each respirator is made in America with components that are also made in America with few exceptions. For those exceptions, RPB has stockpiled several years worth of supply to create a secure and uninterruptible supply chain.


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Supplied Air Extras

Radex Filter

Supplied Air Filter

Air Supply Hoses

Supplied Air Lines

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PX5 PAPR Extras

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Radiant Heat


Gold Tint and/or IR5