3M BE-10BR Butyl Positive Pressure Respiratory Hood
The hood feature a wide-view faceshield and shoulder length inner and outer shrouds. The hood is held in place on the head by a sewn-in, elastic headband. Breathing air is supplied from a breathing tube (not included) which attaches to a snap-in hose connector sewn into the back of the hood. Breathing air travels through the open space at the top of the hood, down over the user's face and out through the inner shroud. The butyl rubber hood offers resistance to certain chemical warfare agents and a range of other chemicals. It meets Military Standard MIL-C-51251A (for butyl).
These hoods will accommodate limited facial hair without compromising the level of protection, provided the facial hair does not protrude past the neck area or contact the inner shroud. 3M recommends an assigned protection factor (APF) of 1000 for powered air purifying respirators with loose fitting hoods. This hood does not provide impact protection for the eyes and face. Safety glasses must be worn. To be used with the 3M Breathing Tube 520-01-00R01.
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What is the expected shelf life of the hoods in climate controlled storage conditions.
Thank you.1 answer
There is not a stated Shelf Life on the BE-10BR hoods. However, as these are intended for emergency use situations they need to be inspected periodically to insure that the hoods are in serviceable condition. Please refer to the User Instructions which accompany each hood.
Can these hoods be adapted to the Allegro 2 worker Airline System?1 answer
Per NIOSH regulations different manufacturers Airline respirator parts can't be interchanged. Given this item is 3M it cannon be used with an Allegro system.