This respirator is designed for applications such as welding, soldering and other operations in which metal fumes are present, including those present with ozone* and nuisance levels** of organic vapors. It can also be used in grinding, sanding, sweeping, bagging and other dusty/hot operations. It is especially well-suited for foundry operations, lab settings, undercoating and petrochemical operations. The 8514 features the 3M™ Cool Flow™ Exhalation Valve, a cake-resistant media, and adjustable straps.
* 3M recommended for ozone protection up to 10 times the OSHA PEL or applicable government occupational exposure limits, whichever is lower. Not NIOSH approved for use against ozone. ** 3M recommended for relief against nuisance levels of organic vapors. Nuisance level refers to concentrations not exceeding OSHA PEL or applicable government occupational exposure limits, whichever is lower.