Axminster APF 10 Evolution Powered Respirator
Axminster APF 10 Evolution Powered Respirator
£219.75 (£219.75 Ex. VAT)

Axminster APF 10 Evolution Powered Respirator

Code: 101809

  • Li-ion battery gives 8 hours run time
  • Constant clean airflow at 160L/min eliminates breathing resistance
  • Respiratory protection to EN12941:1998 + A2:2008 TH1P. Assigned Protection Factor 10 (UK classification) equivalent to an EN149 FFP2.
  • Bump cap provides head protection to EN812
  • Full face visor for clear vision and impact protection to EN.166.B.1
  • Lightweight (680g) and well balanced, excellent comfort
  • Made in Britain
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£219.75 (£219.75 Ex. VAT)

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Frequently Bought Together

  • Axminster APF 10 Evolution Powered Respirator
  • Axminster APF 10 Evolution Powered Respirator Pre-Filter Pad (Pkt 10)
  • Big Blue Ear Defenders for Evolution Respirator
  • Hermes Abrasive Disc -  50mm x 400 Grit (Pkt 10)
Total: £238.89
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Evolution 1 Year Guarantee

This positive pressure powered respirator eliminates the drawbacks encountered with standard negative pressure face masks. The motor unit blows filtered air down over your face at a rate of 160L/min. Fatigue caused by having to suck through a filter is no longer a problem; breathing is normal and comfortable. The air exiting around the sides and bottom of the mask is at slightly higher pressure than that outside, so forms a most effective seal. Beards are not a problem. If you wear glasses, these will not fog or mist up as you breathe out. With the motor and filters mounted on the peak of the bump cap and the battery at the rear, the balance of the APF 10 Evolution unit is excellent. Combined with the low overall weight (680g), it is very comfortable. The Li-Ion batteries give you a run time of 8 hours on a full charge. The filters are easy to inspect and replace. The bump cap’s outer cover is removable for washing. The unit provides respiratory protection to EN12941:1998 + A2:2008 TH1P. The bump cap gives head protection to EN812. The clear visor gives you a wide field of vision along with impact protection to EN.166.B.1. Supplied with an 8-hour battery, plus charger, two filters, a flow-rate meter and complete instructions all within a strong storage box. You only get one pair of lungs.

Respiratory protective equipment (RPE) should not be used as the only means of control as it should complement other control measures such as a dust extraction system.

Each RPE type and class is categorised by an assigned protection factor (APF). The APF is a number rating that indicates how much protection that RPE is capable of providing. For example, RPE with an APF of 10 will reduce the wearer’s exposure by at least a factor of 10 if used properly, or, to put it another way, the wearer will only breathe in one-tenth or less of the amount of substance present in the air.

Evolution® is a registered trade mark of JSP Ltd, used under licence by Axminster Tool Centre Ltd.
Please note we are unable to ship this product to Germany.

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Model APF 10
Reviews (68)

Customer Reviews

Overall rating 4.6 out of 5 based on 68 reviews

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brian scaddan

18 October 2017

Excellent

this product is a must for those who are working in a dusty environment. I turn wooden objects and many of the wood dusts are toxic. this product prevents inhalation and is like working in an air conditioned office. Highly recommended.
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Brian

1 October 2017

Effective but noisy

As Fab Guitars said in his review the unit is noisy, something I hadn't even considered when purchasing but with good ear muffs it does become a low pitched hum. I'm not sure I can put up with it for long - may have to buy some radio headphones. Other than that seems well made, fits well and the positive air pressure from the fans really works - breathing is easy. I got the stick on visor protectors as well - very easy to fit. Whole thing comes in a sealable plastic tub to keep the dust out when not using it - tub is big enough to hold ear defenders and spares too. First battery charge took a few hours.
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John Bell

16 September 2017

Excellent product

Until I used this mask, and as I am quite new to woodturning, I didn't realise how much dust I was inhaling.
You only have one life, and now I feel that I am at least giving my lungs and chest a fighting chance.
I do not take the mask off until I have cleaned up and swept the floor.
I would strongly recommend this product to all Woodturners
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Roisin Campbell

9 September 2017

Great piece of equipment

Lovely
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Fab Guitars

16 August 2017

Great for fine dust protection but some drawbacks

The mask works well and has a good fit. It's comfortable enough to wear a couple of hours, but the fan motor is rather loud. Wearing earphones takes away the higher frequencies of the noise but I keep hearing the lower buzz, which is quite tyring.
Another drawback is that there are no charcoal filters available for protection from hazardous fumes. So this mask can't be used for working with fillers and finishes.
Surely, it can't be that hard to develop charcoal filters for this mask.

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