Axminster APF 10 Evolution Powered Respirator
Axminster APF 10 Evolution Powered Respirator
£229.75 (£229.75 Ex. VAT)

Axminster APF 10 Evolution Powered Respirator

Code: 101809

  • Positive pressure powered respirator offering a cool, comfortable supply of filtered air
  • Air is blown over your face and away from your airways unlike negative pressure powered respirators
  • 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
  • To reduce any possibility of premature motor failure it is imperative that the mask and filters are maintained, replaced and cleaned on a very regular basis
  • Show More
£229.75 (£229.75 Ex. VAT)

In stock - get it Friday 25th May, order within and choose Premium delivery

Collect in store, we'll confirm your reservation within 1 hour.

Check stock at your local store

Chosen store -

Loading stock for

In stock - collect from in 1 hour

Low stock - collect from in 1 hour

Out of stock at

Change store
Learn how it works

We'll aim to dispatch your products the same day when you order before 4pm, Monday to Friday.

  • Standard UK (1-2 day) - free
  • Premium UK (next day) - from £6
  • International - available
Find out more

We're commited to selling high-quality products, however we also know thats there are times when you need to exchange or return an item.

  • No quibble 30 day returns policy
  • Arrange your return online, in-store or by phone
  • Simple and easy returns process
Find out more

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
  • Micro-Mesh Soft Touch Pad Abrasives
Total: £262.02
Description

In Detail

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. To extend the life of your respirator we recommend Axminster APF 10 Evolution Powered Respirator Pre-Filter Pad (Pkt 10) (101850) and Axminster APF 10 Evolution Respirator Peel Off Visor Overlay (Pkt 10) (101844).

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.

Please note: To reduce any possibility of premature motor failure it is imperative that the mask and filters are maintained, replaced and cleaned on a very regular basis.

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.

Information Downloads

Promo
Axminster APF 10 Evolution Powered Respirator

Designed to help combat dust

The Axminster APF 10 Evolution Powered Respirator offers a lightweight and ergonomic solution to working efficiently in dusty environments. This makes it ideal for applications such as woodturning and power woodworking, where impact and dust protection is essential.

Positive pressure powered respirator

The Axminster APF 10 Evolution Powered Respirator features a motor unit positioned above the face. The motor unit blows filtered air down over your face and away from your airways. This gives a cooling, comfortable supply of filtered air at a rate of 160L/min which is equivalent to FFP2 and Assigned Protection Factor (APF) 10. Positive pressure powered respirators help to ensure that any air movement will be outward. This eliminates the drawbacks encountered with standard negative pressure face respirators such as contaminated air occasionally leaking into the facepiece.

Lightweight design

Comfortable, lightweight design

The Axminster APF 10 Evolution Powered Respirator is very comfortable to wear. Size adjustment is a small buckle at the back of the cap which is easily adjusted for a comfortable fit. It is also very light with the low overall weight of 680g, which means it does not restrict your head movements. With the motor at the front and the filter at the back, the respirator is well balanced.

3 in 1 solution

3-in-1 solution

When used with Big Blue Ear Defenders, the Axminster APF 10 Evolution Powered Respirator helps to protect hearing, vision and breathing. The face shield protects against medium energy, high speed particles, dust and liquid droplets while the cap protects against bumps and scrapes. Furthermore, if you wear spectacles, the respirator fits over them without any issues. They also won’t fog or mist up as you breathe meaning you can see clearly at all times.

Work all day

With its 8 hour battery life the Axminster APF 10 Evolution Powered Respirator enables you to work all day without having to worry. For convenience, the LED display lets you know when the battery pack is fully charged (green) or when it requires charging (red). To obtain maximum workable life from the unit, it is advisable to allow the battery to run down fully before recharging. What’s more, the filters are easy to inspect and replace and the bump cap’s outer cover is removable for washing.

Specification

Specification

Model APF 10
Promo
Reviews (44)

Customer Reviews

Overall rating 4.5 out of 5 based on 44 reviews

Newest Customer Reviews

Quality
Features
Value

Vish

11 January 2018

Faulty

Within 6 months the helmet showed poor filtration on the meter and returned for repair

Now 18 months the fan broken and awaiting reponse to see if a repair service available from JSP. Excellent when it works.


Quality
Features
Value

Stuart

7 December 2017

Great product

I have had one of these for about a year now and really like it. It is very light and doesn't want to dictate your head movements. I use this predominantly for woodturning but have found other times it has proved useful. Only downside is the replacement or additional batteries are expensive. But can you put a price on your health?
Features
Value
Quality

John Lowrie

28 November 2017

Update on earlier review.

It's now a month almost since receiving the respirator. I have used it a lot as Christmas is round the corner.
Apart from being unable to flip up the visor, I have no adverse comments. Light weight, comfortable and the motor noise is easily ignored.
I run the vac over the prefilter and give the visor a wipe before hanging it up for the next use. As the battery lasts 8 hours I plug it in overnight a couple of times a week and so far been fine. I do recommend the peel off visor pack though as a spinning lathe combined with sanding sealer or friction polish can throw droplets a good distance. They are somewhat difficult to remove.
Value
Quality
Features

John Lowrie

1 November 2017

Good Respirator and Excellent Service.

I received this a couple of days ago, and though very pleased with the respirator, which is light, comfortable and easy to wear, I encountered a problem.
The motor kept cutting out which I traced to a less than perfect fit in the battery. A light finger touch was enough to break the circuit. I contacted Axminster yesterday afternoon an Kevin in Customer Service suggested and arranged for a replacement battery, which arrived this afternoon as a first step. I have used this for half an hour with no problem at all. In fact I could not replicate my problems. A far better fit and excellent service. Well done Axminster. I feel that this is a good product which I will enjoy using. The only negative I can see is that the face visor is fixed and can not be flipped up. It is a light, comfortable Respirator so I do not feel that I will miss this ability in the long term.
Value
Quality
Features

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.
Need Help?