A filter that removes particles and impurities from the air, designed to improve the quality of circulating air by filtering out impurities Once the air is returned to the Helmet, it is pulled through air filters to remove fumes.

5 pre-filters for GYSMATIC AIR helmet

£20.10 ex.VAT
The pre-filter must be replaced at the same time as the filter

GYS Main Particle filter

£21.86 ex.VAT
The filter expected lifetime is 12 months. When under intensive use, check the filter cleanliness periodically and if needed, change it more often than every 12 months.

An air filter is a device that removes unwanted particles and impurities from the air. It's like a sieve for air, letting clean air pass through while trapping dust, pollen, smoke, and other contaminants.

How do Air Filters work?

Here's a breakdown of how air filters work:

  • Filter media: Most air filters use a physical barrier, like a mesh or pleated fabric, to trap particles. The finer the mesh, the smaller the particles it can capture.
  • Airflow: Air is drawn into the filter by a fan or other system. As the air passes through the filter media, particles get stuck while clean air flows through.
  • Applications: Air filters are used in many places, including:
    • Homes and buildings: Air filters in HVAC systems improve indoor air quality by removing allergens, dust, and other pollutants.
    • Vehicles: Car engines use air filters to prevent dust and debris from entering the engine, which can cause damage.
    • Industrial settings: Air filters are used in factories and other workplaces to protect workers from hazardous airborne materials.

What is the purpose of the filter lens in welding helmet?

The purpose of the filter lens in a welding helmet is to protect the welder's eyes and face from harmful ultraviolet (UV) and infrared (IR) radiation, as well as intense visible light produced during welding. The lens automatically darkens when exposed to the bright light of the welding arc, allowing the welder to see their work clearly while minimizing eye strain and preventing damage to their eyesight.

What respirator filter do I need for welding?

For welding, you need a respirator filter that protects against both particulate matter and harmful gases. A commonly recommended filter is a P100 or N100 filter, which offers high-efficiency filtration of airborne particles, combined with an activated carbon layer to filter out welding fumes and gases like ozone and metal vapors. Ensure the filter is compatible with your respirator and suitable for the specific welding materials you are working with.

What type of filter is best for welding?

The best type of filter for welding is a combination filter that includes both particulate and gas/vapor protection. Specifically, a P100 or N100 filter is highly effective for capturing fine particulate matter, while an activated carbon filter helps remove harmful gases and vapors such as ozone, metal fumes, and organic vapors. This combination ensures comprehensive respiratory protection against the various hazards present during welding.

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