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Welding Respiratory Systems

Easier to Breathe

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A refreshing breeze for more comfortable welding - specifically designed to meet your needs.


A black 3M™ Adflo™ Powered Air Respirator.

3M™ Adflo™ Powered Air Respirator

The slim profile and ergonomic design makes it easier to go into tight welding spaces and offers the quality and functions you could expect from a robust PAPR system.

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A video still showing an exploded view of an Adflo™ Turbo unit, including the cartridge.
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The stackable configuration of the Adflo™ Turbo Unit means that the gas and vapour cartridge can be stacked onto the particle filter for additional protection from specific organic vapours and acid gases. For cooler, cleaner and more comfortable welding.

A lithium-ion battery that goes in the 3M™ Adflo™ Powered Air Respirator.

To improve welding comfort, the Adflo PAPR now has a lithium-ion battery, making the device approximately 20% lighter.


A belt mounted regulator used in the 3M™ Speedglas™ Fresh-Air III Supplied Air System.

3M™ Speedglas™ Fresh-Air III Supplied Air System

Lightweight, belt-mounted regulators to control airflow and cool/heat air.

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Parts and Accessories

All of the benefits of the 9100 welding helmets can be used in combination with powered or supplied air respiratory protection.

  • Catridges

    Protection against organic vapours and acid gases.

  • Filters

    Protects against particulates. Keeping your powered air system clean.

  • Accessories

    Add-ons for the complete system.


Compatible Helmets

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All of the benefits of the 9100 welding helmets can be used in combination with powered or supplied air respiratory protection.

  • 3M™ Speedglas™ Welding Helmet 9100 MP

    Five seamlessly integrated levels of welder protection.

  • 3M™ Speedglas™ Welding Helmet 9100 FX-Air

    For constant respiratory protection and excellent vision.

  • 3M™ Speedglas™ Welding Helmet 9100-Air

    High comfort, and easy breathing.


A black welding helmet with the purple tinted window visible, as well as the powered air purifying respirator attached.

The next generation of 3M™ Adflo™ Powered Air Purifying Respirators (PAPR), with the latest welding helmets and faceshields, represents a big step forward in welding protection. It is a slim, robust PAPR designed specifically for welders. Since its launch 13 years ago, the Adflo PAPR has become one of the most popular powered air purifying respirators for welding.

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