Masks & Respirators
Masks & Respirators: As woodworkers, we know that our passion can bite us back if we’re not careful. But while spinning bits and blades are easy to see, other threats aren’t so visible. Breathing in airborne particles and chemicals can trigger an immediate allergic response and/or cause respiratory problems. Over time, prolonged exposure to these contaminates can contribute to a host of life-threatening ailments.
Dust collectors and air filters help reduce what’s in the air, but neither provides the frontline defense you’ll get by donning a mask or respirator. Here’s a quick rundown of the available types so you can select exactly what you need to protect yourself from the dangers that might be already floating around in your workshop. Read Full Article