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Draeger Safety announces NIOSH approval for NEW Personal Airline System PAS Colt


September 7, 2006 — Pittsburgh, PA — Draeger Safety, Inc. located in Pittsburgh, PA is introducing a NIOSH approved Supplied Airline Respirator with a 5 or 10-minute self-contained air cylinder, for emergency entry or escape in potentially hazardous environments. This new unit combines versatility, ease of use and the latest in breathing apparatus design using a Supplied Airline Respirator, configured for up to 300 feet or 12 hose length sections from the air source.

This hip-mounted unit with a distinctive sophisticated harness design makes it easy to don and doff quickly. It is lightweight and ergonomic for stability and comfort. The unit is versatile and is used effectively in applications and environments ranging from chemical spills and decontamination operations to routine maintenance tasks. The new harness and the mask material meets rigorous requirements of EN137 heat and flame resistance, which tests the equipment up to 1742F. Any flame will self-extinguish within 5 seconds. The unit is fully machine washable. The material used is anti-static and is inert to chemicals and oil and impervious to most acids and alkalis.


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