SAVE THE MOST!
The BEST deals come to your inbox. Sign up for GEMPLER'S emails to get exclusive offers and first dibs on hot new products!
Follow these step-by-step instructions to learn how to properly don particulate and dual-cartridge respirators.
Donning a Particulate Respirator
Donning a Dual-cartridge Respirator
Hold the respirator in your hands with the nosepiece toward your fingertips.
Position the mask over your mouth and nose.
Pull the strap over your head. The strap goes over the back of your head above your ears.
Pull the shorter bottom strap over your head, below your ears. It goes around your neck.
If the respirator has a metal nosepiece tab, use fingertips of both hands (one on each side) to mold it to your nose. Pinching with one hand may cause it to take an odd shape and allow contaminants in.
Adjust the facepiece and straps until you have a comfortable fit.
View all Particulate Respirators
Place the respirator under your chin with the nosepiece facing up.
Place the top strap on the top of your head.
Attach the bottom straps behind your neck.
Adjust the facepiece and straps for a comfortable fit. Tighten the straps by pulling on the ends. Loosen them by pushing on the buckle tab.
View all Dual-cartridge Respirators
NOTE: Check your owner's manual for any additional or specific instructions.
Print this document in color
Print this document in black and white
How to Select a Respirator
Types of Respirators and Cartridges
Fit Checking Your Respirator
How to Fit Test Your Respirator
If you need more information, contact Technical Product Support at 1-800-874-4755 or send an email by clicking here.