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Forum topic by Chris_T posted 02-02-2011 09:59 PM 840 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-02-2011 09:59 PM

I just got a 3m 6200 respirator. I bought some filters for it, I’m not sure of the model but it seems fine sawdust from sanding goes through them. It is on my face right according to the directions, no leaks. So i just wondered what filters you guys use.


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#1 posted 02-02-2011 10:27 PM

You want a “P100” filter (pink) for cutting. You may need an organic vapor filter for some finishes.

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#2 posted 02-02-2011 10:48 PM

So the pink ones for sanding? Those are the ones I already have.

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#3 posted 02-04-2011 10:12 PM

Anyone else?

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#4 posted 02-04-2011 10:21 PM

Another vote for the P100 filters.

Nothing gets through … but air.

-- -- Neil

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#5 posted 02-04-2011 10:40 PM

A basic fit test method is to hold your hands over both cartridges and inhale. If the mask starts to decompress toward your face it fits well, if it doesnt there are air gaps between your mask and face.

-- rock, chalk, jayhawk

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