3M™ Particulate Welding Respirator 8212 is designed to help provide respiratory protection for certain non-oil particles in applications such as welding, soldering and other operations in which metal fumes may be present. 3M uses a variety of innovative technologies and features to help you meet your respiratory protection and comfort needs. The specially designed cake-resistant filter media provides longer respirator life. The respirator incorporates 3M's proprietary technology with advanced electrostatically charged microfibre filter media, designed for ease of breathing. The 3M™ Cool Flow™ Exhalation Valve, incorporating proprietary technology, reduces heat build up inside the respirator to help keep the wearer more comfortable. These combined features, along with the foam face seal and fully adjustable straps are designed to help enhance user comfort and increase wearability. NIOSH approved and N95 efficient 3M™ Cool Flow™ Valve for cooler, drier comfort Comfortable foam face seal Cake-resistant filter media Flame resistant per ASTM D2859 Compatible with a variety of protective eyewear and hearing protection Adjustable nose clip reduces potential for eyewear fogging and helps ensure a better seal and fit Fully adjustable head straps help provide a secure fit Fully adjustable headstraps help provide a secure fit. Suggested Applications Suggested applications: Welding, torch cutting, brazing, soldering, metal pouring. WARNING: These respirators help reduce exposures to certain airborne contaminants. Before use, the wearer must read and understand the User Instructions provided as a part of the product packaging.