3M Ultimate FX (FF-400) series NIOSH 42 CFR 84 approved full facepiece respirator for respiratory protection. Compatible with 3M filters series 2000, 2200, 5000 and 7000; 3M cartridges series 6000; and P100 cartridge/filters. Filters and cartridges sold separately. This code is for the medium size full facepiece respirator. Sold individually. 4 unit/case.
3M manufacturer’s code: FF-402
This full facepiece’s faceseal is made of silicone for a better comfort and secure fit. The head harness is equipped with six ajustable head straps. This full facepiece has been design to facilitate work, that is, it is lightweight and comfortable. None of the components contain natural rubber latex. This full facepiece has a large face shield which allows an enhanced visibility. Fullface respirators are particularly use full when one must protect himself from vapours that may cause skin and eye irritation. The lens made of polycarbonate which meets CSA for impacts on this full facepiece may be use as safety eyewear. Moreover, the lens is coated with Scotchgard, that is, a stainproof material exclusive to 3M. Last but not the least, the Ultimate FX series respirators are equipped with a Cool Flow valve which eases breathing.
This type of respiratory protection is recommended for work that will loosen solid or liquid particles in the air and/or for work in an environment where air contains contaminants and/or biological particles. One must of course adapt its filtering system with the right filtres or cartridges to be properly protected.
3M recommends the use of this respirator for applications such as chemical splashes, sawing, masonry, machining, work in laboratories, chemical handling or clean-up, furnace operation, chiseling, etc.
Do not use for:
Do not use on a beard and other facial hair or if the user suffers from a condition that prevents him from having direct contact with the respirator’s sides. The use of respirators is not recommended for people with compromised respiratory system or problem such as asthma or emphysema.
It is strongly discouraged to wear a respirator for application with sandblasting. It is also highly advised to stay away from environment that exceed 10 times the permissible exposure limit set by the CNESST or any other government regulation applicable.
To get a protection from concentrations up to 50 times the exposure limit, it is crucial that one succeeds a quantitative fit test given by the manufacturer.
One should never use a respirator in an oxygen deprevated environment (an atmosphere with less than 19,5 % oxygen).
Maintenance and service life:
3M full facepiece respirators Ultimate FX series are reusable, provided that its maintenance and storage is done according to the manufacturer’s rules. 3M recommends an inspection of the respiratory equipment before each use; to wash the respirator after each use; and to store the respirator back to its packaging. One should never wash its respirator with any type of solvents since they can weaken some components which can affect the efficiency of the equipment. One must always remove the cartridges or filters from the respirator before storing it.
Other sizes are available as special orders. Please contact cutomer service.
|Type of product||Safety equipment|
|Main category||Personal protection|
|Sub category||Respiratory protection|
|Sub sub category||3M respirators and cartridges|
|Name of the product||Full face respirator|
|Series of products||Ultimate Fx (Tm) series respirator FF-400|
|Country of origin||United State of America|
|Choice of format||Small, medium , large|
|Reusable||Reusable with prior hygienic measurement|
|Comfort features||Visor with large field of vision|
|Type of connection||Bayonet type connector|
|Protection factor||FPC=10 with qualitative adjustment tests, FPC=50 with quantitative adjustment tests|
|Respirator size||Medium size|
|Facepiece type||Full face mask|
|Cartridge or Filter Included||Filter element not Include|
|Includes natural rubber latex components||Does not contain latex|
|Inhalation valve||Contains two inhalation valves|
|Eye protection||Equipped with a protective eyepiece visor|
|Visor coating||Scotchgard (Mc) coating|
|Type of harness||6 attachement points|
|Washable||Wash in warm water, 140°F/60°C with a mild soap (hand dish soap), rinse and disinfect with a Dakin solution (water with bleach), rinse thoroughly and let dry|
|Length (in/cm)||10.25 in / 26.03 cm|
|Width (in/cm)||8 in / 20.3 cm|
|Height (in/cm)||6 in / 15.2 cm|
|Weight (lb/kg)||1.5 lb / 0.7 Kg|
|Another packaging available1||4 units per case|
|Another packaging available2||36 cases per pallet (144 units)|
|Return conditions||No returnable if used. For more information about our return policy, please refer to the "Orders and Returns" link on the home page|