Respirex International

Airprotex BS Particulate Suit

The Airprotex BS is a single use powered air purifying respirator suit that has been developed for use in the nuclear industry to provide protection against particulate radioactive contamination, while offering greater freedom of movement than suits fed by an air-line.

  • All Airprotex BS suits are CE marked to EN1073-1:1998
  • Breathing air is supplied to the suit via a rear mounted Scott Proflow 2 SC120 Powered Air Purifying Respirator (120 ltrs/min) and Scott Promask full face mask
  • The suit allows complete freedom of movement without umbilical connections
  • Rear entry with double zip flap
  • Plain cuffs for tape sealing to safety gloves or optional ‘O’ ring cuff system
  • Integral sock booties with outer legs providing sealed protection
  • A lightweight totally transparent PVC visor for unobstructed vision
  • Unique security collar supplied with suit to maintain connection between Scott PAPR and suit at all times
  • Uses standard approved Scott equipment (no modifications are required to the Scott apparatus when used with the suit.)



Class 5 (50,000) Nominal Protection Factor (NPF)
Protective Clothing Against Particulate Radioactive Contamination


Blower: Scott ProFlow 2 SC120
Facemask: Scott Promask
Filter: Scott PFR10 (x2)

Suit available in either anti-static 150 µm or 300 µm unsupported PVC. Anti-static properties are in accordance with EN1149-1:1996. µm


  • Available in a range of sizes
  • Optional Welders version (300 micron PVC suits only)
  • Optional Fall Arrest version (300 micron PVC suits only)

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