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3M™ Air-Mate™ Vinyl Belt-Mounted High Efficiency (HE) Powered Air-Purifying Respirator System AMH-1U

Powered respirator assembly ideal for use in healthcare isolation wards and first receiver environments requiring easy decontamination of equipment

Manufacturer:  3M™ AMH1U

Catalog No. 19-166-906

This item has been discontinued by the manufacturer and is no longer available. Please call customer service for assistance: 1-800-766-7000.


Head cover is not included with assembly and MUST be purchased separately. Recommended for use with BE 12 head cover (Cat. No. 18-778A).

Includes: System includes the following components (also available separately, as noted in parentheses):
  • Air-Mate™ PAPR Unit 520-03-63R01 (Cat. No. 18-033)
  • Battery pack 007-00-15R01 (Cat. No. 18-037)
  • High efficiency filter 451-02-01R01 (Cat. No. 18-043)
  • Airflow indicator 021-14-00R01 (Cat. No. 18-035)
  • Vinyl belt GVP-117 (Cat. No. 19-813-773)
  • External charging adapter 520-04-24 (Cat. No. 19-160-0123)
  • Breathing tube BE-224 (Cat. No. 18-039)
  • Breathing tube cover W-3228-10 (Cat. No. 19-021-574)
  • Smart battery charger 520-03-73 (Cat. No. 18-783A)



Protects against airborne particulates. Includes easy-to-clean vinyl belt, disposable breathing tube covers and external charge adapter which allows unit to be used over multiple shifts. Belt-mounted blower unit draws air through High Efficiency (HE) filter and conducts filtered air through breathing tube to head covering. NIOSH-approved filter offers 99.97% efficiency at 0.3 micron particle size.

Complete system (with separately purchased head covering) can be worn with facial hair and glasses so long as facial hair does not interfere with face seal. No fit testing required prior to use. Battery offers up to eight hours of service per charge.

  • Lightweight belt-mounted Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) system
  • Battery pack enclosed in PAPR -- no external cables
  • Rechargeable NiCd battery type
  • Filtration Capability: HE Filter Only
  • Not intrinsically safe

These safety products must be used in accordance with OSHA regulations and the user instructions, warnings and limitations accompanying each product.

Order Info

Recommended for use with BE 12 head cover (Cat. No. 18-778A).



Respirator System
Pharmaceutical, hospital and public health
Rechargeable NiCd
HE Air Filter
Air-mate™ powered air purifying respirator unit, battery pack, high efficiency filter, airflow indicator, vinyl belt, external charging adapter, breathing tube, breathing tube cover, smart battery charger
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