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Sundstrom PAPR SR 500 EX Intrinsically Safe Fan Unit & SR 580 Helmet Powered Air Ready Starter Pack

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Sundstrom PAPR SR 500 EX Intrinsically Safe Fan Unit & SR 580 Helmet Powered Air Ready Starter Pack


Elevate your safety with the Sundstrom PAPR SR 500 EX Intrinsically Safe Fan Unit combined with the SR 580 Helmet for unparalleled protection in hazardous environments. This premium starter pack is designed for professionals seeking the highest standard of safety in industries where the air quality cannot be compromised. Engineered with cutting-edge technology, the Sundstrom SR 500 EX and SR 580 helmet offer superior respiratory protection, making them indispensable in sectors such as pharmaceuticals, agriculture, manufacturing, and chemical processing.

In-Depth Product Description

Applicable Uses

The Sundstrom PAPR SR 500 EX Intrinsically Safe Fan Unit and SR 580 Helmet are specifically designed for use in environments where explosive or combustible materials are present. Ideal for chemical and petrochemical industries, pharmaceutical manufacturing, agriculture, construction, mining, and emergency services during chemical spills or fire cleanup.

Lightweight construction, ergonomic design, intuitive control panel for easy operation in demanding environments.

Technical Specifications

Fan Unit (SR 500 EX): Intrinsically safe, adjustable flow rates, certified for explosive atmospheres. Helmet (SR 580): Comprehensive protection, wide-view visor, EN 12941, ATEX, and EN 397 certified. Battery Life: Up to 8 hours, 2-hour recharge. Filtration: HEPA filters, 99.97% efficiency for particles as small as 0.3 microns.

SR 580 Helmet

Number: H06-8012
Color: Blue
Shelf life (years): 5
Country of manufacture: Sweden
Operating temperature: -10 – +55 °C, < 90% RH
Storage temperature: -20 – +40 °C, < 90% RH
Model: SR 580
Assigned protection factor: 100 (3A,3B), 200 (TH3)
Nominal protection factor: 200 (3A,3B), 500 (TH3)
Approval: EN 12941:1998 + A2:2008, EN 14594:2005, EN 397, EN 166
Directive 1: (EU) 2016/425 PPE
Directive 2: ATEX 2014/34/EU
Classification 2: II G Ex ib IIA T3 Gb, II 2 D Ex ib IIIC T195° Db

SR 580 Helmet Features

  • Comprehensive Coverage: Protects against particles, gases, and vapors.
  • Expanded Visibility: Features a wide-view visor for superior sight.
  • Adjustable Fit: Includes an easily adjustable headband.
  • High-Durability Materials: Resistant to impacts, chemicals, and extreme temperatures.
  • Integrated Airflow: Supports a continuous flow of filtered air.
  • Lightweight Construction: Designed for comfort during prolonged use.
  • Easy Maintenance: Simplifies cleaning and upkeep.
  • Intrinsically Safe: Appropriate for explosive atmospheres.
  • Sundstrom Compatibility: Works seamlessly with Sundstrom safety products.
  • Certified Protection: Meets EN 12941 and EN 397 standards.

SR 500 EX Fan Unit

Number: H06-2012
Color: Black, Orange
Shelf life (years): 5
Country of manufacture: Sweden
Operating temp: -10 – +40 °C, < 90% RH
Storage temp: -20 – +40 °C, < 90% RH
Model: SR 500 EX
Cell type: NiMh 13,5V 2,1 Ah
Approval: EN 12941:1998 + A2:2008, EN 12942:1998 + A2:2008, EN 60079-0:2012, EN 60079-11:2012, EN 13463-1:2009
Directive 1: (EU) 2016/425 PPE
Directive 2: ATEX 2014/34/EU
Classification 2: II G Ex ib IIA T3 Gb, II G Ex ib IIB T3 Gb, II 2 D Ex ib IIIC T195° Db

SR 500 EX Features

  • Explosion-proof
  • Automatic regulation of the air flow rate
  • The same control button is used for switching on, switching off and selection of operating conditions
  • Display with icons for different operating conditions
  • Alarm with audible/visual signals if airflow is obstructed
  • NiMh battery
  • Operating time up to six hours
  • Charging time about two hours
  • Equipped with two filters/filter combinations


Q: How long does the battery last?
A: Up to 8 hours, depending on the fan speed setting.

Q: Can the filters be replaced, and how often?
A: Yes, replaceable. Frequency depends on contamination levels, typically monthly to quarterly.

Q: Is this system suitable for explosive atmospheres?
A: Yes, the SR 500 EX is intrinsically safe for such environments.

Q: What maintenance is required?
A: Check and replace filters as needed, charge the battery, clean the helmet and visor regularly.

Q: Can I wear glasses with the helmet?
A: Yes, designed to accommodate glasses or safety goggles.

Q: If I have a beard, can I use this respirator?

A: Yes, this is a loose-fitting respirator, which means it can be used with a neatly trimmed beard, provided that the beard does not compromise the seal. It's important to ensure that the facial hair does not interfere with the respirator's fit or its ability to provide adequate protection

Q: Do I need face fit testing for the Sundstrom PAPR SR 500/SR 580?

A: No, face fit testing is not required for the Sundstrom PAPR SR 500/SR 580 as it is a loose-fitting respirator. This type of respirator does not require a tight seal against the face, making face fit testing unnecessary.

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