Air Techniques International Adds New European Standard for Respiratory Protective Devices to its 100X Automated Filter Tester


Air Techniques International (ATI), a global leader in the design and manufacture of specialized testing equipment for HEPA filters, media, filter cartridges, respirators, and protective masks, announced today the addition of European Standard EN 13274-7:2019 for Paraffin Oil to its 100X Automated Filter Tester lineup. The 100X automated filter tester with full EN13274-7:2019 compliance has already been delivered to leading filter manufacturers from ATI’s global Headquarters in Owings Mills, MD, USA.

EN 13274-7:2019 supersedes the previous standard (EN 13274-7:2008) and acts as the test method to determine particle filter penetration for respiratory protective devices. EN 13274-7 standard is the test method called by EN 149 for the testing of filtering half masks to protect against particles (FFP1, FFP2 & FFP3 masks) which are in high demand during the current global Covid-19 pandemic.

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