Prolong the Life of your Reusable Half-Mask

With Respiratory masks in short supply for industrial use – prolong the life of your reusable half-mask by cleaning and maintaining it.

Maintaining your PPE is important and you can prolong the lifespan of your products by following manufacturers cleaning instructions. It not only increases hygiene levels but reduces costs and is more sustainable. JSP has produced a video and poster to raise awareness for industrial workforces and to help improve product lifespan.

Cleaning the Force™8 Half-Mask with PressToCheck™ Filters

Use It – Clean It – Use it Again!

To maintain the Force™8 with PressToCheck™, you need to follow the steps outlined below and in the handy video.

1. Disassemble
First remove the filters attached to the Force™8 Half-Mask. If these are blocked then discard and use a fresh pair following cleaning. The next step is to remove the exhalation cover allowing you to remove the mask’s harness and diaphragm.

2. Clean
Now you have disassembled the mask you can wash the main body, exhalation valve and diaphragm using soapy water. Once you are confident that all of these parts are clean then dry them off using a lint-free cloth.

3. Reassemble
Now all of the components have been cleaned you can reassemble the mask. Start by re-inserting the diaphragm, thread through the front of the mask and pull the diaphragm through until it is in place. Then place the harness over the front of the mask (make sure it is the correct way up), and finally lock it into place with the valve cover. Place the valve cover onto the front of the mask and twist to lock.

Re-insert your filters or attached a new set if required.

VIDEO: How to fit your filters 


VIDEO: How to maintain your Force™8 Half-mask and PressToCheck™ Filters


POSTER: How to maintain your Force™ Half-Mask View and download the poster below. You can use this poster as a quick reference guide in the workplace to raise awareness about cleaning and maintaining the Force™ Half-Mask.

View & download the poster


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About JSP

Established in 1964, JSP is internationally recognised as the leading manufacturer of innovative ‘above the neck’ Personal Protective Equipment specialising in Head, Eye, Face, Respiratory Protection and Height Safety Products.

With state-of-the-art manufacturing and testing facilities in 7 factories over 3 continents, JSP is committed to improving occupational safety, health and well-being of people in the workplace worldwide and has been voted European leader in Industrial Head Protection by Frost and Sullivan.
Significant research and development investment and end user feedback has enabled JSP to design award-winning PPE that performs to the highest levels in extreme environments, that is intuitive to operate, lightweight, comfortable and stylish to wear and compatible with other JSP PPE.

JSP operates a BSI Kitemark scheme for products, the platinum standard for product quality providing a guarantee that every product that JSP manufactures is from a batch that has been controlled and tested to ensure it passes the relevant standard. JSP is the chosen brand for workers as they can be confident that by choosing JSP PPE they are wearing a Tested, Trusted and Traceable product with full technical backup and support.

JSP safety helmets, hearing products, respiratory and eyewear can be customised according to individual specifications using corporate logos and colour schemes, safety messages, personal names and identity systems.

Sustainability is of great importance to JSP and by continually improving the methodologies used during manufacture, designing products to be recyclable, concentrating on Product Lifecycle Management, JSP will help to ensure a safer more sustainable future.

JSP sells their products exclusively through its distributor network partners in over 100 countries, helping modern multi-national end users implement the most effective and efficient health and safety protection programmes worldwide.

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