Dust masks; are any comfortable to wear?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Folly's place, Nov 26, 2016.

  1. Folly's place

    Folly's place Chicken Obsessed

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    So that's my question. I wear the disposable N95 masks from the paint department, as an effective product. I have never bought and tried everything out there, and in general, the respirators I've worn have not been fun to wear. Anyone have opinions and a least difficult but effective dust mask to recommend? Mary
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    I wouldn't consider them comfortable, but Foy's Pigeon Supply sells a very effective canister type mask. Without it I would never have been able to keep my pigeons.
     
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Canister respirator(particle and carbon) with soft face contact....
    ...not comfortable per se but seals well...which is key, IMO.
    Most the disposable ones don't fit my face...which is uncomfortable.

    Bought 2 of them 20 years ago to blow insulation into attic.
    Used it for mixing concrete for sculpture work and silicone mold making for same.
    Very effective for dust and odor.

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