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Aug 9th 2011

How to Safety Apply Urethane Paint

When working with dangerous chemicals, it is extremely important to have the right safety equipment. Many chemical products are available that have hidden problems. Here is a question I recently got from a customer working with dangerous vapors: What Paint Respirator should I use when spraying Urethane Paint? The information sheet I received about it says to use a NIOSH-approved ac … read more
Sep 20th 2010

6001 Organic Vapor Cartridge

I recently had a customer ask me about what organic vapor cartridges would be appropriate for his job. Let's explore the options. I have a 1/2 mask 3M 7500 respirator and am looking for organic vapor cartridges. My immediate uses are for dealing with organic solvents and various VOC's such as MEK (acetone), toluene, and gasoline. I am also a licensed commercial pesticide applicator … read more