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BS EN 141:2000

Superseded

Superseded

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Respiratory protective devices. Gas filters and combined filters. Requirements, testing, marking

Available format(s)

Hardcopy , PDF

Superseded date

06-02-2004

Language(s)

English

Published date

15-06-2000

Foreword
Introduction
1 Scope
2 Normative references
3 Definitions
4 Description
5 Classification
    5.1 Introduction
    5.2 Types of filters
          5.2.1 Gas filters
          5.2.2 Multi-type gas filters
          5.2.3 Combined filters
          5.2.4 Special filters
    5.3 Classes of filters
6 Designation
7 Requirements
    7.1 General
    7.2 Nominal values and tolerances
    7.3 Visual inspection
    7.4 Connection
    7.5 Mass
    7.6 Multiple filters
    7.7 Material
    7.8 Packaging
    7.9 Mechanical strength (M.S.)
    7.10 Temperature conditioning (T.C.)
    7.11 Breathing resistance
    7.12 Gas capacity
    7.13 Combined filters
          7.13.1 General
          7.13.2 Filter penetration
    7.14 Clogging (optional)
          7.14.1 General
          7.14.2 Filter penetration
          7.14.3 Breathing resistance
8 Testing
    8.1 General
    8.2 Visual inspection
    8.3 Mechanical strength (M.S.)
          8.3.1 Test equipment
          8.3.2 Test procedure
    8.4 Temperature conditioning (T.C.)
    8.5 Test flow conditions
          8.5.1 General
          8.5.2 Multiple filters
    8.6 Breathing resistance
    8.7 Gas capacity
          8.7.1 General
          8.7.2 Filters Type A, B, E and K
          8.7.3 Special filters
    8.8 Filter penetration
9 Marking
    9.1 General
    9.2 Filters
    9.3 Special markings
    9.4 Filter package
10 Information supplied by the manufacturer
Annex ZA (informative) Clauses of this European Standard
                         addressing essential requirements
                         or other provisions of EU Directive

Explains gas filters and combined filters for use as components in unassisted respiratory protective devices with the exception of escape apparatus and filtering facepieces. Laboratory tests are included for the assessment of compliance with the requirements. May also be suitable for use with other types of respiratory protective devices.

Committee
PH/4
DevelopmentNote
Supersedes 97/543791 DC. (03/2007)
DocumentType
Standard
Pages
22
PublisherName
British Standards Institution
Status
Superseded
SupersededBy
Supersedes

Standards Relationship
NS EN 141 : 2ED 2000 Identical
EN 141 : 2000 Identical
NEN EN 141 : 2000 Identical
NBN EN 141 : 2000 Identical
I.S. EN 141:2000 Identical
NF EN 141 : 2000 Identical
UNI EN 141 : 2002 Identical
SN EN 141 : 2000 Identical
UNE-EN 141:2001 Identical
DIN EN 141:2000-05 Identical

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