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What does PAPR stand for?

PAPR stands for Powered Air-Purifying Respirator

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The unit is specifically designed to work with powered air-purifying respirators in hospitals and first-responder environments.
Unlike powered air-purifying respirators (PAPRs), which draw ambient air through a HEPA filter and blow it over the face at such a high flow rate that no unfiltered air is entrained during inspiration, surgical helmets filter air through the hood material itself.
In this research, Frost & Sullivan's expert analysts thoroughly examine the following markets: disposable masks, reusable half facemasks, reusable full-face masks, powered air-purifying respirators (PAPR), self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), airline equipment, escape-only equipment and integrated systems.