X-plore 8000 PAPR from Draeger


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The Draeger X-plore 8000 full face respirator powered air-purifying respirator (PAPR) offers a new level of intuitive handling combined with intelligent electronics. A high degree of safety that you and your people need to focus on the task at hand.

The X-plore 8000 is a rugged PAPR. It features a heavy duty design with rubber protectors and high ingress protection (IP65) against dust and water from any direction. A choice of two battery versions incorporating the latest Li-Ion battery technology provide power for at least 4 to 8 hours, respectively. It has protected air intake openings to ensure that sparks or water coming from the front will not be sucked into the filter.

The advanced carrying system ensures optimal weight distribution of the unit. The system provides a tight and stable connection between the belt and the unit through a special adapter plate; a comfort pad is also available as an option. The hose connector features a a 360° adapter. To avoid eye irritation, the system’s new headpieces are designed for optimal airflow and maximum comfort.

The PAPR unit recognizes the connected headgear and automatically selects the correct minimum flow which avoids leakages due to insufficient flow rates. An optical sensor prevents use without the filter and supports the right display of the saturation of the particle filter at any time. The filter system features plug and go exchange. In addition to the optical and acoustical alarm, the unit is also equipped with a vibration alarm. The entire system features uniform color codes on all exchangeable elements and an error proof hose connector.

The Draeger X-plore 8000 PAPR was designed to be practically maintenance free, leading to low cost of ownership. The self check and self adjustment systems feature advanced temperature and pressure sensor technology to ensure the right flow rate for any environment. The simple and efficient charging system allows rapid charging (less then 3 hours for an empty battery). The unit is designed for fast and easy disassembly for cleaning.

The Draeger X-plore 8000 PAPR offers a number of user friendly carrying systems for standard and decontamination applications. To complete the system, Draeger has developed a wide range of tight and loose fitting headgear, such as half and full face masks, short and long hoods, and helmets with visor and protective visors. Standard and enhanced flexibility hoses are available and compatibility is ensured. You can combine various accessories to best fit your applications and system upgrades are possible at any time.


  • Two level alarm design with differentiation of risk level
  • Lithium-ion battery with an operating time of between 4 and 20 hours depending on the working conditions and system set up
  • IP65 protection for optimal protection and easy decontamination
  • Advanced sensor technology recognizes the correct filter and display particle filter saturation properly
  • Automatic adjustment for minimum flow rate for attached headpiece

The X-plore 8000 PAPR headpiece portfolio was created for maximum respiratory and facial protection under even the most challenging of conditions – offering safety, comfort, and top performance in numerous application fields. The X-plore 8000 headpieces can be effortlessly combined with other components from the X-plore series. So whether you combine them with the X-plore 8500 powered air purifying respirator or the X-plore 9300 constant flow belt unit, you can be sure of performance quality and safety no matter what the job.

Headpieces are designed to fit a variety of applications due to a modular system that offers a wide range of different components and accessories. The result is optimal protection – especially for long duration usage – without significant breathing resistance. Long and short hoods are extremely lightweight, so they are ideal for long periods of use without sacrificing comfort or safety.

Designed for applications that do not require additional mechanical head and eye protection, hoods are available in both standard and premium models. The protective respiratory helmets and visors cover a wide range of applications, especially in the industrial sector, where head and eye protection is mandatory by providing integrated protection and ease of use, they are the ideal choice for heavy duty challenges. All full face masks offer a high degree of flexibility, while providing optimal protection based on additional requirements for tight fitting headpieces. with their robust design, they are deployed for numerous applications.


Airflow Automatic setting of operating type: loose or tight-fitting headpiece
Adjustable in three levels:
Half and full face mask: 30, 34, or 83 gal/min
Hoods, helmets and visors: 30, 34, or 83 gal/min
Battery Lithium ion, 12.6 V/3.4 Ah (std battery), 12.6 V/6.8 Ah (high capacity)
Operating Time Std Battery: 4 hours at 55 gal/min and particulate filter
High Capacity Battery: 8 hours  at 55 gal/min and particulate filter
Charging Time Under 3 hours
Alarm System Optical alarm (operating display)
Acoustical alarm (> 80 dBa at 3.3′)
Vibration alarm
Belt Length Adjustable between 27.56″ and 55.12″
Belt Extension 13.8″
Weight About 3 pounds
Ingress Protection IP65
Approvals NIOSH 42 CFR Part 84


Hood Material Standard: PP/PE
Premium: PA, PU-coated
Visor Material PC
Temperature Range 14°F to 140°F
Head Harness Adjustable strap neck area and above head, sweatband, removable
Hose Connection Hose nozzle
Air Outlet Permeable material in the chin area
Weight Short Hood, Standard: about 5.1 ounces
Short Hood, Premium: about 7 ounces
Long Hood, Standard: about 7.2 ounces
Long Hood, Premium: about 13.6 ounces
Size S/M up to 23.2″
L/XL up to 25.2:
Approvals NIOSH 42 CFR Part 84

Specifications-Full Face Masks

Mask Body Robust and skin friendly EPDM
X-Plore 6300, 6530 & FPS 7000: Silicone
Visor X-Plore 6300: Scratch proof PMMA
X-Plore 6530, 6570 & FPS 7000: Shock resistant PC
Head Harness 5 point made of Si or EPDM
Hose Connection Standard thread connection Rd 40 according to EN 148-1
Air Outlet Exhalation Valve
Size X-plore 6000: Universal Size
FPS 7000: S, M or L
Weight Between 17.6 and 23 ounces
Approval NIOSH 42 CFR 84

Specifications-Helmets with Visors & Protective Visors

Visor Material PC
Helmet Material Std: ABS
Frame of Visor Material PA
Face Seal Material Std: PA coated with PU
Welding Visor: Proban
Temperature Range 23°F to 131°F
Head Harness Std: Ratchet, adjustable
Protective & Welding Visor: Adjustment Wheel
Air Inlet Hose connector at the back
Air Distribution Airduct over the head
Air Outlet Std: Duffus + air outlet in the chin area covered with textile
Protective & Welding Visor: Duffus
Weight Std: 22.2 ounces
Protective: 17.3 ounces
Welding: 30 ounces with ADF
Size of Visor Std  & Protective: 12.6″ x 6.3″
Welding: 3.5″ x 4.3″
Approvals NIOSH 42 CFR Part 84
Approval-Eye Protection ANSI Z87.1-2010


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