3M Airline Vortex Respirator Systems and Kits - Cooling/Heating Regulator

A Vortex Air regulating valve is a personal air conditioning unit on your belt. In many areas of industry, workers are sometimes exposed to uncomfortably high or low temperatures in addition to high concentrations of hazardous contaminants. These are the kinds of situations where Vortex regulators are ideal for use in conjunction with the air respirator system to either cool or heat the wearer's incoming supplied air by up to 25°C. Recommended Applications
  • Heavy Industry
  • Foundries (high radiant heat)
  • Construction Industry (cold outdoor temperatures)
  • Manufacturing
 Features and Benefits
  • Breathing Tube connection or muffler
  • Compressed air connection
  • Working Pressure 60-85 psi depending on airline breathing hose length
  • Air volume 170-425 L/min
  • Adjustable temperature controller
  • Compact and lightweight - 575gms including belt and hose
  • Meets performance requirements of AS/NZS 1716
 3M Vortex Cooling Kit includes:
  • Vortex cooling regulator
  • Insulating Pad & Belt
  • Muffler
  • Standard QRS Breathing Hose & Connector
  • User instructions
 3M Vortex Heating Kit includes:
  • Vortex heating regulator
  • Insulating Pad & Belt
  • Muffler
  • Standard QRS Breathing Hose & Connector
  • User instructions


Most* items are shipped using Australia Post; a flat shipping & handling fee of $9.95 is charged at checkout (*except bulky orders, see below). Please contact our Customer Service Team if you have any special shipping requests. Please note; any items that are contained in a commercial quotation by our Sales Team are not included in our $9.95 standard shipping rate offer.

Some items are not able to be shipped via Australia Post due to size and/or weight restrictions, but they can be collected from our Collingwood Store free of charge or the Bulky Freight charge will be shown below.

Most items are held in stock in Collingwood, occasionally we run out of stock of some items. We will notify you advising when your order will be available for collection.

External Territories:

The following External Territories may not be shippable, and must be quoted in advance. Please call or email instead of ordering online.

  • Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • Antarctica
  • Christmas Island
  • Norfolk Island



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