Industrial Respiratory Systems Services

Breathing Air is what we specialize in - not an add-on to an existing service.

Clean and safe breathable air is essential for commercial and industrial facilities. Industrial processes can introduce contaminants such as dust, mist, or fumes into the air, which can pose serious health and safety risks to employees. The risk is even greater when employees work in enclosed spaces, such as manufacturing plants and other industrial settings. To ensure the safety of all employees, employers must be aware of the risks of poor indoor air quality and the significance of meeting Grade D breathable air standards in the United States and CSA Standard Z180.1-19 in Canada.

Breathing Air Systems

Whether it is working with fine abrasives, cleaning, hazardous locations it is paramount that you select a breathing air system that is safe and reliable. When working in confined areas or hazardous areas where ambient air filtration will not meet air-quality standards, breathing air systems must be employed.

Breathing Air Equipment Uses

Industrial Respiratory Systems Ltd. offers breathing-air equipment for use in hazardous environments to address problems with:

  • chemical gases
  • particulate from abrasive blasting or other process
  • odours from processes including VOC’s
  • carbon monoxide – CO
  • carbon dioxide – CO2
  • hydrogen sulphide – H2S

Breathing Air Standards in USA, Canada, UK

Canada United States United Kingdom
Standard CSA Z180.1-13 CGA 7.1 OSHA Grade D EN12071
Maximum Dew Point 5°C below lowest system temperature Varies by application -31°C
Odour & Taste no pronounced odour no pronounced odour no pronounced odour
Allowable O2 Range 20 to 22% 19.5 to 23.5% 21% ±1%
Maximum CO Levels < 5ppm 10ppm < 5ppm

Pre-Package Systems

Industrial Respiratory Systems Ltd packaged breathing air systems come in several standard Plug’n’Play configurations based on common industrial requirements. Please do not hesitate to contact us for further information.

Custom Configuration

If you have specific requirements for your process, we can configure customized packages including on site monitoring that will meet your needs.

Selecting the right air compressor for your specific application depends on several factors. Industrial Respiratory Systems Ltd., with over 20 years of experience in designing, sourcing, installing, and maintaining these systems, can help you make an informed decision. Our monitored systems can allow up to 200 people at any given time. With available backup compressors, you can be assured of an uninterrupted flow of air to ensure your workers are safe and comfortable. Care has been taken to even ensure that the system cleans the condensate ensuring the site is returned in the same clean condition. The result is non-stop, clean air for a large workforce.

We offer pre-built systems that cater to a variety of common needs in the industry and keep them in stock for quick delivery to your job site. If you require a customized system, we are willing to work with you to configure one that meets your requirements and provide a lease that makes sense for you.

Key Benefits of Industrial Respiratory Systems Ltd. Monitored continuous supplied air:

  • Continuous, cool, clean air for a large workforce of up to 100+ workers.
  • Compressors are supplied in a self-contained shipping containers which ensures easy transportation, fast deployment and demobilization.
  • Experienced Air Techs available to install, operate and monitor worker respirator safety.
  • Optional Auxiliary compressor set up provides emergency backup in the event of power failures or other system faults.
  • Suitable for large air volume requirements and long distances from air supply.
  • Eliminates the need for refill or equipment changes, streamlining operations.
  • Versatile to accommodate various applications, from large site turnarounds to single user applications.

With Industrial Respiratory Systems Ltd. professional team handling your respiratory needs, let us help eliminate respiratory bottlenecks during turnarounds with these services:

  • Cascade systems
  • Breathing air compressors
  • IDLH packages
  • Respiratory equipment rentals, cleaning, repair and maintenance
  • Respiratory fit testing – Quantitative Fit Test
  • Air Technicians for onsite monitoring and on demand modification to ensure turnaround continuity

IRS is able to adapt our systems to accommodate many unique requirements:

  • Fully plumbed filtration trailers with Air Tech to stand-alone systems are available.
  • Flexibility to meet the site specifics on the fly while still maintaining necessary regulations.
  • Mobilize within the province to provide service for emergency situations usually within 2-24hrs.
  • Our equipment is constantly maintained, operated and certified as per Worksafe Regulations.
  • Additional equipment is available to respond to change of job scope (larger area, more crew, additional areas etc.).
  • We have backup monitoring systems and the ability to monitor remotely if required.

Our Goals

  • To supply a safe and compliant, clean Breathing Air System for crews working in compromised air quality situations.
  • To deliver and set up in a timely manner.
  • To support overall job by working with other trades in a cohesive cost effective manner.

Breathe easy!

With our advanced industrial respiratory systems we ensure the safety and well-being of your workforce – contact us to safeguard the future of your business today!