AFS Compiles COVID-19 Resources for Foundries Regarding Respirators

Foundries have asked questions regarding the legitimacy of specific respirators amid the COVID-19 pandemic. To address these important concerns, AFS has compiled resources that foundries can use to identify NIOSH-approved respirators versus counterfeits, as well as foreign respirators that OSHA have deemed acceptable to use during the pandemic. 

Here are a few helpful resources:

AFS has a comprehensive list of COVID-19 resources for metalcasters here. Any questions or comments regarding the AFS COVID-19 resources can be sent to Juliette Garesche at