Here we have listed and answered the most frequent questions about the Tiki respiratory mask.

Answers to the most frequently asked questions

We’ve put the questions into the two categories – products and buying. If you don’t find an answer to your question you’re welcome to contact our Support by phone. Or by filling in the form at the bottom of the page.

 

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Frequent questions about Tiki respiratory mask

  

1. How much does a complete Tiki mask weigh?

A complete mask weighs a mere 360g.

 

2. How is the positive pressure in the mask created?

Through a fan, the airflow speed is adjusted, based on the user’s breathing curve. This individual adjustment leads to the longer battery and use time, and to lower consumption of filters.

 

3. What’s the mask made of?

The actual mask is made of PET-G and TPE plastics.

 

4. What’s the filter made of?

ABS plastics and HEPA glass fiber media.

 

5. What does the filter protect against?

All kinds of particulate pollution (P3). For instance quartz dust, asbestos, or bacteria. See a longer list of substances here.

 

6. How often do you need to change the filter?

It depends wholly on the environment where the mask is used, and the density of particles in the air. As an example, a craftsman who uses the mask a few times a week would normally have to change the filter every 20 to 120 days. Whereas with sandblasting it needs to be changed from every other day to every five days.

  

7. How often does the mask need changing?

Just like with the filter, it depends on the working environment and the degree of contamination. Please contact us for more information.

 

8. How long is the battery time?

Up to 2.5 hours with the built-in battery, and up to 10 hours with the external battery (accessory).

 

9. What kind of battery is it?

LiPo (lithium polymer)

 

10. Is long-time storage suitable for Tiki?

Yes. Thanks to LiPo batteries’ superior capacity, the mask can be stored for a long time for purposes of military readiness, for instance. Please contact us about how you best maintenance- charge your batteries. Tiki doesn’t take up a lot of room: several hundred masks can be stored in a one-cubic-meter space.

 

11. How is the battery charged?

Either with the complimentary battery charger for the mains (220/110V). Or with a 12V charger (accessory) that fits into the socket of a car cigarette lighter.

 

12. What kind of lighting is used?

Two LED lamps (8.5 lumens each)

 

13. What is the mask’s kind of warning system?

Tiki has three built-in warning systems:
1) When the particle filter needs changing or is clogged.
2) When the battery is running low and needs charging.
3) If the mask isn’t airtight/leaks.

 

14. Where does the manufacturing of Tiki take place?

At our facility at Tiki Safety AB, in Upplands Bro, outside Stockholm, Sweden.

 

15. Where can I find technical specifications?

In the instruction manual which you can find and download here (Link to all manuals in several languages).
Or in the Technical specification white papers under the Printed matter.

 

16. What size mask should I choose?

The mask comes in three sizes – Small, Medium, and Large. To find out what size is right for you, please consult the Tiki Size guide here (PDFs in several languages).

 

17. Why does the fan sound so much?

The probable cause is that the mask is leaking and not fitted correctly. The fan keeps an overpressure in the mask to keep the surrounding polluted air outside. If the fan is speeding it's a sign that you'll have to fit the mask better. Maybe you have the wrong size mask or the straps are not tightened enough. Check the size guide here.

 

18. Do I have to wait for the charging unit to charge the mask?

Technically it is the battery inside the blower that needs to be charged. If you are a team and can switch the blowers between you it is easy to take off the filter and pull out the blower and put in a charged blower, put back the filter (if it is okay to use again, that depends on circumstances) and you are ready to go again. If you are on your own and only have one blower you will have to wait until the blower is fully charged again.

There is a powerful battery as an accessory. It will work for at least 8 hours on one full charging. Check the external battery.

 


If you can’t find the answer here you’re welcome to contact us with your question. Contact us here (link)