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Gas Mask Market Size, Share & Industry Analysis, By Product Type (Duct Mask, Air Purifying Respirators (APRS), Powered Air Purifying Respirators (PAPRS), Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBAS), Emergency Escape Hoods), By Application (Oil and Gas, Military, Healthcare, Mining, Fire Service, Industrial Sector, Others) and Regional Forecast, 2023-2030

Region : Global | Report ID: FBI103326 | Status : Ongoing



A gas mask is used to protect a wearer from poison gas. A gas mask mainly filters inhaled air. These two techniques used to protect the individual from toxic air. The two techniques are reaction and exchange technique and absorption and adsorption technique. In reaction and exchange technique, resins are used so that when a toxic gas is passed through a filter containing a layer of resins, the gas particles react with resins to form harmless material. In absorption and adsorption techniques, hazardous contents from the inhaled air are absorbed while passing through a filter.

There are different types of gas masks, such as filter-based masks, supplied-air masks, oxygen masks. The filter-based masks rely on a filter for air cleaning. These masks are simple, less costly, and clean the incoming air effectively. Supplier-air masks come with a battery-operated canister along with a filter. It consists of a fan on the canister pumps in the air, the air is passed through a filter and gets purified. Oxygen masks are used by pilots flying at high altitudes. Plastic oxygen masks are also used in hospitals for oxygen therapy.

Key Market Driver -

• Growing demand Gas Mask from end user industries such as oil and gas, mining, construction, healthcare, and others. • Stringent government regulations for providing safety at the workplace.

Key Market Restraint -

• High Cost, Heavy weight, and Difficulty in Breathing In oxygen-deficient atmospheres Hampers the Market Growth.

Market Segmentation:

By product type, the market segmented into duct mask, Air Purifying Respirators (APRS), Powered Air Purifying Respirators (PAPRS), Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBAS), Emergency Escape Hoods. Based on the application, the market segmented into oil and gas, healthcare, military, industrial sector, mining, fire service, others. From a geographical standpoint, the market categorized into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, The Middle East, and the Rest of the World.

Key Players Covered:

Major key players that are present in the global gas mask market are Johnson Controls (The U.S.), 3M (The U.S.), Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA (Germany), MSA (Pennsylvania), Honeywell International Inc. (The U.S.), Avon Protection (The U.S.), AirBoss of America Corp. (Canada), KCWW (The U.S.), RPB Safety (The U.S.), RSG Safety (Netherland), and among others.

Key Insights

  • Growing demand from end-user industries such as oil and gas, military, mining, healthcare, and others for personal safety propels the growth of the market.

Regional Analysis:

The Gas Mask market is analyzed across five major regions North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, The Middle East, and the Rest of the World. At present, North America holds the highest market share in the gas mask market. The United States is a major procurer of gas masks and constantly upgrading its military and first responder protection systems. Presence of key players such as are Johnson Controls (The U.S.), 3M (The U.S.), Honeywell International Inc. (The U.S.), Avon Protection (The U.S.), AirBoss of America Corp. (Canada), and others drive the growth of the market across North America.

Asia-Pacific is anticipated to witness significant growth in the gas mask market during the forecast period. The growth is attributed to the increasing demand for gas masks from the military, mining, healthcare sector, and other sectors. Europe is anticipated to witness a moderate growth owing to the presence of key players such as Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA (Germany), RSG Safety (Netherland), and others. The Middle East is expected to show moderate growth owing to the stringent governmental regulations for personal safety in the oil and gas industries. In the Rest of the World, the market will witness moderate growth due to the increasing use of gas masks from different sectors such as fire service, mining, oil, and gas.

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By Product Type

  • Duct Mask

  • Air Purifying Respirators (APRS)

  • Powered Air Purifying Respirators (PAPRS)

  • Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBAS)

  • Emergency Escape Hoods

By Application

  • Oil and Gas

  • Military

  • Healthcare

  • Mining

  • Fire Service

  • Industrial Sector

  • Others

By Geography

  • North America (The U.S., and Canada)

  • Europe (The U.K., Germany, France, Russia, and Rest of Europe)

  • Asia Pacific (China, India, Japan, and Rest of Asia Pacific)

  • The Middle East (The UAE, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Turkey, and Rest of the Middle East)

  • Rest of the World (Latin America, and Africa)

Gas Mask Market Industry Developments

  • In March 2019, U.S. Army had signed a contract of worth USD 245 million with Avon Protection for M53A1 chemical biological protective mask systems. The M53A1 gas mask provides protection against traditional chemical and biological agents, select toxic industrial chemicals (TICs), and particulate matter including radioactive dust.

  • In March 2020, AirBoss of America Corp. had signed a contract of worth USD 96.4 million with the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the manufacture and sale of 100,000 FlexAir™ Powered Air Purifying Respirator (“PAPR”) systems, 600,000 filters, and related accessories.

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  • 2022
  • 2019-2021


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