M50

The Military's Choice

The M50 Joint Services General Purpose Mask (JSGPM). Protecting today’s warfighter with tomorrow’s technology.

The design and development by Avon Protection of the M50 mask has resulted in the most advanced general service respiratory protection mask to date, offering significant improvement in comfort, usability, operational effectiveness and protection.

A revolutionary cast flexible visor offers wide, optically correct vision together with being impact and scratch resistant.

Close fitting, curved conformal filters offer improved weight distribution and reduced breathing resistance, as well as enhanced protection against toxic industrial agents. An integrated Electronic Communication Port allows for an internal microphone for communication systems. In addition, a high flow hydration connection enables quick and easy fluid intake.

Suitable for:

  • First Responders
  • Military

The design and development by Avon Protection of the M50 mask has resulted in the most advanced general service respiratory protection mask to date, offering significant improvement in comfort, usability, operational effectiveness and protection.

A revolutionary cast flexible visor offers wide, optically correct vision together with being impact and scratch resistant.

Close fitting, curved conformal filters offer improved weight distribution and reduced breathing resistance, as well as enhanced protection against toxic industrial agents. An integrated Electronic Communication Port allows for an internal microphone for communication systems. In addition, a high flow hydration connection enables quick and easy fluid intake.

Features and Benefits

Field of View

  • Panoramic single lens visor
  • Optically correct visor
  • Scratch Resistant

Comfort

  • Chlorobutyl rubber silicone blend mask
  • 3 face piece sizes for improved fit
  • High flow fail safe drinking device

Communications

  • Front mounted exhale valve allows clear direct communication
  • Electronic Communication Port (ECP) for optional voice projection
  • Radio communications available through ECP

Air Management

  • Low inhalation resistance & excellent de-mist properties
  • Heat build-up minimized
  • Low-re-breathed carbon dioxide

Technical Specifications

Technical Data
CBRN Agent Resistance 
Mustard (H) Greater than 36 hrs
Sarin (GB)
Soman (GD)
VX
Laboratory Protection Greater than 10,000
Factory Performance
(sodium chloride)
Weight
M50 mask (including twin filters) 1.9 lbs
M50 Filter Performance
a. Nerve Agents "G" Series
"V" Series
Any thickened form of agent
b. Blister Agents Mustard
Lewisite
Any thickened form of agent
c. Blood Agents Hydrogen Cyanide
Cyanogen Chloride
Chloropicrin
d. Riot Control Agents CS
CN
OC (Pepper Spray)
Breathing Performance
Re-breathed CO2 0.80%
Inhalation resistance   Mask Only: Mask & Filters:
30 L/Min 2 mm WG 10 mm WG
95 L/Min 8 mm WG 30 mm WG
160 L/Min 12 mm WG 64 mm WG
Exhalation Resistance at: 85 L/Min 7 mm WG  
160 L/Min 12 mm WG  
Field of View
Visual Field Score - NIOSH CBRN APR Standard 96

 

NIOSH CBRN Performance
Test AgentTypical PerformanceCap 1 Requirement

Cyclohexane 15 mins

>20 mins

15 mins

Hydrogen Cyanide (AC)

>45 mins

15 mins

Cyanogen Chloride (CK)

>45 mins

15 mins

Phosgene

>100 mins

15 mins

 

M50 Mask Assembly
SizePart NumberNSN

Small

71050/3

4240-01-512-4431

Medium

71050/2

4240-01-512-4434

Large

71050/1

4240-01-512-4437

The M50/JSGPM (Joint Services General Purpose Mask) has been selected by the U.S. Department of Defense to replace existing respiratory protective masks used by several branches of the military

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