PITTTSBURGH PA, July 2007- MSA”s new OptimaAir TL packaged in a sleek new design offers smart features never before provided in a PAPR. Enhanced motor blower electonics automatically sets optimum air flow without sacrificing user comfort. The TL compact and egronomic battery pack is lightweight amd comfortable. Smart design features permit fast, accurate change-out of cartridges, hoods, and batteries. Applications include HazMat cleanup, asbestos, mold, and lead paint abatement, chemical processing, pharmaceutical plants, and nuclear facilities. The OptimAir TL PAPR is approved by NIOSH.