TSI PortaCount 8048 Respirator Fit Tester

Code: 8048-1
  • Respirator Facepieces tested NIOSH 95/99/100 & FFP1, 2 & 3
  • Measures fit factors from 1 to greater than 10,000
  • Automates fit testing with FitPro Ultra Software

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PortaCount Respirator Fit Tester utilises the most effective quantitative fit testing method to identify poorly fitting masks. Industry-first features train staff how to wear respirators for optimal protection. Have confidence with the most trusted fit test instrument to increase your staff’s safety and improve your program’s efficiency and productivity.

Features and Benefits

  • OSHA, CSA, HSE INDG, ANSI/ASTM, ISO, INRS, and JIS are accepted for ALL Full-facepiece and Half-facepiece tight-fitting elastomeric respirators and filtering facepiece respirators, including NIOSH Series -95 /-99 /-100; EN -P1 / -P2 / P3 filter media.
  • Computes respirator fit factor using microscopic particles in ambient air.
  • Real-Time FitCheck Mode to train new users and troubleshoot failed fit tests.
  • Mask sampling adapter kits enable fit testing in employee’s respirators.
  • Software can print fit test cards with a fit test report.

PortaCount Model 8048 Includes

  • N95-Companion Technology.
  • Carrying case.
  • AC adaptor.
  • Alcohol supply (sixteen 30 ml bottles of 99.5% reagent grade isopropanol – enough for ~240 hours of operation).
  • FitPro Ultra Fit Test Software.
  • Particle Generator.
  • Standard accessory kit (twin tubing, zero filters, spare wicks, alcohol fill capsule and cartridge, USB cable).
  • Filtering Facepiece fit testing kit (probe insertion tool, probes, push nuts and lanyard).

FitPro Ultra Fit Test Software

  • New FitPro Ultra Fit Test Software improves efficiency and simplifies fit testing.
  • New advanced user interface with an intuitive design supporting a one-step-to-a-fit test.
  • Wireless WiFi communication to leverage the utility of a laptop or tablet.
  • Industry-first active animations guide the test subject through the fit test exercises to ensure greater compliance.
  • Interactive troubleshooting guide.

Order Information

8048-1 PortaCount Model 8048-1 includes: Carry Case; AC Adapter with Universal Plug Set; 8026 Particle Generator (230 VAC); Alcohol Cartridge; Alcohol Fill Capsule, Storage Cap; (2) Zero Check Filters; 3/16″ and 1/4″ Hose Adapters; (2) Spare Alcohol Wicks; (100) Sampling Probes; (100) Lock Washers; Probe Insertion Tool; Neck Strap; USB Cable; 8016 Alcohol Supply containing (16) 30m1 Bottles of Reagent Grade Isopropyl Alcohol; FitPro Ultra Fit Test Software and 2-Year Warranty.


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Additional information

Weight 0.190 kg


Fit Factor Range 1 to greater than 10,000, 1 to 200 for respirators with <99% efficient filters (i.e., N95’s)
Respirator Facepieces that can be Fit Tested Full-facepiece elastomeric
Half-facepiece elastomeric
NIOSH Series-100 filtering-facepiece
NIOSH Series-99 filtering-facepiece
NIOSH Series-95 filtering-facepiece
EN FFP1 filtering-facepiece
EN FFP2 filtering-facepiece
EN FFP3 filtering-facepiece
Fit Factor Measurement Direct measurement of fit factor = (Cout/Cin)*
Dimensions 4.83 in. x 10.5 in. x 9.46 in. (12 cm x 27 cm x 24 cm)
Unit Only 7.0 lb. (3.2 kg)
With Standard Accessories and Case 15.35 lb. (6.9 kg)
Power Autosensing 100 to 250 VAC, 50 to 60 Hz
Flow Rate
Sample 350 cm3/min
Total 1000 cm3/min (nominal)
Temperature Range
Operation 32 to 100°F (0 to 38°C)
Storage -40 to 122°F (-40 to 50°C)
Working Fluid
99.5% reagent grade isopropyl alcohol.
Run time per charge: Typical 6-hr of fit testing operation at 70°F (21°C)
Carrying Case
Dimensions (HWD) 10.0 in. x 20.5 in. x 15.5 in. (25.4 cm x 52.1 cm x 39.4 cm)
Pass/Fail Setting User-selectable: 0 to 10,000
Factory Recalibration Interval One year
Warranty Two years on workmanship and materials.
Communications WiFi, USB-C, USB-A
PC Hardware Requirements for FitPro Ultra Fit Test Software Windows 7 (32 and 64 bit), Windows 8 (32 and 64 bit),
Windows 10, and Windows 11 (32 and 64 bit) operating system Microsoft.
Net version 4 (installation software will install Microsoft.Net if necessary) Note — An internet connection is required to install Microsoft.Net.
≥ 1 GHz process
≥ 1280 x 800 screen resolution monitor
500 MB free space on hard drive
1 free USB port
Tablet Requirements Windows 10 and Windows 11 operating system USB port (for initial set up)
Software FitPro Fit Test Ultra Software featuring advanced user interface, animated graphics, and interactive troubleshooting guide.
Optional Accessories Mask Sampling Adapters for select respirator models.
Microsoft Surface Pro Tablet (4 GB RAM, 128 GB of storage).
WiFi USB dongle.
*Mask leakage is measured simultaneously while test subject moves and breathes.

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