Israeli Gas Masks

 



Type: MAMAT

Made by: Shalon Chemical Industries LTD.

Date: The MAMAT was produced by Shalon Chemical Industries LTD. for Home Front Command from 1970 to 1975.

Filter: 3 carbon impregnated fabric filters.

Used by: Civilian (Specifically for children aged 0 to 3).


The MAMAT was distributed to the Israeli population during the first Gulf war.

MAMAT is an abbreviation of “mitgam migun la-taf” which translates to “babies’ defence device”.

Both bottles have the Shalon Chemical Industries LTD. symbol on the base.

Baby doll, stuffed toy dog and blanket are not original and are there for display purposes.





Type: Z 56

Made by: Shalon Chemical Industries Ltd.

Date: 1968

Filter: 40mm (Type: ZF 55)

Used by: Civil

 

The Israeli Z 56 was a licenced copy of the German Z 56. It was produced by Shalon Chemical Industries Ltd in Israel. Shalon Chemical Industries Ltd was established in 1968. This example of an Israeli Z 56 was produced in 1968 and was provided with an Auergesellschaft (Auer) made ZF 55 filter. The example pictured is a size 2 (medium).

 

 



 

Type: Model 4

Made By: Shalon Chemical Industries LTD.

Date: 1970's

Filter: 40mm

Used by: Civilian






Type: M15A1

Made by: Shalon Chemical Industries Ltd

Date: 1975

Filter: 40mm (exact canister type unknown)

Used by: Israeli Defence Force (IDF)

 

This IDF issued M15A1 gas mask was manufactured by Shalon Chamical Industries in 1975. This early example does not have a prescription lens mount inside the mask, while later M15A1 masks did. The M15A1 was available in three sizes small, medium and large. This example is a size 2 (medium). The M15A1 is pictured with an IDF NBC kit (incomplete), the last image is of another incomplete IDF NBC kit.


CLICK HERE to download the M15 series product brochure from Shalon Chemical Industries' website.






Home Front Command Name: Shmartaf

Shalon Chemical Industries Name: INPRO (Infant Protector)

Supergum Industries Name: Infant Shield Hood

Made by: Shalon Chemical Industries Ltd &

Supergum Industries Ltd

Date: 1992 (specifically the one pictured)

Filter: 40mm (Canister type M-80)

Used by: Civilians for infants.


 The INPRO replaced the MAMAT which is located further up the page.


CLICK HERE to download the INPRO's product brochure from Shalon Chemical Industries' website.







Home Front Command Name: Bardas

Shalon Chemical Industries Name: RESPRO

Supergum Industries Name: Unknown

Made by: Shalon Chemical Industries Ltd &

Supergum Industries Ltd

Date: 1990’s / 2000’s

Filter: 40mm (Canister type M-80)

Used by: Civilians for children aged 2 to 8.

 

CLICK HERE to download the RESPRO’s product brochure from Shalon Chemical Industries' website.

Home Front Command Name: Black Mask

Supergum Industries Name: Civilian Black Mask

Shalon Chemical Industries Name: Model 4A1

Made by: Shalon Chemical Industries Ltd & Supergum Industries Ltd

Date: 1993 (Image 1) 1994 (Image 2)

Filter: 40mm (Canister type M-80)

Used by: Civilian


 Home Front Command began distributing gas masks to the civilians of Israel on the eve of the first gulf war in 1990. Distribution began again in 2010 and stopped in January/February 2014.


Both are pictured with a sealed drinking tube and a 1mg ATROMAT atropine auto injector. The mask in the second image is new and sealed and is shown with its instruction manual.


CLICK HERE to download the 4A1's product brochure from Shalon Chemical Industries website.


CLICK HERE to download the canister type M-80's product brochure from Shalon Chemical Industries website.




Home Front Command Name: Black Mask

Supergum Industries Name: Civilian Black Mask

Shalon Chemical Industries Name: Model 4A1

Made by: Shalon Chemical Industries Ltd & Supergum Industries Ltd

Date: 2003

Filter: 40mm (Canister type M-80)

Used by: Civilian


A variant of the 4A1  with fabric elastic straps instead of rubber straps.



Home Front Command Name: Black Mask

Supergum Industries Name: Civilian Black Mask

Shalon Chemical Industries Name: Model 4A1

Made by: Shalon Chemical Industries Ltd & Supergum Industries Ltd

Date: 2002

Filter: 40mm (Canister type Silver Coloured  M-80)

Used by: Civilian


Pictured with a sealed drinking tube, instruction booklet and a 40mg ATROMAT TMB4 Auto Injector.

Home Front Command Name: Black Mask

Supergum Industries Name: Civilian Black Mask

Shalon Chemical Industries Name: Model 4A1

Made by: Shalon Chemical Industries Ltd & Supergum Industries Ltd

Date: 2013

Filter: 40mm (Canister Type PA-12)

Used by: Civilian


1st photo is of an opened kit dated 2013.

2nd photo is of an unopened kit dated 2013.


CLICK HERE to download a copy of the 4A1's instruction manual (the same one as in the photo) from Home Front Commands website.


CLICK HERE to download the 4A1's product brochure from Shalon Chemical Industries website.






Home Front Command Name: Black Mask Youth

Shalon Chemical Industries Name: Model 10A1

Supergum Industries Name: Unknown

Made by: Shalon Chemical Industries Ltd & Supergum Industries Ltd

Date: 1990’s / 2000’s

Filter: 40mm (Canister type M-80)

Used by: Civilian children aged 8 years and older.







Type: 4A1 w/ blower unit (exact name unknown)

Made by: Shalon Chemical Industries Ltd & Supergum Industries Ltd

Date: 1990’s / 2000’s

Filter: 40mm (Canister type M-80)

Used by: Civilians

Blower unit type: Blower IMP 1005 (Supergum Name). Shalon name unknown.

Home Front Command Name: Even-Sapir

Shalon Chemical Industries Name: CIVILIAN ADULT PROTECTIVE HOOD AND BLOWER SYSTEM (CAPS)

Supergum Industries Name: Adult Protective Hood

Made by: Shalon Chemical Industries Ltd &

Supergum Industries Ltd

Date: 2008 (specifically the one pictured)

Filter: 40mm (Canister type M-80)

Used by: Civilians.

Blower unit type: BL-45/2 (Shalon name) Blower IMP 2005 (Supergum name).


CLICK HERE to download a copy of the Even-Sapir's instruction manual from Home Front Command's website.

CLICK HERE to download the CAPS's product brochure from Shalon Chemical Industries website.

CLICK HERE to download a copy of blower unit BL-45/2's product brochure from the Shalon Chemical Industries website.


Home Front Command Name: Even-Sapir

Shalon Chemical Industries Name: CIVILIAN ADULT PROTECTIVE HOOD AND BLOWER SYSTEM (CAPS)

Supergum Industries Name: Adult Protective Hood

Made by: Shalon Chemical Industries Ltd &

Supergum Industries Ltd

Date: 2010/2011 (specifically the one pictured)

Filter: 40mm (Canister type silver coloured M-80)

Used by: Civilians.

Blower unit type: Blower IMP 1005 (Supergum Name). Shalon name unknown.



CLICK HERE to download the CAPS's product brochure from Shalon Chemical Industries website.


Home Front Command Name: Mamtak

Shalon Chemical Industries Name: Multipro - INFANT AND CHILD NBC POSITIVE-PRESSURE PROTECTIVE SYSTEM

Supergum Industries Name: Infant and Child Shield Hood

Made by: Shalon Chemical Industries Ltd &

Supergum Industries Ltd

Date: 2011 (specifically the one pictured)

Filter: 40mm (Canister type PA-12)

Used by: Civilians for infants and children aged 0 to 8.

Blower unit type: BL-45/2 (Shalon name) Blower IMP 2005 (Supergum name).


CLICK HERE to download the Multipro's product brochure from Shalon Chemical Industries' website.


CLICK HERE to download the Mamtak's instruction booklet for ages 2 to 8 set up from Home Front Command's website.