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Mask & Machine Parts

Most people who use CPAP/BiPAP therapy to treat sleep apnea know that the main parts of their CPAP setup have a strict and clinician-recommended schedule for the replacement parts. But did you know that the small bits and pieces of your PAP machine and mask also function on an appropriate replacement timeline? We have a great variety of CPAP parts to help ensure each piece of your sleep apnea treatment is covered. See these essentials in this category (and find even more details on each product below)!

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  1. ResMed AirMini Connector for AirFit/AirTouch F20 & F30 Full Face CPAP Masks
    ResMed AirMini™ Connector For AirFit™/AirTouch™ F20 & F30 Full Face CPAP Mask
    $19.00
  2. ResMed AirFit F20 CPAP Mask QuietAir Elbow
    ResMed AirFit™ F20 CPAP Mask QuietAir Elbow
    $23.99
  3. ResMed AirFit™/AirTouch™ N20 Connector for AirMini™ AutoSet™ Travel CPAP Machine - Main
    ResMed AirFit™/AirTouch™ N20 Connector for AirMini™ AutoSet™ Travel CPAP Machine
    $19.00
  4. Fisher & Paykel Brevida Elbow
    Fisher & Paykel Brevida™ CPAP Mask Elbow
    $25.00
    Out of stock
  5. Fisher & Paykel Brevida Swivel
    Fisher & Paykel Brevida™ CPAP Mask Swivel
    $25.00
    Out of stock
  6. ResMed N30 AirMini Connector
    ResMed AirMini™ N30 CPAP Mask Connector
    $19.00
  7. ResMed AirFit™ P10 Nasal CPAP Mask Connector for AirMini™ AutoSet Travel CPAP Machine
    ResMed AirFit™ P10 Nasal CPAP Mask Connector for AirMini™ AutoSet Travel CPAP Machine
    $19.99
  8. ResMed AirSense 11 AutoSet / AirCurve 11  CPAP Machine Air Outlet Adapter
    ResMed AirSense™ 11 / AirCurve™ 11 CPAP Air Outlet Adapter
    $11.40
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CPAP Mask and CPAP Machine Supplies

Many who struggle with OSA (obstructive sleep apnea) are aware of the primary components of CPAP masks and CPAP machines that are required for sleep therapy. Commonly discussed CPAP accessories for sleep apnea typically consist of mask parts such as headgear, full face mask and nasal mask cushions/pillows, or CPAP machine parts such as water chambers, humidifiers, disposable filters, and CPAP hoses/tubing.

While this CPAP equipment is vital to your sleep apnea therapy, the CPAP accessories listed here can be equally as important — however, they are more often overlooked. CPAP parts such as adapters, CPAP hose connectors, mask swivels, air filter covers, CPAP machine lids and side covers, and CPAP tubing elbows can be more difficult to find than other CPAP supplies, but can be considered just as crucial in terms of accessibility and the overall effectiveness and comfort of CPAP therapy. Additionally, many of these sleep apnea products can help with convenience and comfort, such as travel CPAP machines, travel bags, and more!

CPAP Supplies for Full Face Masks and Nasal Masks:

  • What are CPAP Mask Elbows and Adapters?

    A CPAP mask elbow is a small, often swivel-type piece that acts as a connector from the mask to the CPAP tubing and allows for flexibility and ease of movement during sleep apnea therapy. Elbow connectors and adapters come in a variety of designs and styles, but their primary function is to facilitate a secure yet flexible connection that minimizes air leaks and promotes comfort.

  • Importance of Choosing the Right CPAP Mask Elbow Connector

    • Comfortable and Secure Fit: Mask liners, memory foam and/or silicone mask cushions are typically items that come to mind when thinking about comfort during CPAP therapy. But something as simple as choosing the correct adapter can play a significant role in promoting enhanced comfort by providing the freedom of movement while maintaining a secure seal between the CPAP mask and the CPAP tubing. This is crucial for uninterrupted therapy and improved quality of sleep.

    • CPAP Mask Flexibility: Elbow connectors often feature a swivel design that allows the CPAP tubing to freely spin and rotate. This functions to prevent the twisting and tangling of CPAP hose during sleep, which can further improve comfort and ease of usability.

    • Reduced Mask Leaks: By properly aligning and securely fitting the CPAP mask to the tubing, the elbow connector can help to minimize air leaks and ensure that the prescribed air pressure is delivered effectively throughout the night.

    • Compatibility: Choosing a compatible adapter ensures that all mask and tubing components work together seamlessly for optimal sleep apnea therapy.

  • Types of CPAP Mask Elbows

    • Fixed Elbows: These connectors are simple and effective but may restrict movement compared to swivel elbows as they do not rotate or spin.

    • Swivel Elbows: These connectors rotate and swivel, allowing for more freedom of movement. Swivel elbows are known for their flexibility as they’re able to reduce CPAP tubing pull and twisting.

    • Quick Release Elbows: These connectors have a quick-release mechanism that allows for easy disconnection from the tubing without having to remove your entire CPAP mask. This function can be particularly helpful for nighttime bathroom visits.

    • Diffusion Port Elbows: Some connectors have a diffuser feature that helps reduce noise and make CPAP therapy quieter. The diffuser spreads air out as it is exhaled through multiple openings over a wider area, which can make the airflow softer and quieter.

  • Helpful Tips for Choosing the Correct CPAP Mask Connector

    When selecting a CPAP mask elbow connector, consider the following factors:

    • Compatibility: Ensure the connector is compatible with your specific CPAP mask model and size. Many familiar brands such as ResMed, Fisher & Paykel, and Philips Respironics offer similar functionality between their mask elbow connectors but checking for compatibility with your CPAP mask is key. Additionally, some CPAP machines (especially travel CPAP machines) require a specific connector to make your mask compatible.

    • Swivel vs. Fixed: Consider your need for movement during sleep when deciding whether you prefer a swivel or fixed connector. Take into consideration your typical sleeping position, if you use comfort accessories like chin straps, and if you are an active sleeper.

    • Convenience: Elbow connectors are typically lightweight and small enough to fit in almost any travel bag, which is especially helpful if you use a travel CPAP machine and carry a variety of replacement parts at most times.

What are CPAP Mask Elbows and Adapters?

A CPAP mask elbow is a small, often swivel-type piece that acts as a connector from the mask to the CPAP tubing and allows for flexibility and ease of movement during sleep apnea therapy. Elbow connectors and adapters come in a variety of designs and styles, but their primary function is to facilitate a secure yet flexible connection that minimizes air leaks and promotes comfort.

Importance of Choosing the Right CPAP Mask Elbow Connector

Types of CPAP Mask Elbows

Helpful Tips for Choosing the Correct CPAP Mask Connector

CPAP Accessories for CPAP/BiPAP/APAP Machines:

  • What is a CPAP Machine Filter Cover?

    Filter covers may seem like minor or less-vital components, but they can be just as important as having a power supply for your CPAP machine. Filter covers play a significant role in maintaining the effectiveness, hygiene, and longevity of CPAP equipment. Whether using a reusable, hypoallergenic or disposable filter, having accessibility to replacement parts such as filter covers in times of need is of the utmost importance.

  • How Do Filter Covers Help With Sleep Apnea and CPAP therapy?

    • Protection Against Contaminants: Filter covers are designed to encase the air filter in your CPAP machine. They prevent dust, dirt, and other outer particles from accumulating directly on the filter and coming through your CPAP hose during CPAP therapy. This helps maintain the filter's effectiveness in purifying the air that is delivered to the user during sleep.

    • Prolonged Filter Lifespan: By shielding the filter, the cover reduces the risk of clogging. A clean air filter is essential for optimal CPAP therapy performance and extends the lifespan of the filter by reducing the frequency of filter replacements or required cleanings.

    • Enhanced Air Quality: Filter covers contribute to maintaining clean air intake by ensuring the air entering your CPAP machine is free from external contaminants. This helps to improve the air quality delivered to the user.

    • Prevention of CPAP Machine Damage: Covers also protect the internal components of your CPAP machine. Filter covers function as a barrier against particles, preventing debris from entering the machine which can potentially cause damage or operational issues to your CPAP equipment. This safeguards the longevity and reliability of your CPAP therapy device.

  • Cleaning and Resupply

    Regularly cleaning and replacement of all of your CPAP supplies is necessary for maintaining effective CPAP therapy and overall health. CPAP equipment will accumulate oils, bacteria, and dust over time. This not only diminishes the effectiveness of your CPAP parts but can also present hygiene risks, potentially leading to skin irritation, infections, and more.

    • Many CPAP accessories are safe to clean using warm, soapy water or a specialized CPAP sanitizer but it is always important to check the cleaning instructions for each component of your CPAP equipment.

    • While the standard replacement parts schedule for most CPAP supplies can be easy to find, many of the parts listed in this page do not fall under the regular replacement parts schedule. It is important to replace the parts listed above if they are broken, compromised, or no longer functioning.

     

    Many other FAQs can be answered here regarding cleaning and maintaining supplies for full face CPAP masks, nasal pillow CPAP masks, headgear, chin straps, CPAP/BiPAP/APAP machines and more.

What is a CPAP Machine Filter Cover?

How Do Filter Covers Help With Sleep Apnea and CPAP therapy?

Cleaning and Maintenance