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The Difference Between Disposable Face Masks And Disposable Medical Face Masks

Aug. 18, 2020

During the epidemic, everyone try not to go out and avoid participating in gathering activities. When going out, be sure to wear a mask. When wearing masks, pay attention to selection and try to choose medical masks. So, what is the difference between Disposable Face Masks and disposable medical face masks?

To put it simply, the middle layer of a disposable mask is made of ordinary filter materials, so it cannot filter bacteria. It is mainly used for sun  protection, dust prevention, and UV protection, even the kind of mask with filter replacement function. , The filter only has the function of dust prevention. Therefore, although ordinary disposable face masks are cheap, they cannot filter viruses. At present, only Disposable Medical Face Masks and disposable medical surgical masks have anti-virus effects, and the filtering effect of viruses can reach 95%. Because the middle layer of these two masks is a melt-blown non-woven fabric layer, this melt-blown non-woven fabric is made of polypropylene, which is a kind of ultra-fine electrostatic fiber, and dust and toxic droplets will be electrostatically absorbed, thereby Achieve the role of blocking the virus.

Disposable Medical Face Masks

Disposable Medical Face Masks

In terms of layering, disposable face masks and disposable medical face masks are different in the following points:

Difference 1: Different in nature. disposable face masks are made of two layers of non-woven fabrics, while disposable medical face masks are mostly made of one or more layers of non-woven fabrics.

Difference 2: The process is different. The main production processes of disposable face masks include meltblown, spunbond, hot air or needle punching, etc., which is a protective textile. The disposable medical mask is made of two layers of fiber non-woven fabrics dedicated to medical and sanitation, with a layer of filter melt spray cloth in the middle, and ultrasonic welding.

Difference 3: Different protective effects. disposable medical face masks are equivalent to resist liquids, filter particles and bacteria, while disposable face masks are mainly used to prevent dust and filter particles. Therefore, during the period of new coronavirus pneumonia, it is best to use disposable medical face masks and N95 protective masks.

Difference 4: The effect is different. disposable medical face masks can block airborne infectious viruses with a diameter of<5μm or close contact with droplets to transmit viruses, but disposable face masks cannot.

To protect against the epidemic, choosing the right mask is the key. After reading the comparison above, do you know which mask to choose? If you have any needs in this regard, please contact our Disposable Medical Face Mask Supplier.

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