With the increasing spread of epidemic diseases recently, masks have become an indispensable part of people's lives. It is difficult to buy masks on the market at present, so what is the difference between medical masks and activated carbon masks? What is the difference between medical masks and activated carbon masks?
Medical masks are mostly made of one or more layers of non-woven fabrics. The main production processes include meltblown, spunbond, hot air or needle punching, etc., while activated carbon masks are masks that use activated carbon as a filter material. There are different types of shapes, materials, and craftsmanship.
Difference in scope of use
Medical masks are suitable for the protection of medical staff and related staff against air-borne respiratory infectious diseases. It is a kind of close-fitting self-priming filtering medical protective equipment with a high level of protection. It is especially suitable for contact with air-borne or airborne infections in diagnosis and treatment activities. It is worn by patients with respiratory infections spread by droplets at close range. Activated carbon masks are widely used in everyone's daily life. This mask mainly has the functions of anti-virus, deodorization, bacteria filtering, and dust blocking. It is generally suitable for occasions with harmful gases, haze, harmful liquids and other irritating gases.
The difference in the number of times of use
Medical masks are mainly used in hospitals. Most of them are disposable masks. Generally, they should be changed after 4-8 hours of wearing, and cannot be used more than 2 times at most, while activated carbon masks can be used multiple times according to the specific conditions of the environment. .
Medical masks have good adsorption properties. The bendable nose clip is designed to ensure that the mask is tightly closed to the face, but it is not conducive to folding and carrying. The activated carbon masks are foldable, easy to store, light weight, and convenient to carry. It is said that the sealability is worse than that of medical masks.