Due to the serious spread of epidemic diseases recently, masks have become an indispensable daily necessities. Among the many masks, only medical surgical masks and medical protective masks are better. So what is the difference between surgical masks and medical protective masks? What is the difference between surgical masks and medical masks?
1. Different filter effects
Medical surgical masks do not require a very high particle filtration rate, while the filter materials used in medical protective masks have been tested for very strict filtration effects.
2. Dress differently
Although there is a nose clip on the medical surgical mask, it does not fit closely with the face, while the medical protective mask will fit closely with the face and will not loosen even if it is worn for a long time.
3. Different usage
Medical surgical masks are commonly used medical masks in operating rooms and other environments with risk of body fluids and blood splashes. They can block blood and body fluids from passing through the mask to contaminate the wearer. At the same time, the filtration efficiency of bacteria is more than 70%, but the filtration efficiency of particles is limited. The medical protective mask has a good fit, can filter particles in the air, block pollutants such as droplets, blood, body fluids, secretions, etc., and the filtration efficiency of non-oily particles can reach more than 95%, which is to deal with airborne transmission. Personal protective equipment commonly used for diseases.
4. Different shape
Medical surgical masks are mostly rectangular in design, and the fit with the face is not as tight as that of medical protective masks. Common medical surgical masks include strap-type, ear-hook, etc., while common medical protective masks are arch-shaped, butterfly-shaped, etc.
5. Different tightness
Medical surgical masks can cover the wearer's mouth, nose and jaw, but the airtightness is poor, there is no tight fit, but breathing is relatively smooth, while medical protective masks can closely fit the face of the person, and the airtightness is good, but Breathing is difficult.