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How to choose a dust mask?

In daily life, the highest use rate of respiratory protection products is undoubtedly the dust mask, especially in the haze period, if you do not wear the dust mask, just commute to and from get off work, the mouth and nasal cavity will also have “gray”. Over time, it will damage our respiratory system. Therefore, wearing a dust mask is particularly important.

Before purchasing, you need to clarify the following 5 questions.
1. The difference between the protection levels of masks?
FFP stands for European standards, KN/KP stands for Chinese standards, and N/P/R stands for American standards.
The number after the letter represents the protection level of the mask: the larger the number, the higher the protection level.

2. What is the difference between a respirator with a breathing valve and a non-breathing valve?
A respirator with a respirator is relatively easy to breathe, and it is easy to effectively discharge the exhaled air out of the mask; a mask without a respirator is relatively difficult to breathe Smooth, relatively low price, suitable for short-term wearing.
Xiaohui also recommends breathing valve masks. When inhaling, the exhalation valve automatically closes to block harmful substances; when exhaling, the valve opens to discharge moisture and heat, reducing exhalation resistance, and reducing sultry and humidity. Bacteria bred by heat can breathe smoother and wear more comfortably.
3. What is the role of activated carbon in masks?
Activated carbon masks mainly have the functions of anti-virus, deodorizing, filtering bacteria and dust. It is especially suitable for occasions containing organic gases, acidic volatiles, pesticides, SO2, Cl2 and other irritating gases. It can also effectively block harmful gases in the air such as benzene, ammonia, formaldehyde, peculiar smell, malodor, etc. It has stronger adsorption than ordinary masks, and the filtering effect of harmful gases is dozens of times that of ordinary masks.
4. What is the difference between mask styles?
The style determines how much breathing space is when wearing a mask. In general, bowl type>folding type>net cover type.
5. What is the difference between mask wearing methods?
The wearing method is determined by the wearing time and comfort. Under normal circumstances, the head-wearing style is mainly comfortable and suitable for long-term wear; the ear-wearing style is mainly convenient and suitable for frequent wearing and taking off; the neck-wearing style is mainly flexible and easy to wear.
After understanding the above 5 questions, you can buy masks according to your actual needs! Xiaohui also carefully selected several hot-selling masks for everyone, let’s take a look!

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