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Guide to Buying Face Masks

Aug 19th 2020

Discount Safety Gear carries a variety of masks that can be used for prevention. We have cloth masks, surgical masks and N95 masks. In the chart below you will see what the differences are between these masks and their effectiveness.

Mast Comparison Chart

It is very important to know the differences between masks and what mask is best for you. Did you know that N95 Masks protect you from at least 95% of airborne particles? That means only 5% of those particles can enter the mask. Compared to a cloth mask, the N95 mask is superior in protection, see the comparison chart below.

N95 Mask verses Cloth Masks

Masks with a Valve

Now you should have a better understand of the types of masks there are and their level of protection. Discount Safety Gear is consistently bringing in new and innovative products (like our new bandana masks) to provide a variety of protection for our customers.

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References

Understanding Differences of Surgical Mask AND N95 Respirator Mask – https://ilifemall.com/2020/02/29/understanding-differences-of-surgical-mask-and-n95-respirator-mask/

How effective are homemade masks at stopping spread of coronavirus? https://www.thehour.com/news/coronavirus/article/How-effective-are-homemade-masks-at-stopping-15226252.php

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