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Mesdan introduces testing kit for mask fabrics and masks

Medical mask testing kit - differential pressure and particles filtering tester for protective medical mask testing

27th April 2020

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Puegnago (BS), Italy

Medical/Hygiene, Protective

Brescia, Italy based Mesdan has developed a new testing kit which can test both fabrics for protective masks and masks themselves.

Mesdan’s Airtronic is one of the most popular air permeability testers on the market. Following the COVID-19 crisis and market demand for protective medical mask testing, Mesdan has developed a ‘medical mask testing kit’ according to EN 14683:2019 and ASTM F2100:2019 (both referring to differential pressure and measuring the difference between airflow above and below the specimen) as well as EN 149 (Particles filtering).

“With the new kit both fabric and ready-made mask can be tested, the Kit could be either integrated into a new Airtronic or installed onto an existing Airtronic,” the Italian company says.

"Two different models are available, small bench top and movable stand-alone unit. For Airtronic the unique “average pore size” assessment software is available as well. For more information about Airtronic latest version please contact: [email protected]."

www.mesdan.com

 

 

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