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COVID-19 UPDATE: ANDRITZ launches D-TECH technology for production of respiratory facemasks

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MANN+HUMMEL aims for ‘Leadership in Filtration’

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Testing the limits of facemask filtration

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With the coronavirus COVID-19 spreading worldwide, International Filtration News is tracking stories relevant to the filtration industry. Filtration media for facemasks and respirators are at the forefront of the COVID-19 response effort, and meeting the demand for these types of filter media is proving to be a challenge. As manufacturers of filter media and others …

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Kurk Wilks

MANN+HUMMEL, a leading global expert in filtration, was founded in 1941 as a family owned company and has remained so to this day. The company, headquartered in Ludwigsburg, Germany, develops filtration solutions for automobiles, industrial applications, clean indoor air in industry and public spaces, and the sustainable use of water. More than 20,000 employees at …

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Facemask for medical use

As the COVID-19 pandemic began to spread worldwide in the early part of this year, one of the first things to become clear was the supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) – facemasks in particular – was not ready for the ensuing surge in demand. In many parts of the world impacted by the coronavirus, …

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People wearing facemasks

Standardized facemasks typically fall into one of two categories — surgical or respirator. Both variants are designed to offer various levels of protection against the transmission of bacteria and other particulates. World facemask guidelines are about science, but go beyond that. The science is defined by test methods that each region/country espouses. As a rule …

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Evidence shows that small aerosols provide a major route for COVID transmission.

The filtration industry needs to take the lead in resolving the COVID problem. Transmission does not come from contaminated food, mosquitoes or fleas. Very little transmission has been traced to surface contact. The new evidence is that small aerosols provide a major route for COVID transmission. These aerosols create viral clouds, which are not deterred …

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