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COVID-19 UPDATE: Recommended wearing time of protective masks – researchers make better predictions possible with simulations

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Filtration in the age of COVID-19

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Is filtration more effective than social distancing in preventing virus spread?

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Facemask Wear Time - Fraunhofer ITWM

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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Facemasks used during COVID-19

There are many different facemasks in the market today – from do-it-yourself cut and sew barrier masks to highly engineered products that require testing and certification to be used. In the age of COVID-19, the term “facemask” is, in some cases, being used generically, when there are different types of facemasks with varying degrees of …

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Big Box Store with laminar flow from ceiling to floor.

At the time of this writing, the CDC predicts 135,000 deaths in the U.S. from COVID-19. McIlvaine has calculated the cost in terms of life quality reduction for those sickened, as well as those dying, plus healthcare costs at $58 million per death. The result is a $7.8 trillion cost, not including lost economic activity. …

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N95 face mask

“The U.S. has a strategic petroleum reserve. It has strategic military assets. Where are the strategic meltblown assets?” This was the question with which Forbes investment specialist William Baldwin closed a column on April 3rd, immediately after U.S. President Donald Trump had issued a blistering attack on 3M during a press briefing in Washington. 3M …

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Custom polyurethane formulations

Solutions for air, oil & gas, pool & spa, reverse-osmosis and ultrafiltration For 40 years, Polyset has been a leading custom formulator of two-component Polyurethane Adhesive, Elastomer, and Foam Systems for the industrial and commercial industries. We pride ourselves on our in-depth understanding of specific filter processing and performance requirements, batch-to-batch consistency, competitive pricing, and …

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