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originally posted by: AutomateThis1
I have the benefit of having a father who has a surplus of 3M respirators and filters.
I've used them quite often for various projects. So, in my opinion I wouldn't advise people to use the medical/dust type masks. They don't fit up against the face flush and fit rather loosely.
If you are really concerned about what you're breathing in get a respirator.
I've used these mostly:
The prefilter and NIOSH 6091 cartridge combo are better than just a N95 rated mask.
Combined with nonventilated lab goggles you want have to worry about getting anything in your eyes.
If you want to go with something that's a step up for a few dollars more you can get this:
The filter/cartridges are interchangeable so you can use 6000, 6001, and 7500. These are half masks. 3M also make full face respirators such as:
But if you're deadset on using N95 filtration I would suggest using P95 or R95 cartridges which also resist oily substances P95 supposedly lasts longer than R95.
But if you want to go a step above 95 get the P100 which resists damn near 100% I think it's like 99.95 or 99.97.
originally posted by: WeAllWait
a reply to: neurosurgeon
Is there something your good at or have knowledge of or have a resource to that can help bring answers to the looming question mark that is 2019-nCoV?
originally posted by: EndtheMadnessNow
- 11,948 confirmed cases worldwide
- 17,988 suspected cases
- 259 fatalities
- 1,795 in serious/critical condition
- 260 treated and released
- All parts of China reporting cases
- 24 countries reporting cases