Dust Masks Uses
Dust masks are flexible pads to hold over the nose and mouth. The are typically hold in place by elastic straps to protect against airborne particulates and pollutants. To see a comprehensive list of such dangers you can see this indoor air pollutant list.
You can wear a dust mask in the same way as a paint mask or surgical mask. However it is perilous to confuse dust masks with other masks because they each protect against specific airborne dangers.
Using the wrong mask for a job can present a significant and possibly deadly danger, as many dust masks with widely varied levels of protection.
However none of this products can be used to protect from volatile gases. Misfitting masks are also a danger as they allow a material to bypass the mask entirely.
Dust masks are cheaper, lighter, and possibly more comfortable alternative to respirators, but may not provide as much protection, and may be more susceptible to misuse or poor fit as mentioned in Wikipedia. However there is now a better alternative to Dust Masks, and that is the USA Patented Nose Filters that you can order from our store. What makes the nose filers so unique you ask? Here follows the answer below.
Dust Masks Vs Nose Filters comparison
There are a multitude of reasons to choose FDNS Nose Filters than a traditional dust mask:
- A more effective filtration (up to 99.9% of Airborne Matter)
- Much longer usage time before replacing (up to 24 hours per pair VS only 3-4 for traditional masks)
- Much more discreet (barely visible from a short distance)
- More easy to carry and store, especially during travel
- Much more affordable for continuous / long-term use
- USA Made , Tested and Patented
You may click on the following article to see a comprehensive air quality guide on how to deal with several indoor air pollutant, an see the several uses of the nose filters that can be used in everyday activities to better of your working or living environment.