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Recycle face masks and sustainability

08 Jun 2022

Few good things have emerged from the Covid-19 pandemic. One of them is that, due to the upsurge in mask use, businesses expanded and new businesses were created to recycle face masks. Here are just a few ways pre-loved(!)...

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How good are your face masks?

04 May 2022

When researching the purchase of surgical or respirator face masks, it is hugely important to ensure that they are manufactured to EU standards. At the beginning of the pandemic there were limited supplies available. But now there are now...

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What is meant by BFE?

06 Apr 2022

BFE stands for Bacterial Filtration Efficiency. It is used to define the effectiveness of filtration materials and is a test performed on materials that provide protection such as face masks and surgical gowns. It measures how material filters biological...

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Irema donates respirator masks to Ukraine

04 Mar 2022

Irema Facemate FFP2 masks bound for Ukraine Irema has donated 36,000 FFP2 masks to two groups helping the people of Ukraine. Each group will receive 18,000 masks (one pallet) of FFP2 masks. The first will be shipped on Saturday...

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Irema Ireland to participate in FILTECH 22

25 Feb 2022

Irema Ireland is once again sponsoring FILTECH 22, the filtration event held annually in Cologne, Germany. The dynamic filtration industry is of further growing importance and turning into a key industry worldwide. This year, FILTECH 22 features over 450...

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How to do an FFP fit check

23 Feb 2022

An FFP fit check (or fit test) is carried out after donning (putting on) an FFP style mask. (Instructions on how best to do this in a previous post). A fit check is necessary to ensure that there is...

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