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How To Distinguish The Front And Back Of The Mask?

A mask is a protective tool that plays a filtering role. The use of a mask plays a good role in protecting people. Generally, a multi-layer filtering device is used in a mask to filter out polluted gases and tiny particles in the air. , So as to better protect people's respiratory tract and make people's body safer and healthier, which also makes the use of masks more important. Disposable Face Mask Manufacturers will teach you the distinction below.


1. Medical Face Mask

Looking at the color, the general medical mask is darker on the front (outward) and lighter on the reverse (outward) or white. When worn, the darker side faces outward, and the lighter color is the side that touches the face.


Looking at the creases, medical masks with the folds facing down are front (outward), and those with folds facing up are the reverse (outward).


Looking at the metal strip of the nose clip, in addition to distinguishing the front and back, the medical mask also needs to distinguish the top and bottom. The end with the metal strip of the nose clip (a harder strip touched by hand) is facing up, otherwise it is facing down.

Disposable Face Mask

Disposable Face Mask    

2. KN95 Protective Face Mask

Looking at the concave and convex surface, when the N95 mask is opened, the convex surface is the front (outward), and the concave surface is the reverse (inward).


Looking at the metal clip of the nose clip, compared with the hidden metal clip of the medical mask, the metal strip of the nose clip of the N95 mask is generally exposed. You can see that the side of the metal strip of the nose clip is the front, and the side of the metal strip is facing up. 


Looking at the headband orientation, the N95 mask headband is located on the front (outward), and the headband will press the edge of the mask when worn.


After reading the above description, I believe everyone has understood how to distinguish the front and back of the mask. Everyone must wear the mask according to the correct orientation and method, so that the mask can adhere to the face, block the bacteria and viruses more effectively, and provide us with a better filtering effect.


3. Disposable Face Mask

Looking at the color, the darker side of the disposable mask is the front side. When wearing it, the front side needs to be facing outward, while the lighter side is the reverse side, which will directly touch the face.


Looking at the metal strip, the mask can be distinguished by the metal strip of the mask. In general, the side of the metal strip that is above and protruding outward is facing outward.


Looking at the creases, there will be multiple creases on the mask. The folds facing down are generally the outer layer, while the folds facing up are the inner layer.


Thread ends. In general, the side with white thread on the white flat mask is the outside. On the contrary, the side without thread is the reverse side.


Smoothness, because the outer surface of the mask has a water blocking function, it is mostly a smooth surface, and the inner layer is mostly made of a material with good breathability, close to the skin, which is conducive to breathing, more delicate, and comfortable.


After reading the above introduction, I believe you have understood how to distinguish the front and back of the mask. Everyone must wear the mask according to the correct orientation and method, so that the mask can adhere to the face, block the bacteria and viruses more effectively, and provide us with a better filtering effect.