There are three main face mask categories while classifications and standards vary by country: Civil mask, Surgical mask and Respiratory masks. Products are designed to offer various levels of protection against the transmission of bacteria and particles. Ahlstrom has the ability to produce the material used to construct all three types of face masks.
Civil face mask
Materials for construction of civil masks for professionals in contact with the public and for individual use.
Surgical face mask
Materials for construction of surgical face masks that offer protection for health care workers and patients during surgery and nursing.