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New Respirator Adhesive Seals Fit

Monday, October 12, 2009

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A Minnesota company has introduced a “skin-friendly, medically tested” adhesive to improve the fit of most models of respirators.

Breathe Safely contains an adhesive that “creates an easy-to-use seal,” says Breathe Safely LLC, of Baxter, Minn.

Differences in facial features and facial movements (smiles, yawning, talking) can affect the fit and seal of a respirator, the company says.

“A respirator can't adapt to the face surface without an adhesive seal,” the company says. The adhesive seal “forces air movement to pass through the filter material, preventing the leakage that occurs between the face and the respirator, creating an effective seal.”

For details, visit www.breathesafely.com.

   

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