Charcoal filters in face masks

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Nickynockynoonoo
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Charcoal filters in face masks

Post by Nickynockynoonoo » Fri Apr 16, 2021 12:02 am

I've been looking on line to buy some more washable face masks with nose wire. Lots of ads for charcoal filters. Is it just a gymmick?

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Re: Charcoal filters in face masks

Post by lpm » Fri Apr 16, 2021 7:05 am

Definitely worth it, if you're off to the Western Front to fight the hun.
What ever happened to that Trump guy, you know, the one who was president for a bit?

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Re: Charcoal filters in face masks

Post by bob sterman » Fri Apr 16, 2021 7:17 am

As lpm points out - charcoal filters are great for absorbing chemicals.

Also if you wanted to carry out some research into the effects of inhaling fine charcoal particles - using a cheaply constructed mask to hold a load of crushed charcoal in front of your nose and mouth while you breath might be a good way to investigate this.

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Re: Charcoal filters in face masks

Post by tom p » Fri Apr 16, 2021 9:58 am

also handy if you're likely to swallow something poisonous and need a ready supply of activated charcoal to shove down your gullet in an emergency

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Re: Charcoal filters in face masks

Post by headshot » Fri Apr 16, 2021 10:29 am

And it'll filter farts.

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Re: Charcoal filters in face masks

Post by Nickynockynoonoo » Fri Apr 16, 2021 11:01 am

LOL cheers folks

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