3 ply disposable face mask are often referred as 3 layer mask or disposable respirator.
The name itself shows the features of a 3 ply mask meaning 3 layers of protection system.
3 ply or 3 layers of protection can block any kind of large particles such as droplets, spatters and sprays from entering human body. 3 ply disposable face mask
Each layer has its unique way to work such as
Inner layer- absorbs sweat and moisture
Middle layer- filters pathogens
Outer layer- repels blood, water and fluids
Meaning of 3 ply disposable mask
3 ply disposable mask or 3 layer disposable mask are non – replaceable and single use mask.
This type of mask might have a lot of features but parts of a disposable mask can’t be replaced with new ones.
How to wear it?
3 ply disposable mask are either loop type or tie based.
It has two sides ( blue and white) with 3 layers of protection added to the mask.
For loop type mask- Hold the mask in front of your mouth and place a loop around each ear.
Put the blue in the outer side and white in the inner side.
For tie type mask- Bring the mask to your nose level and place the ties over your head and tiewith a bow. Put the blue in the outer side and white in the inner side. 3 ply disposable face mask
When should you wear one?
You should wear a 3 ply disposable mask if you –
- Have a fever
- Have a cough
- Suffering from illness
Things you should not do
Once you have put on a disposable mask securely you should follow this rules in order to stay safe
Do not touch the mask while wearing
- Hang the mask on your neck
- Crisscross the masks ties
- Folding the mask
- Using it again
Cost of a 3 ply disposable mask
New 3 ply disposable mask can charge you $0.20 – $1 per piece and per box $12 – $16.
Where to buy one?
You can find a 3 ply disposable mask at
- Medial store
- ● Local hardware shop
- Online marketplace