The Investigation of Performance Properties Of Reusable Masks

Eren E. R. , Pamuk O., Aksu M. B.

XVth International Izmir Textile and Apparel Symposium, İzmir, Turkey, 26 - 27 October 2021, pp.141-150

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • City: İzmir
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.141-150


In this study, it was aimed to examine the physical performance properties of reusable face masks. Five masks having different properties have been evaluated within the scope of the project. The masks have been designed to be three layers and samples of mask surface have produced to be combinations of woven, knitted and nonwoven fabric in the mask layers. In order to determine the physical performance properties of masks; weight, thickness and air permeability tests have been carried out. According to the performance results, reusable masks have been compared with disposable medical mask and the data have been commented.