Tell Me More! Masks under the Microscope
The image on the left is a mask viewed under an electron microscope. Find the three images below that are from the same mask!
The fibers are tied together like braids. Let's take a closer look!
Which mask was under the electron microscope?
Now, which mask were those images taken of?
There's one correct answer.
- N95 mask (non-woven fabric)
- Nylon polyurethane mask
- Disposable mask (non-woven fabric)
Properties of nylon polyurethane masks
Nylon polyurethane masks have good ventilation and are quick-drying, as well as feeling cool on your skin. The fibers are braided together, meaning the fabric stretches to fit the wearer's face.