Reprocessing of medical protection masks

NMI supports the University Hospital of Tübingen in clarifying the material question

In order to test whether medical protection masks can be reprocessed and reused in case of supply shortages, scientists from the NMI Natural and Medical Sciences Institute at the University of Tübingen examined the fleece used in the masks under the scanning electron microscope. The investigation shows: Even after several sterilization programs, the material structure does not change significantly.


You can find the complete press release here (only available in German).


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