Instructions for Use

**Please do not replace any N95 masks with these masks. These are solely a last-resort device for those who do not have access to the standard personal protective equipment (PPE)

SUPPLIES TO PURCHASE

1. HEPA Filter Vacuum Bags

  • Link for reference: Click here!

  • These may also be available at hardware, home repair and appliance stores, etc.

  • NOT ANY VACUUM BAG WILL DO. Look for the HEPA label, stating that it is 99.97% effective for particles up to 0.3 microns. Bags that claim to filter out allergens are NOT suitable.

2. Rubber bands (7 inches x 1/2 inches):

3. Foam Tape (3/8 inches wide x 3/16 inches thick x 10 feet long)

  • Link for reference: Click here!

  • You can choose larger widths, depending on your preference.

MASK DO's & DO NOT's

  • DO NOT:

    • Do not expose masks to high heat. It will melt and deform them.

    • Do not soak your mask in an isopropyl alcohol solution as extreme exposure to isopropyl alcohol can destroy the plastic. Instead, simply wipe the mask with isopropyl alcohol.

    • Do not drop them on the floor, as they can break.

  • DO:

    • Clean the mask before first time use

    • Clean mask EVERY DAY.

    • Replace your filter EVERY DAY

    • Wash your hands after handling the mask / filter

HEPA FILTER: 

How to (Video)

NANO MASKS

In your bag, you will receive the following:

  1. Mask

    • Must be cleaned daily​ with isopropyl alcohol or Lysol wipes

  2. Foam tape attached to mask

    • Replace according to preference​

  3. Lock

  4. Plastic filter piece

  5. 7-inch rubber band (x2)

    • Replace according to preference​

  6. HEPA vacuum filter (x1)

    • Must be replaced daily

Please keep in mind the following instructions:

  • It should be used for a maximum of 8 hours and change the non-woven filter once a day.

  • After handling the active filter, you should wash your hands and follow precautions as recommended by the health authority.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR NANO MASK USE (Video)

Video describing how to prepare the mask for use (setting the filter, placing the filter piece, and placing the lock) materials to purchase, and how to wear the mask.

MONTANA MASKS

In your bag, you will receive the following:

  1. Mask

    • Must be cleaned daily​ with isopropyl alcohol or Lysol wipes

  2. Lock

  3. 7-inch rubber band (x2)

    • Replace according to preference​

  4. HEPA vacuum filter (x1)

    • Must be replaced daily

Please keep in mind the following instructions:

  • It should be used for a maximum of 8 hours and change the non-woven filter once a day.

  • After handling the active filter, you should wash your hands and follow precautions as recommended by the health authority.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR MONTANA MASK USE (Video)

Video describing how to prepare the mask for use (setting the filter, placing the filter piece, and placing the lock) materials to purchase, and how to wear the mask.

HOW TO WEAR TENSION RELEASE BAND

Please note: not all masks come with these bands

Source: https://3dprint.nih.gov/discover/3dpx-013410

HOW TO WEAR FACE SHIELD (Video below)

Please note: face shields available only upon request