What is the raw material for surgical mask and top manufacturers in India?by Radhika Chawla Marketer
Surgical masks, once simply a strip of cloth tied around the face of a Doctor or Nurse have now become a common thing for every one of us. How these masks are produced is the question to which everyone asks for an answer. These are made from non woven fabric like polypropylene which adds to it the property of filtration. They are to be found in different styles and grades depending on the level of protection the user wants. When the question of manufacturing arises Parknonwoven can be taken as a trusted manufacturer
How are surgical Masks made?
They are made with non - woven fabric as it provides better bacteria filtration and air permeability and is less slippery than a woven cloth. The most commonly used material is polypropylene. 20 gsm material of the mask is made in a spun-bond process. Spunbond is a commonly known production of nonwoven fabric. It is obtained through a spinning process. There are ten different types of non woven fabric. The most often used spun bond non woven fabric is PP.
Many usages in the field of Medical, geotextile,carpet-making industry, shopping bags among others. Its process of making involves a single continuous process. At first, fibers are spun and then directly are dispersed into a web by deflectors. One of the specialties of PP non-woven is that it runs faster and at a lower temperature. In India at present, there are many suppliers of this fabric but no one competes with Park Non-Woven. It is sold both in packets and in kgs and prices vary in terms of quality..keeping in mind the present scenario it is mostly used in making ppe kits and masks and hence is in demand. Surgical masks are made up of a multi-layer structure that covers a layer of textile with non-woven bonded fabric on both sides.
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