Face masks are particulate filters, where the mask protects your from inhaling undesireable particles or gases.
Disposable face masks are also referred to as Nuisance masks (if there is no certification), or Dust Masks (when offering the lower levels of filter protection).
3M is the undisputed UK market leader for Disposable Face Masks.
But Alpha Solway are arguably the innovators in developing better fitting face masks.
(Alpha Solway has even developed a special, SMALLER face mask design specifically to fit snugly to a smaller face, the Alpha S, which is unique and complies to EN149, FFP3 standard.
Valved face masks allow you to breathe more easily, but are slightly more expensive than the unvalved masks.
Alpha Solway has developed their Alphamesh range along with an extra wide interior flange. The result is that the Alphamesh holds the shape of the face mask to ensure it fits keenly, but comfortably around your face.
For the best value (especially within generic styles of disposable masks), check out the Blackrock range of disposable face masks. These are generally unvalved and fold flat masks - for carrying convenience.
All our disposable face masks comply with the EN ISO 149 standard.
When choosing a dust mask, consider: