Evidence for reusable non-woven fabrics in masks

Lindsay Medoff, the CEO of Suay Sew Shop, a 30-employee boutique Los Angeles clothing manufacturer, wants the armies of people sewing homemade surgical masks to add a specific blue shop towel inside them.https://www.businessinsider.com/homemade-mask-using-hydro-knit-shop-towel-filters-better-2020-4?r=US&IR=TFurther details at […]

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CDC now advise cloth masks

April 4, 2020 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has added new advice on DIY face masks: “CDC recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain […]

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Nano-fibre mask fabric for reusable masks

Recently, a KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) research team announced the development of washable and reusable nano-filter for face masks. https://www.inceptivemind.com/south-korea-developed-washable-reusable-nano-fiber-filtered-mask/12489/

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March 29 – US reusable mask in Florida

University of Florida Hospital have developed reusable masks using surgical instrument wrapping made from Halyard H600 two-ply spun polypropylene. The link is: https://m.ufhealth.org/news/2020/uf-health-anesthesiology-team-devises-respirator-mask-made-existing-hospital-materials?fbclid=IwAR3kEjPHKdVQJA_JjwVWPlJVSucje-TzU3WFYW7Onqb-UXbgmltduOpkNOA More design details her: Mask Alternative

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Update 29 March 2020

Last night Business Secretary Alok Sharma said his department is asking regulatory bodies to “prioritise testing of any new PPE” and that he wanted “to put PPE testing to the front of the queue”. View […]

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NiSi Filters – first impressions

I recently returned from a fantastic trip to the Lofoten Islands in Arctic Norway with my wife Carolyn and friends Dimitri Vasileiou and David Hay. Dimitri is the editor of Landscape Photography Magazine and he […]

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Bamburgh Beach

In March I was teaching on a Long Exposures workshop with Inspiring Photography. As a tutor you don’t get much chance to do your own photography but on the final evening all the clients were […]

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Malvern Wind Chamber Music Course 2015

Once again I have been having great fun doing the photography for the Malvern Winds course in Malvern College. Lots of people photography and some landscapes as well. It is part of my ongoing collaboration […]

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Landscape Photography Magazine Issue 48

This month I reviewed a handy range of filter pouches from Terrascape for LPM issue 48

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Landscape Photography Magazine issue 46

I put together some ideas about planning a landscape shoot for this month’s issue of LPM. I decided to emphasise how smartphone apps and online maps can aid the planning process, as well as giving […]

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