Connecticut Biotech

Benefits of Secure Fit mask frame

Based on expert opinion. 

Qualities Surgical / Procedure Masks N95 CTBIOTECH mask frame atop surgical mask
 Effective filter medium Average Very effective Very effective
 Effective face-seal Poor (With seal testing) Perfect Near perfect
 Total inhalation leakage High leakage Minimal leakage Minimal leakage
 Facial movement impact on leakage Yes. High leakage Yes. Increased leakage Minimal leakage
 Required seal testing Not available Required Not required
 Comfort of use Yes No Yes - custom fitted
 Fogging of glasses / face shield Yes Mild Mild
 Effective pediatric use Yes  Difficult  Yes - custom fitted
 Speech intelligibility impact Minimum impact Significant impact  Minimum impact
 Impact of breathing Minimal Significant  Minimal
 Long lasting No No Yes, with replaceable masks
 Overall effectiveness Mild  High High
 Lifetime value  Low  Low  High