Denroy is extending its ‘bubl’ with the creation of a new mask
Bangor based company Denroy is evolving thanks to the creation of ‘bubl’, an innovative transparent barrier mask.
Following the firms successful launch and role in preventing the spread of Covid-19, Denroy believes this new mask has longevity beyond the current health crisis as the ideal solution for protecting humans against air pollution.
From walkers, cyclists and commuters, the world’s leading innovators of high-tech, critical components for the aerospace and medical industries, Denroy, believes its design of bubl allows for the user to breathe easier; and breath air that is cleaner.
With a CE mark and the ability to replace the filters every eight-hours, means it is not only 100% reusable but safe and versatile.
According to the World Health Organisation, outdoor air pollution kills an estimated 4.2 million people worldwide every year, due to stroke, heart disease, lung cancer and chronic respiratory diseases. In fact, particles from car and lorry brake linings, road dust, fumes from diesel vehicles and pollen are often too small to see, but can pose health risks.
Now with masks in everyday use, Marcus McCay, the lead designer behind bubl, believes using our knowledge around the attributes of face coverings provides the basis for innovation, using them as an inherit solution to preventing air-borne pollutes.
He explained: “We are now living in a world were masks are common practice. With bubl, we have seen first-hand it has the potential to prevent the spread of Covid-19 but through further research we have proven it has the ability to translate across to help prevent issues associated with air pollution. Wearing a facemask to lessen air-pollution exposure can be difficult for some people — they can be uncomfortable, breathing seems more difficult or they feel claustrophobic. Bubl tackles this and provides an effective solution due to its innovative design combining comfort, versatility and medical grade approval. It is unlike any other mask on the market for tackling air pollution on an everyday basis.”
Ergonomically Designed, CE Approved and Type II mask, bubl is made from flexible polymer that fits snugly around the bridge of the nose, cheeks and chin. The shape of the mask is naturally ergonomic, based on how people instinctively cup their hands to protect their nose and mouth. Bubl is a type II medical mask and comes with 60 filters to be changed after eight hours of use.
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