Filtration and breathability of fabrics for community masks: Interactive plot

The following interactive plot depicts several types of fabric regarding their 3 micrometer particle retention capacity (filtration) and air permeability (breathability). The green area corresponds to adequate fabrics for community use. Please click in any point to obtain information on the fabric description, filtration and breathability



This app has been developed in the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto (COVIDcids group - Department of Community Medicine, Information and Health Decision Sciences | Center for Health Technologies and Services Research) based on data by CITEVE (Technological Centre of Textile Industry). Contributes from Bernardo Sousa-Pinto, Ana Paula Fonte, Antonia Andrade Lopes, Bruno Oliveira, Joao Almeida Fonseca, Altamiro Costa-Pereira and Osvaldo Correia. Group page: COVIDcids