Minimally Invasive Surgery and Interventional Techniques
Department of Biomechanical Engineering - Delft University of Technology
RIVM reports on steam sterilisation
RIVM published positive test results on steam sterilisation at 121 degrees showing that the method does not affect 3M FFP2 masks
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The Covid-19 pandemic causes local shortages of personal protective equipment such as face masks. In preparation for that scarcity hospitals we initiated the sterilisation of masks and the evaluation of their performance. We bring together expertise to build up testing facilities and to support validation

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Publication29 March 2020 
A Comparison of Particle Filter Efficiency Measurements for Protective Masks using Particle Counters with Different Flow Rates
Publication29 March 2020 
Steam sterilization of used disposable face masks with respect to COVID-19 shortages
Publication29 March 2020 
Sterilization of disposable face masks by means of standardized dry and steam sterilization processes: an alternative in the fight against mask shortages due to COVID-19
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