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Lubbock Groups Develop New Face Mask with Cotton Nonwoven Filter

Cotton Grower

May 4, 2020

Cotton Grower - COVID-19 has revealed the critical need for face masks, leading to the evolution of various kinds of masks through entrepreneurship and human ingenuity.

A recent three-way collaboration between the Nonwovens and Advanced Materials Laboratory at Texas Tech University and two Lubbock-based businesses – Scarborough Specialties, Inc. and E Innovate, LLC – resulted in the development of a new face cover using cotton nonwoven as a filter substrate.

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