japanese music firm shimamura is launching a cloth face mask developed specifically for wind instrument gamers. designed for a ‘new regular’, the reusable masks permits wearers to proceed to get pleasure from enjoying music whereas stopping the unfold of COVID-19.
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in contrast to pianos, violins, or guitars, wind devices can’t be performed whereas sporting a face masks (for apparent causes). brass and woodwind devices, which depend on the gamers’ breath, pose a major danger in spreading doubtlessly infectious droplets. that is the place shimamura’s antibacterial deodorant masks is available in. developed for brass and woodwind devices (excluding kinds of flutes), the mouthpiece or reed may be held by means of the opening on the entrance of the masks.
a particular fabric containing silica is used on the within of the masks to deodorize it whereas on the identical time adjusting the humidity to an appropriate stage, so you may get pleasure from enjoying in a cushty setting. as well as, your complete masks makes use of threads with silver ions, which have a superb antibacterial impact and suppress the expansion of varied micro organism. when not enjoying, it will also be used as a traditional masks by closing the opening with the protecting fabric connected inside. it will also be used repeatedly by hand washing and drying. launching on august 18, 2020, the masks shall be obtainable in himamura musical instrument shops throughout japan and on-line.
identify: antibacterial deodorant strong masks for wind devices
supported devices: all wind devices besides flute and piccolo
cloth: polyester antibacterial cloth (polyurethane, cotton, silica gel)