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Hey everyone. Welcome back to the place where we're testing every single mask on Amazon. Very excited today. We're testing KF94s. To see this format exploding on Amazon and getting into the international market, i.e. the U.S. Market, because it's a great format and I'll talk about why I think it's great. But this mask, I'm super excited. I'm super excited to try. Remember, I have five kids, so this kind of joke, right up my alley.
All right, let's put it in the clamper and try it. I swear, I didn't do drugs today but feels like I did. Just high on life folks. All right, this is a KF94. I don't know about the actual standard itself, except for the 94 stands for 94%. And that every time I test a KF94, it's pretty much a good mask. So those are things I know about it.
If you have access to an English translation of the KF94 format, I would love to read it, the standard. This is a PFE machine, particulate filtration efficiency machine. It is meant to do the N95 test, but Lloyd, this is a KF94. I know Lloyd, but you don't have a KF94 machine, you have this one. Good point. I'm trying to test this for you, the viewer at home or wherever you may be, to tell you if this is a good mask or not, because I'm assuming you don't have a $250,000 lab that can do this.
So as we try to test this lab, we're going to keep going all day long, let's look at the listing on this. It's just so reasonable. It's such a reasonable brand name. It's just try KF94. Maybe you haven't and you should, maybe you'll like it. It's a face protective dust mask. And the model on here, I don't know. This is probably somebody's cousin or something. They're like, "Hey, Steve." Probably not his name. "Can you try these masks for me?" And he's like, "Yeah." He's like, let me see if I can line this up, "Yeah. I could try the mask." It's just so reasonable.
So a lot of people are like, "Hey, what are all these? Why is this all in a foreign language? I don't understand this." They ask me and I'm like, "It's because it's in Korean." Because it's a Korean format. It is their N95 and that is why I think it's such a good format because typically... I do know part of the standard is that it has to be made on Korean soil, which is a great standard that allows the South Korean FDA to really police all these manufacturers.
Let's try the thing, oh, I tried it. I tried it, oh. I tried it and it broke. I tried it and it broke. I'm going to try another one and see. I'll try one more. I'll just try it, see what happens. I don't think it's going to break on your face. Let me do the old smell test. Oh yes, this is the KF94 smell I know and love. Smells like burning fires, just like it's s'mores time, is what this smells like and I got my marshmallow a little too close to the fire. That's what this smell's like. I don't know what it is, but it's very common to have this kind of burning smell in a KF94 mask. It's not a delightful smell, but it's not horrible.
I looks like a ninja in this. Well I don't, in my mind I look like a ninja. A ninja would wear this mask. How about we stop there? All right. So a lot of subjective things here, great price, $1.20 a count, super reasonable model on their super reasonable brand. Try, try it. I invite you to try it, if it passes this test.
So let's check it out. 99.508. We tried and we liked, that's right. What is the breathability? Ah, come on guys. Breathability was 185, 185 pascals. That's a little on the high side. I like to see below 150 if I'm going to wear this for more than a couple hours. So this style of mask, I like wearing on an airplane but at 185 pascals, there are better masks. I'm going to put a link to all of our masks that we've done. You can look by KF94 and you'll see the ones that have a lot more breathability.
All right, guys. Thank you so much for watching. I appreciate you. I appreciate your time and attention. And most YouTubers would be like, "Hey, man. Oh, can I get a like? Can I get a... Oh please, sir. I'd like some more." I'm not going to do that because I don't do... You can watch all my videos, I've never one time asked for a like or subscriber. I won't do that because I am just glad that you're here. That's it. Full stop. No ask. Thank you for being here and I will catch you on the next test.
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