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Video Transcript Hey everyone. Welcome back. We're testing every single mask on Amazon. And today, we are testing American-made masks. One of my favorites, actually, PPE Amerishield. And look at that sultry surgeon on the box. What is this? Grey's anatomy? I love it. All right. Let's test this mask. Move to the clamp cam, AKA the watch ad, unintentional watch ad, and there we go. Let it rip.

This is a PFE machine, Particle Filtration Efficiency machine. If you want to find out more about how this works, check out the link. All right, PPE Amerishield. I know these guys, known them for a long time since they started. They're actually the second largest manufacturer, even bigger than us, that started during the pandemic. So, they're capable of doing 40 or 50 million masks just like this a month. So, really cool guys, quality product. You can go to their website, Amerishield, Premium-PPE, and you're going to see that they have their level three mask for sale on here.

One quick note, that looks like they're selling level two and level three. For whatever reason, the mask that I bought on Amazon is the only one they have available on Amazon, is actually I think their level one mask. Now, they're not making any claims on this mask. They're making any claims on the box. So, just like any other mask, what we want to see in that case is to be over 95% filtration. So, it'd be interesting to see where it is. All right, let's open this up. So, one ding I'll give you guys is... Well, that's beautiful. Look at that. Look at that, USA-made. I love the flag right there when you see it. But I like to see that these are sealed when I open this up and this one is not sealed, so that may let some smells bring in, but I do. I got to give them props for this. This is really cool. They've embossed this, their logo on there. The shield, which is like some sort of a Marvel universe actually, Marvel. You might want to check this out, copyright infringement. I don't know.

But I like that because when you put it on your face, it's a subtle thing that shows the brand, but it's not in your face. Some folks put like Made in the USA, like really big, and I just think it's a little bit obnoxious, but overall, a really good mask. Looks like the nose wire is pretty well-centered, but again, I'm not seeing it folded over there. So, but again, I think this is actually maybe one of their more earlier masks. Oh, the ear loop is just delightful. Now, one thing about Premium-PPE Amerishield is that this mask is a hundred percent made in the United States, every single piece. A lot of American manufacturers are importing stuff from China or from other countries or Germany or something like that, and putting stuff together here. Nothing wrong with that.

But these guys, I have to know everything is made in the United States and this, they actually work directly with the manufacturer. They're out of Virginia Beach, Virginia to make their own ear loop and it's a very unique, it's very soft ear loop, but does it hold up to the... Oh, come on America. Oh, okay. That was a fluke. It's going to happen. Guarantee you, if you have a problem with ear loops with these guys, you reach out to them. I'm going to give this five out of 10, because I like it to be like, I want to be able to hold up like a fat bald eagle with this. And like an overweight bald eagle. What's more American than that? It's not going to be able to be held up with this. But I mean, nitpicking, I don't think this is going to break if it goes on your face. It's got a good nose wire. Smell is good. Like surprising, no sealed box, but smell is really good.

It's not nothing, but it's kind of pleasant almost. I would call this Was in a Cardboard Box for Six Minutes. That's what it is. That's like just a touch a cardboard, but not in a bad way, like a nice cardboard, if you... You know what I'm talking. So, I'd actually give them a 25 out of 25 on that. So, good job, guys. All right. But does any of that stuff matter? Does it, if it doesn't protect you. Let's see. Nice, 97.105. That's a great mask. Now, they actually make an ASTM level three mask that you can get on their website. That's going to be 98% or better.

This one is their lower level mask, which is 95% or better, but this is a great mask. Good job guys. Very proud of you. I like the product. I like the team. I would wear this mask. I trust these guys. The ear loops just delightful, though don't pull them too hard if you are a fat bald eagle, won't work. All right. Thank you guys for watching and I will catch you on next test.

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The Amerishield mask passed our particulate filtration efficiency machine test with a score of 97.11%This 3-ply blue surgical mask has ear loops instead of head straps or ties.

Mask breathability is determined by airflow resistance, which we measure in pascals. The target for adults should be around 150, and the target for children should be close to 100. The airflow resistance of this mask is 85.34.

This mask has a slight cardboard odor. The ear loops are very soft. This is one of their lower-tier masks, but a good option. 

We found this mask on Amazon. Its country of origin is the USA. Check out our video review for more details.

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