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video transcriptHey everyone, welcome back. We are testing every single mask on Amazon. And today we're looking at the American made masks. This one is super America. This is like wearing a bald Eagle on your face. Ah shoot, sounds like it would be painful. This is a company called Liberty Masks. I'm very excited to test this. Before we start talking about their designs, let's put this in the machine.
Now, this is a blue and white mask. Very standard. Get the other side, I did. Let's let a rip. This is a PFE machine, if you want to know about Particulate Filtration Efficiency and why we're doing this test here. If you don't know, look at the link. But why are you here? I don't even know. All right, let's talk about this mask. I love the box. Not to soft touch. I have not had a single soft touch box today from America. What's going on? Level it up guys. All right. USA surgical mask. So you can go to libertymasksny.com, is their website. I like their website. Their design is pretty nice.
Looks like they're made in Long Island, New York. We actually bought these on Amazon and they're not making any claims on here. So we're just going to take a look at the box here. No claims on the box. I love the design.
Proudly made in the US. It opens up, has one of these nice little thingies here. Oh, that's cute. "Your first line of defense". These pop out. This is a basic blue mask, but I can just tell by of holding this in my hand that it's very precise.
Whoever did these, they did a great job on the welds and the nose wire's nice. A lot of pride went into making this, I can tell. The ear loops I don't love, they're very small. They're very small. And I can tell that the welds ... My guess is they're not going to hold up great. Yeah. This type of ear loop ... I actually used this type of ear loop on our masks in the beginning. And that's why we switched away from it. It was all we could get at the beginning, when the pandemic was happening. It doesn't hold very well. And if you look at some of our early ... Ooh. If you look at some of our early reviews ... These are probably going to fall off on your face. Okay. Great nose wire, great feel, great fit.
Okay. I'm going to call this smell 'Old Legos stored in the basement'. It's kind of a plastic musty smell, just a little bit. So I'm going to go 15 out of 25 on that. Not the best smell, but not the worst either. Yeah. See that. Yeah. Ear loops are not great. But the welds and the construction and otherwise, it's a pretty good mask. All right. Does any of that matter, all that subjective crap? Not if it doesn't protect you. And that's what you're here for, that's what you showed up for. Surely not for my bad jokes that I tell to my kids. Is that why you're you here? That's weird. All right. Let's check it out. PFE. Yes. 95.95, 95 95. So good they did it twice. Good job guys. The minimum standard in the United States is 95%. That's an ASTM Level 1 mask. Personally, I'm looking for ASTM two or three, but they didn't put those claims on the box.
They're just saying, "Hey, this is a box that's going to protect you", or "This is a box of masks". They're not saying anything. They didn't make any claims, but this could probably hit ASTM Level 1. So kudos to you guys for making a great mask.
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