The main difference between medical non-woven fabric and ordinary non-woven fabric

Update:30 Apr 2021

At present, the common non-woven fabrics on the market […]

At present, the common non-woven fabrics on the market can be divided into two main categories, one is ordinary non-woven fabrics, and the other is medical non-woven fabrics. Since they are mainly used in medical treatment, they have strict requirements on quality. In addition, what are the differences between the two?

1. Antibacterial ability
Since it is a medical non-woven fabric, the primary criterion is the antibacterial ability. Generally, a three-layer melt-blown layer structure is used. The ordinary medical non-woven fabric uses a single-layer melt-blown layer structure. Comparing the two, it must be a three-layer structure of antibacterial More capable. As for non-medical ordinary non-woven fabrics, because there is no meltblown layer, it does not have antibacterial ability.

2. Applicable to a variety of sterilization methods
Since it has the antibacterial ability, it also needs the corresponding sterilization ability. High-quality medical non-woven fabrics can be applied to a variety of sterilization methods. The common three sterilization methods are pressure steam, ethylene oxide, and hydrogen peroxide plasma. However, ordinary non-medical non-woven fabrics cannot be applied to multiple sterilization methods.

3. Quality control
Medical non-woven fabrics need to pass the certification of the relevant product quality control system, and there are strict standards and requirements for every step of the product in the production process.

The main differences between medical non-woven fabrics and ordinary non-woven fabrics are mainly reflected in these aspects. Both have their own uses and characteristics. Just choose the correct one according to the needs in use.

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