PRessure Optimized PowEred Respirator (PROPER)

Published: 27 August 2020| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/vrr4v4bhwn.1
Miracle Israel Nazarious,


The repository contains the design files and related documents to build the hardware of the PROPER respirator and the instructions to replicate its operation. This repository was published with the HardwareX article titled, "PRessure Optimized PowEred Respirator (PROPER): a miniaturized wearable cleanroom and biosafety system for aerially transmitted viral infections such as COVID-19". Disclaimer: The designs and other information (the “Design”) made available in this article is at an early stage of development. Accordingly, specific results are not be guaranteed, and the Design provided here is provided “AS IS” and without any express or implied warranties, representations or undertakings. As examples, but without limiting the foregoing, the University of Aberdeen, Luleå University of Technology, Instituto Andaluz de Ciencias de la Tierra (CSIC-UGR), Centro de Astrobiología (CSIC-INTA) and their employees and students do not give any warranty or guarantee that the Design is of merchantable or satisfactory quality, is fit for any particular purpose, complies with any sample or description including the requirements for medical device registration, or are viable, uncontaminated, safe or non-toxic, accurate, up to date or complete. The University of Aberdeen, Luleå University of Technology and the authors have not performed any searches or investigations into the existence of any third-party rights that may affect the Design. Anyone may use the Design entirely at their own risk, and the University of Aberdeen, Luleå University of Technology, and/or the authors are not liable for such use of the Design, including without limitation any direct or indirect losses. Any users of the design should appropriately attribute the author.



Respiratory Care, Biosafety, Aerosol Filtration