Test results announced for new antiviral chemical

March 19th, 2021

DiOX, a company based in Ireland that develops fabric finishing chemicals, announces successful testing of its new antiviral fabric chemical D4. Due to the pandemic, “an increased emphasis on cleanliness and sanitization will influence purchase decisions above price, environmental impact and performance,” says business unit lead, Dave Evans, responsible for the DiOX’s new anti-viral fabric chemical […]

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Face mask designed to kill the coronavirus is launched

February 8th, 2021

Face masks have become a part of life since the pandemic began, because they're the most effective means to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Claros Technologies, St. Paul, Minn., a spinoff from the University of Minnesota, has developed a mask that it says is capable of killing the virus. Mike Miller, the president […]

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PyroTex® antiviral fiber produced

September 14th, 2020

PyroTex Industries, based in Hamburg, Germany,  says that it has succeeded in producing a fiber that has an activity of 99.57 percent (99 percent after 14 seconds) against the SARS-CoV-2 virus. This result has been confirmed by an independent, ISO-certified laboratory according to ISO 18184: 2019.  “We are thrilled that textiles made out of PyroTex® can […]

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Serge Ferrari develops fabric virucidal technology

June 8th, 2020

Serge Ferrari Group says that it has developed a technology that can be applied to fabrics to nearly eliminate the viral load of coronavirus. Photo: Serge Ferrari Group. French material manufacturing company Serge Ferrari Group has developed and patented a virucidal technology for composite membrane surfaces that the company says is capable of eliminating coronaviruses by up […]

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