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COMPANIE - ARTICOLE DE IMBRACAMINTE - GEACA ANTI-VIRUS - CORONAVIRUS - COVID-19


May 18, 2020: A clothing company has created a virus-killing jacket...Vollebak has made its Full Metal Jacket from copper as the first step in developing intelligent and disease-resistant clothing in light of the coronavirus pandemic...Each Full Metal Jacket is made from 65 per cent copper and incorporates around seven miles (11 kilometres) of the metal, which is known for is virus-killing qualities...Vollebak created the jacket to demonstrate the potential of copper to be used for making clothing that would be resilient to viruses including the coronavirus...''When Covid-19 hit we were already working on the future of intelligent, disease-resistant clothing and we'd chosen copper as a natural first building block,'' said Steve Tidball, co-founder of Vollebak...''This first concept is focused on proving it's possible to make pieces of clothing almost entirely out of copper,'' he told Dezeen...''Now we've done that we can start exploring what form they take and what function they can have.''..Vollebak focused on copper due to its antimicrobial qualities, as a wide range of harmful microbes are killed when they come in contact with the material...''We know that copper has exceptional antimicrobial properties which means bacteria and viruses die when they make contact with it,'' explained Tidball...''The copper releases electrically charged ions which first make it difficult for a microbe to breathe, before punching holes in its outer membrane, moving in and completely wiping out its DNA, preventing it from developing any future resistance.''..The company envisions the jacket as being the first step in its development of antimicrobial clothing and created the coat to show that the material could be used to make clothing...Creating the jacket from copper was challenging as metal is rarely used in this quantity in fashion...To transform the copper into useable fabric Vollebak laminated the metal thread with a waterproof and breathable membrane called c_change...''There a
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Loc:     EU
Sursa:   Hepta/Mediafax Foto
Fotograf:   ZUMA Press/Hepta
Data:   23 Mai 2020
Dimensiuni:   6720 x 4480 (1.98 MB)
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ORIZONTAL FEATURE PHOTO STORY CLOTHING DESIGN VIRUS KILLING COAT JACKET SAFETY HEALTH COPPER ZSELECT ZAGENCY ZUMA PRESS ZUMAPRESS.COM 40508914.JPG ZARCHIVE 20200518_ZIA_C218_028.JPG