Antimicrobial Fabrics

Good News!! Copper Kills Bacteria and Viruses on Contact!

Copper, which has been used and valued in the world's civilizations for centuries, now appears to have a new value in both antimicrobial and antiviral function.  The antimicrobial function of metallic copper is described in papers by as the "metallic copper killing bacteria on contact", meaning that the population of bacteria a on a bare metal copper surface is continually decreasing at a rate of seven to ten logs per hour.  M. Vincent, R.E. Duval, P. Hartemann, and M....

The Dog Bowl Slime and Doorknob Bacteria, One Easy Antimicrobial Solution!

Have you ever seen or felt the sticky material that is present in the base of your pet's water bowl?  It looks bad to the eye and feels bad to the touch, slick and gooey all at the same time.  The material is called a "biofilm", which means a sticky film that is home to millions of bacteria.  These bacteria, when swallowed by your pet, causing a variety of microbial infections in the pet:  urinary tract infections, middle ear...

E-Smog, a New Presence by a “True Original” Participant in the RF/EMI Shielded Clothing Market!

  E-Smog, one of the original brands in RF/EMI Shielded Clothing, is returning to the market with some new styles.  You are able to test the Shielding Effectiveness (SE) of the garments using RF meters and various other methods of testing.  Though there are many different testing methods available, one fact remains constant.  No matter what method of testing is used, there is a surprising difference in the level of RF/EMI exposure between no coverage (bare skin), coverage with regular...