5 Aug | OPPORTUNITIES FOR COTTON: THE EUROPEAN UNION WANTS TO REDUCE THE PLASTIC GLUT
Due to negative impact on the environment, the European Union wants to scale down (…)Read more
Cotton is superior to synthetic and other fibre types. Of course, we have known this for a long time, but with regard to the production of face masks, this has been confirmed once again by the ICAC. In a research paper on the production of non-surgical face masks to protect against COVID-19 infection and spread it has now been announced that cotton is the best choice for non-surgical, do-it-yourself face masks due to its ability to absorb, dehydrate and deactivate the virus – in combination with the fact that it is biodegradable and can be impregnated with antimicrobial nanoparticles.
Link to Research Paper (pdf)Category: Allgemein