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Shiva Texyarn launches anti-viral fabric with technology that deactivates Coronavirus

Shiva Texyarn launches anti-viral fabric with technology that deactivates Coronavirus

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 20 Jun 2020, 02:28 pm

Kolkata/IBNS: Indian textile company Shiva Texyarn has recently launched an anti-viral fabric with HeiQ Viroblock NPJ03 which the firm claimed would deactivate most viruses including the deadly Novel Coronavius, that has kept the world on an edge, in the shortest-possible time.

The company claimed the fabric will deactivate Coronavirus in the shortest possible time.

It is an innovation, the company claims, from the Swiss textile innovation leader HeiQ Materials AG and co-distributed with Taiwanese Specialty chemical major M/S Jintex Corporation.

Carlo Centonze, CEO of HeiQ, said, "HeiQ Viroblock is a special combination of our advanced silver and vesicle technology that has been proven effective against the human coronavirus 229E with over 99.99% reduction of virus.

"It is safe and non-toxic. A patent has been filed. We are pleased to launch this for the first time in India on PPE with Shiva Texyarn."

Dr. Sundararaman K .S, managing director of Shiva Texyarn said, "We have been at the forefront of the PPE response in the country, with our Technical Textiles Division being amongst the earliest SITRA Qualified Suppliers of PPE fabric.

"We have complemented Coverall manufacturing with a range of fabric masks with innovative protective systems and other components of the PPE system.

The addition of HeiQ Viroblock to our manufacturing processes gives us another formidable technology in the race to provide high tech, comfortable PPE solutions."