Coimbatore, Jun 10 (PTI) City-based Shiva Texyarn on
Wednesday launched its anti-viral fabric treated with HeiQ
Viroblock NPJ03, claimed to have been proven to deactivate
most pathogens, in the shortest possible time, and said it is
eyeing the global market.
The HeiQ Viroblock is from the Swiss textile innovation
leader HeiQ Materials AG and co-distributed with Taiwanese
Specialty chemical major Jintex Corporation, Shiva Texyarn
Managing Director Dr K S Sundararaman said.
"We have been at the forefront of the PPE response in the
country, with our technical textiles Division being amongst
the earliest Southern India Textile Research Association
Qualified Suppliers of PPE fabric," he said in a release.
The addition of HeiQ Viroblock to the company''s
manufacturing processes gives it another "formidable
technology in the race to provide high tech, comfortable PPE
solutions," he said.
The company was currently in the process of getting
various international certifications to target the global
marketplace for anti-viral fabrics, he 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 per cent
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. HeiQ CEO Carlo Centonze said. PTI NVM
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