FFP2 and community masks refined with HeiQ Viroblock
HeiQ gewinnt den Swiss Technology Award 2020 für HeiQ Viroblock NPJ03
HeiQ Viroblock NPJ03 was one of the first textile technologies to be successfully tested against SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) in June 2020.
HEIQ WINS SWISS TECHNOLOGY PRIZE 2020 FOR HEIQ VIROBLOCK NPJ03
HeiQ Viroblock NPJ03 is one of the first textile technologies in the world whose effectiveness against SARS-CoV-2 has been proven by an independent institution. SARS-CoV-2 is an enveloped virus from the coronavirus family that causes COVID-19. Tests carried out by HeiQ with the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity in Melbourne, Australia (Doherty Institute). HeiQ Viroblock was developed to prevent the growth and persistence of bacteria and enveloped viruses on textile surfaces. It is a unique combination of our registered silver technology for antiviral and antibacterial effects and our vesicle technology as a booster.
How do washable masks compare to disposable masks like FFP2 or surgical masks?
There is always a compromise between comfort and protection. Both comfort and protection are very important in face masks. Protection depends to a large extent on particle filtration and the fit of the mask. Inconvenient masks lead to non-compliance, i.e. H. People wear them incorrectly or not at all. A perfect mask is a mask that best suits your personal comfort and protection requirements.