Dow introduces Silvadur™ antimicrobial treatment for textiles

October 11, 2012

Dow Microbial Control (DMC), a business unit of The Dow Chemical Co., has introduced Silvadur™ Antimicrobial, a new microbial control technology that provides long-lasting freshness and reliable protection against unwanted bacteria that can cause unpleasant odors, decay, rot and discoloration in fabrics. Silvadur combines the outstanding efficacy and safety of silver—a trusted antimicrobial agent for …

Progress in protective products

October 1, 2012

Fabrics offer better comfort and functionality, meeting growing demands for safety in a variety of environments and markets Work environments of many types pose hazards that can result in injuries. The safety and protective segment of the specialty fabrics industry works to develop high performance products that prevent illness and injury from germs, chemicals, fire, …

Fabric for protective clothing

Ecoshield® fabric, the latest addition to Victor Group’s Eco Intelligence® collection of sustainable products, is fire resistant and environmentally friendly. The fabric will be used in protective clothing for individuals working in hazardous occupations and environments. Created in a closed loop system, Ecoshield is the first fabric to contain post-consumer recycled aramid fabric waste and …