The evolving business of PPE

June 22nd, 2020

As information on coronavirus becomes available, face covers and PPE specifications and standards should be developed in response.  by Seshadri Ramkumar Drexel University’s Center for Functional Fabrics is among the textile research centers helping to develop and produce new face masks in the fight against the coronavirus. Photo: Drexel University. On June 18, Governor Gavin […]

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The basics and the alternatives

May 25th, 2020

A multidisciplinary approach to innovations in PPE could support needed development.  by Seshadri Ramkumar  Personnel Protective Equipment (PPE) are important and even mandatory procurements under any circumstance. The COVID-19 pandemic has heightened the need for the development of a variety of items, including new materials to be used in medical, consumer and defense products. The […]

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