Reusable Anti-bacterial Silver Ions Face Mask
Like many daily protective wears that forms part of our daily apparel, the face mask will become a necessity that you either wear or bring with you whenever you go out. Depending on the situation, you may need an N95 or surgical face mask when the air pollution or risk of air-borne contagion is high. For general protection, a normal reusable face mask will the top choice as this is not only more economical but earth-friendly. The key challenges with the reusable mask are proper washing and maintenance, as, over time, the fabric will attract microbes and their growth if this is not properly cleaned and dried. Second is the frequency of washing. You are recommended to wash your reusable face mask daily, regardless of the duration of use. Bacteria will start to replicate in a moist and humid surface in just a few hours.
What you need is a face mask that comes with anti-microbial properties. Silver, as a natural mineral, is known to have one of the best anti-microbial properties. Nano-silver fabric or specially treated silver coating like the patented technology from Dupont, Silvadur can maintain the anti-microbial properties at 99% effectiveness even after 50 washes.
s-Mask – with a patented Silvadur Intelligent Silver Ions Antibacterial Fabric
SILVADUR™ silver ions antimicrobial technology offers unmatched, intelligent freshness – effectively controlling bacteria that can cause unpleasant odours, decay, and discolouration in textile fabrics. Microbes and bacteria can shorten the useful life of textile products, leading to premature and sometimes costly replacement purchases. Find out more on how Silvadur works.
s-Mask Silver Ions Benefits:
- Smart control: controlled release of silver for improved durability
- Improved durability: longer-term efficacy
- Broad-spectrum activity: controls various odour-causing microorganisms
- Colour stability: improved product quality and appearance vs. other silver products
- Thermal stability: high tolerance up to 130 Celcius.
- Compatible with a broad range of woven and non-woven additives, including fluorocarbon chemicals, softeners, antiwrinkle resins, etc.
- Maintains aesthetics of the fabric
Please note that sMask anti-bacteria mask is not designed as a protection for airborne contaminants, including viruses, microbes, or fine particulate pollutants. It is mainly used as a shield to minimize the spread of aerosol particles expelled from your mouth and nose when you cough or speak, reducing the potential pathway for infectious diseases. Never share a mask with another person.
More information on the antibacterial properties of silver:
Antibacterial Silver https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2364932/