Most people are familiar with disposable paper masks, medical-grade masks, and even reusable fabric masks that blend in with any clothing. The use of masks has grown commonplace. Even though most masks appear to provide protection, many people do not trust the efficacy of the masks they use.
Sonovia, a company that develops disruptive sono-based technology, claims to have developed a mask that is 99.5 percent protective against the Delta strain of the virus, which is the most contagious and lethal to date.
According to their website, they integrate desirable long-lasting, highly effective characteristics into the cloth using disruptive sound wave technology and eco-friendly procedures. The company proudly explains that their chemical formulations are all water-base since no chemical binders or other harmful materials are used. Their goal is to use the most sustainable, environmentally-friendly chemicals which ensure the fabrics and surfaces treated with their technology are completely safe for use and the environment.
The fabric has received positive results from numerous testing facilities across the world. The company said on its website, that the Mu variation, which is now classified as “of interest” by the World Health Organization, will be tested next.
The fabric has received positive results from numerous testing facilities across the world. The company said on its website, that the Mu variation, which is now classified as “of interest” by the World Health Organization, will be tested next. The mask and its fabric is washable and can presently maintain its efficacy for up to 55 wash cycles.
Ultimately, it just may be the most cost-effective and actually effective mask you can buy.Reader’s Digest
This bacteria-fighting approach might be used in sportswear, public transportation seat upholstery, including automotive, locomotive, hospitality, and medical. They plan to expand textile performance to include UV protection, water repellency, and fire retardancy. Presently the company has bed linen made with the fabric which can be bought online.
The company has provided reports detailing the findings of VisMederi Textyle, an Italian textile testing facility. These results reveal that the fabric used to make the masks is capable of removing Delta variant particles with a 99.95% efficacy.
Their presentation video can be viewed below.