Exploiting copper’s hostility to coronavirus

Copper1A simple and effective solution to making public spaces such as restaurants safe from Covid-19 is being proposed by Texe, based in Florence, Italy, in the form of a range of elegant copper-containing curtains and drapes that create a hostile environment for the virus.

Studies have shown that the spread of Covid-19 can often occur in restaurants, where the virus can become airborne and reach surrounding tables.

For the full story, see the September 2020 edition of Smart Textiles & Wearables.