Homework fabrics brand from Gold House Decor has launched new collection of anti-viral curtains with Amicor fibre. The collection is for both home and hospital curtains available in range of colours and designs. The fabrics contain Amicor fibre and have high level of efficacy against SARS-Cov-2 (Covid-19) virus, tested as per ISO 18184:2019 test standards.
The results showed a kill rate of 99 per cent of the viruses in just 15 seconds. Amicor is an anti-microbial fibre from Thai Acrylic Fibre Co Ltd, which is specially engineered by incorporating additives into the core of the fibre. The fibre has shown its effectiveness against bacteria, fungi and lately against viruses.
“We have seen a surge in demand for anti-microbial products from our customers since the pandemic. We have been a close partner of TAF and have been using their various other fibres. When it comes to anti-microbial product, there was no need to look beyond Amicor. With only 33 per cent of Amicor in our fabrics, we have excellent results against the SARS-Cov-2 virus in our fabrics. Not only that, Amicor has proven durability to upto 100 washes which makes the curtains almost permanently anti-microbial. There is already a lot of excitement in our team and the customers on the product and we will be developing many more products in addition to the curtains with Amicor” Thaveechai Sirikulthada, director of Gold House Décor, said in a press release.
“We are of course very pleased with the recent adoption of Amicor in various end-uses. This range of curtains developed by Gold House is the first time use of Amicor in curtains and it is very satisfactory to see the performance against SARS-Cov-2 virus. Amicor has been one of the most desirable fibres when it comes to hygienic products and has been one of the more preferred fibres when it comes to anti-bacterial and anti-fungal functions. With the new tests done against SARS-Covid-2 virus, Amicor now offers the highest level of protection against all the three kinds of micro-organisms bacteria, fungus and viruses,” Tuhin Kulshreshtha, head of marketing, value added products, TAF, said.
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