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Product innovation

Copper clothing can keep staff and members safe

The pandemic has forced us to re-evaluate approaches to preventing the spread of viruses
– Rory Donnelly

Snap Fitness franchisee, Kunal Patel, is kitting out all staff – from personal trainers to cleaners – with copper-infused masks and gloves from medtech company, Copper Clothing.

Copper Clothing infuses copper ions into fabrics – which are proven to kill strains of coronavirus, including COVID-19.

“We know this is a worrying time for many, so we wanted to make our gym spaces a safe haven for our employees and customers,” says Patel.

“The science behind copper-infused fabrics proves that the material can stop the spread of bacteria, fungi and viruses. When we spoke with Copper Clothing, it had recently carried out tests that showed the fabric also kills COVID-19. We knew then it was a safety measure we had to invest in.”

Rory Donnelly, clinical research director at Copper Clothing said: “The pandemic has forced everyone to re-evaluate their approach to preventing the spread of diseases and viruses and the latest tests have found copper ion-bonded fabrics have a 99.99 per cent success rate in killing COVID-19. This is because of copper’s oligodynamic properties which exert a lethal effect on pathogenic cells, making it a natural, chemical-free solution.”

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Company Details
Copper Clothing
Copper Clothing is pioneering the research and development behind copper-infused technology to revolutionise the way we tackle antibiotic resistance and prevent future pandemics.
Our goal is to reduce the spread of infectious diseases through commercialising a range of safe to use, high quality, durable, non-drug, non-invasive and affordable anti-microbial solutions.
Snap Fitness franchisee, Kunal Patel, is kitting out all staff – from personal trainers to cleaners – with copper-infused masks and gloves from medtech company, Copper Clothing.
2020/THUMB346715_868054_193967.jpg

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Product innovation

Copper clothing can keep staff and members safe

The pandemic has forced us to re-evaluate approaches to preventing the spread of viruses
– Rory Donnelly

Snap Fitness franchisee, Kunal Patel, is kitting out all staff – from personal trainers to cleaners – with copper-infused masks and gloves from medtech company, Copper Clothing.

Copper Clothing infuses copper ions into fabrics – which are proven to kill strains of coronavirus, including COVID-19.

“We know this is a worrying time for many, so we wanted to make our gym spaces a safe haven for our employees and customers,” says Patel.

“The science behind copper-infused fabrics proves that the material can stop the spread of bacteria, fungi and viruses. When we spoke with Copper Clothing, it had recently carried out tests that showed the fabric also kills COVID-19. We knew then it was a safety measure we had to invest in.”

Rory Donnelly, clinical research director at Copper Clothing said: “The pandemic has forced everyone to re-evaluate their approach to preventing the spread of diseases and viruses and the latest tests have found copper ion-bonded fabrics have a 99.99 per cent success rate in killing COVID-19. This is because of copper’s oligodynamic properties which exert a lethal effect on pathogenic cells, making it a natural, chemical-free solution.”

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Company Details
Copper Clothing
Copper Clothing is pioneering the research and development behind copper-infused technology to revolutionise the way we tackle antibiotic resistance and prevent future pandemics.
Our goal is to reduce the spread of infectious diseases through commercialising a range of safe to use, high quality, durable, non-drug, non-invasive and affordable anti-microbial solutions.
Snap Fitness franchisee, Kunal Patel, is kitting out all staff – from personal trainers to cleaners – with copper-infused masks and gloves from medtech company, Copper Clothing.
2020/THUMB346715_868054_193967.jpg

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Eleiko, a leading manufacturer and supplier of strength equipment, is set to build a new
Parkwood Leisure, one of the UK’s leading public leisure facilities operators, helped prevent more than
Everyone Active has signed a number of new deals which will see the operator strengthen
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Miha Bodytec GmbH
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L&R Kältetechnik has launched a new division, named artofcryo.com, after 30 years’ experience with -110
Smartech, the destination for innovation in exclusive partnership with the best department stores around the
Members are returning post-lockdown expecting a fully integrated service, meaning digital connectivity has never been
Marc Jones has joined Fitronics, the company behind The Retention People (TRP) and CoursePro, in
With gyms and leisure centres in England reopened, and the rest of the UK due
Safety, quality of service, and member engagement are key in order to offer a unique
Core Health & Fitness is pleased to announce it’s signed an exclusive agreement with Oss
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