Product Benefits

Copper and Zinc Benefits

Copptech technology

PATENTED

TECHNOLOGY.

Copptech® technology takes the antimicrobial properties of copper and the healing properties of zinc incorporating them at molecular level in the yarn.

Upon contact with humidity, such as sweat, Copptech® technology releases copper and zinc ions, which penetrate microorganisms (viruses, bacteria and fungi), altering and eliminating their vital functions.

COPPER (oxides)

Copper has a biocide property, capable of killing viruses, bacteria and fungi. Copper is the only metal that has been certified by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its antimicrobial properties, which permanently sanitize the products in which it is incorporated.

 

ZINC (oxides)

Zinc has antimicrobial properties and it helps to speed up the skin’s healing process.

 

 

Technology

Copper and zinc salts are incorporated in the yarn at molecular level.

 

Facts

People face several problems due to the effects of bacteria across different products.

Common problems, such as, bad odours, irritation and skin infections are caused by bacteria and fungi.

(US National Library of Medicine, 2009)

 

Underwear is highly exposed to bacteria such as E. Coli which can´t be eliminated just by regular machine washing.

(University of Arizona, 2014)

 

The University of Arizona (2008) found new different types of bacteria in people’s shoes that live longer than in other places!

 

25% of people are likely to have athlete's foot at any one time in their lives. The infection can spread to other parts of the body, and to other people.

(US National Library of Medicine, 2009)

 

Bacteria and the 500 ml of sweat that is produced daily, on average, by every foot (Australia DHHS, 2015) are the causes of smelly socks. The bad odour impregnated in clothing, especially socks, is caused by a bacteria that breaks down the sweat and releases the bad odour.

 

 

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