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Copper Armor paint to slow COVID spread

PPG infusing paint with Corning's antimicrobial copper glass Metal Tech News – December 9, 2020

 
Series: COVID-19 | Story 25

Last updated 7/10/2022 at 2:58pm

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Corning and PPG have teamed up to develop Copper Armor, a paint that uses copper's natural antimicrobial properties to transform surfaces at high-risk for the spread of COVID-19 into self-sanitizing areas that are deadly to bacteria and viruses.

A fresh coat of Copper Armor, an antimicrobial paint developed by Corning Inc. and PPG, could transform surfaces at high-risk for the spread of COVID-19 into self-sanitizing areas that are deadly to bacteria and viruses.

Leveraging the glass and ceramic expertise that makes its kitchenware a staple in homes around the globe, Corning has developed a copper infused glass matrix that is a highly e...



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