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Teck funds UBC copper patches, research

University researchers study advanced antimicrobial copper Metal Tech News – March 30, 2022

 

Last updated 7/12/2022 at 1:59pm

Teck Resources Coptek antimicrobial antiviral virucidal copper patches

Teck Resources Ltd.

More than 400 Copper Clean patches have been installed on door handles, railings, and other high-touch surfaces in public areas of nine buildings at the University of British Columbia.

The application of antimicrobial copper patches on high-touch surfaces at the University of British Columbia Faculty of Applied Science will help reduce the spread of infection as researchers inside the protected buildings investigate more advanced copper coatings that are even more lethal to viruses and bacteria.

Funded through Teck Resources Ltd.'s Copper and Health program, more than 400 Hea...



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