Home > Press > Shock Doctor Incorporates SmartSilver Anti-Odor Nanotechnology
NanoHorizons(tm), Inc., an emerging leader in applied nanoscale materials and solutions, today announced that Shock Doctor (www.ShockDoctor.com) has chosen SmartSilver(tm) anti-odor and antimicrobial technology as the next logical step in developing leadership technology in its sporting goods lines. NanoHorizons' SmartSilver, the smarter anti-odor and antimicrobial answer(tm), is a nanoscale-engineered additive designed to create permanent anti-odor and antimicrobial protection in fibers and fabrics. Shock Doctor products with SmartSilver will be available to consumers in the fall of 2007.
Shock Doctor Incorporates SmartSilver Anti-Odor Nanotechnology
STATE COLLEGE, PA | Posted on January 10th, 2007
Shock Doctor manufactures and distributes performance protection products for team and individual sports. The company has a dominant market share of performance mouthguards, and is a premium supplier of protective equipment for hockey, lacrosse, baseball, football, martial arts and motor-sports.
"From mouthguards, to motor-sports to hockey shorts, Shock Doctor gear is built for athletes who want the confidence that they have the best in performance and protection," said Jay Turkbas, VP Product Development, Shock Doctor. "SmartSilver's performance and permanence are ideal for this market, where gear goes through tough usage and many washes, and is used by athletes with high expectations of their equipment."
SmartSilver(tm) Nanoscale Technology
Permanent, effective and simple to use in manufacturing, SmartSilver delivers the antimicrobial power of pure silver without forcing designers seeking leadership anti-odor performance to compromise in other areas, such as dye performance, hand, stretch, durability, or manufacturability. SmartSilver additives are engineered to be easily used in existing textile manufacturing equipment to evenly disperse anti-odor SmartSilver that forms permanent bonds with fiber structures ranging from natural cotton to rayon, polyester, nylon, polypropylene and polyurethane.
About Shock Doctor, Inc.
Shock Doctor, Inc. - http://www.shockdoc.com - headquartered in Plymouth, Minnesota, is the technology leader in mouthguards, dedicated to sports safety through advanced shock absorption. Founded in 1990 as EZ Gard Industries, Inc., the company revolutionized the mouthguard category and currently owns over 85 percent of the North American market. In 2001, with the introduction of high-performance insoles, the company name was changed to Shock Doctor, Inc. With their established reputation in shock protection, they subsequently launched a line of core protective gear, hockey protective gear and lacrosse protective gear, considered the most innovative products in their respective categories. Shock Doctor products are currently sold in sporting goods stores worldwide.
About NanoHorizons, Inc.
NanoHorizons is a custom nanoscale materials engineering company. The company's SmartSilver(tm) brand is recognized worldwide as a leader in providing anti-odor/antimicrobial protection to natural and synthetic fibers and fabrics. SmartSilver additives, along with NanoHorizons' other technologies, solve real-world challenges through nanoscale engineering, in industries ranging from performance apparel to medical instrumentation. To learn more about NanoHorizons, please visit http://www.nanohorizons.com .
For more information, please click here
Nicolas A. Boillot
Copyright © Shock Doctor, Inc.
If you have a comment, please Contact
Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.
Shock Doctor, Inc.
Toronto-based Environmental Technology Pioneer Green Earth Nano Science Expands in EU February 6th, 2015
DELSEY by Philippe Starck DELSEY Launches New Collection by Philippe Starck February 4th, 2015
NEI introduces NANOMYTE® SuperAi, a Durable Anti-ice Coating December 4th, 2014
Biosenta Inc. Updates New Household Disinfectant Testing Results; It Kills 100% of a Broad Range of Deadly Molds, Fungi, Bacteria, and Viruses, Including Ebola and Enterovirus D68 November 20th, 2014
Rutgers, NIST physicists report technology with potential for sub-micron optical switches March 31st, 2015
Prototype 'nanoneedles' generate new blood vessels in mice: Scientists have developed tiny 'nanoneedles' that have successfully prompted parts of the body to generate new blood vessels, in a trial in mice March 31st, 2015
Super sensitive measurement of magnetic fields March 31st, 2015
Nanomedicine pioneer Mauro Ferrari at ETH Zurich March 31st, 2015
Researchers use nanotechnology to engineer ACL replacements: Researchers created a tri-component, synthetic graft for reconstructing torn anterior cruciate ligaments December 30th, 2014
‘Small’ transformation yields big changes September 16th, 2014
CEA-Leti and CORIMA Team up on Force Sensors Integrated in Cycle Wheels to Measure Rider Power Output June 26th, 2014
‘Four!' Heads Up, Wide Use of More Flexible Metallic Glass Coming Your Way: Advances in Glass Alloys Lead to Strength, Flexibility March 4th, 2014
Scientists discover gecko secret March 16th, 2015
Energy-generating cloth could replace batteries in wearable devices March 4th, 2015
Australian startup creates world’s first 100% cotton hydrophobic T-Shirts February 3rd, 2015
Graphene displays clear prospects for flexible electronics February 2nd, 2015
2015 Nanonics Image Contest January 29th, 2015
OCSiAl supports NanoART Imagery Contest January 23rd, 2015
EnvisioNano: An image contest hosted by the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) January 22nd, 2015
Oxford Instruments Asylum Research Announces AFM Image Contest Winners January 11th, 2015