Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors



Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


android tablet pc

Home > Press > ECO-FIL Makes Smart Move with SmartSilver Anti-Odor/Antimicrobial Nanotechnology

Abstract:
NanoHorizons, Inc., an emerging leader in applied nanoscale materials and solutions, today announced that O‚MARA Incorporated will include SmartSilver, the smarter anti-odor and antimicrobial answer, in its innovative ECO-FIL yarn product family. SmartSilver is engineered at the nanoscale to impart permanent anti-odor/antimicrobial properties to natural and synthetic fibers and fabrics. ECO-FIL is the only filament yarn made from 100% post-consumer bottles.

"Every ounce of ECO-FIL is recycled," said Timothy O‚Mara, President, O‚MARA, Incorporated. "Now manufacturers can offer their customers performance apparel made from 100% post-consumer recycled materials and with all the properties that consumers demand, plus the permanent odor protection performance provided by SmartSilver."

ECO-FIL Makes Smart Move with SmartSilver Anti-Odor/Antimicrobial Nanotechnology

STATE COLLEGE, PA | Posted on March 7th, 2007

"ECO-FIL yarn with SmartSilver is an outstanding environmentally-responsible product," said Dennis Schneider, Director, Sales and Marketing, NanoHorizons. "The combination of ECO-FIL and SmartSilver enables manufacturers to offer high-quality, high-performance and environmentally responsible products. SmartSilver-enhanced apparel remains odor free, creating the possibility of reducing wash cycles. Further, SmartSilver ingredients are made using lower-grade ores from silver mining that would otherwise be disposed of as waste."

ECO-FIL delivers a soft, luxurious, color-fast product without depleting the earth‚s natural resources, without herbicides or pesticides and without extensive energy use. ECO-FIL is used in designer clothing lines, home furnishing products, and is increasingly popular among outdoor apparel manufacturers. SmartSilver's proven technology is ideally suited for fine ECO-FIL filaments.

SmartSilver˙ Nanoscale Technology

SmartSilver delivers the permanent and highly antimicrobial power of pure silver, without forcing designers seeking 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 and wool to rayon, polyester, nylon, and polypropylene.

####

About NanoHorizons, Inc.
NanoHorizons is a custom nanoscale materials engineering company. The company's SmartSilver˙ 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.

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
Nicolas A. Boillot
NanoHorizons
781-893-0053

Copyright © NanoHorizons, Inc.

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

Products

Next-Gen Luxury RV From Global Caravan Technologies Will Offer MagicView Roof and Windshield Using SPD-SmartGlass Technology From Research Frontiers: Recreational Vehicle Manufacturer Global Caravan Technologies (GCT) Features 28 Square Feet of MagicView™ SPD-SmartGlass September 17th, 2014

Fonon at Cutting-Edge of 3D Military Printing: Live-Combat Scenarios Could See a Decisive Advantage with 3D Printing September 15th, 2014

QuantuMDx announce prototype handheld lab for 15 minute malaria diagnosis and drug resistance testing April 23rd, 2014

Nanovations Sets new Benchmark in Automotive Windscreen Coating Durability: Nanovations new automotive glass coating Vision Protect, sets new benchmark in glass coating durability March 23rd, 2014

Announcements

New star-shaped molecule breakthrough: Scientists at The University of Manchester have generated a new star-shaped molecule made up of interlocking rings, which is the most complex of its kind ever created September 22nd, 2014

Synthesis of Nanostructures with Controlled Shape, Size in Iran September 22nd, 2014

Iranian Scientists Separate Zinc Ion at Low Concentrations September 20th, 2014

Toward optical chips: A promising light source for optoelectronic chips can be tuned to different frequencies September 19th, 2014

Textiles/Clothing

Excitonic Dark States Shed Light on TMDC Atomic Layers: Berkeley Lab Discovery Holds Promise for Nanoelectronic and Photonic Applications September 11th, 2014

Silver Replaced with Copper Nanoparticles to Produce Antibacterial Fabrics August 25th, 2014

New Nanosorbent Helps Elimination of Colorants from Textile Wastewater August 25th, 2014

Nanotechnology Helps Production of Super Adsorbent Polymers August 21st, 2014

Human Interest/Art

Japanese gold leaf artists worked on a nano-scale: Study demonstrates X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy is a non-destructive way to date artwork July 3rd, 2014

Harry Potter-style invisibility cloaks: A real possibility next Christmas? Forget socks and shaving foam, the big kids of tomorrow want an invisible cloak for Christmas December 19th, 2013

Chicago Awareness Organization First Not-for-Profit to Sponsor Dog Training to Detect Ovarian Cancer Odorants December 12th, 2013

ZEISS Microscopes used to create images for Art Exhibit at Midway Airport: Art of Science: Images from the Institute for Genomic Biology October 25th, 2013

Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships

IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting To Celebrate 60th Anniversary as The Leading Technical Conference for Advanced Semiconductor Devices September 18th, 2014

Biosensors Get a Boost from Graphene Partnership: $5 Million Investment Supports Dozens of Jobs and Development of 300mm Fabrication Process and Wafer Transfer Facility September 18th, 2014

Toward making lithium-sulfur batteries a commercial reality for a bigger energy punch September 17th, 2014

NEI Corporation and PneumatiCoat Technologies Sign Agreement to Jointly Develop and Market New Materials for Lithium-ion Batteries September 12th, 2014

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE



  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More














ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







© Copyright 1999-2014 7th Wave, Inc. All Rights Reserved PRIVACY POLICY :: CONTACT US :: STATS :: SITE MAP :: ADVERTISE