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

HZO Teams With Deutsche Telekom to Unveil the Waterproof Tolino Vision 2 eReader: The New HZO Protected eReader Ushers in a New Era of Waterproof Electronics, Providing a Seamless User Experience Without the Risk of Using Port Doors and Mechanical Seals October 10th, 2014

7th Nanotechnology Festival, Exhibition Kicks Off Work in Iran October 7th, 2014

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

Announcements

New solar power material converts 90 percent of captured light into heat: SunShot Project aims to make solar cost competitive October 29th, 2014

Tiny carbon nanotube pores make big impact October 29th, 2014

Microrockets fueled by water neutralize chemical and biological warfare agents October 29th, 2014

Nanosafety research – there’s room for improvement October 29th, 2014

Textiles/Clothing

New Nanocomposites Help Elimination of Toxic Dyes October 15th, 2014

Multifunctional Cotton Fabrics Produced in Iran Using Nanotechnology October 2nd, 2014

Teijin Aramid’s carbon nanotube fibers awarded with Paul Schlack prize: New generation super fibers bring wave of innovations to fiber market September 25th, 2014

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

Human Interest/Art

Iran-Made Respiratory Nano Masks Provided to Hajj Pilgrims October 23rd, 2014

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

Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships

'Electronic skin' could improve early breast cancer detection October 29th, 2014

European Commission opens the gate towards the implementation of Nanomedicine Translation Hub October 16th, 2014

IRLYNX and CEA-Leti to Streamline New CMOS-based Infrared Sensing Modules Dedicated to Human-activities Characterization October 15th, 2014

New VDMA Association "Electronics, Micro and Nano Technologies" founded: Inaugural Meeting in Frankfurt/Main, Germany October 15th, 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