Fisher Textiles Launches Printable Fabric For Face Masks And PPE

PPE face mask printed on Fisher Textiles’ Disenfectex DFX 5000 Soft Knit fabric. Printing/finishing provided by Safety Solutions Ltd.

Disenfectex fabrics have many uses for personal protective equipment (PPE), including: face masks, sanitation stations, counter-top barriers, desk dividers, table and booth dividers, table throws, room dividers and pop-up screens for retail stores, pharmacies, restaurants, hotels, banks, museums, casinos, professional services, business offices and healthcare facilities.

The fabric is enhanced by HeiQ V-block in collaboration with HeiQ. Marketed as HeiQ Viroblock in other countries, HeiQ V-block is an antiviral textile technology for industrial use, engineered to work against enveloped viruses, such as influenza viruses and human coronaviruses. Treated fabrics submitted by HeiQ have been tested by the Doherty Institute in Australia to be effective against 99.99% of SARS-CoV-2.

Restaurant PPE table barriers printed on Fisher Textiles’ Disenfectex DFX 5000 Soft Knit fabric.

Disenfectex fabrics treated with HeiQ V-block are resistant to microbes and HeiQ V-block inhibits the growth of bacteria on the fabric. The line consists of a face mask fabric, soft knit fabric, sheer fabric and suede fabric available in roll widths 144.78cm (57 inches) to 317.5cm (125 inches) wide for transfer and direct dye sublimation printing.

When used in SEG systems as protective barriers, Disenfectex fabrics aid in social distancing requirements and act as an acoustic insulator to absorb sound and
background noise. All Disenfectex fabrics are reusable and washable up to 30 gentle washes.

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