International studies have repeatedly proven that copper has antiviral, antibacterial and fungicidal properties, which significantly shorten the survival time of viruses, bacteria and fungi. A study commissioned by the US authorities recently showed that copper also inactivates the SARS-CoV-2 virus in a very short time. Due to its positive properties, some hospitals, for example, also use door handles made of solid copper. An independent laboratory test has shown that our Shieldex copper tape, due to our unique metallization process, leads to an average 7 times higher release of copper ions compared to solid copper.*
Shieldex® Copper-Tape is a copper-plated polyamide fleece (refined with pure copper) with a self-adhesive foil on the back. It can be easily attached to door handles, window handles, shopping trolleys, elevator buttons, pin terminals or other potential germ sources. Various international studies have shown that copper’s antiviral, antibacterial and fungicidal properties can drastically reduce the half-life of viruses, bacteria and fungi.
Reduce the risk of transmission of viruses thanks to the antiviral properties of the Shieldex® copper tape.
The latest laboratory results also independently demonstrate the effectiveness of the Shieldex® copper tape. The Eurovir® hygiene laboratory was able to demonstrate that TGEV corona viruses on the tape are 99.98% inactivated after only 60 minutes. The renowned Hohenstein Institute also confirms the significant virucidal and strong antibacterial effectiveness of our copper textiles.
With this product we would like to support the hygiene measures of companies and public institutions, at the same time increase the safety for your employees, customers and also your own family.
Copper has been used in a wide variety of products for countless years due to its antibacterial, antiviral and fungicidal properties. We also encounter this precious metal every day in the form of coins or as a water pipe! The virucidal activity of copper has been proven in numerous studies worldwide, so this can of course also be helpful for the current situation.
Compared to solid copper, our three-dimensional copper-plated textile has a 7-fold higher ion release. After just a few minutes, this enables with corona viruses a demonstrable inactivation of 99.98%.
If you have any questions, please contact:
Tel.: +49 6233 872 359
E-Mail: suess (at) cmc.de
Size: 8x10 cm - individual formats on request
Copper-plated polyamide fleece
Adhesive: Acrylic (adhesive resistance –40 °C to +120 °C
7 times higher Ion-release than solid copper
The tape can be used on all smooth and metallic surfaces. The application on other textiles is not recommended.
When applying the tape, make sure that the surface is dry and free of oil, grease, dust and dirt.
Carefully peel off the backing paper by pulling it flat back on itself.
Position the wider side of the tape (10cm/ 3,9 inches) in the middle of the handle so that the widest possible coverage of the application surface is achieved. Press the tape firmly to the handle and guide it evenly around so the start and edges overlap slightly on the backside. When applying the tape, make sure that neither folds nor air pockets are formed under the adhesive. Then smooth the textile with your fingers from the centre outwards.
Firm attachment to the substrate is essential for the adhesive’s adhesion.
Caution! Keep away from power sources – Product is electrically conductive .
Caution! Contains small parts that can be swallowed, danger of suffocation! Keep out of reach of children
Avoid eye contact
Do not swallow, do not put in mouth
Copper can cause allergic reactions
Color change is normal (oxidation)
Caution! Product is flammable, keep away from fire
Regularly remove superficial dirt from the copper tape with a soft brush. In case of very heavy soiling that cannot be removed, we recommend to replace the Copper-Tape with a spare to restore optimum effectiveness. The oxidation of copper is a natural process .