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  • 04 April, 2020

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DRDO develops bio suit

DRDO develops bio suit

DRDO develops bio-suit with seam sealing glue to keep health professionals fighting COVID-19 safe

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed a bio-suit with a self-sealing seam to keep the medical, paramedical and other personnel engaged in combating COVID-19, safe from the deadly virus.

  • This Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) has been prepared with the help of textile, coating and nanotechnology.
  • The suit already cleared the testing for protection against synthetic blood which has exceeded the criteria defined for body suits by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW).
  • It should be noted that M/s Kusumgarh Industries is producing the raw material, and coating material for this bio suit while the complete suit is being manufactured with the help of another vendor.
  • The current production capacity is 7,000 suits per day which will be increased to 15,000 suits per day.

Source: TH


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