COVID-19 Research

Title :

Low cost self-cleaning coating for PPEs

Area of research :

COVID-19 Research, Life Sciences & Biotechnology, Chemical Sciences

Focus area :

Self-cleaning coating

Principal Investigator :

Alka A. Mungray, Assistant Professor, Arvind Kumar Mungray, Associate Professor, S. V. National Institute of Technology (SVNIT), Surat

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Achievements :

Proposed coating material will have antibacterial and self cleaning properties at low cost. It will reduce the wastage of masks and gloves and will increase its reusability


A low cost self cleaning antibacterial coating is proposed on the exterior surface of the mask and gloves etc. This coating can serve as the preventive measure in controlling the transmission of COVID 19 and will increase the reusability of mask etc. The coated masks and gloves will be able to fully eradicate pathogenic bacterial and viral strains. In addition, will protect the environment.

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