Silver technology fights body odor
upgrade®-silver finish inhibits the growth of odor causing bacteria and is ideal for clothing worn in everyday life, or for sport or travel. upgrade®-silver finish is a bacteriostatic finishing technology using silver salts. Silver has been known for centuries to be a natural agent to diminish the growth of bacteria and fungus. The finish is long lasting and wash resistant.
Silver as a bacteriostatic agent
Silver is one of the most effective antibiotic substances known in human history:
- The ancients stored water in silver vessels.
- Used for medical treatment of human ailments for over 100 years for its natural bacteriostatic and antifungal properties.
- Many airlines use it in water purification systems.
Silver is a powerful agent to diminish the risk of infection. Acting as a catalyst, it reportedly disables the enzyme that one celled bacteria, viruses and fungi need for oxygen metabolism.
The use of silver for textile applications has been limited to yarns. Now the benefits of silver have been applied to a finishing process, extending the range of textile applications.
Silver salts control bacteria:
upgrade®-silver finish – your benefits:
- Minimizes odors
- Provides a fresh feeling
- Offers high permanency.
- Will not wash or wear off
- Available with moisture management (optional).