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Fabric with Antimicrobial Properties

September 27, 2013

US Patent No. 8,518,427 B2; R & T Fabric, LLC, Ridgeland, MI, has been awared a US patent for  a method of producing a fabric with antimicrobial properties.

The method is comprised of liquefying bamboo to produce a slurry; adding silver to the slurry; adding a non-bamboo fiber to the slurry to create a mixture; and extruding the mixture to produce a fiber.

The fabric comprises approximately 69% bamboo, 30% cotton and 1% silver.
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