Coronavirus killer material developed in 3D printing project by Hong Kong’s Polytechnic University paves way for new lift buttons, door handles

Researchers from a Hong Kong university have developed the world’s first 3D printing material with a surface that can kill the coronavirus within 20 minutes and be used to produce low-cost, durable lift buttons and door handles to reduce infection risks.The seven-member team from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University started the research project in July 2020. They added antiviral agents to resin, the main component of the 3D printing material, to kill viruses and bacteria by piercing their cell…


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