3D printed lift buttons created using the newly developed antivirus material from Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Photo: Handout
3D printed lift buttons created using the newly developed antivirus material from Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Photo: Handout

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

  • Research team engineers 3D printing material that kills all viruses and bacteria within 20 minutes
  • Antiviral agents proved to still kill 85 per cent of viruses and bacteria after three years, capable of handling new variants

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
3D printed lift buttons created using the newly developed antivirus material from Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Photo: Handout
3D printed lift buttons created using the newly developed antivirus material from Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Photo: Handout
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