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

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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