Silpure is a Thompson Research technology that uses the natural abilities of silver to limit the growth of odour-causing bacteria. It protects against bacteria, mould, mildew and fungus by controlling bacteria that can cause the problem. Lasting freshness eliminates odours, also offering the promise of lasting cleanliness and freshness. Silpure provides lasting bacteria control, even on resilient fabrics such as polyester.
The benefits and features of Silpure include being;
- Long lasting
- Wash resistant
The technology involves the release of silver ions at a controlled rate, only when the conditions for bacterial growth exist. Garments treated with Silpure, especially intimates and sportswear, provide lasting cleanliness and freshness. It can also be used to protect domestic textiles such as towels, bedding, upholstery and more from the undesirable effects of microbial growth.
Silpure is the first commercially viable treatment for textiles that employs the advanced, proven anti-bacterial properties of silver. The technology offers state-of-the-art protection against the development of odour-causing bacteria by reducing metallic silver to ultra-fine particles that easily adhere to fabrics. Applied in the finishing stage, it then adheres to the fibre of the fabric. The treatment stays put, even after several washes. Consequently, there are no additional processing steps. It offers excellent compatibility with other textile finishes, and is applicable for both synthetic and natural fibres. There is no tendency to cause discolouration, through careful control of the size and shape of the particles during production.
Silpure is US EPA registered, BPD compliant and Oeko-Tex listed, and complies with all regulatory requirements of the countries where it is sold.