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Mānuka key to virus-killing face mask filter

Michael Andrew
Thu, 02 Sep 2021

NanoLayr says its proprietary Sonic Electrospinning machines create quality nanofibre products at great speed. (Image: NanoLayr)
Michael Andrew
Thu, 02 Sep 2021
Bathroom cabinet staple mānuka oil could be used on the frontline of the fight against covid-19, after a New Zealand deep tech manufacturer combined it with nanofibre to create a virus-killing face mask material.South Auckland-based NanoLayr, which manufactures a range of nanofibre products for use in different industries, has launched its new mānuka oil-infused version of the N95 mask-rated platform FilterLayr, which the company says can be produced at scale to help meet global demand for PPE.Independent testing has shown the product can kill...

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