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Vollebak’s ‘Full Metal Jacket’ Made With Virus-Killing Copper

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Innovative clothing company Vollebak launched what it calls the “Full Metal Jacket,” which incorporates Schoeller’s three-layer fabric made with 65 percent copper. In looking for materials that offer resistance to disease and a base on which to build intelligent clothing, Vollebak, founded by brothers Steve and Nick Tidball, turned to copper for its ability to…

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