ZEN Graphene Solutions, a technology company with a Northern Ontario mine property, has come up with a mineral-based solution that kills the COVID-19 virus when applied to personal protective equipment (PPE).
The Thunder Bay and Guelph-based company developed a graphene-based virucidal ink coating that can be applied as an agent to N-95 masks or fabrics that, third-party lab testing shows, is 99 per cent effective in rendering the COVID-19 virus inactive, thus giving health-care workers that an extra layer of protection.
ZEN Graphene has a high-grade graphite deposit, west of Hearst, that was first discovered in 2011. The anti-viral ink formulation they’ve come up with is from a processed graphene product pulled from bulk sample material extracted at its Albany deposit near Constance Lake First Nation. Continue Reading →