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You can open, close, pull and push without touching.
“Brass Open Hand” for sale by Shoei Industry Co., Ltd.
Shoei Kogyo Co., Ltd. is selling “Brass open hand” using pure brass with antibacterial effect.
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There are a lot of objects in public places such as windows, doors, and buttons are touched by an unspecified number of people, so there is a high risk that bacteria will adhere to hands and fingers.
If you hook with the brass open hand, you can open the window without touching bacteria.
Since there is a protrusion on the tip, you can press various buttons without touching them with your hands or fingers.
Brass is an alloy of copper and zinc with 70% copper and 30% zinc. Since it contains copper ions, it has the characteristic of preventing bacterial infection by its antibacterial action.
Also, due to its durability, it is used in various applications such as musical instruments and other interiors, watches and accessories. It will be oxidized by the air, and as you use it, a greenish blue with a vintage will be appeared.
You can press the elevator buttons without touching directly
By hooking with the brass open hand you can open the window without touching directly
Surfaces and edge parts that can be directly touched and we ensure safety with high-quality of surface treatment
By hooking on the hanging leather that is touched by the unspecified number of people in public, can prevent infection and to be safe guarantee
By hooking on the door’s knob you can open door even without touching
The hook part is designed to hang up with diameter of 32mm
About antibacterial property of Brass
Brass is known that metal are contained Copper ion’s oligodynamic action can kill bacteria.
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officially registered copper alloys as an antibacterial material in 2008, and the introduction of inactivation technology using copper as an antibacterial material is progressing in recent years.
Copper ions affect the homeostasis of microorganisms and cause cell damage.
After that, the cytoplasm flows out from the damaged site, and the active oxygen generated by copper ions damages the cells and eventually even the DNA. (Note 1)
In a demonstration experiment conducted by the Japan Copper Center, a copper plate was placed on agar containing O-157 bacteria, and it was found that as a result of culturing the bacteria, breeding was stopped around the copper plate. As a result of passing the number of infections by contacting the influenza virus with copper, it was found that 75% of the virus was killed 1 hour later, and decreased to 0.025% 6 hours later.
In addition, it has been proved to be effective against various bacteria such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), and it is expected to be used in water supply facilities of hospital facilities in the future. (Note 2)
Antiviral Effect on new coronavirus (COVID-19)
Regarding the effects on the new coronavirus, researchers at the US National Institutes of Health, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Princeton University, published in The New England Journal of Medicine, said that the new coronavirus aerosol and copper, cardboard, The survival time on stainless steel and plastic surfaces was verified.
A pre-peer-reviewed article has been published that survived 3 hours on aerosols and disappeared 4 hours on copper, but could survive up to 24 hours on cardboard and up to 72 hours on stainless and plastic. (Note 3)
Size: 83.5mm × 36.6mm
Thickness: 4.0 mm
Weight: About 37g
Made in Japan
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