DRDO develops bio suit with seam sealing glue

DRDO develops bio suit with seam sealing glue

To keep the medical, paramedical and other personnel engaged in combating Covid-19 safe from the deadly virus, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed a bio suit.

To keep the medical, paramedical and other personnel engaged in combating Covid-19 safe from the deadly virus, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed a bio suit. The suit has been prepared with the help of the industry and subjected to rigorous testing for textile parameters as well as protection against synthetic blood.

Scientists at various DRDO laboratories have applied their technical know-how and expertise in textile, coating and nanotechnology to develop the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) having specific type of fabric with coating.

“The DRDO is making all efforts to ensure that these suits are produced in large numbers and serve as robust line of defence for the medics, paramedics and other personnel in the frontline combating COVID-19,” ministry of defence said in a statement.

The industry is geared up for production of the suit in large quantities. Kusumgarh Industries is producing the raw material, coating material, with the complete suit being manufactured with the help of another vendor. The current production capacity is 7,000 suits per day, the statement said.

Another vendor is being brought in with the experience in garment technology and efforts are on to ramp up the capacity to 15,000 suits per day, it added.

The bio suit production in the country by DRDO industry partners and other industries are being hampered due to non-availability of seam sealing tapes. In view of the same, the DRDO has prepared a special sealant as an alternative to seam sealing tape based on the sealant used in submarine applications.

Presently, bio suits prepared using this glue for seam sealing by an industry partner has cleared test at Southern India Textile Research Association (SITRA), Coimbatore. This can be a game changer for the textile industry. The DRDO can mass produce this glue through industry to support the seam sealing activity by suit manufacturers.

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