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Titanium dioxide and fluoropolymer-based coating for smart fabrics with antimicrobial and water-repellent properties †

Authors
  • Jongprateep, Oratai
  • Mani-lata, Chitlada
  • Sakunrak, Yosita
  • Audcharuk, Krittanant
  • Narapong, Tithametha
  • Janbooranapinij, Kasidit
  • Pitiphattharabun, Siraprapa
  • Lertworasirikul, Amornrat
  • Laobuthee, Apirat
  • Thengchaisri, Naris
  • Ajiro, Hiroharu
  • Yoshida, Hiroaki
  • Panomsuwan, Gasidit
Type
Published Article
Journal
RSC Advances
Publisher
The Royal Society of Chemistry
Publication Date
Dec 22, 2021
Volume
12
Issue
1
Pages
588–594
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1039/d1ra05634d
PMID: 35424486
PMCID: PMC8694155
Source
PubMed Central
Disciplines
  • Chemistry
License
Unknown

Abstract

The fabrics coated with TiO2 photocatalyst and fluoropolymer exhibit good water-repellent and antimicrobial properties. The coated fabrics can be used in the fabrication of smart gowns and scrub suits as protective clothing for medical staff.

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