Radiation Shield Technologies offers patented Demron apparel providing healthcare workers and first responders unique anti-Coronavirus protection
As concern over spread of the Coronavirus in the U.S. and abroad continues to rise, Radiation Shield Technologies is reporting a growing domestic and international interest in its patented line of Demron and Demron Ice personal-protection apparel. The gear, which is ASTM-certified to provide anti-viral protection from Coronavirus, is considered to provide the highest level of protection available today. For years, the lightweight Demron gear has been deployed worldwide by every branch of the U.S. military, U.S. CST teams, the FDNY, IAEC, DSTA, NASA, and many international first responder and military teams.
“The standard gear worn by healthcare workers and first responders is ineffective at preventing transmission of the Coronavirus,” said Ronald DeMeo, M.D., CEO of RST, the surgeon who developed the technology. “Demron provides the highest protection that cannot be found anywhere else. With this deadly virus posing increased risk to those caring for the afflicted as well as the general public, it is critical for healthcare workers and first responders to wear the latest gear offering the highest protection.”
Dr. DeMeo received global news attention in 2011 when he recognized that emergency responders in Japan lacked proper gear while working to contain the country’s worst nuclear crisis since 1945. His Miami-based company then donated Demron full-body nuclear radiation protection suits to protect power plant workers and rescue teams. Similarly, Dr. DeMeo is now issuing a call-to-action to help ensure American healthcare workers and first responders utilize the appropriate gear to minimize Coronavirus contamination risk.
In addition to face masks which provide the highest level of protection against disease transmission, the Demron suits have patented thermal conductive capabilities which enable health-care workers suits to be externally monitored for the onset of fever, one of the first signs of the disease.
Additionally, Coronavirus-infected patients can also be monitored and externally cooled when infection transportation chambers are lined with the Demron fabric. Ongoing testing in this area is being carried out by Dipl. Eng. Pavel Castulik, Ph.D., at the Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment, Masaryk University, Czech Republic.
Demron, manufactured solely by RST, is the world’s first and only CBRN fabric that provides chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear protection, while also enabling external temperature monitoring.
For more than 20 years, RST has pioneered high-performance, multi-hazard fabrics employing Demron for military, firefighters, law enforcement and medical personnel. Demron combines the metallic properties of gamma radiation reduction, trauma reduction and thermal conductivity with advanced nano polymer technology, and is uniquely capable of providing true anti-nuclear protection and heat stress reduction without compromising chemical or biological hazard protection.
Headquartered in Miami, RST is an ISO 9001 & 13485 manufacturer that has received numerous awards, and is currently pending NFPA 2007 Class 2 certification for chemical resistance. Whether used in a warm or hot zone, Demron gear provides the ultimate in universal protection against all CBRN hazards as well as Coronavirus. Demron’s product line currently includes full body suits, blankets, and tents. For more information please visit http://www.radshield.com, firstname.lastname@example.org or call (866) 7DEMRON.
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