Tyvek 600+ Project in collaboration with the Robert Schuman Hospital Foundation

COVID-19 Foundation

In the context of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, the Robert Schuman Hospital Foundation, attentive to the needs of doctors and nurses involved in the fight against the virus and aware of the difficulties in the medical equipment supply chain, set up a project for the production, within the Grand Duchy, of protective suits made of Tyvek 600+.

 

Tyvek 600+, a resistant fabric with an effective biological barrier, particularly against CoV-2, is produced by Dupont De Nemours in Contern. On the onset of the pandemic, and together with the sewing workshop Eva Ferranti SA, a production capacity of up to 200 suits per day was set up. A staff of 10 seamstresses contributed to a producing Tyvek 600+ protective suits for a duration of 3 months.

 

Between March and May 2020, a total of 18 560 suits were made for local hospital workers, or 419 suits per day.

 

 

A report on RTL from April 5th 2020

 

Article in Paperjam from April 7th 2020

 

Article in Wort from April 5th 2020

             

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