COMMON QUESTIONS

WHAT IS THE BEST COPPER OPTION TO PURCHASE?

The tile is best if your phone uses wireless charging as it covers 25% of the phone. The square is a full solid where you typically grip your phone from it covers 70% of your back of your phone. The full-back covers 90% of the back of your phone.

HOW DOES THE COPPER TILE, SQUARE OR BACK WORK IF MY PHONE USES WIRELESS CHARGING?

Our copper tile is the perfect size to ensure wireless charging continues and you still get the benefits of the germ-killing copper where you touch your phone most.

HOW DOES THE COPPER PHONE SQUARE ATTACH TO MY PHONE?

The tile, square and back all ship with tape dots and instructions on how to apply the copper to your phone or phone case. This ensures that you can remove the copper square to apply it to a new case if needed.

HOW DOES COPPER KEEP YOU PHONE CLEAN?

"Bacteria, yeasts, and viruses are rapidly killed on metallic copper surfaces, and the term “contact killing” has been coined for this process. While the phenomenon was already known in ancient times, it is currently receiving renewed attention. This is due to the potential use of copper as an antibacterial material in health care settings."

Read full research article here https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3067274/

COPPER USE IN HOSPITALS? WHY NOT FOR YOUR CELL PHONE!

"Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) have a major impact on public health worldwide. Particularly, hospital surfaces contaminated with bacterial pathogens are often the origin of both sporadic cases and outbreaks of HAIs. It has been demonstrated that copper surfaces reduce the microbial burden of high touch surfaces in the hospital environment. Here we report the antimicrobial characterization of a novel composite coating with embedded copper particles, named Copper Armour™."

Read the full article here https://aricjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13756-018-0456-4

COPPER KILLS BACTERIA AND VIRUSES ON HIGH TOUCH SURFACES INCLUDING YOUR PHONE

See healthcare article on the benefit of using copper on high touch surfaces in hospitals to reduce MRSA.

Read full article here https://theconversation.com/copper-is-great-at-killing-superbugs-so-why-dont-hospitals-use-it-73103

2008 EPA APPROVES COPPER AS ANTIMICROBIAL

On February 29, 2008, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved the registrations of five different groups of copper alloys as "antimicrobial materials" with public health benefits.