Radical Materials & James Barr Design Launch inexo®

Antimicrobial additives manufacturer and Radical Materials brand, SteriTouch, has collaborated with James Barr Design Ltd to launch the ‘inexo®,’ an inspiratory muscle training (IMT) device.

The portable, user-friendly IMT device aids in the recovery and rehabilitation of respiratory conditions and potential symptoms of long Covid. The patent-pending valve technology used in the inexo® allows the user to select five levels of breathing resistance as a way of exercising the respiratory system and to aid lung performance. The inexo® functions during both phases of the breathing cycle, and allows the user to focus on just one direction of airflow. Overall, making the device a stellar alternative to other similar products on the market.

The importance of infection control, particularly in light of Covid-19 and the associated respiratory issues surrounding the intended users, led designer James Barr to incorporate industry-leading antimicrobial additive SteriTouch® into the TPE-based device.

Consequently, inexo® devices protect the user against 99.99% of bacteria, including bacteria that can be particularly detrimental to respiratory conditions, such as MRSA, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Streptococcus pneumoniae. The SteriTouch® additive achieves this by utilising silver ion-based technology to destabilise bacteria cell membranes, blocking the further replication of DNA.

Regarding his choice for using SteriTouch®, James Barr said: “As the inexo® is a Class 1 medical device, using the SteriTouch® additive gives an extra level of protection to guard against infection.”

For more information, or to purchase an inexo device, visit www.inexo.co.uk. To learn more about SteriTouch®, visit www.steritouch.com.

Radical Materials is home to SteriTouch antimicrobial, SCOPIC detectable, and KONDUCT thermal polymers.

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