RIT Researchers Use Wet Slurry Blaster to Help Get a Handle on Pandemic

2020-09-30T18:55:05+00:00September 8th, 2020|Cleaning|

by Rich Kiley GIS, CIMS Lead Project to Clean Hundreds of Door Pulls on Campus to Help Inhibit Spread of Virus Soon after the coronavirus outbreak last spring, RIT researchers supporting the response to curb the COVID-19 outbreak in New York state learned of a fascinating property of copper and the metal’s alloys. “They act to kill bacteria and viruses on surfaces,” said Gerry Hurley ’93 (industrial engineering), ’96 ME (engineering management), a technical program manager in the Center for Integrated Manufacturing Studies (CIMS) and the Golisano Institute for Sustainability (GIS). Hurley [...]