Joining the anti-epidemic wave: Nike modified shoe raw materials for the production of protective masks

In order to combat the new crown epidemic, better protect health care workers, in addition to professional medical equipment production companies, more and more other areas of large companies have also joined the production of medical equipment and medical protective equipment. Since Apple has just announced its face mask, another American sports giant has stepped in.

Joining the anti-epidemic wave: Nike modified shoe raw materials for the production of protective masks

According tomedia reports, recently, the international sports shoes giant Nike company published an article on its official website, to help the lack of protective equipment during the outbreak of medical personnel, Nike has recently been trying to modify the shoe raw materials used in the production of personal protective equipment.

Unlike New Balance, which produces only masks, Nike’s personal protective equipment includes a full face mask and an electric air-purified respirator.

It is understood that in addition to Nike’s shoe collar fillers being reused, the ropes originally used in clothing have been reconsidered, and the elastic sole material (Air Sole air cushions) of Nike’s classic Air range of sports shoes has also been used in protective masks and has begun to mass produce.

At present, Nike produced the first batch of protective products was presented to Oregon Health and Science University on April 3.