Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) developed by DRDO

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  • April 4, 2020
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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) developed by DRDO

Part of: GS Prelims and GS-III – Science and Technology 

In News:

  • Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed a bio suit to keep the medical, paramedical and other personnel, who engaged in combating COVID-19, safe from the deadly virus.
  • It has also developed technologies for sanitising areas of different sizes.

Key takeaways:

  • DRDO has developed this Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) having specific type of fabric with coating
  • It has prepared a special sealant as an alternative to seam sealing tape based on the sealant used in submarine applications
  • For sanitising small area, Portable Backpack Area Sanitisation Equipment has been developed. 
  • Trolley Mounted Large Area Sanitisation Equipment is developed for sanitising large areas. 

Important value additions:

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)

  • It is an agency of the Government of India, charged with the military’s research and development, headquartered in New Delhi. 

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