the copper mesh collection

Genie Copper Mesh®, Onda, 4u, Run II, Reset, Splash, Vista II

patented & award-winning copper mesh back chairs

Via Seating has developed a unique copper infused mesh by partnering with Cupron, utilizing their copper-based proprietary and patented technology. The copper mesh works by physically embedding an EPA registered copper into the fibers of our Via Seating copper mesh. Through this process, the copper will not wear off like topically applied alternatives. The result is a self-sanitizing, copper-infused mesh that has strong biocidal, antifungal, and antiviral properties. There are additional anti-odor properties to the copper mesh as well. It is available in natural and black finishes for the following collections.

  • Patented copper mesh back seating technology.
  • Award-winning: 2017 Best of NeoCon for Innovation in Healthcare Textiles and a Silver Nightingale Award for healthcare textiles.
  • Nature: biocidal (kills harmful microorganisms), antiviral, antifungal and anti-odor.
  • Cleaning: has self-sanitizing properties, but is also bleach-cleanable.
  • Development: the copper is infused directly into the mesh and doesn’t rub off like topically applied applications.
  • Mesh colors: natural copper (copper color) and black copper.
  • Available on 4 series:
    • Genie Copper Mesh® – task/work chair, task/work stool, conference chair, management chair.
    • Onda – task/work chair, task/work stool, executive chair, conference chair, management chair.
    • 4u – task/work chair, task/work stool, conference chair, management chair.
    • Run II – task/work chair, task/work stool, conference chair, management chair.
    • Reset – nesting chair, light task chair, light task stool.
    • Splash – stacking chair, bar stool, counter stool, light task chair, light task stool.
    • Vista II – stacking chair, bar stool, counter stool.
  • Use: approved for use in healthcare environments and it is used in many other applications. Genie Copper Mesh® has heavy duty and 24/7 environment applications.
  • Quick Ship: All of these series listed above offer quick ship with copper mesh options.

The testing (third-party) was performed using three different microorganisms; Staphylococcus aureus, a gram positive bacteria, Klebsiella pneumoniae, a gram negative bacteria and Candida albicans (a yeast) per AATCC-100 on the following surface textiles currently in use in clinical environments:
– Krypton.
– Silvertex.
– Silica.
– Genie Copper Mesh®.
– Genie® Mesh (without infused copper).

These results showed that the Genie Copper Mesh® outperformed the textiles currently in use in clinical areas. Therefore, this mesh back task chair is better than a fully upholstered back task chair for clinical areas and is equal to chairs upholstered with Silvertex.

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Onda with copper striped mesh

 

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4u with copper striped mesh

 

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Run II with copper striped mesh

 

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Genie Copper Mesh®

 

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Reset with copper mesh

 

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Splash with copper mesh

 

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Vista II with copper mesh

 

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