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Metal Shirt Clips: Galvanizing and Invisible Risks



Dear Consumers,

today, we want to address an important yet often overlooked topic in the textile industry: the harmful effects of galvanic coating on traditional metal shirt clips, and how this impacts the overall sustainability of the product. It's a subject that is seldom brought to light but deserves attention, as it has significant implications for our health and the environment.

Metal shirt clips, commonly used in clothing, are often subjected to a galvanic process to enhance their appearance and durability. However, few are aware of the risks associated with this treatment. Galvanizing can release harmful chemicals into the environment during production, contributing to soil and water contamination and posing a risk to our health.

Despite the existence of suitable purification plants used by specialized companies, sometimes things may go wrong. Over time, there have been numerous incidents that have harmed the environment, such as the one in Castelfidardo (AN), where heavy metals were found in the Vallato stream and two companies were reported. The same shirt clips can be made from plastic.

You might say.

And yet they are much more sustainable and less harmful to the environment, contrary to popular belief.

But we don't say this, studies do!
The advantageous characteristics of plastics compared to metallic materials include ease of processing, corrosion resistance, chemical inertness, as well as waterproofing and resistance to mold, fungi, and bacteria, cost-effectiveness, colorability, acoustic insulation, thermal insulation, electrical insulation, mechanical insulation (vibrations).
Additionally, the lower density of plastic compared to metal allows for optimization of resources for transportation and handling of piping and valve systems for industrial and civil use, making it the more ecological choice.

The real problem is the widespread misunderstanding among consumers. Many mistakenly believe that metal clips are more sustainable than plastic versions simply because we associate plastic with an unsustainable material. But it's time to change this distorted perception.

Plastic shirt clips do not require galvanic coatings, are made from high-quality materials, completely nickel-free, and recyclable, thus ensuring product safety and sustainability, with equal performance. They are designed to provide secure fastening without damaging fabrics and can be used on a wide range of materials.


But real change goes beyond simply replacing materials. It's about changing how we perceive materials and their implications for sustainability. It's important to look beyond appearances and understand the entire product lifecycle.

Plastic, when treated professionally and consciously, is a nature-friendly material, much more than one might believe! We are committed to promoting conscious and responsible fashion.

We invite you to join us in this revolution, embracing solutions that respect the environment and your health. We support a vision of fashion that is not only aesthetically pleasing but also ethically responsible and sustainable.

For more information on shirt clips and our commitment to a more sustainable future, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Thank you for your interest and support.



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