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    The Forever White range from Everbuild – A Sika Company is expanding with the addition of Forever White Paint, a hygienic paint that protects against black mould growth in bathrooms and areas of high humidity. For use on walls and ceilings, Forever White Hygienic Paint is ideal for showers, bathrooms, wetrooms and kitchens and contains …
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    A good night’s sleep can be a rare thing for many people. Modern cities are noisy places. Street noise and traffic wake you up and you can’t get back to sleep for ages. Living near a motorway, railway station or airport can mean round-the-clock noise and no rest.  Even if you live in the country, …
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    As award-winning designers of commercial lighting, Norway’s Glamox Luxo is the supplier of choice for cutting edge products in the healthcare industry. Its latest offering, Carelite, has been specified with SteriTouch® antimicrobial powder coat, bringing together two established brands with unique benefits. Aleksander Borgenhov, one of Norway’s most renowned industrial designers, has combined functionality with …
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    Brighton-based Proporta, manufacturer of ingenious solutions for gadgets, has launched its latest indestructible Smartphone case, described as ‘the perfect all-rounder’   The Dual Shield iPhone 6/6S cover provides powerful, layered protection that not only protects your Smartphone from impact, but also destroys germs, courtesy of a long-standing partnership with antimicrobial brand SteriTouch. Its outer, protective …
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    Antimicrobial additives are hugely beneficial, guarding against the build-up of algae, mould and bacteria on finished products, which in turn protects against degradation and controls odours & staining. While in many cases a standard masterbatch or powder coat can be replaced by an antimicrobial version, it’s important to be aware of the instances where the …
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    We are often asked about the differences between the use of silver vs copper as an antimicrobial. For the record, copper and its alloys display excellent natural efficacy as an antimicrobial – but to be compliant with European and U.S. regulations, copper must be used in its elemental form. This brings aesthetic issues, as well …
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    Concern about the risks associated with bacterial infection has led to demand for products and systems of work that minimise the impact and spread of infection in the workplace and public buildings. Coveris Advanced Coatings has responded by developing reflex antimicrobial. reflex antimicrobial is a light textured, hardcoated polyester film, part of Coveris Advanced Coatings’ …
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    Recognising the risk of cross contamination, Dentists have often used rolls of cling film to cover their keyboards…both awkward and time consuming. The cling film is now being swapped for permanent covers which not only allow the keyboard to be cleaned and decontaminated in-situ, but also prevent bacterial and fungal growth in between cleaning cycles. …
  • Antimicrobial PVC strip curtains keep contamination at bay
    Strip Curtains Direct has launched an antimicrobial PVC strip curtain to target the food processing and cleanroom sectors. Used in cold stores and chillers for temperature regulation in high traffic areas, strip curtains play an important role but may also provide a vector for cross contamination. Hygiene is of utmost importance in the production environment, …
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    An excellent example of using an antimicrobial throughout many different materials, PHS products demonstrate high levels of protection all across the washroom. From rich purple powder coated hand dryers, to rotomoulded polyurethane baby changing units, PHS Washrooms have thought of it all. PHS is the UK’s leading provider of washroom services, supplying and installing environmentally …

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