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    Fluregiene 200™ – Anti-microbial coating

    CWST Fluregiene 200 - antimicrobial coating application images

    Low friction PTFE based coating with antimicrobial additives

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    Antimicrobial Technology | Antimicrobial Additives | BioCote Ltd

    Fluregiene 200™ Coating process for in-house application and product sales.

    Fluregiene 200 is a unique fluoropolymer coating that offers low friction combined with superb chemical and abrasion resistance. The coating is both flexible and formable and offers outstanding wear resistance properties.

     

    Benefits of applying Fluregiene 200™

    Anti microbial application on exercise bike

    • Anti fouling

    –Low COF Surface coating (0.08 – 0.2 static)

    –Corrosion resistance

    –Excellent chemical resistance

    –Excellent chip and abrasion resistance

    –Reduces and prevents build up of contaminates

    –Excellent flexibilty

    –Dirt and debris less likely to attach to the surface

    • Microbial & bacteria growth inhibitor

    –Using BioCote® antimicrobial technology

    –Inhibits and reduces microbial growth on protected coating

    • Easy clean and reduced cleaning intervals

    –Provides continual microbial reduction on coating

    –High PTFE content allows easy wipe down and cleaning

    –Provides more hygienic and cleanable surface than brushed or finished steels

     

    Brushed stainless steel surface (typical of handrail)

    The image of the surface below shows a typical brushed stainless steel or aluminium surface which would be found on components such as hand rails and door handles.

     

    Although hard and smooth to the touch this type of surface has a wealth of micro valleys and surface characteristics that will help

    surface profile of metal before anti-microbial treatmentharbour and collect undesirable contaminates.

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    table of results for antimicrobial coating

     

     

    Surface has a negative Ssk(skew) meaning more valleys than peaks!

     

    Surfaces coated with Fluregiene 200™

    The Image here shows a surface coated with Fluregiene 200™

    The surface has as a completely different profile when coated and now has a positively skewed surface indicating that there are less valleys and micro pits in the surface.

     

    The PTFE content within Fluregiene 200™ provides anti stick

    profile of metal surface after application of antimicrobial treatment

    properties and an easy clean surface.

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    ytest results after Fluregiene has been applied

    test results after anti microbial coating has been applied

    Surface has a positive Ssk (skew) meaning more peaks than valleys!

     

    Antimicrobial properties of  Fluregiene 200™

    view of microbes under microscope with and without anti microbial coating

    • BioCote® antimicrobial additive technology provides permanent protection to hygiene conscious parts
    • protection for coating against bacteria, mould, fungi and even some viruses by up to 99.9.%
    • Reduces microbial growth on surfaces and can be easily applied to metals, plastics, and alloys.
    • Added protection to existing anti-stick and anti-fouling properties making cleaning easy and efficient.
    • Stay fresh for longer, less microbes means reduced potential for staining and unpleasant odours, so your product stays fresher for longer, increasing its functional life cycle.

    What is Fluregiene 200™ used for?

     

    This fluoropolymer coating can be applied within a vast range of different industries to help you, your employees and clients stay safe from microbes and bacteria. It can be used on most surfaces which users touch such as, handles, stainless steel worktops and surgical tool handles, public transport handrails and buttons, public seating armrests and much, much more.

    The options and locations for application are endless, most hard surfaces both indoors and outdoors which you want to protect from microbes can be coated with Fluregiene 200™, including:

    • Door handles
    • Tool handles
    • Trays
    • Hand rails
    • Lift buttons
    • Gym equipment
    • Seating
    • Bed rails/ equipment stands/seating in hospitals and health care centres
    • And any other surface that users come into contact with on a daily basis

    different handles and button the antimicrobial coating can be applied to