Why antimicrobial protection is essential for air conditioning guards – Contour

  • 22 Dec 2020

Although hygiene of an air conditioning guard may not be the first thing you think of when it comes to maintaining a hygienic environment, Contour Heating discusses why it’s so important.

Contour’s guards are painted with a dry powder coating method, including BioCote antimicrobial technology. In this process, the paint seals the air conditioning guard, so it’s protected against destruction and erosion. By incorporating Biocote in Contour’s air conditioning guards can reduce the presence of microbes such as MRSA and E. coli.

BioCote is an antimicrobial technology which is introduced at the manufacturing stage to deliver
protection against several microbes, these include bacteria, mould, and some viruses. It’s a silver-
based technology which lasts the lifespan of the guard.

Click here to see a list of some of the notable microbes BioCote® technology has been proven
effective against. Together with cleaning regimes and hand hygiene, it provides the ultimate hygiene
protection.

The technology makes Contour’s air conditioning guards simpler to keep hygienically clean by actively working to reduce the number of microbes on the protected surface. Surfaces are more sterile and less likely to pose a risk of cross-contamination.

BioCote® has experimented on a live hospital ward, results found that BioCote® protected products were considerably less contaminated with a 96% reduction in bacteria. It’s been successful to show success against notable microbes, including Salmonella, H1N1, and feline coronavirus, strain Munich. It also has been found to reduce microbes on a protected surface by up to 99.69% in 2 hours, highlighting the considerable hygiene improvement BioCote® can deliver to air conditioning guards.

Now more than ever, we’re becoming aware of the hygiene levels of the surfaces around us. BioCote® is extremely useful when it comes to reducing microbes such as bacteria, and mould. Having Biocote incorporated into air conditioning guards will help keep surfaces uncontaminated and sterile. 

To view BioCote’s latest test certificate, or to find out more about this unique antimicrobial, click here.

Contour can be contacted at;
The Mansions
43 Broadway
Shifnal
TF11 8BB
Tel: 01952 290 498
Email: [email protected]

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