Antimicrobials Masterbatch

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Pure Polymers

has been involved in antimicrobial masterbatches and has an unsurpassed wealth of technical experience and results in this field. Bactiglas technology is being successfully used in medical, healthcare, and white goods applications with and has FDA, EPA, and EFSA food contact registration and approvals. Our product range is the most extensive available in the market place. Please contact us to discuss your specific requirements. food contact registration and approvals. Our product range is the most extensive available in the market place. Please contact us to discuss your specific requirements.

Application Examples

Antimicrobial Additive Masterbatches and Powder Dispersions

Pure Polymers has been a specialist in the field of antimicrobial additives for many years. The unsurpassed wealth of technical experience in this area combined with full in-house R&D and production facilities makes Pure Polymers an ideal new product development partner.

Microbes in our environment

Bacteria, fungi, moulds, and mildews are all present in our everyday environment. These microscopic organisms have adapted to colonies and thrive in almost all places on earth. Residual levels of many bacterial strains are of no consequence to human health, in fact, they can help build a general level of resistance in our immune system to infection and disease.

So why use antibacterial additives?

Certain microbes are harmful to humans and if left unchecked will proliferate to cause infections and diseases. There is a particular need to control these in sensitive environments such as hospitals where acquired infections including MRSA can prove to be fatal.

 

Microbes can also be responsible for a wide range of undesirable effects such as product deuteriation and discoloration, food contamination to name but a few Antimicrobial additives provide an extra layer of protection when combined with normal cleaning procedures.

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Where are antimicrobial additives providing protection?

Plastics

Films

Fibers

Mouldings

Powder Coatings

Adhesives

Paper

Wet Paint

Key advantages & benefits of using Antimicrobials

Before Antimicrobial

After Antimicrobial

• Reduction in the spread of healthcare-acquired infections

• Protection against cross-contamination

• Accelerated healing from wound dressings

• Reduced odor formation in synthetic fibers and sportswear

• Increased product lifespan and durability

• Resistance to unsightly and unwanted biofilm build-up

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