AB+ ANTI BACTERIAL

ANTIBACTERIAL SURFACES

Merino anti-bacterial laminates are designed to adorn surfaces that require supreme hygiene and performance. Usage of special additives inhibits growth and spread of bacteria by 99.99% within 24 hours.

Composition

Key Features

Antibacterial

Inhibits growth and spread of bacterial colonies. Proven 99.99% reduction of bacteria within 24 hours.

Hygienic

AB+ surface is homogeneous, non-porous and anti-bacterial, which helps in creating and maintaining hygiene.

Multi-Resistant

Besides bacteria, AB+ is also resistant to mold and termites

Highly decorative

Allows for recreating and matching any decor material, without any size or thickness laminations.

Scratch Resistant

The scratch resistant decor of the product lasts for years without fading or loss of gloss maintaining color fastness.

Impact Resistant

AB+ decorative laminates are impact resistant as per EN 438 standards.

  • Introduction

    Merino AB+ Antibacterial Laminate is intended for application where there is a need for additional protection to the surface against bacteria. Avery special resin formulation is applied over the decorative surface paper to achieve high degree of bacterial growth resistance. Useful in health sectors like hospitals, pathological labs, nursing homes, medical research and in the areas where bacteria can spread rapidly like public buildings, toilets, catering facilities, swimming pools, changing rooms, fitness facilities etc. It can also be used in domestic bathrooms and kitchens in private households.

  • Composition
    • Grade HGS and VGS
    • Extremely hygienic with exceptional performance against microbes, through the use of special, high grade additives.
    • Merino’s compact panels (grade CGS) are antibacterial.

    Decor paper: Decor paper impregnated with specially treated Melamine Formulated resin that has been modified with proprietary additives to impart antimicrobial properties.

    Kraft paper: Kraft paper impregnated with Phenol Formaldehyde resin. Which is naturally antibacterial, and specially modified to improve its performance against a variety of microbes.

  • Advantages
    • Whenever Bacteria comes in contact with Merino AB+ Antibacterial laminate surface, antibacterial chemical physically penetrates the bacterial cell wall and in the process an essential function of the microorganisms gets disturbed and bacteria multiplication is stopped and the bacteria die. Merino antibacterial surface reduces bacteria by more than 99%.
    • The examination of the long term effectiveness of Merino antibacterial products with antibacterial treatment found positive results in all different test variations:
      • Effectiveness – Lab determination of Antibacterial Activity using ISO 22196 shows 99.99 % reduction in bacteria within 24 hrs of Contact.
    • The Antibacterial substances used are free from halogen substances.
    • Longevity – The Antibacterial properties are effective as long as the product life.
    • Modular office furniture.
    • It is easier to maintain as frequent cleaning is not required. Moreover, a lesser quantity of disinfectants is required.
    • The even distribution of Antibacterial substances ensures effectiveness throughout the Laminate surface.
  • Application Areas

    Alignment:

    • Vertical
    • Horizontal

    Ideal For Areas:

    • Areas where bacteria can spread rapidly and there is a need for additional protection of the surface against bacteria.
    • Domestic bathrooms and kitchens in private household
    • Public Buildings
    • Toilets
    • catering facilities
    • swimming pools
    • changing rooms
    • Fitness facilities etc

    Health sectors like:

    • Hospitals
    • Pathological labs
    • nursing homes
    • medical research facilities etc
  • Care, Maintenance & Fabrication
  • Test Data
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