Glutz antibacterial fittings

Bacteria don’t stand a chance against fittings with an antibacterial powder lacquer coating


Consistent hygiene is a top priority in the health sector. Door handles and fittings are touched every day by multiple people, making them one of the most common ways that bacteria is spread. In hospitals, clinics, care homes and nursing homes – places that see some of the most vulnerable people come through their doors – the spread of bacteria should be prevented as far as possible.

Glutz antibacterial door fittings offer preventative protection against the transmission of any microbes, such as bacteria, fungi and algae. The antibacterial powder lacquer coating offers long-lasting protection and helps to reduce the spread of microbes. As the active ingredient is part of the powder lacquer coating, it can’t wear off the surface and has a long-lasting effect. The coating is largely colourless and provides almost invisible protection against unwanted bacteria.

Fittings with an antibacterial coating are suitable for any facility where extra caution has to be taken to prevent the spread of bacteria.

Characteristics

  • The effective additives remain in place for many years
  • The coated surface (layer thickness 50-70 um)
  • Effective against all kinds of microbes (fungi, bacteria, algae etc)
  • The active substance is not hazardous according to the ADR/RID hazardous materials classfication
  • Suitable for both indoor and outdoor use

Examples of applications

  • Hospitals / clinics, nursing homes retirement homes
  • Toilets in rail stations, airports, restaurants, shopping centres, discos
  • Barracks, laboratories
  • Office and workshop spaces with frequently used doors
  • Schools and other public buildings

Results of tests by the SANITIZED® Laboratory


Quantitative tests to determine bacteriostatic activity:

Results of tests by SANITIZED® Laboratory

Effect spectrum


• Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) • Enterococcus faecalis (VRE)
• Bacillus subtilis • Streoptococcus faecalis
• Streptococcus pyrogenes • Corynebacterium xerosis
• Microcuccus luteus • Listeria monocytogenes
• Listeria welshimeri  
   
• Escherichia coli (SBL) • Enterobacter aerogenes
• Legionella pneumophila • Pseudomonas aeruginosa
• Salmonella enteritidis • Salmonella typhimurium
• Klebsielle aeruginosa • Vibrio parahaemolyticus
   
• Aspergillus niger • Penicillium funiculosum
• Chaetomium globosum • Gliocladium virens
• Aurebasidium pullulans • Chladosporium cladosporoides
• Penicillium citrinum • Candida albicans
   
• Chlorella pyrenoidosa • Scenedesmus quadricauda
• Selenastrum capricornutum • Oocystis vulgaris
• Skeletonema costatum  
   
Antibacterial fittings

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