News | February 04, 2008

Antimicrobial Coatings on Healthcare Furniture, Equipment Aids Fight Against Odor, Germs

February 5, 2008 - Recent advances in antimicrobial coatings technology are providing the perfect prescription for minimizing the growth of odor and stain-causing microbes on metal healthcare furniture and equipment, including Sureshield antimicrobial coatings.

The Sureshield Coatings Company provides more than 150 advanced coating formulas to address metal product manufacturers’, industry, and consumers’ concerns related to odor and stain-causing micro-organisms, fingerprints, and cleanability. The company says its coatings are now being used in the manufacture of hospital bed frames, controls and railings, examination tables, waiting room chairs, tables, fixtures; desktop surfaces, handles, drawer interiors, file cabinet handles and skins, shelving units, trays, gurneys, stretchers, wheelchairs, scales, IV stands, and rehabilitation equipment.

Sureshield is available in clear, solid and transparent colors, and a variety of textures and glosses designed to resist fingerprints for the life of the product.

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