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Advancing Mobile Phone Hygiene in Hospitals through Antimicrobial Technology

By |November 16th, 2023|Antimicrobial Technology|

While hospitals maintain stringent hygiene practices and provide hand sanitising stations for visitors, the cleanliness of mobile phones often goes unnoticed. Studies indicate that only 8% of doctors regularly clean their mobile phones, even though 78% are aware of potential microbial presence.

Rosewood Pets: supporting microscopic communities in pets

By |June 2nd, 2020|Partner News|

Did you know that there are about ten times more bacteria in and on our bodies than our own cells? And this does not just apply to humans, but also our pets at home. Our trusted BioCote® partner, Rosewood Pets, have made it their goal to provide antimicrobial pet toys to help support good hygiene for our pets.

Ultimate product protection: quality control for powder antimicrobial additives

By |May 11th, 2020|Partner News|

The modern cruise ship is larger than ever before, with more opportunities for microbes to thrive in swimming pools, dining areas, spas, auditoriums and casinos. Here, our BioCote® technical team explains the quality control parameters for our silver-based powder additives.

Little known facts about your bedroom carpet’s hygiene

By |March 20th, 2020|Antimicrobial Technology|

A recent study from SCS (Sofa Carpet Specialist) has shown that bedroom carpets are over ten times as dirty as our toilet seats. We are taking a look at the findings of this study and how you can reduce the build-up of microorganisms on your carpet to keep your bedroom hygienically cleaner.

Preventing microbially induced concrete corrosion

By |March 9th, 2020|Antimicrobial Technology|

Concrete is an extremely durable and versatile building material, which is why it is amongst the most popular man-made materials in construction. It is common use in often high-traffic areas and environmentally harsh conditions means that concrete can suffer from material degradation, staining and microbial contamination.

Antimicrobial fabric protection: improved durability and freshness

By |January 7th, 2020|Antimicrobial Technology|

For over 25 years, BioCote® has successfully integrated antimicrobial technology into a broad range of products, which also include textile applications - such as active and workwear or fabrics on car seats, the antimicrobial protection benefits a wide range of fabrics for varied applications.

Silver vs. Copper: Battle of the Biocides

By |May 4th, 2017|Antimicrobial Technology|

The comparison between BioCote® silver antimicrobial technology and copper based additives is a perfect example. Whilst it is true that copper, like silver, is an effective antimicrobial, there are questions surrounding the suitability of copper as an antimicrobial technology, and we thought we would put these questions to bed.