Benefits of antimicrobial technology

Why you should add antimicrobial technology to your product

Benefits of antimicrobial technology, explained

Microbes can compromise the quality, performance and cleanliness of your product. By integrating BioCote® antimicrobial technology into your material, your products will be protected 24/7 from microbes such as E. coli, Campylobacter, Salmonella or the superbug MRSA. Simply and cost-effectively introduced during manufacturing, BioCote® antimicrobial additives are guaranteed to provide high levels of antimicrobial protection.

Our proven antimould technology can minimise the growth of all types of unsightly mould and is safe for use in plastics, paints, coatings, fabrics and many other material types.

Supercharge your business by adding another feature to your existing products and create a value-added product application – contact a member of our team to discover more benefits of our in-built antimicrobial technology.


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Unprotected surface

On an untreated surface, the bacteria thrive and reproduce considerably.

Protected surface

On a BioCote® treated surface, the bacteria cannot survive and reduce by up to 99.5%.

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Protected surface

On an untreated surface, the bacteria thrive and reproduce considerably.

Protected surface

 On a BioCote® treated surface,the bacteria cannot survive and reduce by up to 99.5%.

Once integrated into a product, BioCote® antimicrobial technology will

Reduce microbes by up to 99.99%

BioCote® works continuously to reduce the amount of microbes on a treated surface

Proven against mould growth

BioCote® creates products upon which unsightly and unpleasant mould such as Aspergillus niger cannot survive

Reduce cross-contamination

A cleaner product means less microbes to transfer, ultimately reducing the potential for cross-contamination from one surface to another

Stay fresh for longer

Less microbes means reduced potential for staining and unpleasant odours, making your product stay fresher for longer periods

Extend a product’s functional lifetime

Lasting BioCote® surface protection against microbial colonisation also minimises material degradation, ultimately extending the lifetime of the product

Easier to keep hygienically clean

BioCote® works hand in hand with thorough cleaning practices to give the product around-the-clock protection against unseen microbes, permanently

Safe to use in a variety of environments

The supply of the right antimicrobial additive means your BioCote® protected product can be used as it always has been without risk or concern

How antimicrobial technology works

Antimicrobial additives are extremely diverse and control microbes via many different means. When used in the manufacture of products they create surfaces and materials inhospitable to microbes such as bacteria and mould. Find out more about how BioCote® additives work.

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BioCote® has a range of Antimicrobial Additives for plastics, polymers, paints, coatings, textiles, fabrics, paper, ceramics and many other material types. Contact a member of the team today to discover more about the benefits of our inbuilt Antimicrobial Technology.

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