Pre-treatment of bandages may improve the antibacterial properties of nanoparticles

January 11th, 2017

Pre-treating the fabric surface of the bandages used to treat burns with enzymes and polyethylene glycol or cellulase may promote the adhesion of antibacterial nanoparticles and improve their bacteria-repelling ability. Nanoparticles can be used to introduce antimicrobial properties into the textiles used in dressings. Further studies into the combination of bactericidal polymers with bacteria-killing metal-oxide […]

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SheerWeave fabrics keep hospital environments clean and cool

December 28th, 2015

Phifer’s SheerWeave shades with Microban antimicrobial protection helps to keep hospital environments clean and cool. The Microban protection helps prevent the growth of stain- (SPACE) and odor-causing bacteria, mold and mildew that can damage the fabric. Microban won’t wash off or wear away for the lifetime of the fabric. SheerWeave’s light-filtering qualities diffuse light, reduce […]

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