INDIANAPOLIS, IN –
Specialty Coating Systems has announced a significant breakthrough in Parylene coating technologies: SCS microRESIST™ Antimicrobial Parylene Technology. SCS microRESIST combines the benefits of Parylene with antimicrobial properties to effectively eliminate harmful microorganisms on coated devices and components.
As healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) increase and continue to pose a challenge to hospitals and healthcare facilities, providers are tasked with improving patient health while reducing the risk of infection. SCS provides a new solution by offering manufacturers antimicrobial coating technology that effectively eliminates microorganisms.
Testing per JIS Z 2801, SCS microRESIST has demonstrated greater than 5 Log reduction after 24 hours on 14 common microorganisms, including E. coli and Staphylococcus aureus. The coating technology has also been tested for long-term effectiveness against E. coli, and achieved greater than 5 Log reduction.
SCS microRESIST technology can be applied to a variety of devices and applications where antimicrobial properties are critical during a product’s use.
For more information about SCS microRESIST and other Parylene conformal coating services and technologies, visit www.scscoatings.com/microRESIST or call 317.244.1200.
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