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WithStand- The Technology That Won't Back Down From Microbial Growth

Posted by Jenny DuPrey, Marketing Manager at Davies Molding

Mar 4, 2015 8:02:52 AM

It is estimated that up to 100,000 deaths per year result from Hospital Acquired Infections (HAI), the vast majority of which are preventable.  In addition to loss of life, microbial growth can cause odor, staining, discoloration, loss of mechanical properties, as well as other negative effects on medical devices.  Davies Molding WithStand is a customized antimicrobial product offering that is compounded into a variety of base polymers and can be a critical part of a strategy to combat surface microbe formation.

WithStand Antimicrobial Product Technology can be formulated with organic and inorganic EPA approved antimicrobial additives to be effective against microbial growth.  Our formulation expertise will provide you the "right" customized solution in a master batch or pre-compounded product.  This technology can be applied to a wide variety of polymers including:

  • Olefins (polypropylene, polyethylene)
  • Polycarbonate
  • PVC
  • Polystyrene
  • ABS

WithStand Antimicrobial Products are an excellent choice for the following healthcare applications:

  • Packaging
  • Minimally invasive devices
  • Wellness
  • Hospital furniture
  • Many more

Please contact our knowledgeable team for additional information at info@daviesmolding.com or 800-554-9208.

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Topics: New Products