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Antimicrobial Film

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Antimicrobial Film
A polyester-based thermal laminating film that is enhanced with an antimicrobial surface coating. With Cheevers's antimicrobial film your finished piece will have built-in protection to inhibit the growth and reproduction of bacteria, molds, mildew, and fungi. This product offers excellent clarity and a standard adhesive package for most traditional lamination applications. Evaluation and fitness-for-use is the sole responsibility of the customer.
 
A thermal laminating film, with  patented antimicrobial compound, is ideal for environments where the control of contamination sources is critical. Environments such as medical and scientific settings, restaurants and food service, schools or other settings which are potentially exposed to higher concentrations of bacteria.

Features:

  • Custom product, available in a variety of structures.
  • Built-in protection to inhibit the growth of a broad range of bacteria, mold, and mildew.
  • Excellent clarity and durability.

Applications:

  • Menus, book covers, anatomical charts, counter mats
  • Classroom materials, manuals, instruction or reference sheets, and more.

Further Details on Antimicrobial Film:

  • More information and commonly asked questionClick Here
  • Article on Novel Antimicrobial Surface Coatings and The Potential For Reduced Fomite Transmission of SARS and Other Pathogens Click Here

Trade Name:                               Cheever (Antimicrobial) Thermal Lamination Film
Typical Gauge:                            1.3mil, 1.7mil, 3mil, 5mil, 10mil
Physical Properties:                     Film: .48 mils (+/-10%)

                                                    Adhesive: 2.5 mils (+/-10%)
                                                    Total Weight: 48.0 lbs/ream (+/-10%)
                                                    Yield: 9,000 sq.in./lb. (+/-10%)
 
Adhesive Performance:                Adhesion:  800 grams per inch 
                                                      Heat Seal to self @ 300 degrees F, 70 psi,
                                                     1.5 sec. > 3500 gms./inch
                                                    
Application Temperature:               220 degrees F - 280 degrees F
 
Solvent Resistance:                       Excellent abrasion and scuff resistance.
                                                       Excellent chemical & solvent resistance.
 Antimicrobial Properties:               The antimicrobial coating used in this product to achieve the 
antimicrobial properties are approved by the FDA and registered
by the EPA.  This laminating film with the antimicrobial coating incorporates the natural protection of silver.
 
Laboratory Tests have shown a 99.99% efficacy rate against Staphylococcus Aureus.
In addition Antimicrobial Film provides:
  • Built-in protection against the growth of a broad range of bacteria, mold and mildew.
  • Built-in protection against fungus.
  • Inhibits the growth of odor causing bacteria.
  • When used as directed the antimicrobial compound is safe and effective.
  • In keeping with good hygiene practices, the laminated article may be cleaned as usual and the antimicrobial properties will not wash off. 
  • Film can be disposed of in a normal fashion.
Storage Stability:                          Shelf life of 6 months when stored under conditions of
70 degrees F (21 degrees C) and 50 % relative humidity.
 
 
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