Microban introduces high-quality, heavy metal-free antimicrobial technology for water-based coatings

From News Direct

Monday, October 10, 2022, 10:00 AM MYT

HUNTERSVILLE, USA – News Direct – October 10, 2022 – Microban International is proud to introduce LapisShield, a new heavy metal-free technology designed to seamlessly integrate antimicrobial functionality into any waterborne coating formulation. This broad-spectrum antimicrobial technology has been shown to inhibit bacterial growth by up to 99.99% and prevent the growth of mold and mildew, helping to protect treated surfaces from various sources of microbial degradation.

LapisShield, a heavy metal-free antimicrobial technology, inhibits bacterial growth by up to 99.99%

LapisShield is the latest coating innovation from the leader in antimicrobial technology, demonstrating the company’s continued commitment to providing more sustainable solutions to inhibit microbial growth. With this state-of-the-art technology, manufacturers can enhance their coatings with the power to protect products against the harmful effects of microbes – including stains, odors and premature degradation – extending the life of coated products. LapisShield offers superior quality and stability by optimizing processing and manufacturing requirements. It also allows batches of coatings to be stored for future use, preventing unnecessary waste and optimizing resources for more sustainable coating production.
LapisShield has been specifically designed to meet the needs of the waterborne coatings industry, a sector that is constantly striving for clearer and greener systems that create a seamless finish. This innovative technology is compatible with thin coating systems and offers improved UV stability, limiting the impact on the optical properties of water-based coatings and making them ideal for clear glass or plastic applications. Michael Ruby, President of Microban International, commented: “We are excited to introduce LapisShield as the latest example of Microban’s commitment to developing sustainable, heavy metal-free antimicrobial technologies for its partners around the world. Our coating experts have worked tirelessly to provide a more environmentally friendly technology that offers the best quality and compatibility for waterborne coating systems. LapisShield’s fantastic stability and clarity allows it to easily integrate with a wide variety of coating systems, including anti-fingerprint and anti-smudge formulations, and applications requiring optically clean performance.”
LapisShield is available to waterborne coating manufacturers worldwide to help prevent the growth of bacteria, mold and mildew on a variety of substrates including glass, metal, wood and plastics. Partners will also benefit from Microban’s 38 years of experience in antimicrobial technology, with renowned turnkey support services.
Learn more at www.microban.com/antimicrobial-solutions/technologies/lapisshield and contact a representative today!
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About Microban International

Part of Barr Brands International (BBI), Microban International is home to the most trusted and well-known global brands in the antimicrobial, odor control and sanitation/disinfection markets – Microban® and Ultra-Fresh®. Our organization has experienced over 100 years of collective growth and revolutionized the industry. As a global leader, our proactive systems keep products cleaner and better control odors by preventing problems before they start. Microban International drives innovation by combining science and creative solutions that improve high-quality consumer, textile, industrial and medical products worldwide. Today, the Microban and Ultra-Fresh brands and our technologies are incorporated into thousands of products worldwide. The company is headquartered in North Carolina with operations in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit www.microban.com.

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