DVUV, LLC announces UVMax Defender antimicrobial protection line
Published on : Monday, June 7, 2021
DVUV, LLC an innovator of UV-cured powder coated MDF components is pleased to announce its newest product offering, UVMax Defender, the advanced coating to stimulate surface protection process and combat virus crisis. UVMax Defender provides added antimicrobial protection for DVUV’s entire line of UV cured powder coatings for MDF, Medium Density Fiberboard.
The antimicrobial agent utilizes silver ion technology that attaches to the cell walls of a microbe, interrupting enzyme production and DNA replication. Results from independent third-party testing using ISO 22196 standards confirmed after 24 hours surfaces coated with UVMax Defender showed E coli and Staphylococcus bacterial reproduction reduced by more than 99.99%.
UVMax Defender is ideal for healthcare, hospitality, retail, education, consumer goods, and other applications where harmful bacteria can be prevalent. The coating offers 24/7, lifetime antimicrobial protection, and repeated cleanings do not diminish or degrade the efficacy of the coating.
“The current state of our world has changed due to COVID-19. Products need to be safer and more robust. Antimicrobial agents are a desired safety feature, and are in great demand, but cleaning is still essential to ensure personal health and safety. We wanted to make certain our UV cured powder coatings are safe, can withstand more frequent cleaning, and give our customers the performance they expect and need.” states Rebecca Lonczak, Marketing Manager for DVUV, LLC.