Nano care antimicrobial

Liquid Guard® Textile, an antimicrobial, self disinfecting semi-permanent coating technology certified to kill TGEV Coronavirus and Influenza A on contact with textiles.

Spray on mask

Liquid Guard® has been tested effective against  the SARS-CoV-2 virus killing the pathogens on surface contact.

The broad range of effectiveness testing conducted includes  SARS-CoV-2, TGEV Coronavirus and Influenza A. Verification of effectiveness against these enveloped viruses confirms Liquid Guards’ role in the transfer of transient microbes via hand-surface-hand transfer.

Further testing on SARS-COV-2 will continue into early  2021 and updates will be posted on this site and via our newsletter.

Liquid Guard® Textile is a water-based multi-functional spray-on product. Primarily, it has antimicrobial properties, which are tested and certified to kill the following bacteria and viruses on contact:-

  • SARS CoV-2
  • TGEV Coronavirus
  • Influenza A
  • Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA = methicillin-resilient Staphylococcus aureus)
  • Escherichia coli (intestinal bacteria)
  • Klebsiella pneumoniae (odour-creating bacteria)
  • Listeria monocytogenes (food-stuff)
  • Salmonella choleraesuis (food-stuff)
  • Aspergillus niger (slightly sporicidal)
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  • Enterococcus hirae

Additionally, it effectively removes fungal and bacterial colonies from fabrics such as mattresses and mattress covers thereby reducing the feeding stock of house dust mites. 

The antimicrobial function makes it an ideal coating for use on the following items of personal apparel and equipment: –

  • Health care uniforms
  • Masks
  • Kit bags

The coating also repels water and dirt making it highly suitable for use in high traffic public and commercial spaces – including hotel lobbies, bedrooms and on restaurant seating.

Due to its simple application method of ‘spray and air cure’ it is easy apply to: –

  • Upholstered headboards and furniture
  • Bed runners and decorative cushions
  • Carpets and curtains
  • Commercial soft furnishings
  • Automotive upholstery

Liquid Guard® Textile is applied to clean and dry fabric (free from surface active substances, such as silicon & surfactants) with any mist spray system. The coating is fully cured after six hours and is resistant to approximately twelve washes, or in the case of upholstery, it should be re-applied every twelve months.

For application on to smooth leather, Liquid Guard® Textile should be sprayed and polished out after application and then left to cure for six hours.

We take our environmental responsibility extremely seriously which is why Liquid Guard® Textile is free from SVHC (especially fluorine, PBT/PvB- & SVHC substances)

For the Liquid Guard® Textile full spectrum of information, please contact us.

Product Information

Liquid Guard® Textile

Specification
Chemical basis: a modified silica created a non-migrating antimicrobial glass layer
Layer thickness: Ca.150-300nm
Water resistance: slightly hydrophobic
Temperature

Stability:

150 degree Celsius
Chemical

Stability:

solvent-resistant
Weatherproof: 200h according to ISO 11507 A (corresponds to circa 3-4 years)
Resilience:

(mechanical)

Glass. ceramic > 40.000 cycles according to ISO 11998 (cleaning with water)

Noble metals > 20.000 cycles according to ISO 11998 (cleaning with water)

Plastics > 5.000 cycles according to ISO 11998 (cleaning with water)

Salt Water resistant: yes
Transparency: 100%
Storage stability: 1 year
Temperature Sensitivity: 3 to 40°C
Usage: spray and air cure
Application: apply to clean and dry fabric (free from surface active substances, such as silicon and surfactants), with a mist spray system.

After 6 hours the coating is cured.

N.B. when applying to smooth leather, Liquid Guard® Textile should be sprayed and polished out after application and then left to cure for six hours.

 

Compatible surfaces

Liquid Guard® Textile can be used on all absorbent textiles including these surfaces:

  • Upholstered headboards and furniture
  • Bed runners and decorative cushions
  • Carpets and curtains
  • Commercial soft furnishings
  • Corporate apparel and uniforms

N.B. On suede fabrics water drops may remain after application.  When applying to smooth leather, Liquid Guard® Textile should be sprayed and polished out after application and then left to cure for six hours.

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