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IDENTIFIABLE PROTECTIVE FILM WITH ANTIMICROBIAL & ANTIVIRAL TREATMENT

From the moment they touch the door handle to enter to the time they grab it again to exit, your visitors face countless contamination hazards via the many surfaces in your space that they touch. And while you can’t prevent everything, you can mitigate your customers’ risk of exposure to viruses including corona-virus as well as surface bacteria.

ProtekFILM is designed to address messaging, identification and protection.

The antiviral and antimicrobial nature of the film will work to eradicate and disable the microbes and viruses that are on the surface and help improve the safety of everyone.

It allows you to communicate that you have taken steps to make your establishment safer for you, your staff and your visitors.

ProtekFILM is an antiviral, antimicrobial PVC coating that can be easily applied to a variety of surfaces in the office, gym, school, home—anywhere. Its antimicrobial properties resist viruses bacteria for 5 years, providing a safer surface for everyone who comes into contact with it.

  • Antiviral PVC film protects against Coronavirus and other viruses
  • Antimicrobial PVC film resists bacteria and inhibits their growth
  • Durability: 5 Years (indoor use)
  • Safe for skin: Dermatologically tested.
  • ProtekFILM is available in easy, ready-to-apply products or custom-cut sizes.
  • Protects 24h a day, 7 days a week
  • Inhibits the development of 99.99% of the germs
    tested (tests in conformity with the ISO 22196 standard)
  • Reduces a bacterial population by 4 logs
  • Prevents the formation of biofilm
  • Perfectly ecological
  • No nanoparticles

ProtekFILM protects against Coronavirus and other viruses. And while you may not have heard of the many bacteria that ProtekFILM can protect you from, you’re probably familiar with the many illnesses these bacteria can cause.

 

ProtekFILM is a great way to show your customers you take their health very seriously and have created a ProtekZONE in your place of business.

Film consisting of a 60-µm, transparent, cast PVC containing antimicrobial agents and coated with a pressure-sensitive acrylic adhesive. Intended for antimicrobial protection of surfaces in areas that require a high level of hygiene (hospitals, agribusinesses and food industries, wet rooms, public places, etc.).


Active strains (according to ISO 22196):
Reducing > 99.99 % of bacteria ascertained for:

  • Escherichia coli,
  • Salmonella (Salmonelle enterica),
  • Listeria (Listeria monocytogenes),
  • Golden staph (Staphylococcus aureus),
  • Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA),
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

 


Antiviral activity on the Human coronavirus HCoV-229E strain according to the ISO 21702 standard):

  • 94.99 % after a contact time of 15 min
  • 99.87 % after a contact time of 60 min

 

Film Features:

 

Indicative value

 

Thickness

60

 

 

Average Values

Standards

Tensile strength (N/25 mm)

min. 15

HEXNFX41031

Elongation at break (%):

min. 100

HEXNFX41031

Shrinkage 168 hours at 70 °C (158 °F) (mm)

< 0.8

HEXRET001

 

Liner Features:
• Silicone-coated PE paper with HEXIS print.
• Stable under hygrometric variations.

 



Adhesive Properties:

(Measured average values at the publication of the technical datasheet)

 

Average Values

Standards

Peel strength test 180° on glass (N/25 mm):

 

 

    after 20 minutes of application

15

HEXFTM001

    after 24 hours of application

17

HEXFTM001

Initial tack (N/25 mm)

20

HEXFTM009

Release (N/25 mm)

0,5

HEXFTM003

Resistance to solvents: the adhesive is resistant to most chemicals (alcohol, diluted acids, oils).



Adhesive:
• Solvent-based acrylic adhesive.
• Immediate and permanent adhesion.

Under normal usage conditions, harmless when in contact with human skin (skin compatibility study carried out under dermatological control).

  • No allergenicpotential
  • No irritant potential

Active compound: silver ions, < 0.3 % w/w of the entire product.

Antimicrobial activity maintained after 365 cleanings with water, alcohol, chlorine bleach and Aniosurf® (respect the dilution recommended by the manufacturer).

The film can be cleaned/disinfected by all conventional cleaning methods, using non-abrasive accessories, cleaning products, detergents or products currently used in healthcare environments.

The disinfection levels achieved are compatible with common usage in the most sensitive areas in terms of infectious risks (surgery wards, immunocompromised wards, neonatology, etc.).

  • Only apply the film to areas that will not be in direct contact with unpackaged food.
  • Suitable for application to regular or irregular surfaces.
  • Recommended minimum application temperature: +10 °C (+50 °F).
  • Operating temperature range: from -40 °C to +90 °C (-40 °F to +194 °F).
  • It can be used for the cold laminating of cast ProtekFILM digital printing films printed with solvent eco-solvent, latex or UV inkjet technology.
  • In the case of an already painted substrate, self-adhesive media must only be applied to the undamaged original paintwork. If the paintwork is not original and/or damaged, the application and the removal are at the judgement and risk of the installer.
    Only apply the film to areas that will not be in direct contact with unpackaged food.

Operating Recommendations:

Before applying this laminate to a ProtekFILM digital printing film, which has been printed with solvent inks, it is recommended to respect the following optimal drying time for the inks:

  • 48 hours if the printed film is cast
  • 24 hours if the printed film is calendered

For more information on the application method of the ProtekFILM film, please refer to the Application Guide on the "Professionals" pages, category "Laminates" on the site www.ProtekFILMgraphics.com.

Storage:
Shelf life (before application):
The shelf life of this film is 1 year when stored upright in its original packaging in a dust-free environment at a temperature ranging from +15 °C to +25 °C (+59 °F to +77 °F) with a relative humidity of 50 %.

Durability:
Vertical indoor exposure: up to 5 years (in areas not subject to frequent handling or high visitor frequency).

A film applied in areas of frequent handling (e.g.: handles) or high visitor frequency will be subject to repeated abrasion which will reduce its durability (change of appearance, lifting, etc.). The film durability
depends on the intensity and frequency of the mechanical stress to which it is exposed.

   

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