About Antimicrobial Products

Date: 28-10-2020

Good and bad bacteria are everywhere and Healthcare Associations across the globe are introducing antimicrobial ranges to help reduce the risk of infectious diseases and create safer healthcare environments. As part of our ongoing commitment to developing innovative healthcare solutions, Con-Serv has introduced a range of Antimicrobial products to support this growing need.

What does Antimicrobial mean?

Antimicrobial literally means “active against microbes” and can be defined as something that can resist, inhibit and prevent the growth of microbes including bacteria and mould.

In developing our Antimicrobial healthcare range, antimicrobial additives have been infused into the product material during the manufacturing process. These additives work to attack the bacteria cell wall, interrupt cell metabolism, and prevent bacteria reproduction extending the product's hygienic properties and minimising the potential of cross-contamination.

 

Con-Serv's Antimicrobial range

Con-Serv have long been leaders in the healthcare industry with our Hygienic Seal® grab rails and Hosfab® shower systems. With health and hygiene our priority, we have introduced an Antimicrobial Shower Handpiece, Shower Hose, Rail Slider, and Laminar into our healthcare range.

In addition to this, we have also introduced a Colour Coded Identification System to help healthcare professionals track the replacement of fixtures and fittings in high-risk areas.

 

1. Antimicrobial Shower Handpiece

ABS lightweight, single function shower with an antimicrobial additive. The Con-Serv Antimicrobial Handpiece has a full pattern spray and 3 Star WELS rating (as per WELS licence number 0046). Ideal for high-risk contamination areas, our handpiece contains additives that reduce surface build-up of biofilm and bacteria. (Product code: HP 035 AW)

 

2. Antimicrobial Shower Hose

For use with a handheld shower, Con-Serv’s smooth PVC shower hose with antimicrobial additives is available in lengths of 900mm, 1200mm, 1500mm, and 2000mm. Antimicrobial shower hoses meet the performance requirements of AS/NZS 3662 clause 5.4 and suitable for hospital facilities.
(Product code: SH 015 AW)

 

3. Antimicrobial Glide Slide Handset Cradle

ABS construction with antimicrobial additive and includes our Clicklock™ claw handset support. Con-Serv’s Glide Slide is height adjustable and fastens to a 32mm rail for easy installation. (Product code: HC 024 AW)

 

4. Antimicrobial Laminator

Laminar flow inserts minimise the potential for pathogens to enter the water by producing a non-aerated, splash-free, crystal clear stream. Ideal for healthcare facilities, our laminar flow inserts also contain additives that reduce surface build-up of biofilm and bacteria in high-risk areas. Con-Serv Antimicrobial Laminars is available in is 5 Star (6L/min) and 3 Star (9L/min) ratings. (Product code: AF 5ALF/AF 8ALF)

 

5. Colour Coded Identification System

Designed to simplify the maintenance cycle of handpieces and aerators, products in our Colour Coded Identification System feature colour options of RED, BLUE, YELLOW & GREEN for easy identification when scheduling replacements. Our Colour Coded Identification System includes a Handpiece and Aerators.

 

Colour Coded Identification System Handpiece

ABS lightweight, single function shower with antimicrobial additive is 3 Star WELS rating (as per WELS licence number 0046). Includes colour inserts to support a maintenance cycle system. (Product code: HP 035 AC)

 

Colour Coded Identification System Aerator

Colour coded Laminars designed to support a maintenance cycle system. Laminars are non-aerated, splash-free with a crystal-clear flow. Con-Serv Colour Coded Laminars are 5 Star rated (6L/min) and available in Red, Blue, Yellow, or Green. (Product code: AF 5CLL)

Antimicrobial Range

For more information, view our full Antimicrobial Range.

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