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Brey-Krause products are used in many environments where inhibiting the growth of microbes would be extremely advantageous. We have the ability to powder coat our products with an antimicrobial additive that will suppress the growth and spread of micro-organisms, such as bacteria and mold.

The antimicrobial compound utilizes the microbe-fighting attributes of silver combined with zeolite, an inorganic ceramic element. The zeolite holds the silver ions and slowly releases them for long-term protection against germs. In a humid and moist environment typically conducive to microbe growth, the zeolite pumps out silver ions in exchange for sodium ions from the environment. There is a maximum release rate that will not be exceeded even under extremely wet conditions.

Silver has long been used in suppressing the growth and proliferation of a wide range of microorganisms, such as bacteria, mold and mildew. Even the Ancient Egyptians relied on silver particles to fend off fungus, mold and other microorganisms from food supplies. They also protected water from germ contamination by storing it in silver vessels.

Antimicrobial coatings also have other attributes. They resist fingerprints, watermarks, discoloration, staining, and even scratches less than � inch.

Contact us if you feel antimicrobial coatings would be beneficial in your product applications.