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FSB’s Anti-Infection Coating

how handles and handrails minimise germs

Multi-resistant pathogens are a major topic these days due to the speed with which they spread and the great risk they pose notably in hospitals and nursing institutions. FSB makes a decisive contribution towards fighting “hospital germs” with its Anti-Infection Coating (AIC), a special finish that can be applied to numerous of its handle ranges as well as to its barrier-free ErgoSystem® for sanitary spaces. Launched in 2019 and available for all products in stainless steel and aluminium, FSB’s Anti- Infection Coating guarantees a 99.99% reduction of multi-resistant pathogens (life-long antimicrobial efficacy certified to ISO 22196 JIS Z 2801:2010).

High levels of patronage in public buildings increase the risk of bacteria and even multi-resistant pathogens being transmitted. Potential carriers here are, in the first instance, items that are regularly taken hold of such as door levers, window handles or handrails. Products by FSB with an innovative Anti-Infection Coating dependably reduce the risk of infection for hospital patients, nursing staff and visitors alike.

One coating – several areas of application

FSB’s Anti-Infection Coating is a clean and physiologically safe solution for all areas of buildings (biocompatibility pursuant to DIN ISO 10993-5 confirmed) – be it in combination with M Series electronic door fittings, F Series tubular door pulls with finger scanners, or classic door and window fittings. Sanitary spaces are a sphere in which handles, and accessories too, are particularly likely to be contaminated by infectious germs. FSB’s Anti-Infection Coating is, for instance, optionally available for ErgoSystem® products in the E300 range in Stainless Steel and in the A100 range in Aluminium. These two handhold collections, as functional as they are good-looking, comprise a variety of handrail configurations (e. g. for shower rooms or hallways), corner fittings and grab rails of various length and, when enhanced with AIC, deliver freedom from both barriers and germs.

Proven resistance: FSB guarantees abrasion resistance over at least 100,000 cycles for its innovative product coating, which is scratch-proof pursuant to DIN EN ISO 1518 as well as being resistant to all standard cleaning agents and disinfectants.

About FSB
FSB is a byword the world over for visually and functionally top-quality hardware solutions for doors and windows, electronic access solutions and sanitary fit-outs. Architects and builders’ clients favour reaching out for products from Brakel owing to FSB’s great design expertise and its pro-found understanding of the requirements of modern construction. Every-thing in any way associated with handle culture in built spaces is catered to from a single source.

Franz Schneider
Brakel GmbH + Co KG

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Nieheimer Straße 38
33034 Brakel
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