Navigation Links
Plastics Color Corp. Announces Custom-Blended Antimicrobials for Polymers
Date:2/14/2013

Anaheim, Calif. (PRWEB) February 14, 2013

PCC (Plastics Color Corporation), a leading supplier of color concentrates, compounds, and additive masterbatches for the plastics industry, has announced the release of its MicroBlok™ antimicrobial formulations for polymers, engineered to impede the growth of a wide spectrum of microorganisms on various plastic surfaces. MicroBlok was unveiled today at the PLASTEC West tradeshow in Anaheim, Calif.

According to PCC’s Global Technical Manager Fred Jhaveri, the MicroBlok line is targeted at the medical device, medical packaging, appliance and other consumer markets where cleanliness is crucial to consumers. “MicroBlok inhibits the growth of bacteria which may cause stains, odors and product deterioration, said Jhaveri.” “It helps keep products cleaner and fresher longer.”

MicroBlok has undergone rigorous laboratory testing under ISO 22196:2011. The ISO test measures the growth of bacteria within a 24-hour period on the tested plastic substrates. Jhaveri says that MicroBlok is “appropriate for use in virtually any manufacturing process and in a wide variety of resins including TPU, PE, PP, PC and ABS.”

MicroBlok employs silver ion-based antimicrobials engineered into the product and dispersed throughout the polymer matrix. These ions create a large “internal” specific surface which creates an extremely high-efficiency antimicrobial action. Because the silver ions are not depleted during the inhibition process, the antimicrobial effect of MicroBlok is not diminished over time.

About Plastics Color Corporation
Plastics Color Corporation (PCC), headquartered in Calumet City, Ill., is a global pro
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. Green Dot Holdings LLC Acquires MGP’s Bioplastics Division
2. Lucintel’s Analysis of the Global Glass Mat Thermoplastics Industry: Market is Expected to Reach US $481 Million in 2017
3. University of Colorado Cancer Center Study Shows the Preferred Feeding Method is not the Medically Best in Malnourished Pediatric Cancer Patients
4. University of Colorado Cancer Center Study Shows That Problem-Solving Training Helps Mothers Cope with Child’s Cancer Diagnosis
5. University of Colorado Cancer Center Review Shows Long-term Side-effects of New, Targeted Therapies in Pediatric Cancer Patients
6. Two University of Colorado Cancer Center Studies Show that Silibinin, Found in Milk Thistle, Protects Against UV-Induced Skin Cancer
7. University of Colorado Cancer Center Study Finds That Body's Ibuprofen, SPARC, Reduces Inflammation and Thus Bladder Cancer Development and Metastasis
8. Multimodal Treatment of Peritoneal Metastases Offers Hope for Many Patients With Colorectal Cancer
9. A new take on the Midas touch -- changing the color of gold
10. Pinnaclife To Sponsor The Nebraska Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Fuel Up With Color 5K And 1 Mile Fun Run
11. AMRESCO Offers New Prism Protein Marker With Vibrant Colors For Easy Band Identification
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/14/2014)... DC (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Carahsoft ... for Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 2pm EST (11am ... Knowledge.” The topic focuses on how technology can turn ... critical decisions for government agencies. The online webinar will ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... January 14, 2014 EquitiesIQ, a leading ... (OTCQB: ALQA). Alliqua is an emerging biomedical company acquiring, ... wound care market. , Free report download: http://equitiesiq.com/reports/alliqua/ ... a seasoned management team and Board, which launched the ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... 14, 2014 In recent years, growing ... methods in product development and promotion has led to ... mistrust, fueled by concerns about the insidious impact of ... of spectacular fines to the world’s biggest pharmas for ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... UK (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Bob ... with more than 20 years in the industry, has ... photonics . Hainsey will serve as the society’s Science ... Dr. Hainsey join SPIE as our Technology Strategist, further ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Webcast - Natural Language Processing: Converting Raw Data into Actionable Knowledge – Hosted by Carahsoft and CDS Federal Services 2EquitiesIQ Initiates Coverage of Alliqua, Inc. 2EquitiesIQ Initiates Coverage of Alliqua, Inc. 3The Sunshine Act: Necessary Regulation or Unnecessary Dysregulation? New Life Science Webinar Hosted by Xtalks and IRB Services 2The Sunshine Act: Necessary Regulation or Unnecessary Dysregulation? New Life Science Webinar Hosted by Xtalks and IRB Services 3Photonics R&D Leader Bob Hainsey Joins SPIE Technical Staff 2
... , , Catalog Number, Pack ... 100 g, , , , , , ... German , version - 42 K , ... Material Safety , Data Sheets, , MSDS , ...
... , , , , , , , ... , 1691104, Set, ... Package , Inserts/Product Instructions , , English , ... - 24 K , , US Material Safety , Data Sheets , ...
... , Here are some troubleshooting hints that we have gathered , regarding misincorporation or low fidelity of PCR ... , , , , ... , , <a , ... , , , ...
Cached Biology Technology:Trouble-shooting: Misincorporation or low fidelity 2Trouble-shooting: Misincorporation or low fidelity 3
(Date:4/17/2014)... trials to treat tuberculosis could be the basis for ... bacteria, fungal infections and parasites, yet evade resistance, according ... collaborators. , Led by U. of I. chemistry professor ... drug SQ109 attacks the tuberculosis bacterium, how the drug ... to malaria and how targeting multiple pathways reduces ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... 17, 2014The development of stem cell therapies to cure ... characterize stem cell populations based on cell surface markers. ... new marker that is highly expressed in a type ... which they describe in an article in BioResearch ... Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is available free on ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Marc Andr Gauthier and Professor Luca Razzari of ... been awarded large grants from the John R. ... Innovation (CFI) for the acquisition of state-of-the-art biotech ... added matching grants from the Ministre de l,Enseignement ... de la Technologie (MESRST). These new laboratories will ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Multitarget TB drug could treat other diseases, evade resistance 2New state-of-the-art biotech and nanotech equipment for INRS 2
... the body, a virus such as HIV invades body cells ... Once inside the cell, the invading microbe's genetic material takes ... more copies of the virus, which then spill out to ... that once a virus begins fusing with a cell's membrane, ...
... in prospect with a clinical drug trial to begin in ... would open the way to relief in the 10% of ... over 500,000,000 people. , The Walter and Eliza Hall ... Guinea Institute of Medical Research (PNGIMR) and the University of ...
... Medical Center (SFVAMC) and the University of California, San ... bronchitis, which is thought to lead to obliterative bronchitis ... transplanted lungs. , The researchers hope their results will ... standard test for chronic lung rejection, as well as ...
Cached Biology News:Several minute intermediate stage in virus-cell fusion discovered; opportunity for drug development 2Several minute intermediate stage in virus-cell fusion discovered; opportunity for drug development 3Old drug, new tricks: Prospects for slashing the impact of malaria 2Researchers identify genes associated with lung transplant rejection 2
... Immulon 2HB ELISA strips, high binding ... affinity for hydrophilic proteins and complexes. ... for reagent injection while providing the ... Each strip accomodates 12 wells., ...
...
Ethylene glycol-bis(2-aminoethyl ether)-N,N,N',N'-tetraacetic acid, Molecular Biology Grade...
... efficiencies and the chemistry of light production ... benefit that they require simple triggering conditions ... This benefit has been exploited to great ... compounds can also be easily modified to ...
Biology Products: