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Bacteria-resistant solid-surface workspaces fight infection

bacteria resistant solid surface workspacesIt was reported that one in nearly 25 hospital patients is affected by a healthcare-associated infection on any given day. That statistic alone is enough to encourage people to seek alternative methods of treatment when sick. There are, however, tools available that can help renew our faith in the health system and its ability to fight HAIs. Take, for instance, bacteria-resistant solid surface workspaces and germ-resistant countertop cabinets. Made from a polyester, acrylic-modified, cast-polymer material that meets guidelines specific to critical applications, the furniture is not only affordable, but lightweight and strong enough to combat ordinary microbes such as mold. It is also capable of withstanding the spread of other harmful germs and bacteria. Standing up to exposure from rapidly accelerated temperature changes of the extremist kind isn't a problem either. Bacteria-resistant solid-surface workspaces and germ-resistant countertop cabinets are not the only products available that fight infection. (Read more) Available on Vizient GPO Contract #CE2900 (Vizient customers call for contract pricing.)

Performance tested germ-resistant countertop cabinets support patient safety

germ resistant countertop cabinetsBacteria-resistant solid surface workspaces and germ-resistant countertop cabinets must be performance tested in several areas in order to be deemed fully functional. Its color fastness must render no change over the course of 200 hours. Evidence of its superior impact resistance is clear if it exhibits no cracks or chips. Passing grades must also be given in a total of seven other areas. These include:

  • Chemical resistance
  • Cigarette burn test
  • Drain fitting connection
  • Loads on lavatory tops
  • Stain resistance
  • Thermal shock resistance
  • Wear and cleaning

Then, and only then, are these bacteria-resistant solid surface workspace and germ-resistant countertop cabinets considered acceptable for use. The results of the test not only prove they work, but support efforts by hospitals to ensure patient safety. A choice of 69 color tones and designs also adds to its cost-effectiveness when wanting to achieve an aesthetically pleasing look on a budget. (See more healthcare storage products)

Contact us for bacteria-resistant solid surface workspaces

Southwest Solutions Group® provides design and installation services of bacteria-resistant solid surface workspaces and germ-resistant countertop cabinets. Free consultations are available to determine you and your business's exact needs before the design process begins. To learn more or to speak with a storage specialist, call us at 1-800-803-1083 or send us a message today.

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