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The market trend is clear: Paints and coatings should contain as few preservatives as possible. The challenge for the industry: Especially when it comes to water-based paints, spores and bacteria take hold in just seconds during production. Once contaminated, mould and bacteria are the unfortunate results. Conversely, there is also high price to pay when forgoing the use of preservatives – increasing product returns and damage to a company’s reputation as a result of complaints.
SANITIZED at the ChinaCoat 2019 in Shanghai:
In-can and dry film preservation, a hygiene concept for paint manufacture
SANITIZED Preservation AG has already experienced significant growth, despite only being active in the Asian market for less than a year. Products with antimicrobial protection for paints and coatings are in high demand. So too are hygiene concepts for production facilities that comprehensively prevent microbes from gaining a foothold.
After just a few seconds of exposure to room air during production processes, spores and bacteria can take hold in water-based paints and coatings. Meanwhile, valuable time elapses while waiting for the results of external labs in order to define the adequate level of preservation.
Paint solvent extractions are no longer allowed, which is one reason for the global demand for water-based paints and coatings. At first glance, their application is free from health risks.