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Paint and coating testing methods are essential tools to check the efficacy of antimicrobial-treated paints and coatings. With the addition of antimicrobials, these paints and coatings can provide effective protection against a wide range of microorganisms including bacteria, fungi, molds, and viruses. These specialized coatings can help minimize the growth of microorganisms on various surfaces, thus contributing to improved microbial protection and surface longevity. By utilizing these innovative coatings, we can enhance our effort to maintain cleaner and more hygienic environments while preserving the aesthetic appeal of our surroundings.

Here at MIS, our microbiology testing experts help manufacturers verify the efficacy of their antimicrobial coatings and paint materials against a broad range of microbes. Our team of experts conducts testing analysis that aligns with globally recognized standards, and we tailor our approach to meet the unique needs of each product.

Paints & Coatings Test Methods performed at MIS

  • ASTM D2574: 2020 – Evaluating the antimicrobial resistance of emulsion paints
  • ASTM D4783: 2021 – Determining the resistance of adhesive preparations in the container to attack by bacteria, yeast, and fungi
  • ISO 21702: 2019 – Measurement of antiviral activity on plastics and other non-porous surfaces
  • ASTM D5589: 2019 – Evaluating the resistance of paint films and related coatings to algal defacement
  • ASTM D5590: 2021 – Evaluating the resistance of paint films and related coatings to fungal defacement
  • ASTM D4300: 2023 – Determining the efficacy of adhesive films to support or resist the fungal growth
  • ASTM D3273: 2021- Evaluating the susceptibility of interior coatings to mold development
  • ASTM D7855: 2017 – Determining mold growth on coated building products designed for interior applications

Examples of Paint and Coatings Products Tested at MIS

  • Interior and exterior paints
  • Water-based and solvent-based coatings
  • Spray coating
  • Durable coatings for walls and floors
  • Paints and coatings for door knobs

Why is it important to do Antimicrobial Testing on Coatings Products?

Bacterial infections are a serious concern, especially when microorganisms can survive and spread on non-living surfaces. To overcome this challenge, scientists have developed antimicrobial coating materials that aim to prevent the cross-transmission of pathogens and control microbial contamination on surfaces. These coatings not only provide safety against discoloration and material degradation but also enhance the shelf life of the products.

Antimicrobial coatings can be used in various settings like medical facilities, schools, homes, and other similar places. To ensure their effectiveness in reducing the burden of microbial diseases, it is crucial to evaluate these coating products for their antimicrobial efficacy. This enables us to develop high-quality products that can significantly contribute to controlling the spread of infections and promoting a safer environment for everyone.

Why trust MIS with your Coating Product Testing?

At MIS, we take pride in offering a comprehensive range of antimicrobial testing services for paints and coating materials. Our team of experts understands the needs of our clients and conducts thorough tests to assess the performance of their products. By utilizing cutting-edge technologies and scientific methods, we ensure that our clients receive accurate and reliable test results. We strive to provide constructive feedback to our clients, helping them to improve their products and better meet the needs of their customers.

For more information about our paints and coating testing services, contact us here.

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