Specialist coatings for Medical and Healthcare
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Medical and Healthcare
Omnikote offer specialist coatings for surgical instruments and equipment. Teflon and Xylan coatings reduce friction on blades for saws and other cutting implements. Nylon coatings are used for trolleys, racks, hoists and beds etc. as it is smooth, easy to clean and resistant to wear and chipping. It is also is resistant to alcohols, cleaning chemicals and Halothane anaesthetic which will attack other coatings. Nylon R-AM combines this durability with an anti microbial action that will reduce cross infection. So effective is the action that the Health Protection Agency have given a class 3 recommendation.