HOW AEGIS® WORKS
Aegis® Microbe Shield® Bonds Molecularly to Most Any Surface to:
Inhibit Growth of Unwanted Microbes Physically
Help Prevent Surface Degradation & Odors Caused by Mold, Bacteria, Fungi, Biofilm…
Broad-spectrum microbial defense that is safe
Long-term antimicrobial solution that is effective
Saves Time, Money & Resources on Care & Maintenance
Enhances Environmental Surface Protection & HVAC Systems
Add a Layer of Biosecurity with Antimicrobial Protection
Exercise Long-Term Corporate Social Responsibility
Learn More About Antimicrobial Protection
Inhibit Growth of Microbes
AMPC Aegis® Microbe Shield modifies treated surfaces by creating an inhospitable environment for microbes including bacteria, fungi and mould.
Aegis® is effective against the growth of microbes including bacteria, fungi, mold, mildew, algae, yeasts, and biofilm. Conventional products kill by way of poisoning the organism or disrupting a vital life process, designed to act and dissipate quickly & have a limited range of effectiveness.
Because Aegis® uses a covalent bond to adhere to surfaces, it remains viable for as long as the surface is intact. Surfaces can become damaged with time, including scrapes, cracks, and gaps, and it is recommended that Aegis® be reapplied annually
Under a microscope, a surface that has been treated with Aegis® would look like it was covered in thousands of tiny swords. Microbial prevention on surfaces protected by Aegis® is provided by the positive nitrogen centre of the Aegis® spike attracts microbes, and the long carbon chain punctures the cell membrane. The combination of stabbing and electrocution allows the technology to be fully effective as long as the surface remains intact.
Frequently Asked Questions
Will Aegis® Adversely Affect Skin or the Environment?
AEGIS® has decades of experience. The antimicrobial is permanently bound to the surfaces it protects, it does not leach from the fabric or treated surface to the skin or into the environment. In fact, AEGIS® is used on baby nappies to prevent rash.
What is the difference between the AEGIS® Microbe Shield products and other antimicrobials?
Conventional products penetrate living cells and kill by way of poisoning the organism or disrupting a vital life process. They are designed to act quickly and dissipate quickly. Most commercial antimicrobials used for treating surfaces do an adequate job of killing bacteria and fungi, although most have a limited range of effectiveness. AEGIS® is not a disinfectant or sanitizer. AEGIS® technology takes a totally unique approach. It delivers a bacteriostatic effect, but, unlike the conventional methods, it also provides long-term control of growth on treated surfaces, often for the life of that surface. The surface itself is modified to make it antimicrobial active.
Do the AEGIS® products give off gases after application?
How is the treatment applied?
The AEGIS products are applied in aqueous solution and can be inserted into almost any wet process during manufacturing at the mill. They can also be applied to finished goods. The antimicrobial is easily integrated into a moist jet, pad, and batch processes. The antimicrobial is cationic so it mixes well with other cationic and nonionic finishes (most softeners) and performs well in the same bath.
For Hard surfaces
AEGIS can be treated on any hard surfaces by either fogging, wipe down, soaking or paint rolling on the target substrate
How long does the treatment last?
Antimicrobial Protection Company (AMPC®) is proud to utilize (AEM 5700)
known world wide as “Aegis® Microbe Shield®”, a revolutionary innovation changing the battle against the effects of bacteria, mold, mildew, yeasts, and fungi.
Aegis®'s active ingredient is composed of positively - charged molecules shaped like a layer of swords; this coating actively prevents and controls the development of Bacteria, Mould, Fungus, Yeast and Algae as an active surface protectant. Once applied and bonded to a hard or soft surfaces, Aegis® Microbe Shield® protects the surface 24/7 for up to 365 days.
Aegis® is not a disinfectant - Aegis® is a long term Anti-Microbial Surface Protectant