October 30th-31st sees the hugely popular Lab Innovations show return to the NEC, Birmingham. This year’s event provides the perfect platform for laboratory professionals to network and source new products to future proof their laboratories whilst having sustainability in mind.
International flooring specialist Gerflor are well-established in the laboratory industry and have been raising standards in this sector for over 80 years by delivering innovative solutions to meet the stringent demands of the market.
Gerflor will take the opportunity at this year’s event to highlight a range of high-quality product solutions aimed at providing cutting-edge technology for a host of life science applications. Product technologies will include ESD flooring solutions, Mipolam Biocontrol Performance flooring and the unique Clean Corner System, together with their wall covering sheet solution Mural Ultra, and market leading fast-installation cleanroom floor – GTI Cleantech.
ESD flooring solutions
Gerflor provide a range of both static-dissipative and static-conductive floors that meet all ESD control standards, including ATEX requirements, ensuring the protection of electronic equipment, components and people against electro-static discharge risks, together with the protection of premises against explosive risks.
The permanent adhesive range which is ideal for new projects is their Mipolam EL5 and for renovation or busy areas that requires a ‘no shut-down’ swift solution when time is money is Gerflor’s GTI EL5. Mipolam EL5 and GTI EL5 guarantee the highest level of protection against ESD risk due to their low generation of charges (below 100V acc. IEC 61340-4-5) and are resistant to high traffic.
Cleanroom flooring for Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) Class A and ISO3
When cleanrooms need the very best flooring solutions Mipolam Biocontrol Performance from Gerflor is the ideal choice as it’s specifically formulated for cleanroom environments. Treated with a high-performance coating, it’s extremely resistant to chemicals, highly resistant to scratching and can withstand very heavy loads. Mipolam Biocontrol Performance is tested by the Fraunhofer Institute and complies with GMP Class A for micro-biological cleanliness and provides an excellent resistance to bio-decontamination procedures. It also has good resistance to bio-decontamination procedure and is bacteriostatic against the development of micro-organism on the flooring. Certified for use in ISO-3 cleanrooms and is 100% recyclable.
Meeting GMP requirements
In partnership with cleaning professionals Gerflor have developed the Clean Corner System which is a patent pending, innovative corner solution. The Clean Corner System technology meets the requirements of professionals in the pharmaceutical industry in accordance with GMP including easy coving with limited and easy welding. The Clean Corner System for contamination control in cleanrooms is watertight, resistant and durable whilst being easy to clean and decontaminate. When a quick installation is required the GTI Cleantech range delivers a fast installation solution and is suitable for use in cleanrooms up to GMP Class A.
Odran Cafferkey, Industry Specialist, Gerflor UK commented, “As a manufacturer of industrial floorings that can meet the highest standards the Lab Innovations Show provides us with the perfect opportunity to highlight a number of very significant ranges and products.”
Gerflor will also be featuring their high-performing wall covering sheet solution – Mural Ultra which has a fibre grid providing increased resistance to impacts and comes with a thickness of 1.5mm for extended durability. Mural Ultra is weldable, washable and extremely hygienic. Mural Ultra is treated with an antibacterial and fungicidal treatment plus a durable Protecsol® surface treatment for ease of maintenance. With 12 colours to choose from that match the floor covering this wall covering delivers both looks and performance for the most rigorous of environments.
Gerflor will attend the event in association with Gradus who will be showcasing its’ SureProtect Pure® hygienic smooth and easy to clean wall cladding systems that has been developed for areas where cleanliness is paramount and are is perfect for industrial and clean rooms environments. The Hygienic wall cladding creates an impermeable barrier to moisture and bacteria whilst offering excellent resistance to impact damage. Also, on display will be their SureProtect Endure® wall cladding that is a textured and through coloured system that conceals the effects of impact and abrasion, designed to work as a stand-alone product or combined with other Gradus wall protection products creating a more comprehensive protection system.
The ranges on show from Gerflor will this year concentrate on a life science offer addressing the rigorous demands of the sector, providing a host of high-quality products and advice for visiting professionals.
Come and meet the Teams to see, touch and discover the newest product innovations to hit the market at this year’s Lab Innovations Show 2019, NEC, Birmingham, 30th and 31st October 2019 on Stand H4.
Learn more about Gerflor solutions, ask for a free sample or contact us to speak to a specialist today by calling 01926 622 600, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or visiting gerflor.co.uk for the latest innovations.