RECENT PRODUCT NEWS
Microban International says its ‘latest ground-breaking technology’ – Ascera – a patent- pending, ‘next generation’ antimicrobial technology, uses an active ingredient inspired by nature, and is designed for use in olefinic polymers and solvent-based coatings.
‘Pioneering leader in ceiling systems’, Zentia, has announced the launch of three new creative additions to its Sonify range, adding ‘an array of cutting-edge features that redefine the possibilities of acoustic design, enhancing both aesthetics and functionality’.
Ascom says that its new ‘professional smartphone’, Myco 4, provides ‘effective communication, better coordination, and improved efficiency’, and – combined with the company’s Healthcare Platform (AHP) – ‘allows seamless workflow continuity and care delivery, thereby adding significant value to clinicians.
PFE Medical has won the Science, Technology, and Innovation Award at the 2023 Staffordshire Chambers Business Awards for its Khamsin automated endoscope cleaner, developed with Aston University through a Knowledge Transfer Partnership.
Johnson Controls, a specialist in ‘smart, healthy, and sustainable buildings’, has launched the new AquaMist AM35 Ultra Low Flow (ULF) nozzle, completing the AquaMist ULF low-pressure water mist fire suppression portfolio to offer customers ‘full building water mist protection’.
Leading acoustic ceiling solutions manufacturer, OWA UK, has supplied its high-performance Cloud acoustic baffles to create a calm and creative working space in the new Paterson Building at The Christie, a leading specialist NHS cancer care centre in Manchester.
Fire safety and fire detection specialist, Patol, says that ‘in certain environments conventional fire detection systems’ physical limitations mean they do not offer the required protection’, and in such settings its SecuriSens ADW 535 line-type heat detector ‘becomes a potential option’.
DDC Dolphin has launched new technology designed to stop the spread of multidrug-resistant (MDR) bacteria in what is says are ‘among the most contaminated areas in hospitals’ – sink water traps.
Spirax Sarco, a ‘global leader’ in steam system engineering and solutions, says its ‘advanced new range’ of insulation jackets are ‘designed to optimise energy efficiency and reduce heat loss in industrial processes, and represent a significant advancement in insulation capability’.
From bringing the UK’s first commercial condensing boiler to the market in 1983 to introducing high efficiency heat pumps to create hybrid systems and trial the first 100% hydrogen commercial boiler, Baxi’s portfolio includes some of the best-known and most-respected brand in the heating industry. We are proud of our heritage and have always been at the cutting edge of innovation. Today, this is more important than ever, and we are actively working with industry bodies and government to help shape the heating industry of the future as we move towards net zero carbon emissions by 2050.
Visqueen – which says that its air and vapour control layer system ‘combines strength, flexibility, and easy installation while exceeding current national fire safety regulations’ – has expanded its fire protection range by launching Visqueen Class B FR Vapour Check, an air and vapour control layer (AVCL).
With hospitals by their nature energy-intensive, Aermec claims says its new EHT active chilled beam offers ‘clean healthy air, acoustic comfort, and reduced energy consumption, while respecting the environment’.
A new MRI system designed to move patients more efficiently through the diagnostic imaging journey, ‘from waiting room, to scan room, to home’, has been introduced into the UK healthcare marketplace.
Hamworthy Heating’s first ever air source heat pump was recently launched at Mercedes-Benz World in Weybridge in Surrey, where guests had the opportunity to ‘get hands-on’ with the new system.
Armitage Shanks unveiled its latest product innovations – including a new clinical washbasin (pictured) and prototype for a TMV (thermostatic mixing valve) shower tower, at this year’s Healthcare Estates exhibition in Manchester.
Specialist healthcare manufacturer, David Bailey, says that in its field, one of the key aftermaths of the COVID pandemic is that wards now have to be ‘more flexible than ever’, with the ability to adapt – ‘sometimes in just a few hours’ – to the rapidly changing needs of patients.
Assa Abloy Abloy Opening Solutions Door Group has launched the new Powershield Rathlin door, which is LPS 2081-certified, and is designed to prevent unauthorised access ‘by various physical security products’ when targeted by intruders using stealth.