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Antimicrobial Protection

BioCote® is an antimicrobial silver additive used to limit the numbers of microbes on the surface of breathing circuits.
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Many of the Armstrong Medical Breathing Systems, for example our AquaVENT® Heated Breathing Systems range, are protected by BioCote®, an antimicrobial silver additive is included in our circuits to limit the numbers of microbes on the surface of the breathing circuit, protecting it from microbial colonisation.

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How BioCote® technology works

BioCote technology protects products by binding with microbes contaminating its surface. Microbes do not survive being exposed to BioCote® technology.

BioCote technology is an ideal way maintaining a more hygienic product surface between cleans.


Biocote® antimicrobial protection is effective against a board spectrum of micro – organisms:

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