Scolmore stays one step ahead with new anti-viral testing

With an increasing emphasis on building cleanliness, Scolmore has taken a further step to ensure that its wiring accessory products offer enhanced hygiene properties.  The company’s popular Mode, Mode Part M and Polar plates have now been independently tested and have shown to have anti-viral properties against enveloped and non-enveloped viruses. After a contact period of 4 hours, all tested plates were shown to have a 99.9% kill off rate against enveloped viruses and a 92% kill off rate against non-enveloped viruses.

This new anti-viral testing is in addition to the anti-bacterial testing already carried out.  Mode, Mode Part M and Polar are all manufactured using Urea Formaldehyde, which has similar inherent properties to antimicrobial additives that inhibit the growth of infectious diseases. When independently tested, all products achieved a 99.99% kill off rate across all four types of the strains of bacteria – MRSA, E-Coli, Salmonella and Klebsiella Pneumonia.

Mode is a range of contemporary, white wiring accessories and is the company’s best-selling wiring accessories collection to date.   The range was developed as a high quality, flexible and modern solution for virtually any domestic wiring requirement. The smooth lines of the accessory plate will fit easily into traditional and contemporary designs alike.

Mode Part M is a range of visually contrasting wiring accessories, in anthracite grey, that comply with current Building Regulations Part M.

Polar is a premium range of bright white electrical accessories, which was developed to meet the demand for a different accessory colour.  As with Mode, the Polar range is modular in design and allows installers unprecedented flexibility in creating dedicated wiring solutions.

Products from the Mode, Mode Part M and Polar ranges have been specified and installed across a huge range of applications including schools, hospitals, care homes, hotels, offices and leisure complexes.  All products within the ranges are covered by a ‘No Quibble Guarantee’ against any fault in materials or manufacture experienced at any time within 20 years of the date of supply.

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