Introducing DuraTech™ by Microban®: a non-heavy metal antimicrobial cotton technology with superior wash durability

By news direct

Wednesday, 24 August 2022 9:00 AM MYT

ST NEOTS, UK – News Live – 24 August 2022 – Microban International is delighted to unveil its new, game-changing technology – DuraTech. by Microban® – Antimicrobial additive with excellent wash durability expressly designed for cotton applications. This ground-breaking non-heavy metal technology helps prevent the growth of odor-causing bacteria by up to 99.99 percent after 75 house washes, exceeding industry standards. DuraTech reduces odor by up to 99 percent even after 75 washes, keeping cotton fabrics fresher for longer.
This innovation from the global leader in antimicrobial and odor control solutions is part of Microban’s ongoing commitment to being a sustainability-solutions focused company. DuraTech will push the boundaries of antimicrobial cotton technology, addressing the needs of brands and manufacturers by removing heavy metals from the formulation for a more durable and sustainable solution. In addition to being a non-heavy metal antimicrobial, Duratec is binder-free, non-ionic, and completely water soluble. These features allow DuraTech to be easily integrated into cotton fabrics during normal padding manufacturing processes, without affecting the appearance or feel of the final cotton product. DuraTech works continuously to protect cotton products from the growth of harmful bacteria, which can cause unpleasant odors, stains and early product deterioration.
DuraTech will be available to cotton fabric manufacturers and brands in the US and Asia, and will include Microban’s invaluable turnkey support services for branded partners. This novel technology is ideal for creating antimicrobial cotton products, such as sheets and towels for home textiles, hospitality, apparel, and more.
Michael Ruby, president of Microban International, commented: “As a global leader in antimicrobial, odor control and surface modification solutions, Microban strives to provide the most innovative solutions to our partners around the world. We are pleased to announce that textiles in the United States, India and Asia Launch of DuraTech by Microban for manufacturers and leading brands. This technological breakthrough is specifically targeted at cotton substrates to provide unmatched antimicrobial product protection and wash durability without relying on the use of heavy metals. The technology brings sustainability-focused solutions from Microban to leading brands in the home, hospitality and apparel sectors. will help provide a better end-user experience.”
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About Microban International

A part of Barr Brands International (BBI), Microban International is home to one of the most trusted and renowned global brands in the antimicrobial, odor control, and cleaning/disinfection markets – Microban® And ultra-fresh®. Our organization has experienced over 100 years of collective growth and revolutionized the industry. As a global leader, our active systems keep products clean and better control odors and stop problems before they start. Microban International leads innovation by combining science and creative solutions that enhance high-quality consumer, textile, industrial and medical products worldwide. Today, the Microban and Ultra-Fresh brands and our technologies are featured in thousands of products worldwide. The company is headquartered in North Carolina with operations in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit

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