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Ahlstrom-Munksjö adds TrustShield™ Biological medical fabric

September 25th, 2020 / By: / What's New?

Ahlstrom-Munksjö has announces the launch of TrustShield™ Biological, a personal protective apparel medical fabric designed to shield against hazardous pathogens. The product portfolio offers a range of medical fabrics designed to provide superior protection in the operating room, clinical and laboratory environments.

TrustShield™ fabrics are laser resistant, protect against chemical permeation, and are highly absorbent. They can be easily converted into medical grade gowns or drapes. The bi-laminate fabric consists of a polypropylene based nonwoven layer designed for comfort and a polyethylene film layer for protection against biohazards.

“It is important to focus on how we can advance product functionality in our smart fiber-based solutions. This holds true especially for our medical business and the protective fabrics we produce to keep front line workers safe. TrustShield™ Biological further underscores our mission to deliver high performing medical fabrics that fully protect health care workers and patients globally,” said Lionel Bonte, Vice President, Medical, Ahlstrom-Munksjö.

Ahlstrom-Munksjö is a global manufacturer of fiber-based materials, including filter materials.