ADVANTEX® Validated Microfiber

Geerpres® had its fiber tested by TÜV Rheinland®, one of the world’s leading material testing and inspection organizations, to independently confirm our microfiber denier. Test Report #244158712a 002 | Sample Receiving Date: 07-16-2019 | Testing Period: 07-16-2019 to 07-23-2019 Summary At Geerpres®, our entire Advantex® single-use microfiber product line is systematically designed for all healthcare/clinical,[…]tell me more

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Environmental Life-Cycle Analysis of Single-Use and Reusable Mops

Richard Venditti, Elis and Signe Olsson Professor, Department of Forest Biomaterials, North Carolina State University, Room 1204 Pulp and Paper Labs, Raleigh, NC 27695-8005 Summary & Results The Advantex® Single-use Mop has a significantly lower environmental impact than a reusable laundered mop in every category assessed in the EPA TRACI model. A contribution analysis on[…]tell me more

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Moving to Single-use Mops

Converting to disposable microfiber mops can significantly reduce the HAI risk for hospitals, eliminating the potential for inadequately launder mops to be reintroduced with remnant HAI pathogens. The case study evaluated our Advantex® (Brand A) along with several other brands of single-use microfiber mops and determined that differences clearly exist on several critical criteria such[…]tell me more

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Laundered Mops vs. Single-Use Mops

Environmental Comparisons A recent study evaluated laundered microfiber mops from eleven hospitals and found that 27.3% of the newly laundered mops contained microbial contamination, including HAI pathogens. Key Findings Laundry considerations: The typical hot water temperature in the laundering process specifies 160°F-200°F for microfiber mops or cloths and excludes the use of bleach unless necessary.[…]tell me more

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