Microscopic Microfiber

Microscopic Analysis of Laundered Microfiber Mops & a Single-Use Microfiber Mop – Laboratory Report 105-S

EXECUTIVE OVERVIEW: Eight laundered microfiber flat mops and one single-use microfiber flat mop were photographed at 20X’s, 40X’s using a 3D stereo microscope and 1,000X’s using a Scanning Electronic Microscope, SEM. The laundered mops demonstrated significant contamination and microfiber degradation. In some instances, the microfiber in no longer effective since it is shown to be[…]tell me more

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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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