ARAUCO's InCopper™ Antimicrobial Technology, an Enhancement to its PRISM TFL Collection

ARAUCO has announced that proprietary InCopper™ antimicrobial technology is now available as specified on Prism TFL exclusive designs.

InCopper is registered by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) - Reg No. 93650 - and consists of a mixture of copper salts that acts as an antimicrobial agent, continuously protecting the laminate surface against mold, fungi and other microbes that can stain the panel or cause odor. It is introduced at the time the decorative sheet is saturated with resins, prior to lamination to the substrate.

Prism TFL with InCopper is ideal for interior applications with humid conditions, high traffic flow or settings that may be susceptible to mold growth. It is effective in eliminating many fungi by inhibiting the formation of spores, thereby inhibiting reproduction of the fungi. In technical terms, InCopper reduces the metabolic and reproductive (sporulation) mechanisms of filamentous fungi. Protecting surfaces, not people, from contamination, the antimicrobial attribute remains for the life of the panel, as long as the decorative surface remains intact. Office spaces, healthcare facilities, restaurants, community centers, retail locations, schools, closets, bathrooms and locker rooms are a just a few fitting applications.

More reasons to love your Prism TFL laminates! Available through Sierra Forest Products. Contact your local Sierra Sales Consultant today.

For more information about InCopper® technology, visit: www.InCopperzone.com

Please note: The program is offered in the US only for Prism exclusive designs with a 1000 G2S panel minimum. InCopper must be specified at the time of order.

About ARAUCO Prism® TFL

ARAUCO Prism TFL is a colorful, laminate brand that features a spectrum of colors and textures. Prism TFL is ready to install - vertically, horizontally, or diagonally. With substrates made from recycled, recovered, and/or certified for FSC® Chain of Custody and Controlled Wood (FSC -C019364) wood fiber, Prism is a truly sustainable surfacing solution. Available with options for moisture resistance, fire-rated, and VESTA ULEF/NAF technology, Prism TFL meets relevant green building standards including Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®), Green Globes®, IgCC, and the CALGreen Code.

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