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TitleStructure properties change of ready to use nonwoven wiping materials over storage time
Author(s)Song, Xinyu
Vossebein, Lutz
Zille, Andrea
KeywordsWipes
Antimicrobial
Disinfectant
Nonwoven
Issue date2018
PublisherInstitute of Physics Publishing
JournalIOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering
Abstract(s)An efficient cleaning and disinfection practice plays a crucial role in preventing cross-contamination in food industry, domestic situations as well as nosocomial environment. Pre-impregnated disinfecting wipes (ready-to-use disinfectant wipes) are broadly applied in above-mentioned conditions. Regarding the effectiveness of the disinfectant pre-impregnated wipes, research still stays in case study phase and no comprehensive investigation has been carried out to evaluate the structure and function change of the ready-to-use disinfecting wipes over storage time. This work studied the ageing of the disinfecting wipe over storage time. Chloramine as surface disinfectant and 3 commercial wiping materials of polyester (PET), 55% cellulose/45%PET and pure cellulose have been selected. The FTIR (Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy) and DMA (Dynamic mechanical analysis) result revealed that oxidation occurred on the textile substrates during the storage of the pre-impregnated disinfecting wipes with special emphasis to the cellulose polymer. Moreover, the occurred oxidation changed the mechanical properties of the cellulose-containing wipes increasing their viscous properties over the elastic ones
TypeConference paper
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/57700
DOI10.1088/1757-899X/460/1/012055
ISSN1757-8981
Peer-Reviewedyes
AccessOpen access
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