Title: Antimicrobial finishing of textiles
Project type: Bilateral projects with Slovenia
Croatian coordinator: Prof. Sandra Bischof Vukušić, PhD
Slovenian coordinator: Alenka Majcen Le Marechal
While working on the project was introduced alternative antimicrobial treatment whose actions were investigated and compared with existing assets in the market. The aim was to introduce only environmentally but also economically favorable means and in collaboration with the microbiology laboratory to control their activity.
The optimal concentration of resources, sufficient to achieve good and lasting effects of treatment, and unite the minimum that would cause a contradiction to human health. Such optimal formulations are recommended for use in the Croatian and Slovenian market. The project was monitored and the effect of microwaves on textile materials for medical textiles and underwear. They also monitored the effects of microwave processing of materials obtained treated with various antimicrobial agents, because this method of heat treatment further enhances the speed, efficiency and effectiveness of the procedure.