ascNano Technology co., ltd. has developed a revolutionary new technology called MEDICAL NANOCOAT that covers multiple functions such as antibacterial, antifouling and antistatic. This technology offers enhanced and sustainable antibacterial defenses and improved hygiene in various areas. It can be used for fabric products such as curtains, bedclothing and clothes, as well as various building materials, exteriors and interiors.
MEDICAL NANOCOAT has been confirmed by third-party organization to inactivate influenza viruses as well as viruses and bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli and Legionella. One test conducted at a major international airport in Japan found that MEDICAL NANOCOAT-treated surfaces significantly reduced the presence of bacteria in comparison with non-treated surfaces. The same result was found even after 28 months from initial application.
MEDICAL NANOCOAT not only has antibacterial function, but also has excellent surface hydrophilicity, providing antifouling function making it difficult for dirt to adhere and easy to take off as well as dust repellent antistatic effect.
NascNano Technology will provide local companies technical guidance on how to apply MEDICAL NANOCOAT, production line introduction, and quality control, and will appropriately support business development using MEDICAL NANOCOAT.
I. Easy and effective
It can be applied directly onto anything from luggage racks to restrooms to information desks. It can either be sprayed or applied using a cloth to affected areas, such as door knobs. The nano-sized filler particles can seal micron-sized fissures that are undetectable to the naked eye, and a standard surface resistance meter can be used to make sure the surface has been adequately coated.
II. Preventive effect lasts for a long time without deterioration
By combining various single nano-sized (less than 10nm) metal materials, an efficient catalytic effect can be demonstrated, and a continuous antibacterial Fig. 1 Application of MEDICAL NANOCOAT
effect can be obtained without deteriorating for a long
time. In addition, antifouling and antistatic effects can
improve sanitary environments easily and remarkably with its preventive effect.
Not only antibacterial and antiviral, Medical Nanocoat can create a comfortable space where house dust and allergens are difficult to attach. Decompose harmful substances such as microorganisms, VOCs, and offensive odors to create a safe space. It is also effective in controlling mold growth.
Ⅳ. Wide range of application
Not only applying it to construction work, it can also be incorporated into production lines at the product manufacturing stage. As a result, it can develop a business that provides high-value-added products with excellent preventive hygiene in the market.
・ Multifunctional Nano-coating Manufacturing and develop of processed films and fabrics.
・ Coating or processing clothes, bed clothing and curtains with MEDICAL NANOCOAT at their manufacturing stage.
・ Coating or processing building materials, interior, exterior and furniture with MEDICAL NANOCOAT at their manufacturing stage.
・ Coating inside of buildings as a defense against transmission of communicable disease in public facilities.
It can be applied to places where unspecified number of people gather, such as mass transit system including airports and train stations as well as hospitals, schools, and kindergartens.
◆Examples of coating at public facilities
NascNano Technology personnel shown applying MEDICOAT to airport luggage carts.
How to apply MEDICAL NANOCOAT
Apply MEDICAL NANOCOAT to door knob:
※When adding or coating MEDICAL NANOCOAT to a product while manufacturing, we have technologies tailoer to each product line.
While photocatalytic coatings exist in today’s market as a technology similar to MEDICAL NANOCOAT, NascNano Technology’s nano-coating offers the following competitive advantages:
・Photocatalytic seal by filling micron-sized fissures on surfaces
In order to maximize the utility of MEDICAL NANOCOAT’s physical and substance properties, our photocatalytic particles are specifically designed to a uniform size pattern of 1-10 nm. These nano-sized filler particles effectively seal micron-sized fissures on surfaces that are undetectable to the naked eye.
・Antibacterial protection under minimum/no light conditions
MEDICAL NANOCOAT is effective under both diurnal and nocturnal conditions. This is achieved not only through photocatalytic but also a unique blend (for diurnal and nocturnal conditions) combined with nanometal particles such as silver, platinum, selenium, and provides antibacterial protection under minimal / no light conditions.
・Detectable nano-coating with a standard (electrostatic) surface resistance meter
Nano-coating is invisible and cannot be observed without the aid of a microscope. Therefore, the task of confirming where a nano-coating material has been successfully applied is exceedingly difficult. In order to enhance the capability of clients to check for where the nano-coating has been applied, MEDICAL NANOCOAT has been specifically engineered to be detectable with a standard (electrostatic) surface resistance meter.
・Effectively inactivates the influenza virus in 15 seconds (third party testing carried out by Shokukanken Laboratory).
・Neutralizes Staphylococcus aureus, E. Coli, Bacillus subtilis (third party testing carried out by the Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Shizuoka, Japan).
・After coating various surfaces in a major international airport in Japan, the MEDICAL NANOCOAT treated surfaces had a significantly reduced bacterial load in comparison with non-treated surfaces even after 28 months from initial application (third party testing carried out by the Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Shizuoka, Japan).
Technical maturity / Past record of introduction
Past record of introduction within Japan:
・Tokyo International Airport (2010, 2011, 2014)
・Kansai International Airport (2010,2011,2012)
・Ichihara Municipal emergency medical treatment center (2011)
・Ichihara City Hall (2011)
・Nikko Hotel Kansai International Airport (2011)
・Osaka Municipal subway transit system (2013)
・Yotsuba nursing care facility (2016)
・Tenjuen nursing care facility (2016)
・Amano Jitsugyo food processing plant (2014)
・Yotsuba daycare service center
Information on patent related to this technology
International patents pending.
|Name||NascNano Technology, Co., Ltd.|
|Address|| 4-9-25 Shintoyo Akasaka Bldg. 4F, Akasaka, Minato-ku,
Tokyo 107-0052, Japan
|Capital||JPY 117 million (as of February 7, 2018)|
|Contact Person|| Ms. Ihoko TADA
Corporate website: http://medi-coat.com
|Number of employees||11 (as of February 7, 2018)|
|Date of company foundation||April, 1996|
|The type of business||
Modality of business transaction
NascNano Technology provides expertise with instructions on how to properly apply nano-coating materials and MEDICAL NANOCOAT systems. After that, we will consider various collaborations with companies in each region in keeping with their business status.
For construction business: We will conduct specialized training on how to appropriately apply MEDICAL NANOCOAT and how to ensure appropriate quality control of MEDICAL NANOCOAT using surface static meter.
For product processing business: We will provide guidance and support on how to process MEDICAL NANOCOAT and quality control suitable for each product manufacturing process.
Schematic illustration of the technology
Published articles and TV news – Photocatalytic Nano-coating applied at Kansai International Airport
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