Sureshield is formulated with antimicrobials to help suppress the growth of odor and stain-causing microorganisms on the coating.
Sureshield is not intended as a substitute for good hygiene or to prevent foodborne or infectious illnesses.
sureshield test results
All Sureshield coatings go through a series of tests before, during, and after production to ensure superior quality. To determine its efficacy against odor and stain-causing bacteria, molds, mildews, and fungi, Sureshield coatings are tested in certified microbiology laboratories. This page provides data on the performance of Sureshield against the growth of odor and stain-causing bacteria and fungi.
New York State - Quantitative Assessment of Bacterial Activity
|Specimen||Contact Time||Number of Microorganisms Recovered
(Initial Count 788,000 Organisms)
|Untreated Coated Metal||24 hours||19,100,000|
|Sureshield Coated Metal||24 hours||< 50|
Dried Film Test (ASTM G 21-96) - Qualitative Assessment of Fungal Activity
|Specimen||Contact Time||Fungal Growth|
|Untreated Coated Metal||28 days||Yes|
|Sureshield Coated Metal||28 days||No|
|Untreated Coated Metal||Sureshield Coated Metal|
|Fungal Growth||No Fungal Growth|
|Rust Formation||No Rust Formation|