A-Pro-Hygien is our Premium Collection product that gives metal some particular antimicrobial properties.

As a result, this product is widely used in public spaces subject to heavy density of people, and in particular kindergartens, schools, offices, shopping centres, and recreational areas.

Today’s market is ever more sensitive to the issues of sanitizing public spaces, and standard ISO 22196:2007 defines parameters for the antibacterial action of plastic products treated with disinfectants.

Thanks to a special treatment, A-Pro-Hygien makes it possible to add antibacterial properties to metal and improve its sanitary/health performance.

  • Support: aluminium, steel
  • Colours available: white and transparent
  • Guarantee: up to 10 years
  • Applications: indoor

Technical features

Thickness20 - 27EN 13523-1 (ECCA T1)
Glosswhite 23 ± 5
transparent 30 ± 5
EN 13523-2 (ECCA T2)
Pencil hardnessF - HEN 13523-4 (ECCA T4)
Adhesion on impact100%EN 13523-5 (ECCA T5)
Adhesion on forming100%EN 13523-6 (ECCA T6)
T.B. Adherence at 25° C0T - 1T*EN 13523-7 (ECCA T7)
T.B. Cracking at 25° C0T - 2T*EN 13523-7 (ECCA T7)
MEK> 100EN 13523-11 (ECCA T11)
* according to the characteristics of the support
2 degreasings + chrome-free passivation
PRIMER: 5 - 7 microns
15 - 20 microns
PRIMER: 5 - 7 microns (only for steel) BASE: PE 10-15 microns
PRO-HYGIEN: 12 microns
BACK COAT: 4 - 6 microns
Coating used: compliant with RoHS directive

A-Pro-Hygien is created in a production process involving application of coatings that give the material specific antimicrobial properties.

The paint components inhibit proliferation of colonies of the most common types of bacteria and contribute towards their elimination.

This makes the product suitable for application on walls and ceilings in locations with a high density of people, like for example kindergartens, schools, public offices, shopping centres, and recreational areas where specific sanitation treatments are not conducted frequently.

Tests pursuant to standard ISO 22196:2007, conducted at specialized laboratories, have demonstrated an effective action over 24 hours, reducing more than 99.99 % of the colonies of the bacteria Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli 01257, Legionella pneumophila, Salmonella enterica, Pseudominas aeruginosa, Enterobacter aerogenes, and Enterococcus faecalis.

This product is available in two versions. white and transparent: the latter can be applied on any polyester base, providing antimicrobial properties for pre-painted materials of any colour.

The paint varieties are only suitable for use in indoor environments. Find out about our applications


Coil widthmin. 500 mm · max. 1.320 mm
Coil thickness min. 0,3 mm · max. 1,5 mm
External coil diameter min. 700 mm · max. 1.300 mm
Internal coil diameter 508 mm; 610 mm
Strip width min. 20 mm


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