Protection for your print,
from UnderlineXtra Protect

How do you make sure your product is hygienic, durable and long-lasting?

Our unique Xtra Protect coating delivers all three qualities, with a scratch-resistant antimicrobial coating proven to proactively inhibit the growth of 99.9% of bacteria on treated surfaces.

And now, our new and improved Xtra Protect coating has been proven to be effective in reducing SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes Covid-19)*.

*Xtra Protect proven to be effective against SARS-COV_COV2019 on Polypropylene products to ISO 21702:2019. When tested to ISO 21702:2019 the independent test laboratory recorded a reduction in SARS-CoV-2 on the surface of >16% after 6 hours and >73% after 24 hours when compared to an untreated control surface.

Offered at no extra cost, Xtra Protect is created and applied in-house, with no increase to lead times. It’s ideal for products undergoing frequent handling, and a popular choice for products produced for retail, operational and public spaces. Independently tested by a proven laboratory, Xtra Protect is effective against MRSA, E.coli. and Staph Aureus. It works long after the effect of disinfectants has stopped, continuously reducing levels of bacteria on the surface.

Designed to provide continuous surface protection, Xtra Protect works to inhibit the growth of bacteria on your product when handled. Its superior scratch–resistant and life extension qualities work together to protect the final product, ensuring unrivalled performance.

Safe Contact
All Bacteria

Bacteria comes in to contact with an Xtra Protected surface.

Less Bacteria

The silver ions prevent them from growing, producing energy or replicating.

No Bacteria

Therefore the bacteria cannot survive on the protected surface.

Xtra Protect is completely invisible to the human eye, with no effect on the appearance of the product – and it’s available with a large variety of our finishes, including matte, gloss and silk finishes.

At Ebi, we’re committed to producing environmentally considerate and sustainable results. That’s why we developed Xtra Protect to be completely compatible with our recyclable grades. Xtra Protect ensures a longer life for your product – but at the end of its long life, it can still be safely recycled.

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Give your products a strong start – Xtra Protect them.