Sanitizing Acrylic and Plexiglas Panels to Protect Against COVID-19.
In the midst of a pandemic, it is vital to maintain a healthy, sterile environment for both employees and customers alike. COVID-19 has changed the face of business for organizations nationwide, and preventative measures must be taken daily in order to help prevent the spread of infectious disease. Many companies have implemented the use of protective acrylic or Plexiglas sneeze guards, also known as splash shields, or clear hanging banners to create a barrier between customers and employees. These fixtures must be cleaned regularly with Novus PC-108 Plastic Clean & Shine, less harmful germs and bacteria are bound to fester, especially in locations that do not mandate citizens to wear masks in public.
How to clean acrylic and Plexiglas sneeze guards?
Note that there are key differences between cleaning and disinfecting a Plexiglas or acrylic splash guard. Cleaning refers to the removal of germs, dirt, and impurities from surfaces. Cleaning does not kill germs, but by removing them, it lowers their numbers and the risk of spreading infection. Disinfecting refers to using chemicals to kill germs on surfaces. This process does not necessarily clean dirty surfaces or remove germs, but by killing germs on a surface after cleaning, it can further lower the risk of spreading infection. It is the responsibility of business owners nationwide to practice safe social distancing measures and to make serious efforts to protect their employees and customers alike. Showing your patrons that your coronavirus response can be taken seriously will go the distance in alleviating any social stresses they may have in a public space. Clean and disinfect your social distancing tools such as clear vinyl banners, acrylic shields, and splash guards often to maintain the healthiest environment for all.
Advanced Cleaning & Repairing Plexiglas
A more elaborate and involved way to get your acrylic looking as good as new is to apply Novus PC-208 Plastic Fine Scratch Remover.. Many manufactures and designers use these processes for commercial fabrication and custom-made displays. However when done correctly, the finished surface of the acrylic will look almost new.