R&M is extending its portfolio of special solutions to ensure safe healthcare networks and optimum protection for patients, staff and data. Its latest development is the antibacterial R&MhealthLine range. This is the first complete and consistent cabling solution covering all components that could be touched by the users for patient rooms in clinics and comparable areas with increased hygiene requirements. The installation of R&MhealthLine products is part of the risk management in the area of hygiene.

R&MhealthLine outlets and patch cords permanently inhibit the growth of bacteria on its surface by special additives in the plastic material. Tested according to the ISO 22196 standard it demonstrated effectiveness against the bacterial strains Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli in laboratory tests.

The R&MhealthLine range offers the same level of comfort and performance as standard products and fits into the R&Mfreenet program. In particular, the product line includes the following

  • Outlets with RJ45 jacks
  • Shutters and coding elements of the R&M security system
  • Shielded Cat. 6A and unshielded Cat. 6 patch cords