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For in depth information about Marlux® Disposable Curtain Systems please look at our discussion pages, read the frequently asked questions below or if you still need help submit a question or visit or contact page.

 

How do disposable curtains compare with the cost of using conventional curtains?

Are the curtains fire retardant?

How often do they need to be changed?

Does the fabric support bacteria growth?

Are other colour available?

Do they offer the same privacy as conventional curtains?

Are the curtains available in varying lengths?

How are the curtains labelled?

Are Disposable Curtain fabrics environmentally friendly?

How do we dispose of the Curtains?

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1. How do disposable curtains compare with the cost of using conventional curtains?

 

Disposable curtains are cheaper and this has been verified by the independently audited cost comparison compiled by the Centre for HealthCare Innovation and Development.

 

2. Are the curtains fire retardant?

 

Yes. Marlux® Disposable Curtains are fire retardant to BS5867 Part 2: 1980 Type C specification for fabrics used in curtains and drapes and contains the flammability requirements which fabrics must comply with when tested by one of the methods described in BS5438: 1976.

 

3. How often do they need to be changed?

 

Durability is not an issue however, we recommend that you carry out your own risk assessment to ascertain the change frequency which will vary according to the area of use.

 

4. Does the fabric support bacteria growth?

 

No. Tests have shown that disposable curtain fabric actually INHBITS bacteria growth including MRSA.

 

5. Are other colours available?

 

Marlux® Disposable Curtains come in 8 colours as standard. Other colours are available but are subject to a minimum order quantity and surcharge. Use the system below to view the current colours available as standard (Note: colours are indicitive only, if in doubt, request a sample)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shades are indicative only. If in doubt request a colour swatch.

 

6. Do they offer the same privacy as conventional curtains?

 

Privacy for patients is actually enhanced using disposable systems when compared to most conventional fabrics.

 

7. Are the curtains available in varying lengths?

 

Sizes available are as described on our product order page however, a simple trimming tool is available to alter the length in a matter of seconds.

 

8. How are the curtains labelled?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

‘Date fitted’ enables simple audit procedures to be applied

 

9. Are Disposable Curtain fabrics environmentally friendly?

 

Yes, Marlux® Disposable Curtains are made from 100% polypropylene which has one of the lowest environmental impacts of any material – synthetic or traditional.

 

10. How do we dispose of the Curtains?

 

As part of our environmental policy we are able to offer a nationwide waste collection service. However, in some circumstances where hospital risk assessments dictate, waste should be classified as clinical waste, ( e.g, isolation rooms where disposable aprons and gloves are used) then disposable curtains should be integrated into risk assessed procedure.

 

11. More questions?

 

If there is anything else you would like to know about our products please use the form below and we will do our best to provide you with a rapid answers.

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