Fully Washable and Waterproof Keyboards

 
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100% Waterproof & Washable

Medical keyboards have recently become recognized as an important and cost-effective tool for infection prevention.

A study performed by Dr. William Rutala, University of North Carolina, found that as many as 25% of hospital keyboards tested positive for the deadly super bug, MRSA (the washability of Seal Shield keyboards enables them to address this problem), daily disinfecting is an effective deterrent to cross contamination.

Seal Shield manufactures medical keyboards which are priced like standard keyboards and type like standard keyboards but have unique features which make them ideal medical keyboards. Seal Shield recommends that its medical keyboards be washed regularly, to eliminate pathogens on the surface, thereby protecting the users.

 
 
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I am one of the infection control nurses. We have dropped these keyboards, slammed the keys, put them through the dishwasher many times. We also test these periodically with our ATP tester and they consistently register below 10, which is considered a low bacterial count. I have also washed them with our hospital-grade detergents without any problems.”
— Brian J. Rogers, Infection Control CoordinatorVA Medical Center –Roseburg, OR
 
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Features

Seal Shield’s keyboards are waterproof and feature antimicrobial product protection, the two most critical qualities of effective medical grade keyboards. Seal Shield's keyboards are 100% waterproof and are independently certified to IP-6X, which rates against dust, debris and liquid ingress effectiveness.

Our keyboards are available in numerous sizes, styles, and colors to suit any environments. Options including cables, Quick Connect™ cables, USB, PS/2, RF wireless, and Bluetooth interfaces. Only Seal Shield washable keyboards include a SEAL CAP™ USB protector, which protects the gold plated USB connector against water intrusion during full submersion. Our Keyboards are available ABS plastics designed in true type construction style or using silicone to fully encase into with low profile format.

All of our keyboards are Microsoft certified and compatible with major healthcare ERP systems including Epic, Cerner, and Meditech.

Our certifications include: WEEW, RoHS, CE, NEMA 4X, and UL.

 

Cleaning

Seal Shield medical keyboards are compatible with widely used hospital disinfectants and common household cleaners including:

  • Sodium Hypochlorite Based Solution (10% bleach dilution).Seal Shield products are Clorox Healthcare Compatible™

  • Quaternary Ammonium Compounds (quats) / Quaternary Ammonium Chloride (QAC) Based Solution

  • Hydrogen Peroxide Based Solution (H2O2)

  • Phenol Based Solution

  • Isopropyl Alcohol Based Solution

  • Soap and Warm Water

Our keyboards can be cleaned in various methods such as:

  • Spray and wipe clean

  • Disinfectant wipes

  • Hand wash with soap and water or solution of choice

  • Wash and disinfect in your dishwasher (disable heat dry function)

 
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Uses

Our keyboards are designed to be placed in a myriad of scenarios while protecting the user and the device. We protect the user by reducing t cross contamination with regular cleaning and disinfection. We protect the device by being waterproof and having the ability to withstand harsh chemicals and cleaners.

Our products are then designed for the placement and use case in mind. A few examples with suggested products areHealthcare

  • Carts, OR Rooms, Nursing stations and patient rooms

  • Dental offices – X-ray machines, dental assistant and administrative stations

  • Education – Common use data stations, typing labs, mobile classrooms and even the nurse’s office

  • Corporate – Call centers, hoteling work stations and Kiosks

  • Government – Mobile deployments in harsh conditions, secure deployments, emergency deployments in harsh conditions