Zinc as an antibacterial

Everyone knows that Zinc, as a trace element, it is essential for health. Along with vitamins and minerals, increases the immune barrier of our system to fight infections and reduce the effects of colds. Also, has a healing effect on skin cells.

To these properties must be added the anti-microbiological functions against various bacteria and fungicide.

Zinc oxides, in contact with the environment, they release Zinc ions that destabilize the membranes of microbes when they come into contact with them.

This is why places and objects are highly frequented by people, such as street furniture, benches, handrails, railings, fences, balconies, barriers, they are coated with zinc deposits, obtained with hot-dip galvanizing which offers protection not only against rust, but also against bacteria.