Mattresses for nursing and hospital beds

Völker Shield

  • Hygienic virus- and bacteria-proof cover with anti-bacterial features.
  • Cover can be washed, dry-cleaned or steam-sterilised in an autoclave.
  • Waterproof zip and sealed seams.
  • Highly elastic 2-zone mattress core providing excellent comfort and pressure relief (Völker Comfort 2000).

Hygiene is a key factor in the health sector. Safety and well-being have always been a strong focus for Völker - for your staff, as well as for your patients and residents. In addition to the high quality of Völker mattresses, Shield also offers a combination of proven comfort and enhanced protection for even greater reliability.

Information about the cover

  • Antibacterial features, resistance to bacteria in accordance with DIN EN 13795
  • Resistance to water penetration in accordance with DIN EN 20811: > 3000 mm Water vapour transmission in accordance with DIN 53122 / climate B: approx. 800 g/m²d.
    Sealed seams, waterproof zip
  • Washable: up to 95 °C, tumble dryer-proof, dry cleanable, steam-sterilisable in autoclaves up to 105 °C
  • Resistant to blood, urine, oils, fats and disinfectant according to the German Society for Hygiene and Microbiology (DGHM)
  • Two reinforced side handles for easy positioning
  • Biocompatability (cytotoxicity) in accordance with DIN EN ISO 10993-5, biocompatability (irritation + allergisation) in accordance with DIN EN ISO 10993-10
  • 100% diffusible polyurethane coating, free from latex and PVC
  • 100% elastic, polyester backing material
  • Tested for toxic substances in accordance with Ökotex Standard 100
  • Flame retardant in accordance with DIN EN ISO 12952-1 & -2 and BS 7175 sec. 3 crib 5 & 7, flame proof in accordance with DIN 597 1 & 2
  • Hydrolysis-resistant, manufactured without the use of formaldehyde 


Information about the core

Width x depth x height

88 x 200 x 12 cm

Core (Völker Comfort 2000)

Völker Comfort 2000:

  • Highly elastic 2-zone foam mattress with Rubex® cold foam
  • Excellent comfort and pressure relief as well as optimal sinking / support behaviour
  • Cube-cut technology ensures optimal support of the body
  • The super-soft heel comfort zone with a density of 50
  • 10 cm border zone renforcement on the long sides
  • Lying surface with a density of 50 kg/m³; compression hardness 3.0 kPa
  • Tensile strength - DIN EN ISO 1798 - kPa ≥ 80
  • Elongation at break - DIN EN ISO 1798 - % ≥ 130 
  • Compression set - DIN EN ISO 1856 - % ≤ 6
  • Flame behaviour compliant with DIN 75200/FMVSS 302
  • Steam vacuum disinfection up to 75 °C
  • CFC-free; 100% pure
  • Certified according to OEKO-TEX Standard 100, class 1 (products for babies)
  • Cottom cover ensures easy changing of sheets and protection from soiling
  • Core height: 12 cm

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