The ECOLOXTECH 1200 Electrolyzer can disinfect water on-site and on-demand from just salt, water, and electricity.
Each system can generate enough free available chlorine in the form of hypochlorous acid to disinfect 200 Liters of water per minute. The systems can be stacked to disinfect any volume of water.
The ECOLOXTECH 1200 Electrolyzer generates a mixed oxidant solution primarily composed of hypochlorous acid (HOCl) but also other powerful oxidants such as ozone and chlorine dioxide. Hypochlorous acid is a powerful oxidant that is stable in solution that can kill microbial pathogens immediately upon contact by damaging cell walls and disrupting internal proteins, lipids, and DNA.
In the last 30 years we have collected over 300 published research articles supporting the use of Electrolyzed Oxidizing Water for disinfection. Nearly every common bacteria has been studied as well as viruses and fungi. To learn more please visit our research page and search by microbe to find applicable research.
Because electrolytically generated hypochlorous acid is a free chlorine molecule, it falls under the Safe Water Drinking Act (42 U.S.C. 300f et seq. 1974) which allows for a free chlorine concentration of up to 4 ppm.
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Cooling towers provide ideal environments for microbial pathogens such as Legionella to grow. Legionella can easily grow in cooling tower water, especially if algae and scale are present. Legionella is dispersed with aerosolized drift or with the evaporate and may also enter the air-conditioning system if there is a break between the ducts of the cooling tower and evaporative condenser. Inhalation of small particles of contaminated water (aerosols) is a common method of spread of Legionella. The Legionella microbes reach the lungs and then produce disease.
The ECOLOXTECH 1200 Electrolyzer can maintain water disinfection by recirculating the water to generate an electrolyzed water (hypochlorous acid). Electrolyzed water, also called superoxidized water, is a mixed oxidant solution primarily composed of hypochlorous acid. By recirculating through the electrolyzer, the cooling tower water can be maintained with a free chlorine concentration of 4.
Legionella can adhere to each other to form a protective layer called biofilm. Electrolyzed water is effective at dislodging and eradicating biofilm.