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Bipolar Ionization Explained

bipolar ionizationStudies show that bipolar ionization kills viruses. The process of ionization eliminates viruses The measure, when applied in terms of air quality, halts the spread of viruses and prevents later viral outbreaks. When individuals who are infected with a virus, cough or perhaps sneeze, they deliver contaminated droplets through the atmosphere. Moreover, when an infected individual contacts a surface while infected, they further spread the virus. Ionization seeks out both airborne pathogens and their droplets that land on surface areas. Studies suggest that ionizing air is able to prevent the transmission of a virus.

Just How Does Bipolar Ionization Complete its Mission?

In studying the method of bipolar ionization, ions are attracted to pathogens like viruses. Typical examples of pathogens consist of commonly known viruses such as the norovirus, flu, coronaviruses, and legionella to name a few.  Furthermore, a virus simply cannot sustain without a solid hydrogen bond. Pathogens are in fact, neutralized by bipolar ionization and ultimately put out of commission. 

Essentially, adhering to the final stage in the ionization process, a virus is subsequently rendered inactive.  O2Prime technology delivers optimal management of viruses as suggested by third party research. In fact, in cases where O2Prime™ was used to kill airborne viruses, tests showed that the pathogens were killed at a rate of 99% using bipolar ionization

Ongoing Studies on Bipolar Ionization-Viruses

To date there has been a widespread panic over the coronavirus. Dubbed the novel coronavirus, the deadly pathogen is part of a collective of viruses noted for creating the common cold and more. The virus, nonetheless, mutated and formed a new strain that had never before been seen in humans. Scientists continue to investigate negative effects of coronavirus on individuals with COVID 19.

The fact of the matter is that illness in commercial buildings contributes to a decline in productivity and profitability. Furthermore, as employees call out sick and miss work, it affects their own income. Every year, millions of people miss work due to illnesses such as the flu, bronchitis, pneumonia as well as the common cold.

Visiting medical appointments, urgent care and emergency rooms can certainly get expensive. Facilities, however, can play a role in controlling the spread of viruses through proper care of ventilation systems. Moreover, viruses can be killed on contact and in the air to prevent their spread with the right cleaning solutions. When bipolar ionization is added as a technology to cleaning tools, the results have proven to be effective.

Reports suggest the disease has a serious impact on the lungs and other critical organs. With minimal resemblance to MERS and SARS, the coronavirus does share identical proteins as the various other pathogens. Almost all 3 of these viruses affect the upper respiratory system to various levels and spread rapidly through air droplets and on surfaces where infected individuals have made contact. Based on previous studies and the most logical approach, bipolar ionization is likely (but not to date proven) to have an effect on coronavirus strains should they be airborne or on the surface level. 

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