On-Site Generated Electrolyzed Water
ECOLOXTECH Electrolyzers can generate electrolyzed water (hypochlorous acid) for eradicating Legionella and other microbial pathogens from the water of cooling towers.
Legionella can adhere to each other to form a protective layer called biofilm. Electrolyzed water is effective at dislodging and eradicating biofilm.
The ECOLOXTECH 1200 Electrolyzer recirculates the water through the electrolyzer maintaining a superoxidized water that is free from microbial pathogens.
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ECOLOXTECH Water Disinfection
The ECOLOXTECH 1200 Electrolyzer can disinfect water on-site and on-demand from just salt, water, and electricity.
How much water can it disinfect?
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.
How does it work?
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.
Has it been researched?
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.
What about EPA regulation?
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.
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
The ECOLOXTECH 1200 Electrolyzer is a compact system that uses patented electrolysis cells to generate a stable molecule of hypochlorous acid with just salt, water, and electricity. The system can disinfect up to 200 liters of water a minute using as little electricity as that of four standard light bulbs.