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What are Bio-films?

Bio-films are a combination of microorganisms in which cells adhere to each other on a surface.

   "Infections caused by resistant microorganisms often fail to respond to conventional treatment, resulting in prolonged illness and greater risk of death. About 440 000 new cases of multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) emerge annually, causing at least 150,000 deaths."   - World Health Organization Fact Sheet Feb 2011

80% of all infections can be attributed to bio-films.

Bio-films impair the effective healing of wounds and limit the efficiency of antibacterial remedies to treat infected wounds.

They are responsible for Hospital-Acquired Infections (HAIs).

  "A high percentage of hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) are caused by highly antibiotic resistant bacteria such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)."   - World Health Organization Fact Sheet Feb 2011

The Damage

Microbial bio-films on surfaces cost billions of pounds yearly in Equipment damage,Product contamination, Energy losses and Infections.

Bio-films may present a sanitation and hygiene risk making it difficult to prevent food contamination. Listeria, Pseudomonas, Campytobacter, E.Coli and Salmonella are important food pathogens that are associated with bio-films.

TiO2 Photocatalytic Oxidation

Our unique Solas Shield TiO2 PCO product is able to prevent the formation of bio-films by it’s always active elimination of all organic compounds-  such as bacteria, viruses, fungi and other contamination that come into contact with the treated surface, through this “always active process” bacteria, viruses, mould and algae are unable to aggregate to form the bio-film.

Our Solas Shield pure TiO2 solution contains Billions of active particles that are energized by any light source. Once applied they energized and produce powerful oxidants that rapidly decompose all organic material upon contact.

This 24/7 - 365 process helps to ensure that the maintenance of a surface is always clean..