Technologies > Ozonisation
Although synthetic ozone production was discovered around 130 years ago, significant progress where done only in the last few decades.
Modern generators producing at high concentrations with specific regular levels of energy consumption made from the ozone a viable chemical oxidation with a lot of applications. Product possibilities and/or ecologic improvements through ozone conventional disinfectant replacement – or mere by ozone introduction- are enormous, for example:
Ozone production way
When oxygen molecules (O2) pass through a set composed by a high voltage electrode, a dielectric and an earth connected electrode, they are dissociated.
So, a high voltage with high frequency is applied to the electrodes. The plasma formed in the place between the electrodes is known as crown discharge and there, oxygen molecules dissociated and gather the ozone.
Ozone working way
The ozone is an unstable component that may act through a simple oxidation, where a molecule dissociates or by a reaction called “Criegee mechanism”, where three oxygen molecules are required. In many inorganic reactions only a single molecule atom takes part of the oxidation reaction, and the other two are emitted as molecular oxygen. Ozone reactions easily with no saturated organic components, adding three oxygen atoms to the double or triple ligature. In addition, ozone may act as a powerful disinfectant deactivating bacterias, fungus, virus, etc. by breaking it’s cell wall.