Maintaining a clean and sanitary environment has become more important than ever before. As we face the ongoing challenges posed by Covid-19 the need for effective and efficient disinfection methods has risen rapidly. In this blog post, we will explore the ins-and-outs of electrostatic fogging and how it is revolutionizing the way we approach disinfection.
The How and Why:
The liquid disinfectant, Vital Oxide, is electrically charged as it passes through the electrostatic fogging machine or sprayer. Since they are positively charged, the disinfectant particles are attracted to all surfaces that have a negative or neutral charge. This means enveloping and adhering to all sides of objects, including hard-to-reach areas that traditional disinfection methods would miss. This comprehensive coverage is especially valuable in high-touch areas.
Benefits of Electrostatic Fogging:
Efficiency: It reduces the amount of disinfectant needed while achieving superior coverage. The charged particles have a greater tendency to cling to surfaces, resulting in less wasted product.
Time-Saving: It significantly decreases the time required to thoroughly and effectively treat a space. This is especially advantageous in healthcare facilities, schools, and businesses where rapid turnaround is essential.
Cost-Effectiveness: Overall, the long-term cost savings in terms of reduced labor hours and disinfectant usage make electrostatic fogging the most cost-effective disinfection solution in existence.
Safety: It also ensures a more uniform and controlled application of disinfectant, minimizing the risk of overexposure to chemicals. This is crucial for the health and safety of both the individuals performing the disinfection and those inhabiting the treated spaces.
Applications of Electrostatic Fogging:
Healthcare Settings: Fogging is widely employed in healthcare facilities to disinfect patient rooms, waiting areas, and high-touch surfaces. The technology helps prevent the spread of infections and ensures a hygienic environment for patients, healthcare professionals, and visitors alike.
Long Term Care Communities: This is a great disinfection method to keep at-risk residents healthy. Living in close proximity to other residents and staff can often be problematic when it comes to infection control. This helps remove risk factors quickly and efficiently thus keeping the community safer.
Educational Institutions: Schools and universities utilize this method to maintain a clean and safe learning environment. The technology is particularly effective in day cares, large classrooms, cafeterias, and any shared-space/common areas.
Commercial Spaces: Businesses, offices, and manufacturing factories benefit from electrostatic fogging to disinfect workspaces, meeting rooms, and shared facilities. The quick turnaround time allows for minimal disruption to daily operations.
Public Transportation: It has been increasingly adopted in the disinfection of public transportation, including buses, trains, and airplanes. This is essential in safeguarding the health of passengers and preventing the spread of germs in confined spaces.
As we continue to navigate the challenges of maintaining clean and safe spaces, this innovative technology stands out as a powerful tool in the ongoing fight against pathogens. The adoption of using Vital Oxide via electrostatic fogging is not just a trend but a transformative step towards a future where our environments can be safeguarded with greater precision and effectiveness. Contact CFS to learn more how we can be of service to you.