Self-cleaning touch points can support infection control

July 14, 2017

Self-cleaning touch points can support infection control efforts, according to an article on the European Cleaning Journal website.

Powered by light, the self-cleaning surface use mineral nanocrystals to create an oxidation reaction. 

The surfaces also have the ability to work 24/7 since the oxidation reaction is powered by any visible light, including incandescent, fluorescent and LED light.

The nanocrystals generate a strong static effect at a microscopic scale to trap organic contaminants even in the absence of light.

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