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New lease options for electrolysed water for 2012
Rox electrolysed water systems offer an environmentally friendly solution to cleaning and sanitising. EOwater, the UK distributor for Rox electrolysed water systems, is now offering a range of easy pay lease and rental packages, opening up the availability of this premium cleaning and sanitising system to many new customers.
Rox is a completely integrated system that can have as few or as many outlets as required so that electrolysed water is always available on demand whenever and wherever required. Systems can range from a single outlet within a cafe or restaurant, through to multiple outlets for food production facilities or hotels.
Essentially, electrolysed water is produced by combining ordinary tap water, a mild salt solution and an electric current. A cathode and an anode in the electrolysis unit cause the water molecules to divide into positive and negative ions resulting in alkaline cleaning water and acidic sanitising water.
Alkaline water has a pH of about 11.3 (similar to a household ammonia solution) making it an efficient detergent and degreaser.
Acidic water has a pH of about 2.7. It is also known as hypochlorous acid which, unlike hydrochloric or sulphuric acid, is not harmful to skin, mucous membranes or organic material. It is, however, a very powerful sanitiser, proven effective against many pathogens, bacteria and viruses. Furthermore, its effects are rapid and because it breaks down cell microbial walls, it prevents the development of resistant strains.
Electrolysed water is more effective than many sanitisers and disinfectants yet requires no storing, mixing or special disposal and presents no danger or health risk. It can be used to wash hands, clean and disinfect fruits, vegetables, meat and fish, clean and sanitise toilets, tables and wash floors.
It can then be disposed of by pouring down a sink without causing any damage to the environment.
Electrolysed water costs around 2p per litre to produce (inclusive of water, salt, electricity and equipment). Lease costs start at just £150 per month.
Rox was developed by Hoshizaki and has been specified extensively in Japan for more than 10 years. Various bodies have conducted research on Rox's suitability across many different applications. Copies of these are available on request.
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2nd February 2012