IPurTech LightCLEAN Photocatalyst Oxidation

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Titanium Dioxide is the most common white pigment used in everyday life. Its use ranges from paints to toothpaste. It was discovered recently that a tiny proportion of one crystal form of caused some paint resins to deteriorate. The resin was in fact broken down by a reaction of the Titanium Dioxide and light. Researchers identified the type of Titanium Dioxide causing the breakdown and managed to isolate it and produce a coating system which uses this type of Titanium Dioxide alone.
This active form of TiO2 is now held in a special resin which is unaffected by the pigment but any other organic which lands on its surface decays rapidly in a photocatalytic reaction. Thus a simple method of destroying, on contact odours, VOC’s, and bacteria was discovered.

A Catalyst is a substance that accelerates or slows down the chemical reaction of other substances without itself being affected. Positive catalyst accelerates reaction, while negative one slows it down.
Photocatalyst causes catalytic reaction when exposed to light. Titanium dioxide is most commonly used as photocatalyst, because it is acid-resistant, alkali-resistant, and harmless to the human body. xide is the most common white pigment used in everyday life. Its use ranges from paints to toothpaste. It was discovered recently that a tiny proportion of one crystal form of caused some paint resins to deteriorate. The resin was in fact broken down by a reaction of the Titanium Dioxide and light. Researchers identified the type of Titanium Dioxide causing the breakdown and managed to isolate it and produce a coating system which uses this type of Titanium Dioxide alone.
This active form of TiO2 is now held in a special resin which is unaffected by the pigment but any other organic which lands on its surface decays rapidly in a photocatalytic reaction. Thus a simple method of destroying, on contact odours, VOC’s, and bacteria was discovered.

A Catalyst is a substance that accelerates or slows down the chemical reaction of other substances without itself being affected. Positive catalyst accelerates reaction, while negative one slows it down.
Photocatalyst causes catalytic reaction when exposed to light. Titanium dioxide is most commonly used as photocatalyst, because it is acid-resistant, alkali-resistant, and harmless to the human body.

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