Q: What is Ozone
A: Ozone exists in the ozone layer region of the atmosphere to protect human beings
from the sun’s ultraviolet radiation. We also sense its fresh and clean smell after
thunderstorms. Now we have Airthereal Ozone Generators to move this nature’s
powerful sterilizer into your house. Ozone (O3) contains three atoms of oxygen.
The third oxygen atom makes ozone extremely reactive, which readily attaches
itself to other molecules. When odors, bacteria or viruses meet ozone, oxidation
reactions occur and both parties are destroyed. Ozone essentially reverts back to
oxygen. That's why it's environment friendly.
Q: Ozone Air Purifier VS Air Filters
A: Air filters are normally the result of a physical process with air. However, ozone air
purifiers produce activated oxygen that removes odors and freshens the air.
Q: Safety Concerns
A: High ozone concentration can be irritating to mucous membranes and the
respiratory system. The right level is when all the generated ozone is being
consumed. This only applies to continuous ozone use in occupied environments-
not for shock treating. With ozone, more is not considered better. Ozone can work
even when humans are not able to smell it.
Q: How Ozone Air Purifiers work
A: Ozone generators create ozone using mechanisms such as an ultraviolet light or a
corona discharge (a type of electrical discharge). The machine is also equipped
with a fan that disperses the ozone out into the air. In theory, these ozone particles
will come into contact with indoor air pollution and neutralize them -- for instance,
by killing living pollutants such as bacteria.
Q: How Long Does Ozone Last
A: As soon as ozone is formed in the generator and dispersed in a car, some of it
reverts back into oxygen. Ozone itself has a half-life, which means that "residual"
ozone created (extra ozone) will return to oxygen usually within 30 minutes, in
amounts equal to half its level. What this means is that after each subsequent 30-
minute period there would be half as much residual ozone left at the end of the
period as was present at the beginning of the period. In practice the half-life is
usually less than 30 minutes due to temperature, dust, and other contaminants in
the air. Therefore, ozone, while very powerful, doesn't last long. It does its job and