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How BAXX works

Supplier: Symetec
10 July, 2012

Basically, water molecules as part of the natural moisture in the air are drawn through the BAXX cold plasma field and converted to Hydroxyl clusters — they lose a hydrogen atom, leaving them unbalanced.

As they float freely in the air and come into contact with Bacteria cells, they attach to the cell wall and disrupt its metabolism by depriving the cell of its own Hydrogen atom — thereby killing it instantly. The cluster regains its missing Hydrogen atom and returns to being a water molecule.

Harmful odours are treated the same way.

Tests show effective elimination of the following:

  • Escherichia coli (e coli)
  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • Listeria monocytogenes
  • Pseudomonas and aspergillus niger
  • Campylobacter
  • Bacillus subtilis spore
  • Salmonella
  • Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Bacteria: testing on air-borne pathogens found the Baxx system to be up to 99.9 per cent effective in removing bacteria after 90 minutes.

Viruses: in controlled environments (as above) viral traces were reduced by 88.96 per cent after 90 minutes.

Fungi: tests on rice placed in a high humidity environment for one week, found that mould growth and spore production completely arrested in a Baxx environment as opposed to complete inundation of the rice in a non Baxx controlled environment.

Ammonia: Ammonia concentrations were reduced from 100 per cent to 0 per cent within 30 minutes as compared to 48 per cent by natural reduction.

For the scientific minds amongst us…

BAXX proprietary patented process works on a discharge based non-thermal plasma ion multiplier.

A burst of high energy electron (1`10eV) is created in an ambient environment consisting of air, water moisture and pollutant.

These electrons collide with the dominant background molecules, creating highly active radicals.

In turn, these radicals react immediately with pollutant molecules and bacteria, virus and mould, breaking them down into harmless and more easily handled compounds.

These reactions take place without any significant increase in the temperature of the background air.

Further efficiency gains and energy savings are achieved because only brief bursts of electrons is required to produce high volumes of these radicals in a continuous flow.

This is a new method of airborne pathogen control and surface decontamination.

However, it also needs to be made clear that this is not a replacement for normal cleaning and hygiene practices — it is an effective supplementary system.

BAXX process allows decontamination at various temperatures, without requiring the use of toxic compounds, or harmful high-energy radiation as usually found in other decontamination processes.

BAXX process is a safe, gentle and rapid method to disinfect microbial loads in the air and all surrounding surfaces. This process is performed at ambient room temperatures down to -2°C.

Various tests carried out by certified laboratories had shown that BAXX can effectively kill Escherichia Coli (E-Coli), staphylococcus aureus, campylobacter, listeria mono cytogeneses, pseudomonas and aspergillus niger in a short period of time.

Baxx exposure has the potential to greatly reduce the bio-burden present in foods.

The actions of hydroxyl radical on the cell wall and membranes of the bacteria lead to ultimate damage of cell structures.

The hydroxy1 radical removes a hydrogen atom from one of the carbon atoms in the bacteria cell structure to form a molecule of water. Thus, the cell wall of the bacteria is disrupted and dies off.

Similarly, oxygen free radical initiates per oxidation in the cellular, mitochondrial, nuclear and endoplasmic reticulum membranes.

This increases the cellular permeability for Ca2+; increased cellular concentrations of calcium ions damages the mitochondria of the bacteria.

Amino acids are oxidised and degraded. Nuclear and mitochondrial DNA is oxidised, resulting in strand breaks and other types of DNA damage to the bacteria.

As a result, bacteria, virus and mould are disintegrated and die off.