TiO2 Photocatalytic Oxidation Technology
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Solas Shield ™ is the trading name used for a liquid solution whose active ingredient is photo-catalyst nano-sized titanium dioxide (TiO2) particles. Responsie to light, it is an anti-microbial, Deodorising, UV-blocking, Self Cleaning Anti-Static long-lasting treatment that can be used in a variety of applications and situations.

Solas Shield™ revolutionary Ultra-Thin Film uses non-toxic Titanium Dioxide (Nano-TiO2) and light to clean and maintain surface areas and air quality. Utilising Solas Shield™ systems will allow client facilities to eliminate the use of toxic cleaning compounds and reduces the use of harsh chemicals, reduces grey water output and dramatically improves surface hygiene and indoor / outdoor air quality.

nanoYo™ performs effectively with any light source, Fluorescent, Halogen, Incandescent, LED or natural daylight / sunlight.

Solas Shield, in this super-small state, exhibit unusual properties that carry super-hydrophilic photocatalysis effects.  Thus  whole new industries are arising from the application of nanoYo and are being constantly developed.

Thus, while whole new industries arising from the application of nanoYo have been developed, nanoYo's special properties are still being explored in new dimension on a daily basis...worldwide.

Solas Shield with Super Hydrophilic Properties;

Solas Shield, super Fine Particle Titanium Dioxide, attains self-binding function by its physical dimension and it does not use or need a chemical binder to adhere to surfaces.

Solas Shield is water based and can be applied to any type of surface without any restriction and can be put into practical use in different fields of daily life, such as: Agriculture, Civil Engineering, Construction,  Education facilities, Food Industries, Health Centres, Public Transportation and many other venues.

The active ingredient is Solas Shield Titanium Dioxide or TiO2, contain 95% water, 0.05% -TiO2 in amorphous form and 4.5% of Isopropyl Alcohol as the main wetting agent.

TiO2 is the ninth most common mineral on our planet, widely used in Cosmetics, Food Additives (including milk), Medicines, Paints, Sun Creams and Toothpastes and has been extensively studied and tested for its health and environmental impact.

As there are no dry powders involved in the process, there is an almost zero risk of human contact, totally safe during storage, during application and more so once applied…Various independent tests have found that the applied mineral films require sustained and vigorous force with ammonia type substances to have any effect on it’s host surface adhesion powers, however, in the unlikely event that adhesion properties are lost and surface separation occurs, the resulting flakes will be physically larger than the 100nm threshold that divides the previous technical nano size/macro size concern.

Not withstanding the above, the European Science Commission has determined TiO2 to be safe in all forms – active or inactive, nano and micro.

We believe that Solas Shield technology can play a very important role in retaining sustainable development in society and will help improve our world environment and life cycle conditions while helping contribute to saving on energy consumption and environmental pollutant issues.

However, please note that our products are not to be confused or considered as any form of medical treatment!

Neither are they intended to Diagnose, Cure  or Treat any kind of ailment or disease.

However…They do provide - Positive Protection plus Persistent Prevention - 24/7 - 365

Visible Light Response; In 2007, Solas Shields manufacturer were the first to overcome the limitation of the photocatalyst being activated only by UV light source and successfully developed the “visible light responsive” (VLR) feature, working with both the ultraviolet of 280~400nm wavelength and the visible light of 400~800nm. nanoYo™ thus started a new era of the VLR photocatalyst where application areas were no longer constrained to UV light sources.

Previously, it was necessary to install ultraviolet lighting tubes in order to trigger the photocatalyst reaction. But now, in environments lacking natural light or even at night, the fourth-generation photocatalyst can be activated by normal visible light (lamp or bulb). This greatly increases the application range and cuts the cost of adding special illuminating devices.

No Binders Needed; Many TiO2 photo-catalyst manufacturer mix binders into their product to help adhere the TiO2 particles to the substrates. However because binders are organic compounds that would be decomposed by the photocatalyst, the photo-catalytic effect is short lived. When binders are decomposed by the TiO2 particles, VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds) are produced! Solas Shield uses no binder nor require any pre-application of primer. It doesn’t change the colour or texture of the substrate, therefore making it suitable for application onto almost all substrates.

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