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The Science of PowAir
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PowAir odour neutralising products consist of complex formulations representing a variety of chemical compounds and offering different functionalities, both structural and chemical.

The technology behind PowAir was initiated over 25 years ago. The scientist (who was eventually credited with the invention of PowAir) became fascinated when he observed that when terepenes were diffused into the environment, emission’s and odours were reduced. Inspired by this finding, further evidence showed that the odours were not just masked but permanently removed.

The result was a set of specialised formulations that neutralise a wide spectrum of organic and inorganic odour problems – effectively, efficiently and permanently. Manufactured under strict quality controls, the components of PowAir are generally recognised as common in the food industry and have a long history of safety.

What are Terpenes?

Terpenes are widespread in nature, mainly in plants as constituents of essential oils. Many terpenes are hydrocarbons, but oxygen-containing compounds such as alcohols, aldehydes or ketones (terpenoids) are also found. Their building block is the hydrocarbon isoprene, CH2=C(CH3)-CH=CH2*.

Terpene Characteristics

  • Terpenes have anti-bacterial, antifungal and anti-septic properties.
  • Terpenes have oxygenating properties (increases oxygen level).
  • When diffused into the environment, terpenes have been found to reduce airborne chemicals and bacteria.
  • Terpene characteristics appear to either destroy the odour molecule or convert it to a more acceptable level.

How PowAir Works

Adsorption

First, electrostatic and molecular forces cause PowAir molecules to attract and bond with odour molecules – this is adsorption.

Absorption

Absorption occurs when a PowAir molecule soaks up an odour molecule, which neutralises the odour as a result.

Chemical Reaction

When a chemical reaction occurs, the combined PowAir and odour molecules react and change to create a neutral compound, eliminating the odour.

Made from Natural Essential Oils

PowAir is a series of complex formulas, using all natural essential oil technology, designed to simplify odour control management. Formulated by specialist chemists, PowAir is a unique blend of natural essential oils that combine to give their powerful odour neutralisation capabilities. PowAir attacks, neutralises and destroys a wide spectrum of organic and non-organic odours.

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PowAir | Permanently Eliminate Bad Odours