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UVAIRx air purification units utilize active photocatalytic oxidation technology (PCO) in which UV light activates a PCO coated honeycomb structure. UVAIRx air purification units do not rely on air passing through the unit, but actively disperse air cleaning molecules into the surrounding environment. The PCO air treatment system unit actively outputs a continuous stream of multi-clustered ions which attack and destroy contaminants and pathogens throughout the indoor environment. The process is known as active photocatalytic oxidation and it’s safe for both humans and animals. UVAIRx air purification units substantially reduce viruses, bacteria, odors, smoke, and mold both in the air, as well as on surfaces, which is something that passive air treatment devices, like HEPA filters and passive UV lamps, cannot do. The UV light activates the coating to create molecules capable of decomposing pathogens, nitrous oxides (NOx), carbon monoxide (CO), allergens, odors and other volatile organic compounds (VOCs) such as formaldehyde and benzene.

 

 

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To stay healthy, we pay close attention to what is in the food we eat and the water we drink, but why not the quality of the air we breathe? It’s often an afterthought, but the air we breathe both indoors and out can directly impact our health, quality of life, and state of mind. In today’s increasingly congested communities, the quality of our air is becoming a rising concern. What’s more, is that the quality of the air INSIDE your home or office is often worse than the air outside. Poor indoor air quality can lead to an increased occurrence of respiratory problems like allergies, asthma or COPD. Many triggers can be lurking in the home; the bathroom can harbor mold and mildew; the living room can have animal hair, dust, dander, or smoke; and your bedroom could be contaminated with VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds) from furniture, household cleaners, paint, carpet, air fresheners, and perfumes.

Fortunately, our UVAIRx air purifiers can help drastically reduce these health risks through state-of-the-art active photocatalytic oxidation technology (PCO). Rather than just relying on air passing through the unit as most air purifiers do, UVAIRx actively disperses air cleaning molecules into the surrounding environment to attack and destroy contaminants and toxins throughout your home, office, and even car. Our air purifiers are safe for use around people and pets. Use UVAIRx to rid your home of viruses, bacteria, allergens, odors and other volatile organic compounds (VOCs) such as formaldehyde and benzene.

Research has shown that when air quality is improved, the overall quality of life increases through higher productivity, fewer sick days, and sharper focus. Protect the air we breathe inside our home, workspaces and other, more public locations to minimize the risk of potential widespread illnesses. Take a deep breath and see what makes PCO units a good choice for cleaner indoor air.

 

 

 

Uses & Features

Uses

Air and Surface cleaning in:

  • Residential

  • Offices

  • Schools

  • Hospitals

  • Hotels

  • Airports

  • Restaurants

  • Public infrastructure

  • Public transportation

  • Shopping centers

Features

  • Breaks down microbes (bacteria, viruses, volatile organic compounds (VOCs), allergens, molds, and odors), wherever they exist in the indoor environment

  • Continues to treat the environment with MCIs on a continual basis

  • Has been proven unequivocally by independent universities and laboratories on a global basis to be highly effective and safe

  • Is at work in many clinical, commercial, and residential buildings, as well as on the international space station

  • Generates a process called active photo-catalytic oxidation (PCO)

  • Forms and releases large clusters of positively and negatively charged ions: multi-clustered ions (MCIs)

  • Easy installation

  • Replacement Cells last up to 30 months

microbes

Attacks Microbes

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odor

Reduces Odor

Performance

Norwalk Virus –This virus is a Norovirus. Noroviridae is a group of related, single-stranded RNA, highly contagious infections and the most common cause of acute gastroenteritis in the United States. Known by other names such as stomach flu and food poisoning, it is responsible for 50% of food-borne outbreaks of gastroenteritis. Noroviruses spread from person to person by direct contact, touching contaminated surfaces, and contaminated food and water supplies.(12)

The effectiveness of Photocatalytic Oxidation Technology: Deactivation of > 90% of Murine Norovirus (MNV) microorganisms were achieved after 4 hours.(13)

 

H1N1 Virus (Swine Influenza) – The H1N1 virus is a unique strain of influenza. The Centers for Disease Control determined that the pressure contained genes from four different flu viruses – North American swine influenza, North American avian influenza, human influenza, and swine influenza viruses typically found in Asia and Europe. The virus spreads from person to person by droplets from coughing and sneezing and by touching a person contaminated with the virus, then rubbing one’s eyes, nose or mouth.(14)

The effectiveness of Photocatalytic Oxidation Technology: Testing on stainless steel surfaces using PCO resulted in ~ 99% microbial reductions.(3)

 

H5N1 Virus Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) – H5N1 has evolved into a flu virus strain that infects more species than any previously known strain, is deadlier than any formerly known strain, and continues to grow, becoming both more widespread and more deadly. Epidemiologists are afraid the next time such a virus mutates; it could pass from human to human. Direct transmission of avian viruses to humans is possible. Testing of photocatalysis on H5N1 was completed at Kansas State University using H5N8 as a surrogate.(15)

The effectiveness of Photocatalytic Oxidation Technology: Testing on stainless steel surfaces using PCO resulted in ~ 99% microbial reductions.(11, 13)

How It Works

UVAIRx active air purification units employ a proprietary enhancement to the established photocatalytic oxidation (PCO) technology developed more than 20 years ago. This advanced product: Active Photodynamic Oxidation Technology is the foundation of UVAIRx instruments currently being used to disinfect indoor air and surfaces. PCO has been proven to kill many bacteria, viruses, volatile organic compounds (VOCs), molds, fungus and odors wherever they reside. This is in contrast to some air only purification systems dependent upon air flow passing through the unit or through filters. PCO technology has been proven both safe and effective in laboratory and industrial testing. PCO technology similar to that used in UVAIRx products has been licensed for use in medical, food, military, residential, commercial, marine and hospital applications. They have been approved or registered by UL, ETL, FCC, TUV, CE and CSA. PCO is used by NASA on the International Space Station.

Active Photocatalytic Oxidation Technology is licensed for use in over 1 million individual devices globally in the medical, food retailing, military, beauty, residential, commercial, marine and hospitality industries. PCO Devices have been specified in the Norovirus and MRSA protection plan for some of America’s largest restaurant franchises, hotel chains, theme parks, cruise lines, public schools and hospitals. Away from Earth, PCO employing instrumentation is deployed aboard the International Space Station

The heart of the UVAIRx air purifiers is a low wattage UV light bulb enclosed in a solid structure (the “catalyst”) coated with Titanium Dioxide and other nanoscale elements. When the UV light is turned on, the catalyst is irradiated and a gaseous state is then created directly above its surface (often called “metastate”). As air passes over the metastate, large clusters of positively and negatively charged ions are formed. As these ion clusters are released into an interior environment, they can be attracted to a negatively or positively charged cell of a pathogen (virus or bacteria), and they can breakdown chemicals such as volatile organic compound (VOCs). For pathogens, a minute electrical charge is then released, piercing the cell of the pathogen and killing it; even a cell as small as a virus.  For VOCs, the multi-clustered ions chemically transform the VOC into carbon dioxide and water vapor. UVAIRx active air purification units increased the effectiveness of its PCO process by its unique configuration and catalyst design.

UVAIRx has further enhanced the microbial-killing effectiveness and efficiency of the original technology by more than 50%.  Unlike other Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Systems (i.e. HEPA filtration, Germicidal UV, UV Robots, Negative Ionizers, Ozonators), UVAIRx products destroy microbes in the air, on surfaces, and in crevices, on a continual basis, with a technology that is safe for humans and animals.

 

Indoor Air Quality

Considering that the average American now spends 90% of their time inside, indoor air pollution is considered by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to be a major environmental health problem. Today’s tightly sealed, energy efficient buildings and homes do keep utility costs down but seal in pollutants and pathogens which cause odor, mold and illness as well as allergies.

As the EPA states:

The quality of indoor air inside offices, schools, and other workplaces is important not only for workers’ comfort but also for their health. Poor indoor air quality (IAQ) has been tied to symptoms like headaches, fatigue, trouble concentrating, and irritation of the eyes, nose, throat, and lungs.

 

Product Details

Ux105 Series

Reduces Airborne:

  • Bacteria and Viruses
  • Mildew / Mold
  • Odors
  • Smoke
  • Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC)

The Ux105 is economical, low maintenance, light weight, compact and has versatile mounting options. It is ideal for almost any indoor environment including, homes, restaurants, offices, doctor and dental offices, salons, pet groomers, veterinarians and more! Indoor air pollution is considered by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to be the number one environmental health problem. Tightly sealed, energy efficient buildings and homes keep utility costs down but they also seal in pollutants and microbes causing odors, mold, and illnesses as well as aggravating allergies.

The UVAIRx Ux105 with its active Photocatalytic Oxidation Technology (PCO) has been proven to drastically reduce airborne odors, VOCs, smoke, mold spores and bacteria over 90%. The Ux105 is effective on H1N1 (Swine Flu), Avian Influenza (Bird Flu), Norwalk, Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA), Streptococcus (Strep), and many other viruses. Other pathogens that are mitigated include Listeria, E‐Coli, Staph, and Streptococcus Pneumonia.

The UVAIRx Ux105 utilizes active PCO technology in which a UV light is targeted on a proprietary hydrated, quad‐metallic target which then creates super oxide ionized plasma. The resulting output reduces airborne mold, bacteria and odors over 90%. The PCO process is very efficient, using about the same energy as a standard 15 Watt light bulb and is designed to optimize that power consumption. Under normal conditions, the Ux105 PCO Cell should last up to 25,000 hours, after which the Cell is easily replaced.

 

Ux105 LT

Coverage Area: 2,000 square feet
Electrical: 100 – 240 VAC input 12 VDC 3.4A output
Material: Brushed Aluminum
Dimensions: 16″ x 5″ x 5″
Weight:  4 lbs 1.8 kgs

Ux105 Standard

Coverage Area: 5,000 square feet
Electrical: 100 – 240 VAC input 12 VDC 3.4A output
Material: Brushed Aluminum
Dimensions: 16″ x 5″ x 5″
Weight: 4 lbs 1.8 kgs

Ux105 Plus

Coverage Area: 15,000 square feet
Electrical: 100 – 240 VAC input 12 VDC 3.4A output
Material: Brushed Aluminum
Dimensions: 16″ x 5″ x 5″
Weight: 4 lbs 1.8 kgs

 

Ux200 Series

UVAIRx Ux200 Series systems are economical, low maintenance and with their In-Duct design offer pervasive coverage within the indoor environment, including surfaces. The Ux200 Series units will significantly reduce smoke, mildew, mold and fungus, odors, bacteria, viruses and volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Completely safe for humans, animals and plants, Ux200 devices are ideal for almost any indoor environment that incorporates an HVAC system including homes, restaurants, day care facilities, offices, doctor and dental offices, pet kennels, spas and salons, locker rooms, pet boarders and groomers, veterinarians, smoking lounges, mortuaries, classrooms and more! Ux200 Series units also help keep HVAC systems free from contaminants along with helping protect the “A Coil” from mold, mildew and other biological material which, in turn reduces cleaning costs and increases efficiency.

UVAIRx In-Duct units install in any HVAC system directly into the plenum or above the air handler in downstream locations. The Ux200 Series works by converting water vapor and oxygen from untreated air into an active ionized plasma, substantially reducing odors, mold spores, viruses and bacteria creating a healthier indoor environment. Untreated air enters the air handler, passes by the PCO Cell and releases treated air through existing HVAC vents. The hydro-peroxides, hydroxyls and ions will then act on pathogens inside the space that have not passed through the HVAC system. This is quite different from passive treatments which completely rely on untreated air to pass by or pass through a system to be treated. Another advantage of active treatment is that exposed surfaces are treated as effectively as the air is treated. The system is working 24/7 providing a residual effect.

 

Ux202

Coverage Area: 2,000 square feet
Electrical: 12VDC Input Uses 13.3W
Dimensions: 8″ x 8″ x 11″
Weight: 2.8 lbs 1.3 kgs

Ux205

Coverage Area: 5,000 square feet
Electrical: 12VDC Input Uses 19.2W
Dimensions: 8″ x 8″ x 16.75″
Weight: 3 lbs 1.4 kgs

Ux210

Coverage Area: 10,000 square feet
Electrical: 12VDC Input Uses 33.0W
Dimensions: 9.8″ x 11.3″ x 17″
Weight: 4.5 lbs 2 kgs

 

Ux307 Unit

  • Ball bearing, brushless fan for ultra‐quiet operation and long life.
  • Advanced Photocatalytic Oxidation Technology ‐ (PCO).
  • Needlepoint ion generator.
  • Washable filters.
  • Adjustable treatment control, 250 to 1500 square feet.
  • “Away Mode” for concentrated treatment of unoccupied spaces.
  • Remote control.
  • Efficient power consumption.
  • Universal input power supply.
  • Aggressively removes smoke and odor. Does not just cover them up. Significant reduction of mold, bacteria and viruses.

The Ux307 is an advanced and versatile indoor air treatment system. The Ux307 significantly reduces bacteria, viruses, mildew, mold spores, odors, smoke, volatile organic compound (VOCs) and much more. The Ux307 is scalable, allowing the user to select the amount of output desired for the bio‐load and size of the space to be treated. The “Away Mode” setting allows for quick sanitization of heavy bio‐load in an unoccupied area. A programmable timer will automatically turn off the Ux307. The auto‐shutoff defaults to a maximum run time of 2 hours and can be changed for shorter times.

The Ux307 utilizes four advanced technologies to treat indoor air. First, the Ux307 uses an electrostatic filter to help keep the device clean while also filtering out particles which clump together thanks to the second technology in the Ux307, needlepoint ionization. This generates a stream of millions of ions which bond to particles of dust, dander, bacteria and viruses causing them to clump. This makes it easier for them to be pulled though the area’s HVAC filtration or causes them to simply fall to the floor where they are vacuumed up during routine cleaning. The third technology in the Ux307 is the generation of scalable activated oxygen which will break down mold, bacteria, and other biological contaminants which cause odors. Additionally, the Ux307 utilizes an active PCO technology that produces a cleansing plasma that actively breaks down pathogens, odors and mold in the treated area. Active PCO technology is a molecular disassociation process which doesn’t just cover up the source of odors; it actually breaks the source down on a molecular level.

 

Ux 307

Coverage Area: 1,500 square feet
Electrical: 100 – 240 V 50-60Hz 30W (universal input)
Dimensions: 6.5″ x 6.8″ x 7.0″
Weight: 3 lbs 1.4 kgs

 

Ux400 Series

The 400 Series Units are designed for transportation vehicles to provide on-the-go advanced cleaning. These lightweight units are highly efficient, using only the amount of energy consumed by a 5W light bulb. The bulbs should last up to 30 months, after which the cell is easily replaced. The 400 Series Units easily installed either as a surface mount, or as a flush mount, inside of a vehicle. Ideal for EMS and high-traffic public transportation vehicles.

 

Ux401

Coverage Area: Surface Mount – Transportation
Electrical: 12 VDC Input Uses 0.07A
Dimensions: 14″ x 7.5″ x 2.5″
Weight: 2.7 lbs 1.2 kgs

Ux402

Coverage Area: Flush Mount – Transportation
Electrical: 12 VDC Input Uses 0.07A
Dimensions: 14″ x 9.5″ x 2.5″
Weight: 2.7 lbs 1.2 kgs

 

Ux520 Unit

The Ux520 Unit is the most powerful of the PCO air and surface-cleaning units, covering up to 160,000 cubic feet (20,000 square feet based on 8-foot ceilings). The Ux520 utilizes the power of PCO cleaning around the clock, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The unit can be installed to hang from the ceiling using the provided two hanging bars. The unit operates off of a standard 120 VDC input. Under normal conditions, the Ux520 PCO cells should last up to 25,000 hours.

 

Ux520

Coverage Area: 20,000 square feet
Electrical: Power Usage: Min 143W/1.43 A, Max 274 W/2.78 A 20 VDC Input
Dimensions: 25.0″ x 26.5″ x 23.5″
Weight: 39 lbs 17.7 kgs

Product Warranty

60-Day Satisfaction Guarantee

Our air purifiers are the most sophisticated air purification systems on the market. These units are extremely durable, highly effective and offer superior performance using patented, NASA-inspired air purification technology. We ensure that all of our air purification units meet the absolute highest industry standards of quality, performance and durability. Our satisfaction guarantee is to make sure that every single customer is 100% completely satisfied with their purchase and the performance of our air purification systems.

 

Air Purifier Return Policy

If you are not completely satisfied with you purchase of your PCO air purification unit, you have 60 days from the date of shipment to request a full refund. You may return any of our air purification units in accordance with the terms below. The following conditions must be satisfied to qualify for a refund:

  • All returns must be accompanied by a Return Authorization Number. You may request a Return Authorization Number by contacting our customer service team at support@USAnanocoat.com.
  • Products must be returned to America Nanocoat in good physical condition. Products must not be broken or physically damaged. All accessories originally included with your purchase must be included with your return.
  • Customers are responsible for all shipping charges incurred for returned products. Shipping and handling costs are nonrefundable. Customers assume responsibility for the risk of loss or damage to the returned product(s) when shipping merchandise back to America Nanocoat.
  • America Nanocoat retains the right to refuse acceptance of returned products that are not in good condition, broken, or physically damaged. Returned items may be subject to a restocking fee of up to 15% of the purchase price. America Nanocoat retains the right to deduct the retail value of any missing parts and accessories originally included with your purchase from the refund amount.

 

Warranty Information (Ux105, Ux200, Ux400, and Ux500 Series)

The manufacturer warrants the new UVAIRx equipment to be free from any defects in material and workmanship under normal use and service when operating and maintained in strict accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions for a period of 2 years from the date of receipt of equipment. Although the PCO cell requires periodic replacement, the cell is warranted for a one-year period from date of purchase.

Manufacturer’s obligation under this warranty is limited to repairing or replacing any part found to its satisfaction to be so defective. The manufacturer at its discretion may replace or exchange the defective unit up to 90 days from the date of purchase. Hereafter it will be need to be returned under a Returned Materials Authorization (RMA) for review and/or repair (if found defective). See wartenty Information sheet included with purchase of the product to obtain warranty services and return authorization number. This warranty does not cover parts damaged by decomposition from chemical action or wear caused by abrasive materials, nor does it cover damages resulting from misuse, abuse, or any other than its intended use, accident, neglect, or from improper operation, maintenance, installation, modification or adjustments.

 

Warranty Information (Ux307)

Your Ux307 is warranted to be free from all defects in material and workmanship in normal household use for a period of (1) year from date of purchase. The warranty is granted only to the original purchaser and member of his or her immediate household. The warranty is subject to the following provisions.

The manufacturer’s warranty does not cover parts of the Ux307 that require replacement under normal use. This includes the purifier plate and rear filter assembly. Although the PCO cell requires periodic replacement, the cell is warranted for the same one-year period as the purifier. Any damages or malfunctions caused by negligence, abuse, or use not in the accordance with the Owner’s Manual are not covered by the manufacturer’s warranty. Likewise, any defects or damage is caused by unauthorized service or the use of other than UVAIRx parts are not covered.

 

Registration

Please register your new air purification system within 15 days of purchase by filling out and returning the enclosed warranty registration card that comes with you purchase. Registering your new air purification system entitles you to the most up-to-date product warranty information.

FAQs

What differentiates UVAIRx’ air treatment process?

This is an active technology. Air need not pass through the unit—or within inches of the device, as is the case with traditional UV devices. With UVAIRs, microbes are destroyed throughout the target environment, wherever they are, whether in the air, on surfaces, or in crevices. Since the UVAIRx products are safe for both humans and animals, it provides continuous protection from pathogens on a 7X24 basis.

What scientific evidence verifies its performance?

The core technology for UVAIRx systems has been proven through more than 10,000 hours of independent laboratory and university testing and validation. This technology is in use in residential, clinical, and commercial buildings in many countries, and has been used by NASA on the International Space Station to protect the astronauts.

What is the air treatment capacity of this system?

The Ux 105 effectively cleanses an indoor environment up to 5,000 square feet depending upon the pathogen 'load' that is present.

What are the annual operational costs?

The UVAIRx Ux 105 unit plugs into a standard 110v outlet, and uses the same amount of energy as a 25W light bulb. The maintenance costs (the bulb should be replaced every 3 years) plus electrical costs over a three-year period are approximately $150. In comparison, the typical HEPA filter replacement costs and electrical costs over the same period is substantially more, and the filter will not kill the pathogens, and its disposal presents environmental concerns.

How does it comply with Joint Commission, EPA and OSHA criteria?

Because they destroy individual microbials and the reservoirs in which they multiply, UVAIRx instruments break not one but two of the critical links in the “chain of infection” cited in Joint Commission infection-control guidelines. Indoor air quality is a priority of both the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Among the contaminants of concern both cite are viruses, bacterium, mold spores and volatile organic compounds (VOCs)—those specifically targeted by UVAIRx technology.

How long does it take for the UVAIRx to clean the target environment once it is operational?

Laboratory and onsite testing confirms a cleansing period from just 20 minutes to 12 hours depending upon the carrying capacity(bio load). Factors affecting the total time may include temperature and the degree of humidity in the air.

Where should the UVAIRx instrument be placed or mounted?

Because air need not pass through the unit to be treated, the UVAIRx operates effectively whether freestanding, wall-mounted, or within an HVAC duct, and can be placed anywhere within the indoor environment.

What are the short-term benefits of the UVAIRx?

Within 20 minutes, the instrument begins cleansing the air of viruses, bacterium, mold spores, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and other contaminants.

What are the long-term benefits of the UVAIRx?

UVAIRx technology breaks the first two “links” in the “chain of infection” identified by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Specifically, the photocatalytic oxidation process destroys both the pathogen and the pathogenic reservoir—the place where the microbial lives and grows.

How reliable are UVAIRx instruments?

In terms of performance, the technology has been proven more than 99% effective in killing microbial populations (see detailed test results).  In terms of longevity, the entire unit is warranted for two full years.