PWCP is unique from other cold plasma technologies, based on the following characteristics:
Type of Plasma
We use non-thermal plasma (a.k.a, cold plasma) for our treatment processes at ionization levels of approximately 10%.
We apply plasma directly to liquids. This greatly increases the efficiency over other processes that create plasma in the gas phase and transfer it to liquids at the air/water interface.
We do not use advanced oxidation as the mechanism in our treatment process. We use a mechanism that is unique to Pellucid Water, called branching.
Water Treatment Objective
Our treatment process aggregates dissolved chemicals and precipitates them from solution, where they can then be recovered and reused as value-added products. None of the chemistry is lost through volatilization.
Pellucid Water cold plasma (PWCP) uses chain reactions initiated by plasma, whereas conventional technologies specifically target each contaminant molecule. From the standpoint of efficiency, this can be compared with a proficient pool player who strikes a ball that knocks 5 other balls in pockets simultaneously, instead of shooting at each ball individually. PWCP uses low energy electrical discharges that aggregate molecular structures, and acts on the entire chemical matrix simultaneously. This contrasts with conventional technologies that require high energy inputs in the forms of chemicals, electrical power, mechanical devices, etc. – each acting only on a portion of the chemical matrix.
Sea water treated with PWCP.