Why do we need an anti-microbial hose?

(a) Risk of Bacteria Growth

Bacteria might grow in the following situations of transferring food, beverages and other fluids.

1: Hose ends are exposed.
2: The fluid remains in the hose.
3: When the inner layer of the hose is exposed to air while bacteria are still adhered to it after fluid transfer is completed.

(2) What is the definition of anti-bacteria?
According to JIS Z 2801 (ISO 22196), antibacterial is defined as "Conditions that inhibit bacterial growth on the surface of the product."

(a) Antibacterial
To make it difficult for a bacterium to live by making it unable to live for a certain period of time or to grow more. It is not to kill or reduce bacteria, but to suppress their growth.

(b) Eradication of Bacteria
To improve cleanliness by reducing the number of objects such as objects and liquids and microorganisms contained in a limited space.

(c) Disinfection
To neutralize toxicity by killing pathogenic microorganisms, reducing them to a harmless level, or reducing their infectivity.

(d) Killing Germs
It is to kill microorganisms, but the target and degree are not defined.

(e) Sterilization
To completely kill and remove all viable microorganisms including microorganisms. It is a term used mainly for medical instruments used in surgery.

(3) HAKKO Antibacterial Hose
The above (2-a) "Antibacterial" feature can be added to the hose that maintains hygiene.

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