What are the advantages of cleaning and disinfection with foam?

Cleaning and disinfection with foamWhen using liquid cleaning or disinfection methods, the efficacy of the product always depends on the interaction between the application time and concentration. Even though a grower can influence the concentration, this is not always the case with the application time. This depends on application techniques and climate conditions. With foam as a cleaning or disinfection method you can also influence the application time. 

Advantages of foam

Growers are more and more using foam based cleaning and disinfection products. Using foam has more advantages compared to liquid disinfection products:
  • Foam lengthens the application time and with that the efficacy of the treatments, as foam has more adhesiveness. This adhesiveness prevents fast washing away, which makes foam more suitable for disinfecting or vertical surfaces such as greenhouse walls. 
  • The creeping capacity of foam also allows difficult to reach surfaces or cornes to be treated. 
  • Foam is a safer choice, because less aerosol is formed by using foam.

Different products for different applications

Each form of contamination requires a different product for cleaning and/or disinfection:

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More information regarding cleaning and disinfecting with foam

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