Micropores - the secret of the successful function
The basic function of KefaRid is preventing mold growth due to lack of moisture. No chemicals involved in this process, in contrast to conventional anti-mold paint, whose function is to kill mold, with the use of fungicides, bactericides, and other chemicals. These chemicals are worn and exhausted after a few years and lose their ability to kill.
KefaRid's unique micro pore matrix is created when you apply the material. The coat thickness must be at least 600 g/m2 to allow the coating to work efficiently.
During the condensation period, the condensation water is stored inside the micro-pores and there is no liquid water on the surface, allowing spores to start the germinating process. When the surface temperature rises above the dewpoint temperature, the condensed water evaporates rapidly back into the atmosphere, and thus KefaRid is practically always dry.
KefaRid is built up of millions of micro-pores of sizes 0.1 - 100 microns. A micro-pore matrix of 1mm thick KefaRid makes the relative surface 20 000 times larger than the two-dimensional surface. This enlargement speeds up the water evaporation 2 - 3 times in comparison to a flat surface.
KefaRid stays clean
Due to the micro-pore matrix, KefaRid is a good thermal insulator. The surface temperature is consequently warmer than the substrate. A warm and dry surface does not attract dust, dirt and other organic material and hence the second requirement for mould growth(nutrition)is reduced.
The process of absorption / evaporation KefaRid is purely physical, and therefore KefaRid preserves its properties of protection forever.
The manufacturer follows the development in the raw materials market, and always use the most organic ingredients that are available.
KefaRid can also be used in restricted areas such as in food production plants.
KefaRid data sheets