Ultrasonic Faucet Cleans 1000 Times Better Than Water

Ultrasonic Faucet Cleans 1000 Times Better Than Water
Design

Scientists have devised a way to package ultrasonic technology into the head of a faucet

Jeb Brack
  • 29 april 2016

If you’ve ever taken a ring to a jeweler to be cleaned, you’ve seen ultrasonic cleaning at work. The ring (or in a medical setting, the instruments) is placed into a metal tray and submerged in cleaning solution; the device is switched on and hums merrily for a few minutes, and the ring emerges, clean and shiny as if new. But suppose you could obtain similar results from a faucet? What if such technology was portable, and better yet, usable in food preparation or even on human skin? A company in Britain has developed such a device, the StarStream, and claims it is a thousand times as effective as water.

Access this article for free
Fill in your email below and you'll gain access to this article while also receiving a number of membership features as part of a special 30-day trial.
*Already a member? Log in here

Learn About Our Membership Services

Need Research Help?
As a member you can ask us any research questions and get complimentary research assistance with a 4-day turnaround. Reports inclde stats, quotes, and best-inclass examples on research topics.
Remain Informed & Strategic
We publish several trends reports each month. By becoming a member you will have access to over 100 existing reports, plus a growing catalog of deep topical analysis and debrief-style reports so you always remain in the know.
See Trends Come To Life
Meet your peers and immerse yourself in monthly trend and innovation webinars and discounted conferences.
No search results found.