Plasmacluster’s Benefits Plasmacluster’s Benefits
Positive and negative ions make air clean and life comfortable. Let’s look at some of the benefits Plasmacluster brings.
Plasmacluster’s Benefits

Purifies air

  • Plasmacluster’s effects will vary depending on the usage environment (temperature, humidity, room size and shape, absence/presence of air conditioner and ventilation system, installation location, etc.), product characteristics, product usage (direction of ion generation, operation mode, operation duration, etc.), and individual user characteristics.
  • Test results are not proven results in actual usage environments. The examples given below are merely for reference. See the individual product pages for the effects of each product.
HIGH-DENSITY 25000/7000
Eliminates airborne mold*1

Effect after 84 to 635 minutes in a test space of 31 m³ to 55 m³. (For air conditioner equipped with Plasmacluster 25000/7000)

HIGH-DENSITY 25000
Suppress proliferation of adhering mold*2

Effect after 8 days in a test space of 20 m³. (For air conditioner equipped with Plasmacluster 25000)

HIGH-DENSITY 25000/7000
Suppress activity of airborne viruses*3

Effect after 9 to 18 minutes in an airtight test space of 25 m³. (For air purifier equipped with Plasmacluster 25000/7000)

HIGH-DENSITY 25000
Suppress activity of adhering viruses*4

Effect after 7.5 to 10 hours in an airtight test space of 25 ³. (For air purifier equipped with Plasmacluster 25000)

HIGH-DENSITY 25000/7000
Suppress activity of airborne bacteria*5

Effect after 14 to 51 minutes in an airtight test space of 25 m³. (For air purifier equipped with Plasmacluster 25000/7000)

HIGH-DENSITY 25000/7000
Suppress effects of airborne allergens such as dust mite feces and carcasses*6

Effect after 14 to 51 minutes in an airtight test space of 25 m³. (For air purifier equipped with Plasmacluster 25000/7000)

  • ※1 • Test institution: Ishikawa Health Service Association • Test method: Plasmacluster air conditioners were operated in test spaces of 55 m³ (Plasmacluster 25000), and 31 m³ (Plasmacluster 7000). Airborne mold was measured with an air sampler. • Test results: 99% of mold was eliminated after 201 minutes (Plasmacluster 25000), and 635 minutes (Plasmacluster 7000).
  • ※2 • Test institution: Japan Food Research Laboratories • Test result report: No. 14039227001-01 (published May 7, 2014) • Test method: A veneer board impregnated with mold was placed in a 20 m³ test space, where a Plasmacluster air conditioner was operated. According to the JISZ2911 standard, the percentage of surface area with mold growth was measured. • Test result: After 8 days, the proliferation of adhering mold was suppress.
  • ※3• Test institution: Pasteur Institute of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam • Test method: A performance evaluation test was conducted according to Japan Electrical Manufacturer’s Association standards (JEM1467) in a 25 m³ test space. • Tested substance: One type of airborne virus • Test results: 99% of viruses were suppress after 9 minutes in a test space where a KI-AX80 (model with lower performance than the KI-HP100) was operated at high air flow. 99% of viruses were suppress after 18 minutes in a test space where an FU-A30 (model with same performance as the FU-H30) was operated at high air flow.
  • ※4• Test institution: Shokukanken Inc. • Test method: A performance evaluation test was conducted according to Japan Electrical Manufacturers’ Association standards (JEM1467) in a 25 m³ test space. • Tested substance: One type of adhering virus • Test results: 99% of viruses were suppress after 7.5 hours in a test space where a KI-HP100 was operated at turbo air flow. 99% of viruses were suppress after 10 hours in a test space where a KI-BX50 (air purifier equipped with Plasmacluster 25000) was operated at high air flow.
  • ※5• Test institution: Japan Food Research Laboratories• Test result reports: No. 15047086002-0101/15061721001-0101 • Test method: A performance evaluation test was conducted according to voluntary standards (HD-131) of the Japan Electrical Manufacturers’ Association in a 25 m³ test space. • Tested substance: One type of airborne bacteria• Test results: 99% of airborne bacteria were suppress after 14 minutes in a test space where a KI-EX100 (model with same performance as the KI-HP100) was operated at high air flow. 99% of airborne bacteria were suppress after 51 minutes in a test space where an FU-F28 was operated at high air flow.
  • ※6 • Test institution: ITEA Inc. • Test method: Allergens (dust mite feces and carcasses) were released into the air in a 25 m³ test space, and allergens were measured using the ELISA technique. • Test results: 99% of allergens were suppress after 14 minutes in a test space where a KI-EX100 (model with same performance as KI-HP100) was operated at high air flow. 99% of allergens were suppress after 51 minutes in a test space where an FU-F28 was operated at high air flow.

<VIDEO> Airborne mold Suppression mechanism of Plasmacluster Ions

Eliminates odors

  • Plasmacluster’s effects will vary depending on the usage environment (temperature, humidity, room size and shape, absence/presence of air conditioner and ventilation system, installation location, etc.), product characteristics, product usage (direction of ion generation, operation mode, operation duration, etc.), and individual user characteristics.
  • Test results are not proven results in actual usage environments. The examples given below are merely for reference. See the individual product pages for the effects of each product.
HIGH-DENSITY 25000/7000
Breaks down and eliminates adhering tobacco odors*7

Effect after 30 to 90 minutes in a test space of 41 m³. (For air purifier equipped with Plasmacluster 25000/7000) The odor elimination effect will vary depending on factors such as the type and strength of the odor, and the material that the odor adheres to.

  • ※7• Test institution: Sharp • Test method: Using a six-level odor intensity indication method, the effectiveness of deodorizing a test specimen impregnated with tobacco smoke odor was evaluated. • Test results: Odors were reduced to an unnoticeable level after 30 minutes in a test space where a KI-HP100 was operated. Odors were reduced to an unnoticeable level after 55 minutes in a test space where a KI-BX50 (air purifier equipped with Plasmacluster 25000) was operated. Odors were reduced to an unnoticeable level after 90 minutes in a test space where an FU-B30 (air purifier equipped with Plasmacluster 7000) was operated.

Reduces static electricity

  • Plasmacluster’s effects will vary depending on the usage environment (temperature, humidity, room size and shape, absence/presence of air conditioner and ventilation system, installation location, etc.), product characteristics, product usage (direction of ion generation, operation mode, operation duration, etc.), and individual user characteristics.
  • Test results are not proven results in actual usage environments. The examples given below are merely for reference. See the individual product pages for the effects of each product.
HIGH-DENSITY 25000/7000
Reduces static electricity*8

Effect after 40 to 360 seconds in a test space of 55 m³. (For air conditioner equipped with Plasmacluster 25000/7000)

  • ※8 • Test institution: Sharp • Test method: A Plasmacluster air conditioner was operated in a test space of 55 m³. The time needed to reduce a 5 kV charged test specimen to 0.5 kV was measured. • Test results: Static electricity was reduced from 5 kV to 0.5 kV in 80 seconds (Plasmacluster 25000), and 360 seconds (Plasmacluster 7000).

<VIDEO> Static Electricity Suppression Mechanism Employing "Plasmacluster" Technology

Beautifies skin

  • Plasmacluster’s effects will vary depending on the usage environment (temperature, humidity, room size and shape, absence/presence of air conditioner and ventilation system, installation location, etc.), product characteristics, product usage (direction of ion generation, operation mode, operation duration, etc.), and individual user characteristics.
  • Test results are not proven results in actual usage environments. The examples given below are merely for reference. See the individual product pages for the effects of each product.
HIGH-DENSITY 25000
Gives skin radiance*9

Effect after 20 minutes in a test space of 17 m². (For air purifier equipped with Plasmacluster 25000)

  • ※9• Test institution: Soiken Inc. • Test subjects: 21 females, ages 36–63 • Temperature: 25℃ • Humidity: 45% • Test method: With the subjects in a state of relaxation, the amount of moisture in the area around the outer corners of their eyes was measured. • Test results: The subjects’ area around the outer corners of their eyes was confirmed to be radiant after Plasmacluster product operation of 20 minutes. The KI-BX50 (air purifier equipped with Plasmacluster 25000) was operated with the humidifying air purification function at medium.

<VIDEO> Skin Moisture Retention Mechanism Employing Plasmacluster Technology

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