What's So Great About
our Steam Vapor Systems?
our Steam Vapor Systems?
If having been in business over 30 years wasn’t enough to sway you let’s talk about disinfection. Advap’s proprietary technology is known as Thermal Accelerated Nano Crystal Sanitation (TANCS®) and is really the stuff that is the Advap difference. Our innovative tech is a factory-installed internal component designed to kill microscopic organic matter such as germs, bacteria, and viruses in mere seconds. In fact, in a study published in the American Journal of Infection Control, researchers at the University of Michigan found that TANCS®-equipped steam vapor systems achieve a greater biofilm kill rate in 3 seconds than a 20-minute exposure to bleach. In another study, also published in the American Journal of Infection Control, researchers at the University of Arizona found that TANCS®-equipped steam vapor systems reduce total microbial and pathogen loads on hospital surfaces to below detection within only a few seconds of treatment.
As with anything that starts trending, Advap-inspired products with no scientific verification, lab testing, or peer review to back their claims are popping up over the web in the pandemic era. To fool you into thinking their products are something they are not, some websites copy and paste selected paragraphs from published research on our tech, most notably the Arizona hospital study but also swab tests conducted at the University of Washington’s Odegaard Undergraduate Library, without telling you that the findings they cite are based on the use of a TANCS®-equipped device, not their device.
Before you consider buying these products, it’s important you understand what claims the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) does and does not allow. Disinfection devices are subject to rigorous EPA testing, and an establishment is assigned a unique number only if their products pass. Advap’s number is “EPA Est. No. 8121-WA-01” and—by law—it must appear on each steam vapor system we offer for sale. Products without an EPA establishment number are, at best, sanitizer devices. Although sanitize and disinfect are often used interchangeably, there is a significant difference between the two.
Designed to perform and built to last
Buying a good steam vapor system is an investment in your health and it should last a long time. Advap steam vapor systems are more expensive than some competitive models, but you get what you pay for. By using the highest quality components, a dedicated team of experienced technicians, and cutting edge manufacturing processes and technology development such as TANCS®, we are able to build the world’s best steam vapor systems.
Continuous refill technology
Our continuous refill system allows water to be added at any time. Simply open the reservoir cap, which is not pressurized. The boiler still holds superheated steam when water is sought from the reservoir. This allows you to work non-stop.
Hard impact-resistant shell
Our steam vapor systems are constructed from nearly indestructible polycarbonate plastic—the stuff that football helmets are made from. It’s lightweight yet incredibly tough. And unlike stainless steel, it absorbs minimal heat.
Disinfect in 7 seconds or less
Our proprietary technology encourages nano crystals to form from dissolved minerals within tap water. This allows faster penetration of lethal moist heat, destroying the germs, viruses, and spores contaminating the surface you want to clean and disinfect.
We take pride in offering the highest level of validated evidence. Numerous peer-reviewed studies published in respected scientific journals have demonstrated the efficacy of steam vapor with TANCS® and our devices are regulated by the EPA (EPA Est. No. 82121-WA-01).
By lowering the zeta potential and changing the crystalline structure of the minerals in tap water, they're prevented from sticking to surfaces. No scale. No worries.
Lifetime boiler warranty
Our warranties cover parts, performance, and return shipping both ways for the first 30 days after purchase. Since fewer than 2% of the products in the U.S. currently under warranty have been returned to us for service, it’s the best warranty you’ll probably never need.