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European home appliance brand Beko has introduced its newest product line — Hygiene Shield, a groundbreaking portfolio of household products created in response to emerging consumer needs in the post-lockdown era.
The new portfolio includes seven appliances with built-in disinfection programs and functions to disinfect packaged food and belongings and help consumers adjust to the new normal at home. Developed as a result of global consumer research and innovative new technology, the Hygiene Shield product line can kill more than 99 percent of bacteria and viruses (including coronavirus), providing a level of reassurance unrivalled in the marketplace.
The line takes inspiration from nature and uses methods such as steam and heat to enable consumers to achieve excellent hygiene results at home.
UV Cleaning Cabinet
Keys, phones, wallets, packaged goods from supermarkets, plastic bags, baby bottles and toys can all be safely cleaned in 20- to 40-minute cycle with no damage to objects.
Combi Refrigerator with Disinfection Drawer
The refrigerator disinfects food items in their original and sealed packaging, eliminating more than 99 percent of bacteria and viruses in approximately 40 minutes. Its separate disinfection drawer above the crisper eliminates viruses, bacteria and germs using UV light technology distributed over the compartment.
Tumble Dryer with UV Light Technology
The tumble dryer eliminates bacteria and viruses and provides disinfection for your laundry in a safe and convenient way. The UV Hygienic Refresh program refreshes up to six dry pieces of clothing. Moreover, the UV Hygienic Drying program dries and sanitizes up to five kilograms of washed laundry, even clothes that need washing at low temperatures.
Hygiene Shield Washing Machine and Washer Dryer
With a smart algorithm, an additional heater channel and fan system, the hygiene therapy program fills the drum with hot air to keep the laundry at 60 degrees Celsius to thoroughly sanitize your clothes without water. More than 99 percent of viruses and bacteria are eliminated from two kilograms of clothes in 58 minutes, saving your money and the planet from the use of chemicals and extra water.
Built-in Oven with Saturated Steam and Heat
Using the exceptional disinfecting power of saturated steam and heat, there are two separate disinfection programs available with this appliance. Using the oven at 70 degrees Celsius for 15 minutes will disinfect packaged food and make the outside of baked goods more hygienic. Using it at 120 degrees Celsius for 20 minutes will disinfect metal bowls and glass products.
Hygiene Shield Dishwasher
Hygiene Intense provides disinfection using higher temperatures. The technology also means the temperatures can be held above 60 degrees for 50 minutes to disinfect kitchen items. The Hygiene Intense function provides an additional rinsing step to further increase the hygiene level.
Editor's Note: This article was provided by Beko.