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EM Ceramics - Improving water quality
EM ceramics can be in a variety of situations, but are best used with water, as they have the ability change it's 'structure'. Read more
What are EM Ceramics?
EM ceramics are made by fermenting special montmorilite clays with EM and then baked. The ceramics come in two forms - Grey and Rose.
The grey pipes (left) are baked at 1200C and retain their properties almost indefinitely, due to the fact that in the baking process the structure of the clay changes, trapping the EM within its matrix.
As a result, these EM pipes exert their influence purely through their physical properties and remain effective almost indefinitely.
The rose pipes (right) are baked at 600C and have a more porous structure. This allows the microbes to remain within the pores and as a result they exert their influence through a combination of microbial action and the physical properties of the ceramics.
As the physical structure of these pipes is less robust than the grey pipes, it allows microbes to enter the pores and as a result their by-products will break down the pipes, these pipes therefore have an affective life span of only 6 months.
When special clays are fermented with EM and then baked, depending the temprature some of the EM microbes (primarily the photosynthetic bacteria) can still work at an optimal level this occurs in the rose ceramics. This may fly in the face of logic, as we presume that high temperatures destroys all living things - this might be so under aerobic conditions, but under anaerobic conditions (i.e in the abscence of oxygen) the EMs can survive very high temperatures and in doing so, many of their properties are preserved.
Moreover, if the organisms have enough food they will multiply. Once the process of multiplication has started, the newly-formed organisms will not be retained in the clay but are free to move where they want and perform their natural functions.
The reason why EM can survive the baking process is that many of the microbes that make up EM have been around since life began on Earth, when temperatures were very high and atmospheric oxygen was all but non-existent - it was these same anaerobic microbes that changed that environment, consuming the methane, ammonia and CO2 etc. to produce an environment that was conducive for life as we now know it. This is why EM is so efficient and cleaning up harmful waste.
The grey ceramics work differently - having been baked at tempratures of over 1000 deg C, the microbes are killed. During the fermentation of the clay and EM, the EM 'resonate' with the clay particles and restructure them. When the clay is baked, this 'resonance' remains within the ceramics, given them the ability to 'restructure' water.
When EM ceramics are placed in water they have an immediate effect on the water through this process of resonance.
The longer that the EM ceramics remain in the water, the better the results will be. The recommended amount of EM ceramics depends on the amount of water.
The EM ceramics must amount to one thousandth part of the water mass. Therefore, one cubic metre of water will require one kilogram of ceramics. Where larger and constant masses of water are concerned, such as ponds or swimming pools, the amount of ceramics can be reduced by ten to twenty percent.
It has been shown that the EM and EM ceramics have the ability to 'restructure' the properties of water.
EM ceramics are also available as 'rings', which can be used for improving household water and can be placed either in water jugs, the bath or washing/dishwasher machines.
The 35mm pipes have a high surface area due to their shape, thereby improving their efficiency.
EM ceramic rings EM ceramic tubes
EM-X Super Cera C Ceramic Powder
EM Super Cera-C is a finely ground version of
EM ceramics and is ideal for using to improve
Cera-C has the ability to trap the energy in
sunlight and re-transmit it back into the soil
where it can then be used by the EMs.
It is applied to the soil at the rate of 0.5Kg
per Sq M/year. Simply sprinkle onto the soil
surface and then gently rake in.