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Blog of our UV lamps supplier LightTech

Our supplier is an industry leading worldwide supplier of UV lamp solutions. The blog posts are displayed in reverse chronological so that the most recent post appears first, at the top of the web page. Most of our applications in terms of UV technology are presented in the news.
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UV in the news from IUVA (International Ultraviolet Association)

The IUVA is the leading authority on the use of UV and serves as a resource and an advocate for the industry with educational, industrial, research, and public policy sectors worldwide.
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UV dose needed to inactivate microorganisms

There are some charts to communicate the energy dosage of ultraviolet radiation needed for kill factor of microorganisms. These help us to decide the size of UV dose to be used. We would like to publish herewith the UV dose chart of our UV lamps supplier LightTech.
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Ozone against coronavirus. Effective ozone concentrations (ppm) and exposure times to kill bacteria, viruses, molds and fungi.

The scientific article published by PMC Europe refers also to the differences between ozone, UV- light and chemical disinfection.
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UVGI disinfection technology / permissible UVC exposure time for EU workers

REHVA is the Federation of European Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning associations. There is a brief overview from REHWA about the UVGI disinfection technology. The permissible UVC exposure time PET (sec) for EU workers can be calculated as described in this article.
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Bonding, Nonbonding and Antibonding ozone depending on the method of production

There are three types of ozone depending on the industrial production method. Bonding ozone produced by VUV lamps has better properties than ozone produced by corona discharge and ionization.
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EN 16282-8:2017 – Equipment and components for ventilation in commercial kitchen

This European Standard specifies requirements for the design, construction and operation of installation designed for the treatment of aerosol in kitchen including technical safety, ergonomic and hygienic features. This purchase information only helps you to view the contents of the standard. Everyone must purchase the standard themselves, because it must not be shared with others.
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Aerosol separators as well as aerosol and grease treatment systems

The professional report published by DMT (TÜV NORD GROUP) refers to the investigation of fractional separating capacity of aerosol separators using in commercial kitchens. To see this report, click on the read button.

UV-C for HVAC Air and Surface Disinfection

This article will provide engineer-level guidance for the use of UV-C light to continuously reduce and even prevent the growth of dangerous microbes in HVAC systems and the circulation of infectious pathogens in air streams.
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UVGI Rating Values (URV)

The URV system classifies UVGI air treatment systems in terms of the dose produced. Any UV air treatment system can be classified into one of 25 ranges of UV dose as shown in Table of Appendix G in Kowalski UVGI Handbook.
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UV-C Disinfection Technology: an overview of application and benefits

The European lighting industry is working with European legislators to provide a healthy regulatory framework with simple, common-sense rules to promote the use of UV-C disinfection technology in the market and for people. There is an overview from LIGHTINGEUROPE about the state of this disinfection technology.
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“Canyon Wall Effect”

How to use UV-C to eliminate the “Canyon Wall Effect” of textured surfaces in Healthcare Environments?
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