Hospital UV Light Disinfection: Many Uses with Big Benefits

Most of us know that UV light can kill viruses and bacteria with germicidal properties, but do you know how it works and the many benefits of hospital UV light disinfection? Ultraviolet (UV) light is electromagnetic radiation emitted in various wavelengths, either UVA, UVB, or UVC, with short-wave UVC having …

Lamps for UV Light Food Disinfection Equipment

UV light food disinfection is a process referred to as irradiation, which in spite of the term, does not add radiation to food or make food radioactive in any way.  Food irradiation is a completely safe process of disinfecting food with UV lamps which are designed to emit wavelengths in …

ASHRAE Standard to Control Infectious Aerosols and UVC Air Cleaning Technology

ASHRAE, the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, was founded in 1959 as a result of the merger between the American Society of Heating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, ASHAE, and the American Society of Refrigerating Engineers, ASRE. The mission of ASHRAE is to advance the science of heating, ventilation, …

Harnessing the Power of UVC Disinfection to Combat Germs

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the importance of proper disinfection practices has become more apparent than ever. While traditional cleaning methods play a vital role in eliminating pathogens, the development of innovative technologies has led to the rise of UVC disinfection. UVC, or ultraviolet-C, radiation has proven to …

Ultra Violet Lights: Types and Applications

Ultra violet lights are designed to emit ultraviolet radiation, a form of electromagnetic radiation, with wavelengths in the ultraviolet (UV) range, which is shorter than visible light, although longer than x-rays. What are Ultra Violet Lights? Ultra violet lights are designed to mimic ultraviolet (UV) wavelengths from the sun, which …

UVC Virus Killers: Germicidal Lamps and Far UVC

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continues to stress the importance of utilizing effective Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) methods, and germicidal lamps are gaining in popularity as UVC virus killers.  Ultraviolet (UV) based technologies are promising IPC tools showing high efficacy in killing many types of beta coronaviruses, including the SARS-CoV-2 …

UV Light Disinfection Effectiveness, Safety, and Lamp Types

UV light disinfection has been around for decades and is a proven effective method to eliminate germs with the use of a UV disinfection lamp. What Is a UV Disinfection Lamp? UV lights for disinfecting are used for various disinfection applications to reduce pathogens such as bacteria and viruses. UV …

UVC Lamp Uses and Options

Many germicidal applications today feature UVC lamp technology, as UVC light is proven to have powerful germ-killing properties.  UVC Lamp Design and Engineering  UVC lamps are ultraviolet (UV) lamps that are manufactured to emit UV light at a specific wavelength, measured in nanometers (nm). Ultraviolet light consists primarily of three …