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Is UV Sterilization effective for Viruses and Bacteria

June 21, 2020
We are almost 6 months down the lane with COVID 19 Pandemic and the struggle continues. Various new experiments, researches, developments, and studies are being conducted in the hope of finding a sustainable solution to beat coronavirus.

We are almost 6 months down the lane with COVID 19 Pandemic and the struggle continues. Various new experiments, researches, developments, and studies are being conducted in the hope of finding a sustainable solution to beat corona virus. 

But people around the world are now focused on keeping their surroundings, homes,offices, and other spaces clean and sanitized, until a vaccine is discovered and available to the public. Sanitization and sterilization are the only reliable options for combating the virus.

What is the UV/Ozone Light Sterilization?

Since the mid 20th century, UV light sterilization has been used to disinfect. UV light is lethal to bacteria and viruses because of its high frequency that damages their nuclear material and prevents their further growth. The technology has advanced over a while and its long lifespan has proved to be a reliable source for cleaning and disinfecting small and large areas. Can you imagine its scope, from a tiny vegetable to a big space, it can help sterilize a variety of objects and surfaces.

How can O&M Resources help?

O&M has teamed up with Ultra-Tech Lighting to develop the new Sterile-Bright™ lighting systems.The Sterile-Bright™ technology was originally only available to the defense department for temporary hospitals during the early stages of the Covid pandemic but it is now available for public use. The patented induction lamp technology can clean small rooms and large facilities. In comparison to other UV sterilization in the market, our Sterile-Bright™ patented technology uses 250-400 Watt Induction lamps with Ozone generation which completely sterilizes in and around surfaces in a fraction of the time of fluorescent or xenon technologies.

In addition, O&M has a variety of other products that can be of great help when it comes to disinfecting other important areas of various size. Have a look at them below:

1. Sterile Bright Mobile

This device utilizes UV & Ozone generation for disinfectant purposes. It can disinfect a standard sized room in around 5 minutes and is known for better emission levels and a long life cycle (over 100,00 hours on the same lamps). A versitale unit you can roll into any location and powerful enough to sanitize large areas like gymnasiums and theatres. The Sterile-Bright™ Mobile comes in sizes ranging from 250w to 1600w.

2. Sterile Bright™ Pendant

This pendant shaped unit is available from 400 to 1600 Watts. It is specifically designed for high ceiling challenges of stadiums, conference centers and other large venues with high ceilings. It is easy to install and a perfect fit for sanitizing extremely large spaces. You can hang them via motorized cable and lower them down to position for disinfection and let the device do the rest for you.

3. Sterile Bright™ Convertible

If you are looking to sanitize small areas and spaces then this particular device is for you. It can sanitize small areas in as little as 5 minutes and doesn’t occupy much space. Also, it is ideal for locker rooms, classrooms, daycarecenters, and public transportation like buses, airplanes and subways.

These devices utilize UV plus Ozone Sterilization to not only kill virus and germs from the surface the light hits, but also the hidden areas the light cannot reach for full disinfection.The Ozone also acts as an additional sterilzing agent. The technology is patented and experts claim that it kills 99% of bacteria and viruses. The technology is proven to kill virus and germs and can help to prevent us from getting infected as it helps in sanitization and it is the first step to preventing it.

O&M also has more devices such as Sterile-Bright™ Portable and Sterile-Bright Troffer to fit almost any application. You can read more about their specifications on the website.