DRDO develops a UV disinfection tower to disinfect areas prone to coronavirus
NEW DELHI: and has developed an ultraviolet (UV) tower for rapid disinfection and free of chemicals that are highly prone to infection, the Ministry of Defence he said Monday. For a room approximately 12x12 feet in dimension, the disinfection time is approximately 10 minutes, the ministry said, adding that an area of 400 square feet can be disinfected in 30 minutes if the device is placed at different locations within the room. .
The disinfection tower can be used remotely via a laptop or mobile phone via a WIFI link, the ministry said. It has six lamps each with 43 watts of UVC power at a wavelength of 254 nanometers for 360-degree illumination.
Called UV Blaster, the device is designed and developed by Laser Science&technologycenter,themaindelhi-baseddrdolaboratory,withthehelpofnewageinstrumentsandmaterialsprivateltd,basedingurugram,theministrysaid..