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2020-11-19

Gigahertz-Optik ensures UVC lamps provide effective and safe disinfection against coronavirus

UVC lamps installed in the upper part of rooms provide effective inactivation of airborne pathogens such as SARS-CoV-2.  They can make an important contribution towards ensuring normal life in shops, offices, schools and hospitals even in these times of coronavirus.

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However, it is important to ensure installations are safe for all occupants whilst providing a sufficient, but contained, dose of UVC in the upper room area.

With its X1-1-UV-3725 UVC radiometer Gigahertz-Optik supplies the perfect hand-held measuring device to obtain high-precision measurements of low-pressure mercury lamp-based installations. It enables testing in accordance with international safety standards as well as ensuring an effective germicidal dose is achieved.

For UVC LED based systems the model X1-1-UV-3726 is recommended as it additionally incorporates calibration factors at LED centre wavelengths 260nm-290nm. For far-UV germicidal sources such as excimer lamps (222nm), model X1-1-UV-3727 should be selected.   It measures irradiance in the range from 200 to 300 nm and is calibrated for use with excimer lamps (222nm), UVC LEDs and low-pressure mercury lamps (254nm).

The detectors of the UV-37xx series were specially developed for radiometric measurements in the ultraviolet spectral range and have proven themselves in industrial and scientific use for many years. They are pre-aged with UV radiation for long-term stability, provide a strictly linear response, reject ambient light and incorporate a precision cosine response diffuser.

Each UVC radiometer is calibrated in our own DIN EN ISO / IEC 17025: 2018 accredited laboratory (DAkkS-certified).

The safe and effective use of germicidal UVC light sources can be guaranteed using the Gigahertz-Optik range of UVC radiometers.

 

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