ECOLOGICAL AND EFFICIENT TECHNOLOGY
UV disinfection devices have already been created with fluorescent lighting technology. These low or medium pressure mercury lamps emit a wavelength of about 254 nm. Mercury lamps have been used f. ex. as disinfection systems in water treatment plants. Adjusting and controlling fluorescent lamps is extremely difficult, and at the end of its working life the fluorescent lamp turns into hazardous waste.
UV-LED technology – newer than ever!
The UV light produced by LED technology can be adjusted very precisely in terms of intensity, wavelength and ignition and extinguishing. The energy demand for LED technology is remarkably low and the system doesn’t produce so-called AC power at all. LED technology also enables new kind of designing and planning of disinfection products and entirely new applications.
UV-LED disinfection is the future of today!
HOW DOES UV TREATMENT WORK?
The UVB and UVC light kill the microbes. The ozone layer prevents the UVB and UVC light from entering the ground. For this reason microbes don’t withstand these frequencies of light.
Disinfection is based on UVC light that destroys the DNA chains of microbes. Powerful UV-LED lights also destroy the so-called “super bacteria”!
Disinfection treatment with UV-LED technology is a new method with a very wide potential for different applications. The method makes it possible to handle air, various solid surfaces and materials, as well as clear and murky liquids. UV treatment is based on the use of UVA, UVB and UVC light areas when irradiating of the object.
In the exposure unit the subject is illuminated with a suitable UV light wavelength and illumination time to achieve the desired results. UV light works practically against all microorganisms. UV light changes the biological properties of cells by breaking down the structure of the DNA and affecting the different properties of the target organism according to the set values.
Also bacteria resistant to antibiotics respond to UV light, which allows for example the controlling of bacterial epidemics in hospitals with the help of disinfection of indoor air, working spaces and equipment. This can slow down and limit the spreading.
ONLY USER SAFE CLEAN UVC LIGHT
TO CONTROL THE BACTERIA WITH THE HELP OF UV-LED TECHNOLOGY
LED Future Oy’s UV-LED technology enables the installation and development of UV-based disinfection systems for a variety of operating environments and applications.
UV Disinfection doesn’t add any chemicals to the disinfection target and doesn’t affect the structure or properties of the disinfection target – except destroying unwanted microorganisms! UV disinfection created with LED technology is highly energy efficient and ecological. Unlike fluorescent technology, LED technology is precisely adjustable, monitored and controlled. LED technology requires little energy and doesn’t cause hazardous waste.
DESTRUCTION OF BACTERIA
The efficacy of UVC-LED lights is calculated to destroy 99.9% of the bacteria during each two-hour cycle. Here it’s ensured that the number of bacteria doesn’t reach an alarming level at any point. For example, when disinfecting with conventional methods bacteria have up to 10 hours to increase before the next disinfection. In this time, for example, the population of Clostridium botulinum has time to change in good conditions by 42.100.000.000 fold.
EXAMPLES OF UV-LED DISINFECTION SYSTEM USES
- Disinfecting drinking water efficiently and without chemicals
- Cleaning of swimming pool water without chemicals
- Replacement of pasteurization with UV treatment in dairy products
- Destruction of hospital bacteria with disinfection systems for IV and surgical surfaces
- Ship ballast tanks
- Disinfecting surfaces (for example, washing facilities by swimming pool, hospital equipment or operation rooms, etc.)
Destruction of indoor air micro-organisms in public and private spaces
Disinfection of packaging materials in the food industry
Disinfection of process waters in the food industry