SHUDH: UV Sanitizing Device developed by IIT Kanpur

The IIT Kanpur has developed an Ultra Violet Sanitizing product called “Shudh”. The device is capable to disinfect 10 ×10 square feet room in just 15 minutes.

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The disinfection helper, SHUDH is smartphone operated and is handy. It has six UV lights. Each UV light is of 15 watts. The device can be used to assist at highly prone places such as hotels, hospitals, malls, offices and schools.

As it has the feature of smartphone attached to it, the device can be operated remotely as well.

UV Sanitization

Usually UVC (Ultra Violet-C) is used to kill micro organisms. This includes drug resistant bacteria as well. UVC is the most dangerous to human beings, especially to their skin and eyes. The other UV forms such as UV-A and UV-B can cause sunburns and premature aging.

UVC light does not reach the earth surface as the atmosphere absorbs it. The UVC used in sanitizers is man made

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