Oxford, UK; May 1st 2020: A hand-held sanitiser using ultra-violet light to inactivate biomolecules and micro-organisms including Coronavirus Covid-19 has been developed by Oxfordshire manufacturer, Integration Technology Ltd.
A high-power portable UVC rapid sanitiser, the compact, lightweight SubZero RS-170 is designed for use on all surfaces in applications posing a high risk of public cross-contamination.
Target applications include ambulances and blue light services, buses, aircraft and cruise ship cabins, train carriages, and other public transport, and hospitals, schools, offices, and hotel rooms.
Integration Technology specialises in making UV light curing systems for the print industry.
“We had just started work on making portable versions of our products for use in markets other than just print,” says managing director, Simon Roberts. “When the rate of spread of Coronavirus Covid-19 became clear, priority was immediately given to developing a medical application in a bid to help beat back the virus.”
“UV is non-contact and allows widespread coverage so you get greater and faster overall decontamination,” he adds.
Easy to use and maintain, the 285 x 85 x 142mm, 3kg air-cooled unit can be plugged into a standard electrical wall socket, offers rapid warm-up and cool-down, and comes with quick-change lamp cassette for reduced downtime on site.
The RS-170 offers high output 1700W input power with a high intensity reflector system. Four times more powerful than competing solutions means it significantly reduces the UV exposure time required to achieve the same results.
The RS-170 draws on a proven technology in Integration Technology’s SubZero Series UV lamp technology, introduced to the print industry sector by the company in 2005.
Video on the SubZero RS-170 in action:
Technical data on the SubZero RS-170 here
Integration Technology – around the world …
Based in Oxfordshire, UK, the company serves the foremost industry OEMs, integrators and advanced manufacturing technology developers, supported by direct regional offices in Europe, North America, Latin America and the Far East.
It operates a flexible business model offering fully configured solutions through to core technology components and product licensing.
Founded in 2000 to develop novel UV curing solutions for emerging markets, its pioneering UV arc solutions for inkjet printing dominated the wide format graphics industry. At the forefront of the digital revolution, the company embraced the concept of using semi-conductors as a light source. Developing UV LED technology since 2002, it holds patents pre-dating the commercialisation of this process by some years.
In 2015, Integration Technology became part of the Metz Holding Group alongside IST Metz, enabling the two to offer the world’s largest portfolio of UV curing solutions.
The businesses have UV installations running on over 2,500 narrow web flexo and digital label presses worldwide; employ over 600 personnel; and manage direct local market operations in 17 countries, including Brazil and Columbia.
ITL has recently seen significant growth in demand for its series of class leading UV LED solutions in both print and industrial sectors including inks, coatings, adhesives and electronics.
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