IIT Ropar researchers develop UVGI-based room machine to fight infections

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, August 13

Amid rising coronavirus scare, the IIT Ropar researchers in collaboration with Momentum India Pvt Ltd have developed a singular UVGI primarily based room disinfection machine – UV Safe.   

The state-of-the-art machine has been conceptualised and designed by Dr Khushboo Rakha, Assistant Professor, Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, and Dr Naresh Rakha, Senior Scientific Officer, with technical help from Dr Shahriar Reza, Design Consultant, IIT Ropar said in a launch on Thursday.

The staff labored underneath the steerage and help of Dean, ICSR, Prof Harpreet Singh and Director, IIT Ropar, Prof Sarit Ok Das.

The state-of-the-art design of the UV Safe ensures zero-shadow 360 levels disinfection by means of its prismatic physique and foldable wings, talked about the discharge.

The specifically designed wings present centered publicity to essentially the most often touched surfaces corresponding to doorknobs, tabletops, cabinets, room fixtures, wall corners, worktops, artifacts, furnishings tops, and so forth., it added.

The trapezoid base homes the management panel of the tools. A detachable deal with and magnetic cowl have been designed for snug storage and transit of the machine. This distinctive and environment friendly design has been patented.

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