UV-C germicidal technology has been recognised since the ‘60s as a valid physical method to control the growth and spread of microbes, viruses, pathogens, spores, and mould.
Light Progress uses UV-C as a physical disinfection method with excellent value for money, which is also ecological and, unlike chemical agents, works against all microorganisms without creating resistance.
How it works
Every microorganism has a specific level of resistance to UV rays, called a DOSE. The specific dose must be administered to obtain a suitable disinfection level, which is expressed as LOG REDUCTION (1 Log=90%, 2 Log=99%, 3 Log=99.9%, etc).
Certain microorganisms therefore require very low UV POWER, while others require more power to obtain the same level of elimination, or alternatively, they may require a longer exposure TIME.
These factors are essential in understanding UV technology:
- Desired disinfection level (LOG reduction);
- Target pathogen (and its DOSE);
- UV Power and irradiation distance geometry;
- Tempo di esposizione
We have always collaborated with large companies, with leaders in the food and healthcare industries, universities and research institutes, but also with construction companies responsible for building large infrastructures, transforming Ultraviolet Germicidal Technology into a real and practical solution. The action and performance of Light Progress products is guaranteed by third-party testing by reliable bodies, such as the Hygiene Institute of the University of Sienna, a renowned, highly qualified laboratory with which we have collaborated since the ‘80s, and many other Italian and foreign labs and entities.CERTIFICATIONS
Any UV application must be both effective and efficient, so that it can achieve a disinfection goal without burdening the client’s costs. Our team of engineers and our computational softwares are available to ensure the best UV solution for every specific need, so that every collaboration turns into a Success Story.UV Facts
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