UV light stick purifies water
STER UV: a new concept for UV water purification. Image credit: Olivia Blechschmidt.
(PhysOrg.com) — Today, about one billion people on Earth don’t have access to clean drinking water, and that number is expected to increase even more in the coming years. To solve this problem, inventors have been trying to come up with water purification methods that are easy, inexpensive, and energy-efficient. A new concept called the STER UV, which is a UV light stir stick, seems to meet each of these requirements.
The UV light stick, designed by industrial designer Olivia Blechschmidt, works simply by being stirred in a glass or pitcher of drinking water. Like other UV water disinfection techniques, the UV light inactivates bacteria by destroying its DNA. The lightweight UV light stick comes with an induction charger, both of which are made of clean, smooth ABS plastic housing.
Since its 23A battery is designed to run for several years, the charger doesnt require battery replacement. Also, since the device doesnt produce heat and has no moving parts, it can operate in a way that is more energy-efficient and environmentally friendly compared with other UV water purification systems.
By testing the device in different 1.5-liter containers, Blechschmidt found that the most suitable length of the stirring stick is about 20 cm. In addition, she notes that the conical shape of the stick provides effective visual clues, great grip comfort and semantics.
Ultra violet light can be used for disinfecting any surface, wet or dry. Ask your local butcher why he leaves a UV light on all night in his work area and you learn why a UV light is such an indispensible tool in protecting your health and the health of your loved ones.
Kitchen and bathroom surfaces, door handles and cupboards, mattresses and cribs how about your family’s phone or computer keyboard. Once you begin killing germs (in just 10 seconds) with the Nano UV Wand, you could keep going and going. Safely Kills 99.99% of all surface bacteria and viruses within 10 seconds using the UV power of light.
Also eliminates, lice, fleas and dust mites. Laboratory certified tested and FDA listed product. The large 13 inch wide coverage is one of the largest on the market, enabling you to sweep large areas quickly and effortlessly! Patent pending as the only product that can use all three UV light spectrums A, B and C.
- 13 inch coverage lets you sweep large areas quickly and effectively
- Safely kills 99.99% of bacteria, viruses, eggs of dust mites, fleas and lice in seconds
- Produces Multi-wave length 185-365 nm UV light
- 10-second timer switch
- Kills germs associated with allergies, colds & flu
- Not for use on animals or humans
- Features a child-resistant lock for safety
- Comes with a rechargeable battery with AC adapter
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