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Blog Title: What is Ultraviolet germicidal irradiation?

Main Que: What is Ultraviolet germicidal irradiation?

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  • Query By: Aaron Davis (West Palm Beach, FL)
  • Date: 08/04/2016

Answer: Ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) is a very popular method of killing airborne germs and bacteria. It can reduce almost 50% of aerial microorganism in 45 minutes. The device that uses this process emits UV rays of short-wavelength. The ultraviolet (UV-C) destroy the nucleic acids and disrupt DNA. This disables these organisms to perform vital cellular functions.

  • Replied By: Michael John (New York, NY)
  • Replied Date: 08/05/2016