SAIF/CIL launched germicidal radiation chamber
The setup uses UV-C germicidal radiation and provide full safety features to avoid radiation exposure to person using this chamber
Chandigarh: Department of SAIF/CIL, Panjab University, Chandigarh has designed and developed an Ultraviolet Sanitization chamber for disinfection of articles and papers. The setup uses UV-C germicidal radiation and provide full safety features to avoid radiation exposure to person using this chamber. These safety features are incorporated as the frequency of UV-C is harmful to skin and eyes. This Chamber is coated with special ultraviolet reflection coating and optimized in such a way that maximum power of radiation is used due to multiple reflections. Professor G R Chaudhary, Director SAIF/CIL and his team presented two such chambers to the office of Vice Chancellor.
Prof Chaudhary, Dr. Ramesh Sharma and Mr. Dinesh demonstrated the working of chamber to Professor Raj Kumar, Vice Chancellor and Prof. RK. Singla, Dean of University Instructions, Panjab University. Professor Raj Kumar appreciated the efforts of CIL/ SAIF for developing the product in this challenging hour. He was delighted to observe the safety features and working of this setup. Professor Chaudhary and Dr. Sharma revealed that CIL/SAIF department is in process of developing few more specialized devices to fight COVID-19 and other pathogen and patent applications for these devices are in process.