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Sterilisation from CPA’s Biojet to Enable Safer Indoor Air

Sterilisation from CPA’s Biojet to Enable Safer Indoor Air
06 January 2021
 

Biojet, from CPA Engineered Solutions, is a high volume air cleaning device that claims to deactivate up to 99.99 per cent of viruses (including coronavirus), mould and bacteria.

The performance characteristics of this new device create a new category of air sterilisation and re-circulating ventilation, enabling safer cleaner indoor air.

It incorporates high output UVC light technology, drawing in air, passing it through the air through a high output UVC energy field, deactivating these microbes and delivering clean air back into the facility.

 

CPA Biojet

Picture: an image of one of CPA's devices

 

Ventilation a Key First Step in COVID Security

 

It is known that COVID-19, and its newer strain, is highly infectious and that there is an increased risk of transmission through the air especially in enclosed spaces. The smaller droplets from an infected person can travel further inside, thus increasing the risk of infecting others. To minimise that risk and that of transmission, correct ventilation becomes crucial.

This also echoed by a statement made by Professor Jonathan Van-Tam, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, that “There is a definite truism across all of the science literature, that ventilation is a most critical part of reducing transmission from respiratory viruses.” 

Ultra-Violet Germicidal Irradiation (UVGI) is also now forming part of CIBSE ventilation guidance for SARS-CoV-2 and independent testing has shown that UVC is effective at inactivating coronaviruses once the correct dosage is applied. 

Picture: a photograph of a person wearing a face mask, standing by a window

Article written by Ella Tansley | Published 06 January 2021

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