DRDO develops Ultra Swachh for disinfection of PPEs, electronic items, fabrics

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News:Defence Research and Development Organization(DRDO) has developed a disinfection unit named Ultra Swachh.

Facts:

  • Purpose: To disinfect a wide range of materials, including Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs), electronics items, fabrics and others.
  • Bodies Involved: Developed by Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences, laboratory of DRDO with industry partner Gel Craft Health care Private Ltd.
  • Working: It uses an advanced oxidative process consisting of multiple barrier disruption approaches using Ozonated Space Technology for disinfection.
    • It is double layered with specialised Ozone sealant technology assuring trapping of ozone for the necessary disinfection cycle.It also has a catalytic converter to ensure environment friendly exhaust i.e. only oxygen and water. 
  • Types: It comes in two variants namely Ozonated Space and Trinetra Technology. Trinetra technology is the combination of Ozonated space and radical dispenser.