Southern Naval Command designs UV disinfection unit

Fabricated Disinfection unit for Rs 5000/-

Naval Ship Repair Yard Kochi, SNC it of Indian Navy designed and fabricated a UV Disinfection unit for use against items such as paper, cellphones, keys etc unsuitable for disinfection by gel and liquid. Cost of production Rs 5000/-.

Inspired from a concept paper by IIT Bombay published in the Financial express of 31 Mar 20, the unit is made of a metallic container, 02 UV lamps on the opposite sides with Al foil covering its internal surfaces for uniform radiation.