Oorja Cleantech launches VirusKiller
VirusKiller neutralises 99.9999% of viruses through a combination of filters and air sterilisation
Oorja Cleantech has launched VirusKiller in India that claims to neutralise certain viruses and bacteria including coronavirus SARS CoV1, in a single air pass. Single air pass kill rates are instrumental in minimising the risk of cross contamination.
VirusKiller comes in as a solution to the possibility of airborne transmission of the coronavirus. The product has been tested on the coronavirus (SARS CoV1) in the Institute of Medical Sciences, School of Medicine National Kangwon University, South Korea. The test confirms that the air is completely sterilised, and no virus survived when it was passed through the machine. Oorja is importing the air sterilisers from South Korea-based INBair and Radic8. VirusKiller is also being tested in a lab in India for 15 different viruses and bacteria including Covid19 virus.
VirusKiller uses a two-stage process of filtration followed by sterilisation. The first process filters air through a set of mechanical filters that includes the pre-filter, HEPA (high-efficiency particulate air) filter and activated carbon filter to eliminate larger particles like dust, pollen, smoke, and some volatile organic compounds. The purified air then goes to the reactor chamber, which sterilises the air by killing viruses with no by-products being released from the inside.
Madhusudhan Rao, founder & MD of Oorja Cleantech, said, “Service providers that deal with the influx of people must look at special measures on their premises to protect their frontline workers, staff and visitors from airborne diseases and infections. We bring strong expertise in the cleantech space and see immense potential in VirusKiller to create a safer and cleaner environment. It is the only product in the market that is tested and certified for the ability to kill viruses in a single pass.”