American Air & Water UV Light Air Cleaners and Ultraviolet Water Purifiers

Nature Of UV – Invisible Shortwave Light   

Natural ultraviolet light or UV is generated by the sun. UV is part of the light spectrum.

The full spectrum includes radio waves, infrared, visible light, ultraviolet, x-rays, gamma rays and cosmic rays (listed from long wavelength at the top to shorter wavelengths going down). Most sources of light generate some UV.

For air, surface and water disinfection, UVC is generated by UV systems with ultraviolet lamps which, in most cases, resemble ordinary fluorescent tubes.


Radio Waves
Visible Light
Ultraviolet / UV
Gamma Rays
Cosmic Rays
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