New Delhi Hindustan ab tak/Dinesh Bhardwaj : 16 December Mounting the deteriorating air quality concern is now the need for additional measures such as UV-C light disinfection, to help prevent airborne transmission. Scientific researches, including the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), indicate that the primary method of COVID-19 and influenza transmission is through airborne means. The freshest room is instantaneously contaminated the minute an infected person enters and breaths, speaks, coughs or sneezes. Consequently, KENT RO Systems Ltd, has launched a new model of Air Purifier christened as KENT ALPS – PLUS Air Purifiers with UV disinfection.
Commenting on the need for air purifiers with UV disinfectant, Dr. Mahesh Gupta, Chairman, KENT RO Systems Ltd. said, “While advanced air purifiers already exist in the market which help breathe pure but the pandemic has triggered the need for preventive measures, such as UV-C light disinfection, to help avert airborne transmission; although face masks and social distancing are good preventative measures, but we need to step up the prevention; especially with winters approaching socializing outdoors or opening windows for added ventilation for extended periods are not practical and/or possible. Hence, we have expanded our portfolio with more innovative and tech driven products understanding the current situation and air quality concern, we have come out with a solution that will let you breathe Pure Air and disinfect your home and workplace.”
With the all new UV disinfectant feature the purifier also utilizes HEPA Pure Technology to remove dangerous particulates from Air. HEPA filters have the efficiency to catch and trap indoor carcinogens particles like PM 2.5 particulates (removes up-to 99.99 %), Pollen, Allergens, Surface adhering Mold, Fine Dust and clinging odors like Cigarette smoke, foul smells or pet odor. KENT ALPS PLUS Air Purifier with UV disinfection comes with a higher CADR and higher capacity of 400 m3/hr which is ideal for an area of upto 430 sq feet. That means you can purify the area of your living room and lobby with this purifier ideally. In simple words, impeccable performance and quiet operation in a sleek, compact design. It incorporates some smart features like Intelligent Air Quality Monitoring, and filter replacement indicators, child lock and low noise operations.
“We are already aware that with every passing day the air quality is worsening. Perhaps with the pandemic people are spending more time indoors which means the quality of indoor air is critical to one’s health. Pollutants like dust, bacteria, pollen, hazardous gases, smoke etc. are amongst the common and hazardous indoor pollutants. These pollutants have shelf life upto 240 hrs in some cases. Inhaling these pollutants can lead to major complications like asthma, flu and other respiratory diseases.” he added.
KENT ALPS: Filtration Process
KENT ALPS uses a combination of purification systems as well as a set of filters. The three stage filtration process gives you an excellent level of Air Purification. Kent Air-Purifiers uses tested and trusted a unique designed Primary filter acting a first line of defense removes large and visible pollutants such as large particle dust, cobwebs, debris, human and pet hair, the Activated carbon filter removes any smell odour including smoke, foul smell, pet smell, and Anti-bacterial coated ‘HEPA’ (high efficiency particulate arrestor) developed with superior Japanese technology, catches and traps carcinogenic particles such as bacteria, pollen, allergens, mould, dust etc.
HEPA (High Efficiency Particulate Arrestor) is a type of a mechanical air filter, which removes 99.97% of particles of size less than 0.3 microns in diameter from air passed through it. HEPA uses three different mechanisms: impact, interception and diffusion to catch and trap carcinogen particles, which are larger than 0.3 micron size and can be commonly found at homes such as dust mites, mold spores, pollen, pet dander and tobacco smoke. These carcinogen particles have high shelf life and are highly injurious to health to cause a variety of health hazards including allergy, asthma, and lung cancer.
Availability: Available through all leading retail outlets across India
Price: 29,950/inclusive of all taxes.