Crystal IS introduces Optan SMD UVC LED
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Crystal IS’s newest Optan product is a surface mount device (SMD). Like other Optan offerings, the high-performance UVC LED is based on native aluminum nitride (AlN) substrates, proven to overcome limitations of other UVC LED devices in the market. For manufacturers of instruments, Optan SMD:
• Enables more effective and efficient biofilm and biofouling control. Damage resulting from bacteria and biofilms has wide ranging impact across industries which is estimated to cost several hundred billion dollars annually.
• Supports Total Organic Carbon (TOC) monitoring in water. High levels of TOC can degrade industrial water purification systems – reducing semiconductor yields, contaminating pharmaceutical batches and damaging power and steam generation equipment.
• Can be used as a low voltage source of UVC light for calibration of cameras, photodetectors, etc.
Samples are available immediately.
“Our customers came to us with a difficult situation in controlling biofouling, where coatings, traditional UV lamps or mechanical wipers weren’t that effective,” said Larry Felton, CEO of Crystal IS. “We are thrilled that our latest Optan product will solve that problem, especially when it comes to ocean and industrial process instrumentation.”
Optan SMD UVC LED is a long life solution, with low power consumption, giving users an increase in intervals for instrument maintanence. Optan SMD is environmentally friendly, essential for biofilm and biofouling control where solutions available today are either not completely effective or being phased out due to toxicity concerns.
For sensor and instrumentation manufacturers, performance and reliablity are critical to success. With the introduction of Optan SMD, the latest Optan UVC LED offering, Crystal IS can meet manufacturers’ sensing needs while also protecting costly instruments in ocean and industrial process instrumentation.
Contact:Nina Gill or Lauren Goldman - for Crystal IS
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