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Spanish company says it invented mask which kills COVID with UV 03:41

Spanish company says it invented mask which kills COVID with UV

Spain, Elche
September 30, 2020 at 18:47 GMT +00:00 · Published

An Alicante-based company patented a mask which, according to its creators, can eliminate COVID-19 with the help of LED diodes generating an ultraviolet beam, as filmed on Wednesday in Elche.

The inventors say the mask makes it possible to kill coronavirus droplets when inhaling and exhaling.

“It is an ordinary mask but you can see through it. It does not have filtering equipment. Inside this small chamber the LED diodes work at 222 nanometers, we attach them there, and while we breathe, while the air passes through, both when we exhale and when we inhale, in this chamber any type of virus is killed", explained Abel Martinez, founder and inventor at Technorevolution, the company behind the project.

The device works with a battery that is recharged every 8 hours, allowing its users to save on disposable masks and to eliminate the waste.

Spanish company says it invented mask which kills COVID with UV 03:41
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An Alicante-based company patented a mask which, according to its creators, can eliminate COVID-19 with the help of LED diodes generating an ultraviolet beam, as filmed on Wednesday in Elche.

The inventors say the mask makes it possible to kill coronavirus droplets when inhaling and exhaling.

“It is an ordinary mask but you can see through it. It does not have filtering equipment. Inside this small chamber the LED diodes work at 222 nanometers, we attach them there, and while we breathe, while the air passes through, both when we exhale and when we inhale, in this chamber any type of virus is killed", explained Abel Martinez, founder and inventor at Technorevolution, the company behind the project.

The device works with a battery that is recharged every 8 hours, allowing its users to save on disposable masks and to eliminate the waste.

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