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Germicide handle / Door handle

Germicide handle
Germicide handle

On average, every man carries up to 150 kinds of germs. Every half hour people might be exposed to 300 different objects’ surfaces including door handles. However, people cannot avoid touching door handles in daily life.
Due to the diversity of personal hygiene, there is no effective way to avoid infections even if people apply disinfectants on the handles. In order to prevent these situations, the glass handle equipped inside with an auto UV-C sterilization which can transmit UV-C from inner after censured and terminate germs on the surface of handle.

University

National Taipei University of Tech

National Taipei University of Tech
Taipei, Taiwan

Yu-sheng /Lee,
National Taipei University of Technology

Ming-chen /Chen,
National Taipei University of Technology