Kerkau Model F-100
The Kerkau large capacity, top of the line F-100 can accommodate hardhats as well as eyewear. It incorporates specially designed aluminum reflective surfaces for increased ultraviolet light coverage, which ensures complete sterilization of the contents
Reliable infection control is a vital health concern in laboratories, schools, workplaces and other areas where people share protective eyewear and headsets. Helping stem the spread of microorganisms, including bacteria, viruses and mold spores, is what Kerkau Manufacturing has been doing for years.
Our line of ultraviolet sterilization cabinets offers you the ultimate in eyeglass, goggle and headset sterilization. Independent testing has concluded that the ultraviolet sterilization process used in our cabinets is lethal to virtually 100% of all microorganisms. Kerkau cabinets are safe and easy to use with no messy dripping or drying. They are constructed of durable, heavy-gauge steel and incorporate timers for worry free operation. All Kerkau ultraviolet sterilization cabinets feature:
- 15-Minute timer for controlled sterilization
- Safety door switches and key locks
- Sight glass
- Long life ultraviolet bulbs
- Heavy duty 8’ 18/3 ground neoprene
- Made in the USA
Germicidal UV Lamps
Each Kerkau sterilization cabinet is supplied with a 25-watt T8 germicidal UV bulb. These bulbs have an easy to install G13 bi-pin base as well as a long 8000-hour operating life. Germicidal lamps use a special glass that transmits 254nm energy that inactivates bacteria, viruses, molds, and cysts by preventing replication. The 254nm radiation from appropriately designed and installed devices can inactivate many forms of bacteria and other organisms.
Importance of Reflectors
The ultraviolet light used in Kerkau sterilization cabinets is deadly to all types of microorganisms including bacteria, viruses and mold spores. In order for the ultraviolet light to destroy these microorganisms most effectively, the rays must strike them directly.
To ensure effectiveness of the ultraviolet light, Kerkau H-75 and F-100 cabinets incorporate special aluminum reflectors that reflect up to 85% of the ultraviolet light the cabinet produces; reflectors are also available as an option on the k-50 cabinets. This special design feature in Kerkau cabinets significantly increases ultraviolet light effectiveness. The illustrations below show why these reflectors are so important.
The sterilization cabinet has been shown to be virtually 100% effective in killing all microorganisms. To download the independent testing results of the cabinets, please click on Additional Info tab at the top of the page. There you will find a download of the test results.
Cabinets come equipped with a sight glass that illuminates when the light is activated. The amber colored glass will turn purple when the cabinet light is on.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Q-What is the Restocking fee if we wanted to return?
A-We typically have a 25% Re-stock if these are in unused condition.
Q: Can the shelves be removed from the H-75 and K-50?
A: The shelves are removable in the F100, but are NOT removable in either the H-75 or the K-50.
These units are NOT USP 797 certified. They are cleaned after manufacturing/assembly though.
Q-Does the UV light fall within the CDC guidelines? UV doses ranging from roughly 0.5–950 J/cm2?
A- Based on testing we have previously conducted, at a full 15 minute cycle the UV dosage will range from 7.2 – 2277 J/cm2 depending on the model of cabinet and where the item is located within the cabinet itself. This is based on the following formula:
Energy (mJ/cm2) = Intensity (mW/cm2) x Time (seconds)
The intensities can be found in our existing test report, from there simply multiple by the exposure time in seconds to determine energy.
Q-What is the warranty?
A- 1-Year Manufacturer warranty