ECN Electrical Forum - Discussion Forums for Electricians, Inspectors and Related Professionals
ECN Shout Chat
ShoutChat
Recent Posts
Al Hildenbrand - Minneapolis - obituary
by bcpappas - 02/02/23 08:01 PM
Violation?
by renosteinke - 01/27/23 09:52 PM
Does NEC 551.71 (F) apply to dwellings?
by BigB - 01/20/23 10:46 AM
Power submeter connections
by HotLine1 - 01/19/23 09:09 AM
New in the Gallery:
Burger King crown sillyness
Burger King crown sillyness
by wa2ise, December 11
240/208 to a house
240/208 to a house
by wa2ise, October 9
Who's Online Now
0 members (), 131 guests, and 8 robots.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate Thread
Page 2 of 2 1 2
#51362 05/01/05 04:26 PM
Joined: Feb 2005
Posts: 693
L
Member
Okay, you two. Stop with the Chip 'n' Dale polite-chipmonk routine! lol!


Larry Fine
Fine Electric Co.
fineelectricco.com
#51363 05/01/05 04:48 PM
Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 1,803
Member
Sorry, Larry!
Alan


Wood work but can't!
#51364 05/01/05 09:11 PM
Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 127
S
Member
I'm sorry too, Larry.

Alex


No wire bias here- I'm standing on neutral ground.
#51365 05/02/05 11:04 PM
Joined: Sep 2003
Posts: 650
W
Member
I don't know how effective this particular lamp is; I've never used on, etc. However the technology is not pure BS, and there may be (or may yet be) a version of this sort of lamp that will actually work.

Do a google search for 'titanium dioxide photocatalyst'. The appropriate titanium dioxide material, when exposed to light, causes some pretty strong oxidizing reactions (think bleach). This could reasonably work to deodorize room air.

-Jon

#51366 05/03/05 04:29 AM
Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 1,803
Member
Good post, Jon.
I think we were under the impression that the TiO2 was INSIDE the tube. If it's on the OUTSIDE, and the tube gives off the necessary spectrum of UV stated on that web-site, then yes, it's possible the bulb may have an effect. But only on the coated surface of the bulb, (unless it somehow sprays the titanium oxide into the room), surely?

I'm still thinking Snake-Oil,
Alan


Wood work but can't!
Page 2 of 2 1 2

Link Copied to Clipboard
Featured:

Tools for Electricians
Tools for Electricians
 

* * * * * * *
2023 National Electrical Code (NEC)
2023 NEC Now Available!
 
* * * * * * *

2020 Master Electrician Exam Preparation Combos
2020 NEC Electrician
Exam Prep Combos:
Master / Journeyman

 

Member Spotlight
The Watt Doctor
The Watt Doctor
Humble, TX
Posts: 440
Joined: December 2001
Top Posters(30 Days)
BigB 4
triple 3
Popular Topics(Views)
303,019 Are you busy
232,126 Re: Forum
216,777 Need opinion
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.5