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Ultraviolet Light

UV light spectrum

UV-C is well known in its capability to kill germs and viruses. Our cutlery polishers are equipped with a UV-C light bulb which operates at the optimal germicidal wavelength of 254 nm. The UV light bulb breaks down and eliminates germs, viruses and bacteria’s which makes it impossible for the microorganisms to replicate and infect. Please carry out a simple check on your polisher to ensure your bulb is working. Simply look for a blue light emitting from the exit chute when switched on. Bulbs last for 8000 hours. DO NOT use the UV light to disinfect your skin, this is dangerous and can cause serious skin irritations. 

The effects of UV-C on Bacteria and virus elimination is well documented, countries world wide are using the technology to eliminate Covid-19 in hospitals, schools, theatres and even on buses. 

The Cutlery Polisher Company are monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and its impact, and we are doing all we can to make safe and reassure our employees and our customers. We are following government guidelines and we are reducing our planned maintenance and onsite visits where possible.

At present none of our members of staff have the virus or have been in contact with the virus, should this change, they will not be allowed to work on sites or in our office or warehouse.


How to check if your UV lamp is working;

Switch your machine on and look for a blue light emitting from the exit chute

if there is no blue light, you need to replace it ASAP, you can buy online here or if you are a rental customer, call us and we will send you one.

Fitting is simple and instructions will be sent with the lamp

See blue light reflection below;

Cutlery Polisher UV light eliminates Covid-19  Cutlery polisher UV light Covid Safe


Tips to reduce germs and viruses throughout your cutlery washing and polishing process:

  • Do not allow your customers to pick their own cutlery where possible, they may contaminate other pieces 

  • Wear gloves after cutlery has been polished to lay tables

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