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    Residential water and air

    The quality of the water we drink and the air we breathe has a profound effect on our health and well-being. Households can purify their water by installing UV water purification systems. Air purifiers with UV lamps can render germs that float through the air harmless.
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    Municipal drinking and waste water

    Providing citizens with safe drinking and waste water


    Every government aims to provide its citizens with safe drinking water. UV lamp systems can de-activate the microorganisms in water cost-effectively by avoiding or reducing the use of chlorine.


    Working together pays off


    Philips DynaPower is the only amalgam lamp and driver system that gives you guaranteed peace of mind. To demonstrate just how reliable the system is, we are offering test installations for a specially reduced price.

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    Hospital disinfection

    Reducing the risk of airborne infections with Philips UV lamps


    Hospital acquired infections affect around 10% of patients during their stay. There is increasing evidence that up to 20% of these infections are transmitted via the air. UV disinfection lamps deactivate microorganisms, contributing to a safer indoor working environment.

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    Philips TUV TL-D lamps for air disinfection offer best-in-class reliability  


    Reliable protection is paramount

    Airborne viruses and bacteria contaminate the air trapped indoors and can pose a real health threat in hospitals, both to patients and staff. That is why maximum protection against airborne bacteria and viruses is paramount. Philips TUV TL-D lamps offer the best reliability and lowest percentage of lamps that fail prematurely in the market. As a result you can be sure to comply with the health and safety regulations. So you can concentrate on what matters most – your patients.

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    Philips TUV TL-D lamps

    Unique electrode technology for best-in-class lifetime reliability


    Philips TUV TL-D lamps are based on proven technology that has allowed a breakthrough in lamp life reliability. In contrast to other TUV lamps on the market, Philips TUV lamps contain two different electrodes. Because only one electrode determines the lifetime of the lamp, the causes for the spread in lifetime are effectively halved and an inherently better control of the lifetime spread is realized. As a result, the Philips TUV TL-D lamps outperform any other TUV lamp in their category on lifetime reliability.

    Cutting-edge vision system to retain the high quality of our lamps


    Philips has a unique fully automated manufacturing process in place for electrode processing and emitter dosing. This process matches exactly the patented electrode technology. The vision system performs an optical check on the positioning of the electrode. All lamps that do not fulfill the exact requirements are automatically rejected during the manufacturing process. As a result, we can guarantee the quality of our lamps.

    Unique pre-coat for reliable maintenance of UV output


    Philips TUV TL-D lamps contain a unique pre-coat that ensures that the UV output is constant over the complete lifetime of the lamp and never drops beneath 85% of its initial output.



    Lowest mercury content for a better environment


    Philips has always taken the lead in reducing the amount of mercury required to operate fluorescent lamps. In addition, we developed a unique mercury dosing capsule that allows for:


    • Precise dosing of the smallest quantities and fully reliable stated content
    • No mercury emission during manufacture
    • Minimum mercury consumption during the lamp’s life.


    Our unique dosing capsule allows for minimum mercury content while providing optimum product performance and contributing to a better environment for all.

    Office air treatment

    A healthier working environment with Philips UV lamps


    The air we breathe in at the office is often anything but clean. It is frequently re-circulated along with bacteria, viruses, pollen and toxic gases. By installing UV lamp systems in in-duct air units, you can contribute to a healthier indoor environment.

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    Swimming pools

    A more comfortable swimming experience with UV disinfection


    Until recently the only way to ‘clean’ water was by adding high doses of chlorine or other chemicals to it. All these have major disadvantages. UVC disinfection has none of these negative side effects and has major benefits over the traditional methods.

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    Fish ponds

    Clear fish ponds with Philips UV disinfection lamps


    Fish pond owners are often troubled by phototrophic micro-organisms that appear as dense suspension. Seasonal effects may lead to massive growth. A Philips UV lamp in combination with a filter can keep a 4.5K liter pond water clear.

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    Keep your pond clear and healthy

    All year round – with the Philips Aquatic range of UVC lamps


    Algae can upset the natural balance in your fish pond, spoiling its visual appeal and spreading harmful diseases to the fish. UVC lamps are the engine behind your UV device, providing the power that keeps the water clear of algae and bacteria. Not enough UVC power and your device can’t keep your pond crystal clear. So it’s vital that the lamps and UVC device are designed to work together to maximise performance.


    Size matters


    Only by choosing a high quality lamp with the right wattage for your UVC device, can you protect the delicate balance between the components in your filtration system, optimising performance and efficiency. So it pays to know exactly what kind of engine you need to power your pond.


    The power to perform


    Philips has the right UVC lamp for every size of pond UVC device. Not only do our lamps provide a constant, best in class UVC performance; after one full year of operation (9000 hours), they still provide >80% UVC output. So with Philips in your system, you can be sure the lamp is up to the job. Which means you can maintain the clean, clear and healthy water that shows your pond off at its best, right throughout the season.


    A greener choice


    Philips UVC lamps for fish ponds are a green choice too. Designed with world-leading low levels of mercury, long life and high efficacy, they also offer the best environmental performance. So taking care of your fish pond can take care of the planet too.

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    Protecting the eco system with Philips UV disinfection systems


    Maritime traffic consumes enormous amounts of ballast water. Organisms are transported with this water, multiply and risk disrupting the natural ecosystem. The transfer of ballast water between the world's oceans has become an enormous environmental threat.

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    • TUV TL Mini
      TUV TL Mini
      TUV TL Mini lamps are slim double-ended UVC (germicidal) lamps used in residential water and air disinfection units. The small 16 mm diameter of the lamp allows for a small system ...
    • TUV PL-L
      TUV PL-L
      TUV PL-L lamps are compact UVC (germicidal) lamps used in professional water and air disinfection units. The compact size of the lamp allows for a small system design and design fl...
    • TUV T5
      TUV T5
      TUV T5 lamps are single- or double-ended UVC (germicidal) lamps used in professional water and air disinfection units. The small 16 mm diameter of the lamp allows for a small syste...
    • TUV T8
      TUV T8
      TUV T8 lamps are double-ended UVC (germicidal) lamps used in professional water and air disinfection units. TUV T8 lamps offer almost constant UV output over their complete lifetim...

    UV Purification solutions

    Clear water, Your way


    Clean water for fish ponds, jacuzzis and spas


    Philips YourSource

    Disinfection of fish ponds, jacuzzis and spas

    Guaranteed peace of mind


    No more worries about your waste water plant operation


    How Dynapower can help

    Philips Dynapower system for waste water plants

    Purification learnings

    What is UV technology?


    The purpose of UV radiation.


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    Cleaning water and air



    Informational videos on UV Purification


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    Sustainable UV lamp and driver systems


    Safe drinking water is a priority.


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    Philips Purification trade shows 2014

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    Aquatech, Pragati Maidan, India
    May 6-8


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    Aquatech, Shanghai, China
    June 25-27


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    Aquatech, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    November 3-6, 2015