MTU Engineers Build Mobile Unit to Clean COVID-19 PPE
A refrigerated shipping container. Commercial-grade baking sheets. A modified oven. These are the key pieces of a prototype that uses heat to sanitize personal protective equipment (PPE).
The idea is simple: Disinfect PPE at temps hot enough to break up coronaviruses and do so in a big, moveable oven that can be quickly made with local, off-the-shelf parts that are easy to get and put together. The unit can clean 5,000 to 10,000 PPE units every two hours and can run continuously.
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