An evaporator is a cold and humid environment, so in some situations it can be contaminated with micro-organisms. Cold-loving bacteria such as Listeria survive well in this cold and moist environment.
Between 2017 and 2019, it was established that wastewater treatment plants can spread Legionella via aerosols in the (outdoor) air.
UVC disinfection is a good solution for disinfection of pre-formed cups right before filling in the dairy industry.
In situations where raw materials or tools have to enter a high-care environment, a disinfection step is desired and sometimes required.
Water and other liquids can be disinfected with UVC light. To choose a UVC system with the right capacity (lamp power), it is important to know the transmission value of the water or of the liquid.