Article About the Mask-Sanitizer from the University of Colorado, Leeds School of Business
Amid a massive shortage of medical supplies due to the global pandemic, David is helping lead his company’s effort to help the situation in the U.S. As a manager of strategic initiatives for Orbitform, a specialized machine builder, David collaborated with a team of engineers, technicians, machinists, electricians and builders, among others, to create a new product that sanitizes N95 face masks called the Mask-Sanitizer. So far, the sanitizers have been purchased by hospitals, police and fire departments and requests are growing. Key to the company’s successful pivot in these unusual times is their ability to “take action and keep trying and learning,” says David. He’s focused now on getting the word out, so they can help as many health care professionals as they can.
About the Mask-Sanitizer:
The Mask-Sanitizer is a Portable On-Site Face Mask Disinfection Chamber for disposable face masks. The disinfection method is eight (8) germicidal UV-C bulbs positioned in front of and behind the N95 face masks. 10 face masks can be disinfected during each 15-minute cycle. The Mask-Sanitizer can be used at hospitals, fire stations, police stations, nursing homes, etc., and can be located near the actual point of use. One or more mask-sanitizers can be located at each station, department, wing, hallway or emergency room, so there is no need to handle and disinfect mass numbers of masks at a central or off-site location. The Mask-Sanitizer is simple to operate, easy to roll around, and versatile enough to be transported in the back of a minivan or SUV.