New Delhi: Japanese technology and appliances major SHARP Corporation expect a major push in India from the Plasmacluster Ion (PCI)technology featuring in its appliances, which enables them to identify and remove toxic air pollutants. Indian Institutes of Technology, Delhi have verified the company’s Plasmacluster Ion (PCI) technology.
The technology is a significant feature in its air purifier segment as it efficiently removes Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons, company officials said.
“Sharp Corporation, working in collaboration with Associate Professor Sagnik Dey and Associate Professor Gazala Habib of IIT-Delhi has demonstrated that Plasmacluster Ion (PCI) has the efficacy to remove PAHs (Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons), which are contained as toxic air pollutants in Indian cities,” the company said in a statement.
The project started in 2018 by measuring the composition of particulate matter in air pollutants in New Delhi NCR region of India. As a result, many types of pollutants were identified, including PAHs, which are known to be toxic to the human body. (IANS)