SUV-E UV Radiometer

• Easy to install and to access data
• Excellent directional response
• Precise temperature correction
• Extremely low power consumption
• RS-485 Modbus® RTU digital output
• 0 to 1 V analogue output

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SUV-E UV Radiometer

The new SUV series offers a measurement solution for every part of the ultraviolet solar radiation spectrum. The successful SUV5 total UV radiometer has been re-engineered into dedicated UVA, UVB and UVE (UV Index) models to make a range that is smarter than alternatives; thanks to the latest detector technology, digital signal processing and Modbus® output.

Kipp & Zonen’s unique UVIATOR software improves measurement results by correcting for solar angle and ozone column effects. Download the free UVIATOR software.

The difference between UVA, UVB and  UVC
What is ultraviolet radiation?
Ultraviolet (UV) radiation is part of the Sun’s light spectrum that reaches the earth. UV radiation breaks down into wavelengths that are invisible to the naked eye. There are  three  types  of  UV  rays:  UVA, UVB and UVC. They decrease in length from A to C but increase in intensity, meaning that the shorter the wavelength, the more potential for damage. Fortunately, only  UVA  and  UVB  rays  can penetrate the earth’s atmosphere. With the new SUV-A and SUV-B  you  can  measure both single wavelenghts.

 
UVE
Does not reach the earth’s surface (absorbed by atmosphere)
Is not normally considered a risk factor for skin cancer
Is found in man-made sources of UVC radiation (mercury lamps, welding torches)
Is used in tanning beds in the past
 

UV Index
SUV-E measures according to ISO 17166:1999 and CIE/S 007/E-1999 the erythemally active UV radiation that causes harm to human skin. It converts the irradiance in W/m2 into the UV Index for public health information.

SmartExplorer software
Software for readout, setting and logging. Download the SmartExplorer Software

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Specifications

Spectral range (overall) IEC 17166 nm
Typical output range 0 to 0.6 W/m²
Response time (95%) < 0.2 s
Non-linearity < 1 %
Temperature response (-40 to +70°C) < 2 %
Operational temperature range -40 °C to +70 °C
Supply voltage DC 5 to 30 V
Power consumption < 55 mW
Digital output RS-485, Modbus® RTU
Analogue output 0 to 1 V

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