Uv Light Ozonator and Watersterilizer

This instructable will help you to build a ultraviolet light box that can sterilize water, kill bacteria (including yeast) and make ozone.

What you will need:

Screw driver

Aluminum foil


Duct tape




9watt uv-c light

9watt fluorescent tube ballast

Hot glue gun and glue


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Step 1: Step 1: Prepping the Box

Cut a small hole in the side of the box for your power cable

Then tape up all the inside corners so that you box will be "light tight"

Line the insides of your box with aluminum foil

Step 2: Step 2: Wiring

  1. wire the plug (I ve got a South African plug)
  2. Install a switch
  3. Attach the power cable to the ballast
  4. Run the power cable through the hole in the side of the box
  5. Place the ballast in the box

Step 3: Step: 3 Safety

the reason that the uv-c light is in the box is because IT Is DANGEROUS to look at and may affect your vision if you look at the light for to long!!!!! You will get arc eye if you look at it and it takes up to a week to regain your vision.

Symptoms include:

  1. Irritated eyes
  2. Swelling of tissue around the eyes
  3. Loss of eye sight
  4. Stinging sensation.
  5. Eyes swollen shut.

Step 4: Step 4: Latching Closed

attach the latch to the box's lid and side and

You are Done!!!

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    8 Discussions


    4 years ago

    what are some common applications for a UV-C source, and can i use UV LEDS? if so, what wavelength, (in nm) is C?

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    4 years ago on Introduction

    Aren't your pictures upside down? How about a wiring diagram. How did you fasten the tube?


    4 years ago on Introduction

    all you have to do is add a glass of water and turn it on and it will start to ozonate


    4 years ago on Introduction

    This looks very interesting! But I'm left wondering how you use this. Can you add some more details?

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