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Anglia enhances post-COVID sterilization solutions with UVC LED partnership

Wisbech, 12 July 2021 – Anglia Components is expanding its range of Ultraviolet LED solutions through a new partnership with Bolb, a leading developer of some of the most efficient and high performance UVC LEDs in the industry. The new range of components caters to the increased demand for sanitization devices as lockdown lifts.

Ling Zhou, Co-founder and CEO of Bolb, said, “We are delighted to begin this partnership with Anglia, a respected supplier to the UK and Ireland. Bolb UVC LEDs are now being integrated into a new generation of portable and home appliances, medical devices and industrial processing equipment for the benefit of a healthier world. We look forward to assisting Anglia customers with such vital, and potentially life-saving, designs.”

Commenting on the partnership, John Bowman, Marketing Director at Anglia, added, “UVC LEDs are gaining attention because they provide robust, toxic-free disinfection. The addition of Bolb’s exceptional products to Anglia’s line up is an important step as we look to offer customers innovative solutions for sterilisation that will play an important role in the post-COVID world.”

Bolb UVC LEDs boast industry leading power output >100mW at 250mA drive currents for a single chip and they have an industry leading lifetime with an L70 of more than 3000 hours. These impressive results are achieved through a manufacturing process that gives efficient light extraction and superior wall plug efficiency of currently greater than 7.5% with a technology entitlement far greater than that in the near future. Bolb packages its UVC LEDs in the industry standard 3535 and 6060 packages, but they have also developed a range of modules around these packaged UVC LEDs that integrate single or multiple devices (arrays) onto a PCB complete with drivers and lenses to make it easy for customers to integrate UVC technology safely into their products.

Anglia is supporting the new line with inventory on the most popular parts, which are available from Anglia Live. The Anglia team has been fully trained on the product portfolio and is on hand to support customer designs.

Photo caption: The new partnership between Anglia and Bolb caters to the increased demand for UVC LEDs in sanitization devices

About Anglia

Anglia is the UK’s leading independent authorised distributor of semiconductors, optoelectronics, interconnect, passive and electromechanical components. A signatory of the ADS SC21 programme, the company holds AS9120, ISO9001 and ISO14001 accreditations.

Technically adept, with an experienced team of staff, Anglia supports OEM and EMS companies in every sector of electronics manufacturing. Anglia’s suppliers include some of the world’s leading electronic component brands, complemented by many smaller companies with leadership in their chosen technologies.

Anglia stocks over 1 billion components from over 900,000 product lines in the UK. Components from every supplier are stocked in depth and breadth for same-day dispatch. Anglia aims to streamline logistics and reduce customers’ transaction costs through services that include KAN-BAN, EDI, and customer-dedicated inventory, while an accurate, on-time delivery performance is a vital goal for the company.

Technical support spans a sampling service that delivers over £150,000 worth of free evaluation parts each year and expert technical advice from well-trained product specialists and face-to-face guidance from field applications engineers. Both commercially and technically, management of industry legislation and component obsolescence are recognised as areas of vital importance to customers.

Anglia is driven by an ethic of ever-improving customer understanding and, as a privately owned business, aims to provide a fast, consistent and highly responsive service. Further information can be found at anglia.com

About Bolb, Inc.

Bolb, Inc., headquartered in Livermore, CA is a technology start-up in the UV-C LED solid state arena, that has developed and patented breakthrough technologies to enable ‘never possible’ disinfection systems for air, water, surfaces, and food to scale on a global basis to benefit human health and increase productivity in key verticals with the objective to preserve valuable resources.

For further details please contact:

Michelene Hircock at Anglia, Sandall Road, Wisbech, PE13 2PS, UK.

Phone: +44 (0)1945 47 47 47
Web: anglia-live.com
Email: michelene.hircock@anglia.com