Meet Arc

Hospital-grade UV-C, designed for all.

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought critical environmental health and safety concerns to the forefront of daily life. As organizations across the country face new challenges associated with how to re-open (and stay open) safely, R-Zero is putting the best infection prevention tools and technologies within reach of every business and community, for the first time. Through innovation and technology, we will enable every organization to keep their employees and patrons safe – beginning with our flagship UV-C device.

Arc is the first hospital-grade UV-C disinfection system designed for the dynamic environments of modern organizations. Proven to destroy 99.99% of surface and airborne pathogens in a 1,000 ft2 room in just seven minutes, Arc is the most powerful, human-centric and adaptable UV-C system on the market. 

Germicidal UV has long been known as one of the most effective and efficient ways to disinfect air, water and surfaces, which is why hospitals have long relied on the technology to prevent the spread of pathogens. However, access to these industrial grade UV-C solutions has historically been limited to hospitals, which often pay upwards of $125k per unit. Today, Arc delivers this same proven disinfection technology to everyday environments- including schools, hotels, restaurants, office spaces, private practice medical offices, professional sports facilities and more – for the first time. 

So, what makes Arc different? 

Invented for hospitals, innovated for every day.

Arc was engineered from the ground up with the end user in mind. Every element of the product was considered from a visual, functional and technical perspective. The result is an intuitive and human-centric design that gives Arc a sense of both optimism and approachability, ultimately allowing it to blend seamlessly into any environment. 

Arc’s powerful light array features eight proprietary UV-C bulbs for 360 degrees of powerful germicidal UV coverage.  Each bulb has its own parabolic reflector to distribute intense, even light, that effectively destroys viruses, bacteria, mold, and fungi on surfaces and air. For the first time, organizations of all shapes and sizes can easily implement hospital-grade UV-C to their disinfection practices, adding a critical layer of safety for their employees and patrons. 

A new level of holistic safety.

Safety was a key consideration across the design process. As such, Arc has redundant safety mechanisms built-in to minimize risk and ensure virtually zero exposure. Safety features include: 

  • A 30-second pre-cycle countdown allows operators to leave the room safely before a cycle begins.
  • A pulsing light halo at the top of the device provides visual warning that a cycle is about to begin.
  • Four long-range PIR sensors with 360° of visibility automatically shut Arc down to prevent exposure if a person enters a room during a cycle.

In addition to the product’s built-in safety features, every unit is shipped with bilingual warning signs for operators to post at all entrances of a room – providing an additional layer of caution for teams. As part of our holistic approach to safety, R-Zero also conducts hands-on training to ensure teams operate Arc safely and effectively. 

And since UV-C is a known eco-friendly disinfection solution, free of harmful chemicals, Arc is safe to use around food, plants, furniture and electronics. 

Backed by science.

At R-Zero, everything we do is backed by science. An ISO-accredited independent lab recently tested Arc against a number of live viral and bacterial microorganisms. The test results prove Arc successfully destroys over >99.99% of human coronavirus and feline calicivirus (norovirus family), demonstrating true hospital-grade efficacy.  

To learn more about Arc, and how it can help create safer spaces within your organization, visit

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