The leaves of the weed absorb much of the ultra violet light so
the weed overheat in a second or two.
The energy consumption is only 1/4 of the equivalent energy used
in gas burners for weed control.
The uv light does not start fires, as gas burners for weed
Chemicals and herbicides can be harmful if they leak into the
If used on railway tracks, a powerful locomotive (5MW supplied
to the UV-lamps) can remove weed at a speed above 100 kilometres per hour, if one side on
way out and the other side on way back.
An ordinary very powerful tractor (100HP on PTO) can remove
10,000 m2 weed in one hour.
A special built powerful 1000HP high ground speed vehicle can
remove 100,000 m2 weed in one hour using
light weight aircraft technology for large organic farms and contract weed control