• Test your medical packaging materials for the effects of spectral radiation when stored on shelves under artificial light, or from natural sunlight passing through windows. (solarlight.com)
  • It is further divided into three types on the basis of wavelength: Infrared-A: 700-1400 nm Infrared-B: 1400-3000 nm Infrared-C: 3000-1000000 nm It has been claimed that artificial light sources that provide the light of the closest possible spectrum as provided by the Sun have beneficial effects on health and productivity. (wikipedia.org)
  • This is because many photodegradation reactions are the result of far-UV and visible light exposure, and specimen temperatures are closer to those in actual service use. (atlas-mts.com)
  • Full spectrum helps to assure that the photochemical degradation mechanisms and test specimen temperatures will closely match the outdoor exposures, and that color and appearance properties will be more predictive. (atlas-mts.com)
  • Presents information on properties such as tensile strength, melt temperature, continuous service temperature, moisture exposure, specific gravity and flammability ratings. (chemtec.org)
  • As a result, the Ci4400 achieves new levels of temperature, humidity and light exposure uniformity. (atlas-mts.com)
  • When combined with other weathering factors such as high temperature and moisture, UV exposure may promote even greater surface damage to a composite as these factors often work together to cause more harm than any one factor acting alone. (businessdocbox.com)
  • They experience the natural diurnal cycle of light and temperature, and water sprays can provide thermal shock or night time wetting to simulate a subtropical Florida environment. (atlas-mts.com)
  • Outdoor exposure weather testing of automotive materials, components, body bucks and full vehicles, including instrumentation such as temperature and humidity, is a special Atlas competence, particularly at our Miami and Phoenix area test sites. (atlas-mts.com)
  • Outdoor exposure testing of automotive paint is most often performed in subtropical South Florida on a Black Box test rack where the paint panels form the top surface of an open-bottom black colored box, which simulates the dead air space and temperature profile of an automobile body. (atlas-mts.com)
  • To prevent the damaging effects of UV light and achieve an extended service life for products made with fiber reinforced polymers (FRP), some composite product manufacturers have used various methods such as paint and veil cloth coatings on the outer surface to place a physical barrier between the composite and the weathering factors. (businessdocbox.com)
  • Colour is determined by light-reflecting chemical particles, pigments, in the paint. (wikipedia.org)
  • Atlas' xenon arc solar simulator laboratory weathering instruments (Ci-Series Weather-Ometers, Xenotest and SUNTEST series) are the global standards for artificial accelerated laboratory testing of building product materials and components. (atlas-mts.com)
  • Outdoor static exposure testing of building materials is typically conducted at Atlas' two main USA test sites. (atlas-mts.com)
  • Atlas provides the widest array of testing options to help you accurately determine the light and weather resistance of products and material formulations, including color and appearance properties as well as additive effectiveness and functional performance. (atlas-mts.com)
  • As such, Atlas offers the widest array of natural and accelerated outdoor exposures and laboratory instrument based products and testing services to provide the optimal testing solutions for every need. (atlas-mts.com)
  • With over 100 years of weathering testing innovation and experience, Atlas can advise the best testing approaches and exposure and evaluation techniques, whether performed in your lab or one of ours. (atlas-mts.com)
  • Since our introduction of the first laboratory fade testing instrument in 1915, and our acquisition of the benchmark South Florida Test Service exposure site in 1934, Atlas has been the leading innovator in weather durability testing of paints and coatings. (atlas-mts.com)
  • Next, outdoor exposure testing of promising formulations is usually begun in one or more aggressive benchmark climates such as South Florida and/or other global test sites in Atlas' Worldwide Exposure Network. (atlas-mts.com)
  • Additionally, Atlas has approximately 25 worldwide exposure test sites to meet the requirements of the global automotive industry. (atlas-mts.com)
  • Our state of the art laboratory uses either xenon arc sources or fluorescent sources of several types, depending on the customer's unique requirements. (solarlight.com)
  • We also offer safety assessment studies to evaluate both photodynamic drugs and unique light sources. (criver.com)
  • Our team can perform assessments of light exposure under surgical conditions using UVR, visible or near-infrared sources as well evaluate as the potential damage to thoracic and abdominal organs in rodents. (criver.com)
  • Non-traditional light sources for solar cell and module testing. (wikipedia.org)
  • 3 RS Testing 3.1 Accelerated Weather Testing of RS Poles It is critical to test the long term durability, weatherability and UV light stability of composite grid infrastructure products. (businessdocbox.com)
  • Before the creation of this technique, recording light-stability information directly from the objects was nearly impossible. (wikipedia.org)
  • Economical non-aging filters guarantee realistic simulation of all three common light conditions - outdoor Daylight / indoor Daylight / Store Light, while a chiller keeps test temperatures at realistic levels even at high irradiance. (atlas-mts.com)
  • Several specialized solar concentrating outdoor accelerated weathering exposure techniques are available at the Arizona facility for materials testing. (atlas-mts.com)
  • Natural and accelerated outdoor exposures can be conducted either under glass or directly exposed to the sun and weather. (atlas-mts.com)
  • However, all laboratory exposures should be correlated to, and validated by, real time outdoor exposures in one or more climates. (atlas-mts.com)
  • Solar Light Company, Inc. can provide accurate spectral transmission analysis of materials in multiple spectra for any testing requirement including UV, VIS, and IR. (solarlight.com)
  • 3 Non-UV stable composite materials are susceptible to degradation from prolonged exposure to UV light. (businessdocbox.com)
  • It is not, however, generally considered predictive for service lifetime or color and appearance properties, where xenon is preferred. (atlas-mts.com)
  • Microfadeometry is a technique that uses tiny spots of intense light to probe and measure color changes in objects of art that are particularly sensitive to light exposure. (wikipedia.org)
  • Originally they produced a bluish-green light, but more recent versions can produce light with a less pronounced color tint. (wikipedia.org)
  • New color-corrected versions producing a whiter light are now available, but some efficiency is sacrificed for the improved color. (wikipedia.org)
  • The XXL+ also performs most test standards and with its large horizontal exposure area and chamber height is well suited to larger area samples or those with more three-dimensional shape. (atlas-mts.com)
  • The pitted surface scatters light, therefore reducing the gloss and creating the chalky affect. (wikipedia.org)
  • Natural exposure testing is the best method to use, since it is realistic, inexpensive and easy to perform, however the duration of the tests would need to be measured in years, not hours. (businessdocbox.com)
  • The exposure of paints and coatings comprises the single largest segment of weather durability testing, both outdoors and in laboratory artificial weathering. (atlas-mts.com)
  • In extreme cases, such damage may eventually lead to glass exposure (fiber blooming) resulting from the breakdown of the resin from the outermost reinforcing glass fibers. (businessdocbox.com)
  • The reflected light is collected by a second fiber optic. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mercury poisoning can result from exposure to water-soluble forms of mercury (such as mercuric chloride or methylmercury), by inhalation of mercury vapor, or by ingesting any form of mercury. (wikipedia.org)
  • UVGI devices can produce strong enough UV-C light in circulating air or water systems to make them inhospitable environments to microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, molds and other pathogens. (wikipedia.org)
  • Using UV light for disinfection of drinking water dates back to 1910 in Marseille, France. (wikipedia.org)
  • Currently, several countries have developed regulations that allow systems to disinfect their drinking water supplies with UV light. (wikipedia.org)
  • Also, storage shear modulus, loss shear modulus and tan δ are measured as a function of exposure time through a Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer (DMA). (scientific.net)