Re: UV Light Source

From: Giovanni Di Mase ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 08/14/04-02:02:06 PM Z
Message-id: <BAY8-DAV33pHjon60TM0000d028@hotmail.com>

Hi Kate,
Is it the same that Sandy King describes on his article at
http://unblinkingeye.com/Articles/Light/light.html?
How did you build it?
Giovanni

----- Original Message -----
From: "Kate M" <kateb@paradise.net.nz>
To: <alt-photo-process-l@sask.usask.ca>
Sent: Friday, August 13, 2004 3:52 AM
Subject: RE: UV Light Source

> No way!
> It's hanging from a chain from the roof so it can't contact anything.
> Even so I wouldn't think it could heat anything up to the flame point.
> The bulb housing is ceramic. After 1/2 hour or so the glass over the
> print can get a bit warm but certainly not hot. Because it's used in a
> shared space I always disconnect the bulb and put it away after use - it
> has to be cool before you can do this. I feel more secure about misuse
> that way - I don't want anyone damaging their eyesight using it without
> goggles.
> Kate
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: steves [mailto:sgshiya@redshift.com]
> Sent: Friday, 13 August 2004 4:55 p.m.
> To: alt-photo-process-l@sask.usask.ca
> Subject: Re: UV Light Source
>
> Kate: does you merc. vapor light burn hot? Hot enough that in a small
> space
> it may cause fire?
>
> Steve
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <kateb@paradise.net.nz>
> To: <alt-photo-process-l@sask.usask.ca>
> Sent: Thursday, August 12, 2004 3:38 PM
> Subject: Re: UV Light Source
>
>
> > Quoting dan jones <cacadanebay@pacbell.net>:
> >
> > > Has anyone out there heard of, or used a Zoo Med
> > > Powersun UV Mercury Vapor Lamp? I found them at a
> > > local pet store and was wondering if I might use them
> > > for exposing gum prints.
> >
> > Dan, I use an industrial mercury vapour lamp. It's 400 watts and is
> self-
> > ballasted. It's perfectly fine for gum prints and I have no idea
> whether
> its
> > UVA or UVB. My guess is that the wattage is critical, and that if it's
> under
> > 200 watts it's going to be too small.....there are lots of Mercury
> Vapour
> lamps
> > available that are bigger - used in industrial settings like
> warehouses
> and
> > factories. I bought mine at a secondhand store. Just be careful
> because
> some
> > aren't earthed and can at least give you a nasty shock if you touch
> the
> housing.
> >
> > Kate
> > >
> >
> >
>
>
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