Glow-in-the-dark Powders

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  • These powders charge in the light and then glow-in-the-dark.
  • They can be recharged repeatedly for 20 years.
Green for Resin 100g
Green for Resin 1kg
Green: Water Based 100g
Green: Water Based 1kg
Sky Blue (Universal) 100g
Sky Blue (Universal) 1kg
XL Green for Resin 100g
XL Green for Resin 1kg
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Also called Photoluminesent Powders or Photoluminescent Pigments. 
 
Strontium Aluminate Chemistry (non radio-active)
 
These powders are charged by light and then glow for 12 hours in the dark. They are highly durable and there is no limit to the number of charge cycles they can undergo. There is very little loss of glow strength over 20 years. 
 
The Green powders glow the brightest so when glow brightness is the most important property then select one of the Green powders.
 
In Green glowing pigments we have separate products for resins and water-based systems. They are widely used in resin art and in water bases systems such as slime. Green for Resin is also suitable for silk screen inks.
XL Green for Resin is a very large particle size pigment. It is the brightest glowing pigment we have ever seen. The drawback of the XL particle size is that it tends to settle quickly in resins as they cure so bear this in mind. 
We only have one Sky Blue glowing pigment and it is suitable for both resins and water-based systems. 
 
These powders are usually added to clear resins, clear plastics, clear epoxies and even to clear glues. The clearer the medium they are added to the brighter they will glow. They do not work in non-transparent substances such as cement or tile grout. The powders will make the clear substance they are added to an off-white pale green color in normal light.
 
These powders are not party glow powders and have not be cosmetically approved for skin contact. They are totally safe to handle but these powders do not have cosmetic certification.
 
To find out more about how much you should use please see the toggle window "Application and Spread Rate".
If you have any specific unique application or requirement for the use of glow-in-the-dark powders don't hesitate to contact us.  
 
Don't add these powders to components of resins or epoxies long before you intend to mix the two resin or epoxy components together. Only add the powders to the amount of resin or epoxy that you intend to use.
 
Keep out of reach of children
All our products should be kept out of reach of children under 5 years and anybody who may tend to place items or liquids in their mouths should be supervised. Even packing can become a choking hazard.
General
Unit
Green for Resin 100g
Green for Resin 1kg
Green: Water Based 100g
Green: Water Based 1kg
Sky Blue (Universal) 100g
Sky Blue (Universal) 1kg
XL Green for Resin 100g
XL Green for Resin 1kg

How much pigment to use

The amount of pigment that you require is dependent on how thick the final dry medium (resin/epoxy/plastic/glue) will be and how clear the medium is.

Assuming that the medium (e.g. resin) is very clear we can suggest the following:

  • If final dry resin will be 4mm thick then use 12-20g of pigment per litre of resin.
  • If final dry resin will be 2mm thick then use 24-40g of pigment per litre of resin.
  • If final dry resin will be 0.5mm thick then use 100-120g of pigment per litre of resin.
  • In all cases more pigment will increase the glow brightness and you can go up to 200g of pigment per litre of resin for maximum glow brightness. But above 10% (100g of pigment per litre of resin) the resin may lose strength so 100g / litre is usually a safe maximum. 

These pigments don’t work if they are mixed into substances that are not clear such as concrete or grout and the glow effect is not as good if they are not well mixed (they must be spread uniformly within the resin).