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Fluorescent paint and glow in the dark paint are two common paint types for decoration. Many people may have a misunderstanding of the two paint, thinking they are the same thing. Can fluorescent paint glow in the dark? Actually, it can not. Fluorescent and glow in the dark are two different concepts. Therefore, we will give you a complete guideline of fluorescent vs glow in the dark paint so that you can buy the right one when you need.
Literally, glow in the dark paint is a kind of paint that can glow in the dark, with a simple luminous theory. It absorbs and stores the light energy at daytime and then emits light in the dark. During this process, the photoluminescent material like glow in the dark powder plays a vital role.
Generally, glow in the dark paint is a common type of art paint. People usually use it for craftwork, exit signs, wall decoration, etc. One of the most popular applications is glow in the dark wall paint. Many artists use glow in the dark wall paint to make unique and magnificent wall printing. And you can also make glow in the dark wall paint yourself by mixing wall paint medium with glow in the dark powder.
Glow in the dark paint has high brightness and long afterglow time. It can last for 5 to 12 hours. It is also available in various colors, such as yellow-green, light yellow, light blue, pink, green, etc. With special primer and curing agents, the paint can be used on the surface of different substrates, such as stainless steel, metal, wood, and concrete. For outdoor conditions, glow in the dark paint can last for up to 10 years.
Many clients confuse fluorescent paint with glow in the dark paint. The most remarkable feature of the paint is that it is much more bright-colored than conventional paint.
So does fluorescent paint glow in the dark?
The paint will not glow in the dark or reflect the light. It glows a brighter color under the UV light, and that’s how it works.
This paint is usually used to decorate hotel lobby, disco, bar, karaoke, or products and construction decoration. It is three times brighter than ordinary paint. Besides, it has excellent suitability. With primer and curing agents, it is also can be used for various substrates.
Fluorescent paint is a kind of UV reactive products. It won’t glow in the dark but fluoresces under the UV light.
Glow in the dark paint stores light energy from UV light, and then glows in the dark automatically.
Hopefully, this brief introduction of the two types of paint is helpful to you. Juliang is a professional factory specializing in photoluminescent material.
With a professional technical team, we have helped many clients develop the correct way to apply glow in the dark powder. Generally, we can send sample for free to our clients, helping them test the effect. If you are interested in making your products glow in the dark, please contact us directly at 3001385186@QQ.com.
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