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ClearNeon reacts with invisible UV light, and changes the energy of the UV light into visible light. So what ever you paint with ClearNeon actually becomes a light source "light bulb". We use eight different active chemicals to make ClearNeon and each one produces a different color light. ClearNeon is transparent which allows colors to be layered over each other and produce millions color possibilities. When mixing colors you need to remember that you are mixing light and not pigment as results will be different.

ClearNeon reacts to the UV "A" specific light. UV "A" is safe and harmless to humans, and is not hazardous to the environment. It is used to steralize and will kill many cold and flu viruses, along with bacteria that can make humans sick. Having UV Blacklight in your house can actually clean you house and the air in it, making it a safer place to live.

ClearNeon contains Rare Earth chemicals that are expensive and difficult to produce. These rare earth chemicals have a property that they become excited and produces visible light when they are illuminated ultraviolet light.:

Different rare earth chemicals produce different colors of light when excited. This property is some times known as Luminescent, Fluorescent or Phosphorescent.

Sun light contains harsh and powerfull UV which cause things to fade, and that includes ClearNeon. "Fade" means it will no longer Fluoresceand produce visible light.

Ultraviolet is the invisible to humans, and have wavelengths (200 to 400 nanometers) much shorter than visible light. There are three basic types of UV light A, B, and C.

UV A : 340 - 380nm Proper wavelenght to excite ClearNeon Blacklite Paint. AKA-longwave UV.
UV A : 320 - 380nm Used for UV Curing, Non Destructive Testing Inspection.
UV B : 280 - 320nm Used for Suntanning.
UV C : 200 - 280nm Used in Dermatology.

For best results With ClearNeon we want our peak transmission of UV. A to be around 365nm (longwave UV) this is the Magic frequency for exciting and illuminating our paint. ClearNeon Paint is not intended for use in direct sunlight.

Blacklight Fluorescent Lamp:
Most common source of blacklight is the fluorescent tube lamp. The gas in the tube is acted upon by a stream of electrons from the cathode that gives off the selected longwave UV radiation . The envelope glass used is a dark Cobalt Blue. These lamps are commonly found in wattage's ranging from 4 to 40 watt and in lengths from 6" to 48" long.

High Output Blacklight The Use of Short Arc Lamps:
The Mercury Vapor and Metal Halide types lamps are more expensive but are best for High output. These sources produce Visible light along with Ultraviolet light.,Therefore we have to use filter to block the Visible Light (400 - 700nm),UV-C (200-280nm) and most of the UV-B (280 - 320nm).

Filters Can Be Found Most Commonly In Two Forms:
1. Fresnel Type - Tented Glass: Work Well with Mercury and Halide lamps 400 W and Lower. Blocks almost all visible light.
2. Vacuum Thin Film Dichroic Coating: Very durable, especially in high heat applications.Operating frequency can be designed to work around the Lamps operating specification. Can be used in fixtures Ranging any where from 70 watt Halide to 18K HMI and Xenon.

Screw-in type household bulbs DO NOT PRODUCE UV LIGHT:
The lights that look loke an ordenary screw in bulb do not produce UV light and WILL NOT WORK WITH CLEARNEON PAINT. We do sale fluorescent lamps that are bent into an 8 inches circle and are mounted on a screw-in socket for use in table lamps, these work great.
Q: Can Clearneon be applied to plastic like PVC and metal computer cases? Q: How much area will a single can cover?
A: Yes it was formulated for plastic, and works very well on all types of plastics. Surface should be cleaned and free of oil or dirt. Household cleaners or alcohol work well. Try it on wires and fans. A: If sprayed on solid a can of spray paint it will cover approx. 48 square feet, or a 1 inch wide line 600 feet long. My experience is the best effects are achieved with line drawings and partial coverage of color.
Q: Now let me make sure I understand, if I spray it on my walls will I see anything in daylight? Are you sure it is clear?
Q: Can it be applied over Latex wall paint, and what color will blue be if applied to brown walls? Do the walls need to be blue?
A: Clearneon is Transparent "see through" like "clear coat lacquer" it has a slight shine to it, so that it will blend in with almost every type of surfaces. It will appear shinny when applied to flat wall paint, but otherwise there is no noticeable color to Clearneon.
A: Clearneon works great on latex wall paint. It works best on semi-gloss, egg shell surfaces. Usually the color of the wall paint will not effect the color of the Clearneon paint. If you put Blue Clearneon on a black wall and it will look the same as if it was on a pink wall.
Q: Will it come off my clothes and skin?
Q: Is it available in a store near me?
A: Yes, Clearneon can be removed from showering and laundry soap. Test in a non-conspicuous area and follow label instructions. A: It might be available right around the corner, but we have no way to know who has it in stock. Ask your local stores you may need to give them the web address for ClearNeon.
Q: Can I get it shipped Next-day air?
Q: Do you sale it in cans or bottles, so I can use an air brush to apply it?
A: Yes: But it can be expensive. The brush on is non flammable liquid and can be shipped next day air at normal retes. However the aerosol is considered dangerous goods and is very expensive to ship next day, but normal rates UPS ground. A: YES! By diluting our Clearneon Brush-On Paint with water, it can be used in an air brush system. Use up to 50% mixture water to get the viscosity that you prefer!