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Offline shvcko99

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Does common windows block uv light
« on: July 08, 2022, 03:23:32 AM »
Does most glass (transparent one) normally used to make windows already block uv light partly or totally or do we have to ask for specific glass?

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Re: Does common windows block uv light
« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2022, 04:01:25 AM »
Try googling for "uv blocking properties of common glass".
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Re: Does common windows block uv light
« Reply #2 on: August 18, 2022, 09:45:17 AM »
It depends on the undesired UV wavelength.

For instance, ordinary car glass lets the longest-wavelength UV pass, but blocks enough of the spectrum to avoid Sun burns. I tried in Guyana, so that's safe science.

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