UV light question.

Zane H. Healy healyzh at aracnet.com
Thu Dec 17 21:41:31 CST 2009


At 12:14 AM -0800 12/15/09, Geoffrey Reed wrote:
>Hey!  I'm looking at doing some single sided pcb's. From what I can tell, if
>I want the pre-sensitized board to expose in a reasonable amount of time, I
>am going to need to make a UV box to expose it with.  I could apparently use
>a regular fluorescent bulb but it will take 30-50 minutes to be ready for
>developing....  And with cats, dogs and teenagers (and a friends 3 year old
>many days) that is way too long to assume something is going to be left
>without being bumped or knocked over :)
>
>So, anyone have a good source for UV bulbs between 350 and 440 nm ?  At a
>reasonable price?

I imagine these would do the trick?  They even have some fairly large UV Boxes.
http://www.bostick-sullivan.com/cart/home.php?cat=17

D***!  Where did I put that UV box I bought on eBay a couple years 
ago for erasing EPROMs?  That might work for 4x5 Cyanotypes and 
Calotypes!

Zane



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