This is a smaller particle version of Ultra Green V10. Otherwise, it is chemically identical to the regular Ultra Green V10. Smaller particles, within a grade, are less bright. Therefore, you should use the largest particle that meets your needs.
Smaller particle pigments are typically used for two purposes: For application methods that use a tiny orifice, such as airbrushes, silk screening, and ink-jet printing. With most airbrushes, you can change the nozzle to fit the larger particles. For silk screening, you can use a larger screen. The second reason is that larger particle applications can sometimes appear 'grainy'.
All of our products can be recharged millions of times. If properly sealed, they will loose 5% of the glow over 10 years.
All of our Ultra V10, and Ultra products are a lime green when glowing in the dark. In the light, the pigment is a very light green. When mixed into a clear medium, the final product is translucent light green, opacity being determined by pigment load and application thickness. For the most part, V10 paints blend in well with a white background such as a ceiling.
V10 and our other green products not specifically marked coated are soluble in water. However, if they are dissolved in water, they will loose their "glow". Therefore, it is critical to keep the pigment in its non-dissolved particle form.
Therefore, V10 and our other non coated green products are compatible with almost all non-water based mediums, such as wax, oil, plastic, glass, rubber, clay, alcohols, and solvents.
It also compatible with water-based mediums where the water content is absorbed fully by the other components. For mediums with high water loads or acids, we offer a coated version of the V10 pigments. However, we strongly suggest that you first try the non-coated version.
Preferably, mediums should be void of ultraviolet filters and opaque pigments.
Note: Some customers try to create a "cheap glow in the dark paint" by purchasing clear paint from a local source and the raw glow in the dark pigment from Glow Inc. The majority of these customers end up frustrated. If you need a glow in the dark paint, then we suggest that you purchase the premixed paints.
The raw glow pigment is: Alkaline Rare Earth Metal Silicate-Aluminate Oxide Europium Doped