Non-exhaustive list of policies for dealers and distributors, plus general info on dealers.
We use a couple of different industrial radiospectrometers when manufacturing, but we use the Spectral Light Meter SRI2000 UV Illuminance Spectrometer for inhouse measuring. This page explains how, why and what to expect from the measurements given herein. OEM building wanting to get spectral analysis on their equipment when mixed with our lamps may want to read as well.
Definitions of commonly used terms for curing and horticulture. Nice reference guide that is constantly growing.
Not sure which lamp and/or ballast you need for your application? This document will help. We explain the most common scenarios and combinations of products.
General information about curing times, including why this is more art than science.
A quick explanation and demonstration of what reflector bulbs are and do. Almost all of our lamps are RUVA style, almost all of our competitors are not.
Wiring diagrams for the uv curing ballasts and other parts we sell.
Growing list of specific finishes tested with our lamps. Very much incomplete, just call with your finish for a spectral analysis.
Simple put, this show how fast you can expect a burn/damage based on the wavelength of UV you are using. Applies to humans and plants.
Some basic links, books and the like. This is constantly being expanded.
Simple glossary to explain some of the terms and acronyms used for UV lights. Handy to help understand the concepts.
Understanding some of the things that can either improve or reduce lamp.
When to cool (and when not to cool) all UV lamps.
General information on what color temperature is. Doesn't apply to UV lights in particular, just useful for growers.
(Advanced) Explains the physics behind lamp placement to prevent plant damage and uneven curing.
Comparison of the light output of LEDs versus fluorescent lamps.
UVB does more than stimulate THC production, it reduces other problems as well.
A very brief look at safety plus the tools you need to do basic wiring with our ballasts and lamps.
A brief overview of what UV is, to make understanding it easier.
Shipping rates and general info. Canada, PR, AK and HI should call 1-800-600-8118 for rates.
Warranty for Solacure brand products, and other products we sell here.
General warning about UV radiation.
Informative (and nerdy) chart that shows the relative output of different ballast combinations, using reference lamps in our labs.
Some basic information to help you decide which ballast you need for different UV curing and/or growing applications.
More to come. Just general info on research. We do a lot of research, and very little time putting it here, however.
Our lamps can be recycled exactly the same as every other fluorescent lamp.
Welcome to horticulturalists who just found us. :)
Details about our money back guarantee on Universal UV lamps for cannabis and other forms of horticulture. We guarantee they will perform, or we will buy them back.
Comparing some facts about the differences in T12s, T8 and T5 lamps.
Quick simple instructions on removing wire that has been inserted from a lamp holder, without breaking anything.
Busting common myths about cannabis and ultraviolet.