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Solar Light is a global leader in light testing services offering accelerated UV testing, spectral transmission analysis, and spectral scanning of light sources for over 50 years. Our NIST Traceable testing laboratory provides testing services meeting ASTM & ISO standards.

 

Accelerated UV Testing Chart: Temperate Zone (Mid latitude)

> Spot size vs. Time to test

1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
15 years
2 cm
4.8 days
14 days
24 days
48 days
72 days
3 cm
10 days
31 days
52 days
104 days
156 days

Accelerated UV Testing Chart: Sub Tropical Zone

> Spot size vs. Time to test

1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
15 years
2 cm
5.5 days
16.5 days
27.5 days
55 days
82.5 days
3 cm
11 days
34 days
56 days
113 days
169 days

Accelerated UV Testing Chart: Tropical Zone

> Spot size vs. Time to test

1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
15 years
2 cm
7.3 days
22 days
36.5 days
73 days
109.5 days
3 cm
14.5 days
43.5 days
72.5 days
145 days
217.5 days

Accelerated UV Testing Chart: Desert Zone

> Spot size vs. Time to test

1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
15 years
2 cm
9 days
27 days
45 days
90 days
135 days
3 cm
18 days
54 days
90 days
180 days
270 days

 

  • Procedure to send Materials and Equipment to Solar Light for testing:

    1. Complete the “Materials Testing Form” and mark box “Attn: Materials Testing Laboratory”.

    2. Issue a purchase order or include payment information.

    3. Provide specific shipping instructions for the return shipment and fax or e-mail P.O. / Return Form to Solar Light Company and

    4. Enclosed a copy of the “Materials Testing Form” in the package with the instrument along with price quotation.

    Ship prepaid via UPS or FedEx, fully insured to:

    Solar Light Company, Inc.
    100 East Glenside Avenue
    Glenside, PA. 19038 USA
    Tel: 215 517-8700
    Fax: 215 517-8747
    E-mail: info@solarlight.com

    Send to: Attn: Materials Testing Laboratory

    Notes:

    1. If the customer is from outside the United States, mark shipping documents/commercial invoice with:
    “U.S.A. Goods being returned to the manufacturer for repair and re-shipment back to us.”

    2. Solar Light will inspect the instruments upon received and will advise and obtain approval of testing before proceeding with the work.

    3. Solar Light standard payment terms are: Payment in Advance (before shipment) either by major Credit Card with 1.5% surcharge or via bank wire transfer