Ozonometers: The Industry Standard

Solar Light’s Model 521 Microtops II®is a 5 channel hand-held ozonometer for measuring total ozone column per standard WMO configuration easily, accurately and dependably. It measures direct solar ultraviolet radiation at 3 discrete wavelengths within the UVB range, as well as total water vapor and aerosol optical thickness (AOT) using the 936 and 1020 nanometer…

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Accurate & Reliable PV Cell Testing Solar Simulators

Solar Light’s state of the art PV Cell Testing Solar Simulators produce Class A Air Mass 1.5 Emission Spectrum to accurately replicate full spectrum sunlight, with 1 sun output intensity. Models are available from 150W / 1.2″ (3 cm) to 1000W / 6″ (15.25 cm.) These precision research-grade instruments are specifically designed for testing photovoltaic…

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Accelerated Outdoor UV / Sun Fade Testing Service

Solar Light’s new, ultra-accurate Accelerated Outdoor UV / Sun Fade Testing Service is specifically designed to simulate outdoor UV exposure of plastics, paints, coatings, textiles, inks, dyes, papers, and any other materials which are subject to degradation outside. Our laboratory uses either xenon arc sources or fluorescent sources of several types, depending on the customer’s…

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Microtops II® 540 Sunphotometer

Solar Light’s Model 540 is a light weight, portable 5 channel Sunphotometer for measuring aerosol optical thickness, direct solar irradiance, and water vapor column easily, accurately and dependably. This multispectral instrument is designed to measure direct solar irradiance in five channels of selected wavelengths and to provide atmospheric properties, such as aerosol optical thickness and precipitable…

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Optronic Laboratories, LLC, dba Gooch & Housego (Orlando), Asset Purchase Completed

[GLENSIDE, PA, September 18, 2018] Solar Light Company, Inc. announces that the assets of Gooch and Housego (Orlando) have been acquired.   The new entity will operate as Optronic Laboratories, Inc., from its facility in Orlando, Florida, USA.  Optronic Laboratories, Inc. will become an affiliate of Solar Light Company, Inc. Highlighting the importance of this acquisition…

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The Efficacy of UV Initiated Germicidal Disinfection

Germicidal disinfection by exposure to short-wave ultraviolet (UV-C) radiation has gained rapid acceptance over traditional chemical or environmental disinfection methods in the food, pharmaceutical, medical and waste water industries due to its effectiveness, ease of use, and adaptability to air, surfaces and water. Solar Light’s NIST-Traceable PMA-Series UVC Sensors integrate with hand-held data logging to determine UV-C intensity…

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The Standard in UPF Testing of Fabrics and Textiles

Solar Light’s Ultraviolet Protection Factor (UPF) Analyzer, SPF-290AS, determines the UPF values of sun protecting fabrics and textiles.  Covering both the UVB and UVA spectral regions, the system automatically scans from 290 to 400nm, complying with all major worldwide standards including AATCC TM 183-2010, BS EN 13758-1, GBT18830-2009, and AS/NZS 4399.  As the leading supplier to global UPF testing laboratories, garment and apparel…

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