Ultraviolet Application Notes

UVP's products can be used in many different applications. Application Bulletins describe specific uses for some of UVP's products (list in alphabetical order by industry). The Application Bulletins are provided in a PDF format. For applications not shown here, contact UVP's offices.


Sterile Release Program AB-204

Sulfa On-Site Test AB-202

Testing for Sulfa Residues AB-207

helps monitor transgenic plants (as printedi in BioPhotonics News, Mar. 2000)

Art Inspection/Restoration/Theater

Be Smart When Dealing with
Art: Ultraviolet Light Inspection

Art Inspection/Oil Painting Restoration

Tricks of the Repair and Restoration Trade, Now You See It, Now You Don't. Use of Ultraviolet in Rug Repair. Article published in Rug News Magazine

Detecting Marred Porcelain
with Blacklight AB-212

Inspection of Works of Art AB-213

Mural Illumination
with Blacklight AB-215

Theater Lighting AB-216

Use of Ultraviolet Light in
Glass ApplicationsAB-217


Use of Ultraviolet Light in
Identification of Air/Tin
Side of Glass

Use of UV in Windshield Repair
with Blacklight AB-124

Leak Detection
in Automotive Applications A-102

Criminology, Fraud

Use of Ultraviolet Light in
Arson Detection AB-107

Fraud Detection
Older US Currency AB-127

Fraud Detection and
Signature Verification

Ultraviolet Light in
Criminology Investigation


Radiation Curing with Ultraviolet Light AN-1172

UV Curing Adhesives A-103


Detection of Oil and Grease Contamination
and/or Leakage AB-211

EPROM Erasure

Using UV for EPROM Erasure A-108

Gem/Mineral Fluorescence

Photographing Fluorescent Minerals
with Mineralight and Blak-Ray Lamps AB-120

Use of UV in
Scheelite Prospecting AB-132

Mineral Collecting AB-218

Home Use

Use of UV in Showing Effectiveness of Water Softeners AB-119

Inspection/Manufacturing/Quality Control

Use of Ultraviolet Light for Rodent Control AB-108

Determining EPROM Erasure and Sterilization Times AB-105

Use of Ultraviolet Light in Polyester Identification AB-104 AB-104

Fluorescent Liquid Penetrant and Magnetic Particle Methods of Non-Destructive Testing A-101

Semiconductor Wafer Inspection A-113

Blak-Ray Fluorescent Inks for inspection applications.Chart shows ordering information and specifications. AB-106

Positive Color Matching A-110

Use of Ultraviolet Light for Laundry Identification and Sorting AB-214

Laboratory Research/Biotechnology

Gel Electrophoresis Photography AB-1000-02

Analysis of Midrange Ultraviolet Tubes Used in Transilluminators for Visualization of Stained DNA AB-111

Bacterial Destruction Chart AB-115

Uses in the Laboratory AB-114

DNA/RNA Crosslinking
to Nylon Membranes AB-209

Hybridization Ovens
for the Laboratory AB-125

Staining Protocols AB-221

Thin Layer Chromatography AB-206

Ultraviolet Shadowing of Nucleic Acids on Acrilyamide and Agrarose Gels AB-116

Laboratory Applications
for Ultraviolet Equipment AB-131

Using the UV/Blue (Visi-Blue™)
Converter Plate AB-220

Protection of DNA During Preparative Agarose Gel Electrophoresis Against Damage Induced by Ultraviolet Light article as published in BioTechniques 21:898-903 (November 1996)

GFP Helps Monitor Transgenic Plants (as printed in BioPhotonics News, Mar. 2000)


Use of Ultraviolet Light in
Identifying Blood Donors AB-118

Use of Ultraviolet in Identifying
Eye Injuries AB-1178

Ringworm Detection on Cats and Dogs AB-208

UV Lamps for use in Lice Control

Light Sources Applications

of Spectral Lines in Mercury Pencil Lamps (as printed in Applied Optics Jan. 1996)

of Spectral Lines in Mercury Pencil Lamps (as printed in Applied Optics Jan 1996)

Noise Factors in Pen-Ray Lamps AB-302

Interaction of Pen-Ray Lamps and Power Supplies

Pen-Ray Rare Gas Lamp Spectra

Ozone Cleaning

UV Ozone Cleaning of Precision Crystal Resonators AB-1008

UV Ozone Cleaning of Quartz Crystals and Metal Surfaces AB-129

Radiometry/UV Light Measurement

Determining Occupational Exposure to UV Radiation ANA-114

Guide to Optical Radiation Measurements AN-1167

Solarization Bulletin A-112

Measuring Black Light Intensity T-001


Use of Fluorescing Inks and UV Light in Readmission/Beverage Control for Amusement Parks and Night Clubs AB-102

Blak-Ray Fluorescent Inks for readmission, printing applications. Chart shows ordering information and specifications. AB-106

Sanitation, Sterilization

Use of Ultraviolet Light for Rodent Control AB-108

AutoAnalysis Coliform Testing AB-205

Aflatoxin Detection Using Blak-Ray Ultraviolet Lamps A-302

Use of Ultraviolet Light in E-Coli Water Testing UAB-103

Milkstone Detection

Bacterial Destruction Chart AB-115

Determining EPROM Erasure and Sterilization Times AB-105

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