The UV light bulbs have been widely used in many sectors and industries. In our daily lives, people surely have seen the usage of this kind of light by stores/shops when they would like to check for the authenticity of money when they received some payment before they booked the transaction. This UV light is also widely used in medical industry where the involvement of this light is highly used during some sterilization processes of many medical equipments and many more. The UV light considered to be a special light. This is certainly unlike common fluorescent light we’ve been seeing so far in our life.
UV light bulbs also known by its few other names as well. Some call it as black light, wood’s lamps and also known as UV-A light as well. All these referred to the same source of lamps which emits long wave and not much visible light. This kind of lamp has violet filter material which blocks most visible lights and allows through UV. This filter located in either on the bulbs it self or in a separate glass filter within the lamp’s housing itself. With this filter, the lamp has a dim violet glow when operating and this looks unique in appearance. This is the first type of UV light which in many industries also known for the code of BLB.
The second type of UV light known as black light and this widely used for insect traps devices which people can easily find in many food’s establishments these days. This type of UV light bulbs do not have the filter just like the one known before as BLB. This type of UV light produced brighter light in a color of bright blue which signify the appearance of this light compared to the BLB. This type of light known as BL in international code.
This UV light bulbs have been contributing many assistance in forensic, medical as well as other industries as well. This light is very useful one and people depends on this kind of light, also known as black light in many ways. Black UV light may be specially designed in many forms.
The UV light bulbs specially designed fluorescent lamps, mercury vapor lamps, light-emitting diodes or something other that so called incandescent lamps. In medicine world and also some other scientific fields, such light also called and known as wood’s light as well for many.