Glow Fire Safety Signs
What are Glow in the Dark Signs?
Glow in the dark signs are photoluminescent signs that use phosphorescent materials to absorb light and then emit it slowly over time. This allows the signs to be visible in low-light or dark conditions.
Glow in the dark signs are often used in safety applications, such as exit signs, warning signs, and hazard signs. They can also be used for decorative purposes, such as in homes, businesses, and schools.
Photoluminescent fire exit signs are made up of two main components: a phosphorescent material and a substrate. The phosphorescent material is what absorbs light and then emits it slowly over time. The substrate is the material that the phosphorescent material is applied to.
There are a variety of different phosphorescent materials that can be used to make glow in the dark signs. Some of the most common materials include zinc sulfide, strontium aluminate, and calcium silicate.
The substrate that the phosphorescent material is applied to can be made from a variety of different materials, such as plastic, metal, and glass.
Glow in the dark signs are typically made by applying the phosphorescent material to the substrate in a thin layer. The phosphorescent material is then activated by exposing it to light. Once the phosphorescent material has been activated, it will emit light slowly over time.
The amount of time that a glow in the dark sign will emit light depends on a number of factors, including the type of phosphorescent material used, the thickness of the phosphorescent layer, and the amount of light that the phosphorescent material was exposed to.
Glow in the dark signs can be a valuable tool for safety and decoration. They are easy to use and require no electricity. They are also relatively inexpensive to purchase.
Here are some of the benefits of using glow in the dark signs:
- Visibility in low-light or dark conditions: Glow in the dark signs can be seen clearly in low-light or dark conditions, making them ideal for safety applications.
- Durability: Glow in the dark signs are durable and can withstand a variety of weather conditions.
- Low maintenance: Glow in the dark signs require little maintenance, as they do not require electricity.
- Affordability: Glow in the dark signs are relatively inexpensive to purchase.
If you are looking for a way to improve safety or add a decorative touch to your workplace or home, glow in the dark signs may be a good option for you.
All our Fire Safety Signs comply with British Standard BS5499.