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Colors vs. UV Ray Exposure

  1. Mar 8, 2008 #1
    Do darker colored clothes offer more protection, or do light colored clothes offer more protection?

    I have found many answers in both.
    Last edited: Mar 8, 2008
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  3. Mar 10, 2008 #2

    Andy Resnick

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    The color of an object (specifically, the spectrally- dependent absorption and reflection) may or may not correlate with the spectral dependence in the UV. Many clear plastics are rather opaque in the UV.
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