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UV Light and UV glue And Sunlight

  1. Mar 26, 2013 #1
    Simple question will UV glue that is supposed to be dried under a UV light dry or harden if taken and placed in direct sunlight?

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  3. Mar 26, 2013 #2


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    Yes, but perhaps not as fast as with the UV light. Sunlight does contain UV rays. The atmosphere blocks all but about 3% of the UV radiation emitted by the sun. Exposure to UV rays causes sun tans and helps the body to manufacture vitamin D; overexposure causes sunburn and can lead to increased risk of skin cancer.
  4. Mar 27, 2013 #3
    Depends on the glue in question (diffrent glues span from "in seconds" to "maybe if you leave it out in the sun a really sunny day". Check with the manufacturer or spec sheet.
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