Purple Glow in the Dark Powder is a pigment that glows a striking purple color. In ambient lighting, it is a nearly clear with a somewhat violet with green tint.
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It can be used in a variety of mediums including plastic, paint, fiberglass, concrete, wax, and gel.
- Brightness Rating: Low (~900)
- Duration: Short (30 minutes)
- Glow Color: Purple (totally awesome!)
- Daytime Color: Bright white with violet hue
- Not compatible with water-based mediums
Chemical makeup of the raw glow pigment is Alkaline Rare Earth Metal Silicate.
Planning to mix your own paint? Read this first.
We recommend the pre-mixed paints as they use a paint base specifically formulated for this glow-in-the-dark powder. The solvent-based paints are available within the 48 contiguous United States, while the water-based paints can be shipped anywhere. If you want to mix it up yourself, the recommendations for mixing are as follows:
- Mix 1/4 ounce powder to 1 ounce paint. More may cause the paint not to stick to the wall, less will be dim.
- Do your best to find a medium that does not have UV filters. UV filters hinder the ability of the glow in the dark powder to charge. If that is not an option, test only small amounts and compare brightness and charge times to raw glow powder.
- We highly recommend that you use clear mediums and then paint or mold any daytime colors underneath or behind of the glow layer as a base coat.
- You need to shake the medium for an extended period before each use, and about every 15 minutes during use, to keep the powder particles suspended properly. If your application of the paint is not consistent, then any variation of thickness will show up when glowing. For example, a typical brush will have brush strokes that are hidden with real paint but will quickly show up with glow in the dark paint.
Thicker mediums have less of a problem because they naturally provide support to the particles.
Sold by weight. ¼ ounce per package.
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for Purple Glow Powder.
Manufactured in Maryland, USA.