Actually, many bulbs that have a frosted face use phosphorus like Zoomed and
the old T-Rex.
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Sent: Thursday, May 13, 2010 7:10 PM
Subject: [UVB_Meter_Owners] Re: Solar Glo 125w
If the inside milky-white coating was a "phosphor coating" ...that might
explain the UV going extinct in one day of super-heated exposure. Phosphors
only work with "cool" fluorescent lamps... methinks. Frosted glass would
last much longer - forever.
--- In UVB_Meter_Owners@yahoogroups.com
<mailto:UVB_Meter_Owners%40yahoogroups.com> , "lilacdawndragon"
> Oh... wait a minute...
> Darren, you've said: These new ones have no exterior coating they have a
heavy coat on the inside of the bulb.
> What's going on here I wonder?
> The ones I was sent from both the USA and UK, only 8 weeks ago, all have
the "outside etch" - a matt, ground-glass exterior. These, I was told, were
the new product!
> Have ExoTerra changed the product AGAIN? In only a couple of months?Oh
grief!! This is ridiculous...
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