UV Lamps

UV Lamps

CAMAG UV Lamp 4 dual wavelength, 254/366 nm, 2×8 watt.

The CAMAG UV Lamp is designed for use in a TLC laboratory and is likewise suitable for various other applications such as document forgery, counterfit detection or mineralogy.
Two types of UV light are required for inspecting thin-layer chromatograms:

Long-wave UV light 366 nm

Under long-wave UV light substances that ca be excited to fluoresce appear as bright spots, often differently absorbed, on a dark background. The sensitivity of this detection method increases with the intensity of the UV light and also as more visible light is eliminated.

Short-wave UV light 254 nm

Under 254 nm UV substances absorbing at that wavelength become visible, provided the TLC layer contains a fluorescent indicator, e.g. F254. These substances appear as dark spots on a bright background.

Key features of the CAMAG UV Lamp 4:

  • Two UV tubes for illumination (1 x UV 254 nm & 1 x UV 366 nm, each 8W
  • Convinient handling through one button operation for each UV tube
  • Homogeneous illumination
  • Improved user safety through tilt sensor and timer (automatic switch-off after 10 min)
  • Dimension 412 x 76 x 38 mm

Ordering information:

022.9160: CAMAG UV Lamp 4 dual wavelength, 254/366 nm, 2 x 8W

022.9060: CAMAG Viewing Box 4, for CAMAG UV Lamps of the 022.91XX series

022.9165: Stand for CAMAG UV lamps of the 022.91XX series

022.9146: Adapter cord for operating a CAMAG UV Lamp of the 022.91XX series with 12 V DC from the cigarette lighter socket of a car


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