Topic : curing

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ultraviolet (UV) light

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

Usually refers to the safer, long-wave UV-A (350-400 nm) portion of the spectrum and should not include the more dangerous short-wave UV-B light (250-275 nm); both types can be responsible for yellowing of artificial nail coatings. When all the wavelengths of the visible light spectrum strike your eye at the same time, white is perceived.

Keywords: curing   gels   UV top coats  

light cure

November 19, 2012  | Encyclopedia

Curing or hardening monomers (gels) with visible or UV light.

Keywords: curing   gels  

curing agent

November 19, 2012  | Encyclopedia

A substance used to dry or harden adhesives, wraps, no-light gels, acrylics, and UV light gels; all types of systems require a curing agent.

Keywords: acrylics   chemicals   curing   gels   wraps  

accelerator

November 19, 2012  | Encyclopedia

A substance added or applied to an adhesive/coating to promote, speed, or control the curing (hardening) process; different from catalysts in that accelerators take part in the chemical reaction.

Keywords: acrylics   chemicals   curing   gels  

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