Glossary
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UVA Output

UVA is the radiation in the wavelength range of 315 – 400 nanometres. It is primarily responsible for so-called “instant tanning” – the tanning of pigments present in the skin. This is the tan the customer usually notices immediately after a sunbed session.

UVB Output

UVB is the radiation in the wavelength range of 280 – 315 nanometres. UVB is mainly used to vary the sun-erythema factor of a tube with a determined UVA Output.

UV radiation

an abbrevation for ultraviolet radiation, which is more energetic and has a shorter wavelength compared to visible light and is invisible to the human eye.
UV radiation is further classified as UV-A radiation, UV-B radiation and UV-C radiation.