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Here Are 7 Best UV Light Detectors For Professionals

UV lights are used in many different fields which range from medical to forensic applications. They might be used to sterilize equipment or conduct a chromatography experiment. It is always handy for technicians to use UV light meters when repairing these machines. So check out the list of 10 best UV light detectors and let us know your favourite UV light detector in the comments section below.

7. Greenwon Portable Uv Checker Atmospheric Light Meter (15$)

Portable UV/sunlight detector. A very small scale device which is largely designed for domestic use. The sensor has an accuracy of  1 decimal place and is powered by CR2025 Lithium battery.
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6. General Tools & Instruments UV254SD UVC(569$)

Accurately measures UVA and UVC light intensity; full-scale auto ranges are 2 maw/cm2 and 20 maw/cm2. A high grade equipment but overpriced.
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5. Portable UV Checker Atmospheric Light Meter(25$)

A simple equipment, suitable for domestic use. This UV meter detects both atmospheric UV-A and UV-B light (ranging from 400 nm to 280 nm) and displays the current unified atmospheric UV index of both UV-A and UV-B.
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4. General Tools & Instruments UV513AB (170$)

As per manufacturer “This instrument is designed to measure ultraviolet light in the range from 280 to 400 nanometers”. This range is good enough to test UV sterilization in hospitals.
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3. Sper Scientific 850009 UV Light Meter(178$)

Sper Scientific 850009 UV Light Meter UVA/B measures long and medium wave UV-A/B for applications such as forensics, chromatography, electrophoresis and dermatology. Up to 20 data points can be recorded automatically at a variety of intervals. Features zero point reset, hold, and indicates when the battery is low.
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2. Sampo UV340B(180$)

This detector has an accuracy of up to 2 decimal place. As per manufacturer, the specifications include 3 Ranges: 400¦ÌW/c©O, 4,000¦ÌW/c©O, 40mW/c©O .
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1. UV HAWK Q3I-UVHAWK2 Waterproof Ultraviolet (29$)

One of the most popular choices on amazon.com.  Quick and easily tests the UV index and very ideal for domestic use. Manufacturer claims that it has a waterproof design.
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