Glow in the dark clothes are made from glow in dark yarn or thread. Glow thread is produced by dying yarn with photo luminescent materials. Glow material is harmless as they are non toxic and don’t have any radioactive substances. The yarn can be used for embroidery or sewing glow in dark designs. They can be woven into fabric and used for various purposes.
Glow in the Dark clothes is pretty fun and innovative. All you need to do is to expose the material to white or blue light source. The duration of exposure depends on the nature of the lighting. You need only a few minutes for UV lighting and about 20 to 30 minutes for indoor lighting and sunlight. They absorb the light from the light source and emit the stored light till they become discharged.
How is Glow Cloth made
Glow in the Dark Cloth is made by chemical dying photo luminescent materials to thread. The process that the fabric undergoes makes sure that the glow pigment remains in the fabric even after washing. Usually they can withstand up to 100 wash cycles. They can also be ironed, but it is better to avoid direct ironing. Glow in dark clothing is comfortable to wear. You can use glow in dark paint to make ordinary cloth glow, but they look good only for making designs and not for the fabric as a whole.
Practical uses for Glow in the Dark Clothes
The main use of the glow in the dark clothes is for additional visibility in the dark. If you are a late
night or early morning jogger, then your safety is ensured if you wear a glow in the dark jogging suit. It is useful for campers too, if they make their tent using glow in dark material.
They can be used for home decoration. You can use cloth that glow in dark to transform your room magically. The glow in dark curtains and furniture covers can brighten up your home. They can also be used for blankets and bed sheets.
It is the ideal choice for Halloween costumes too. They give a scary look when printed with skulls and skeleton etc. you can also get Jack-O-Lantern pumpkins and other friendly Halloween glow in dark costumes.