ACCU-CAL™ 160 Radiometers

For use with UV or LED Light-Curing Flood Lamps and Conveyor Systems


CE Marked – Available Globally

Consistent light-curing requires periodic monitoring of light intensity or dose. The ACCU-CAL™ 160 radiometer greatly simplifies both validating and monitoring a light-curing process. This radiometer is available in both UV and LED versions and can measure light up to 10 W/cm2 emitted from stationary light-curing flood lamps or lamps used in conveyorized processes. It can be used to determine intensity (measured in mW/cm2) or total energy as derived from intensity and exposure time (measured in mJ/cm2). The unit is simple to operate and can be controlled manually via four buttons on the faceplate or by a USB remote interface. Measurement results are displayed on the integrated LCD display or transmitted by the USB remote interface to a computer.

Two Reasons to Use a UV Radiometer

Validating and Maintaining a Light-Curing Process – A radiometer provides a quantifiable measurement that verifies if the light-curing process is operating within the qualified parameters. Since all UV bulbs degrade over time, the radiometer will reveal the optimal time for bulb replacement in a UV-curing device. Radiometers provide the same monitoring control for light-curing processes that thermometers provide for thermal processes.

Measuring Transmission Rates Through Substrates – A radiometer can be used to measure the light transmission rates of various wavelengths through substrates that absorb various frequencies of energy. To assure an effective curing process it is critical to measure the light intensity reaching the cure site below any intervening substrate.

Radiometer Calibration: Dymax recommends calibrating the ACCU-CAL™ 160 radiometer every 12 months to ensure proper operation of the instrument. Calibration services are available at Dymax. Please contact Dymax Customer Support for more information.

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Features

Features

  • Can be used with all Dymax UV spot and UV flood systems
  • Available in both a UV and LED models
  • Measures UV or LED light up to 10 W/cm²
  • Longer calibration cycle (12 months instead of 6), easier-to-use set-up screen, & graphical display that is clearer and easier-to-read*
  • Can be controlled manually via four buttons on the faceplate or by a USB remote interface
  • Measurement results are displayed on the integrated LCD display or transmitted by the USB remote interface to a computer
  • Data download kit included with each radiometer at no charge and downloads easily into Microsoft Excel
  • *Compared to the ACCU-CAL™ 150 radiometer

System Specifications

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Property Specifications
Spectral Sensitivity 328 to 382 nm (UVA model)
350 to 460 nm (LED model)
Intensity Range 1.0 mW/cm² to 10 W/cm²
Accuracy +/- 0.5%
Resolution Intensity (1 mW/cm²)
Dose (1 mJ/cm²)
Calibration Period 12 months
Operating Temperature Ranges 0-75°C internal temperature; tolerates high external temperatures for short periods (audible alarm indicates when temperature has exceeded tolerance)
Measurements Peak intensity (mW/cm²)
Dose (mJ/cm²)
Light Sources Dependent on Model; UV or LED light-curing flood lamps and conveyor systems
Power Supply Lithium polymer battery, 800 mAh, charged via USB interface (Mini-B), 5 VDC, 500 mA
Battery Life 10 hours (backlight on, no operation) or 6 hours (backlight on, full operation)

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The Benefits of Using a Radiometer

Radiometers measure the intensity of UV light energy. If you've ever wondered if you really need a radiometer for your UV/visible light curing application, this video is perfect for you.

Part Numbers

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41585

ACCU-CAL™ 160 Radiometer – LED

Global (CE Marked)

41590

ACCU-CAL™ 160 Radiometer – UVA

Global (CE Marked)

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