Actinic glass

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Glass that does not permit passage of ultraviolet (actinic) light. This may be due to a reflective or absorbing material that has been coated or laminated to the surface or between layers of the glass.

Synonyms and Related Terms

UV-Glas (Deut.); vidro actínico (Port.)

Resources and Citations

  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 365
  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996