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Planning Coolant and tubing color mixes

Discussion in 'Modding' started by FOReVER_NOOB, 11 Nov 2010.


    FOReVER_NOOB What's a Dremel?

    10 Nov 2010
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    Does anybody have pics where UV reactive coolant and tubing colors are mixed?

    For example... UV green tubing with UV purple coolant.
  2. mvagusta

    mvagusta Did a skid that went for two weeks.

    24 Dec 2006
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    I just noticed this now.

    The colors will mix to create a darker color. Red coolant in red tubing will create a darker red, and green tubing with purple coolant would create a dark color, something like brown I expect - the exact shade depends how dark and what color balance the green and purple are.

    If you mix light however, the opposite would happen. The colors add to create a brighter light. Two red lights mixed together create a brighter and lighter shade of red, and a green light mixed with a purple light could create a fairly bright and light color, something like an off white/light tan/cream color, but again the resulting colors all depend on the exact color balance and intensity of each color used.
  3. Mat-O

    Mat-O What's a Dremel?

    14 Nov 2010
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    Yes, they are both coloured filters essentially, so it should go dark or even opaque. For example, a green filter would take away everything except the green light. Put that through a red filter and it should be blocked out entirely.

    Not sure if the UV would make a difference. Could you get some small samples of tubing companies for an online shop? Try for yourself, although I think the results may be disappointing.
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