Which light wattage is best for exposing photoresist film for sandcarving?

An important factor in choosing the right light to expose photoresist film is the wattage of the bulb. In the early days, we operated with 15-watt bulbs, but later found that 20-watt bulbs work better. You can find that information directly on your light bulb. This is good to know if you need a replacement bulb.

   —Professional Glass Consultant

Ruth Jan 2018

Ruth Dobbins

With over 40 years in the glass business, Ruth Dobbins offers experience in all glass-etching techniques as well as in fused and cast glass. Ruth holds a master’s degree in art and has been a partner in an art glass wholesale supply and studio company in Europe, which also placed great emphasis on a training program, before joining forces with her late husband Norm. You can reach Ruth by email at [email protected] or by phone at 505-473-9203.

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