Retrobright ozone method

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Re: Retrobright ozone method

Post by exxos » Thu Apr 26, 2018 9:08 pm

I've had Ozone in my US cleaner for over a hour now, heater at 60c, ozone going in 10mins every half hour ish. I don't think its going to do anything.

The only other thing is just to forget the ozone and try heating up the proxide I got last year in my US cleaner to see if that does anything or not.
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Re: Retrobright ozone method

Post by stephen_usher » Thu Apr 26, 2018 9:17 pm

I guess wetting the surface of the plastic whilst the ozone is passed over the surface might help (along with a powerful UV source to catalyse the reaction. It needs the photons to boost the electrons into the higher energy shells to allow the reaction to take place.

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Re: Retrobright ozone method

Post by exxos » Thu Apr 26, 2018 9:42 pm

stephen_usher wrote:
Thu Apr 26, 2018 9:17 pm
I guess wetting the surface of the plastic whilst the ozone is passed over the surface might help (along with a powerful UV source to catalyse the reaction. It needs the photons to boost the electrons into the higher energy shells to allow the reaction to take place.
I will see if I can find a small UV light of some sort and try the ozone again.. I don't think we get enough UV from the sun in the UK for any of this to work.
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Re: Retrobright ozone method

Post by Neffers » Fri Apr 27, 2018 12:00 am

I don't think we get enough UV from the sun in the UK for any of this to work.
What are you talking about? Summer is the best day of the year...
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Re: Retrobright ozone method

Post by exxos » Fri Apr 27, 2018 1:12 pm

Neffers wrote:
Fri Apr 27, 2018 12:00 am
What are you talking about? Summer is the best day of the year...
:lolbig: True!
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Re: Retrobright ozone method

Post by exxos » Fri Apr 27, 2018 1:14 pm

I took this out of my US cleaner this morning, so it had been actually soaking in there overnight, I don't know if that had any effect or not..

It does look tiny bit lighter in shade... But it was a lot of effort and time for basically minimal results..

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