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  • Q How do glow sticks work?

    A The glow sticks are made up of four components. The first is the outer plastic tube which holds everything together. The second is the fluid you can see moving around in the plastic tube. The third is the glass tube which floats freely in the fluid and the fourth component is the fluid inside the glass tube.
    So in order to make the glow sticks glow, you must bend the outer plastic tube enough so that the inner glass tube breaks, then the two chemical fluids can mix together to create the chemical reaction and glow finally.

  • Q Can you take off the glow sticks once they have been activated?

    A No, once it’s activated, the glow stick will glow until the chemical reaction is finished. 
  • Q Does the temperature affect the glow?

    A Yes, the warmer the temperature, the brighter the glow stick will glow. Meanwhile, the high temperature will also shorten the chemical reaction time and the glowing time. If the glow stick is kept in colder place, the reaction time will be longer, which means it will glow longer.

  • Q Are glow sticks waterproof?

    A Yes, they even can be used underwater for scuba diving.

  • Q How should I store un-activated glow sticks?

    A Glow sticks should be stored in a cool and dark place with their original container. Don’t expose to open flame, high temperature or direct sunlight. Heat and humidity will shorten the shelf life of the glow sticks.

  • Q How long is the shelf life of glow sticks?

    A It depends on the package. Items in foil package will last for up to 4 years while bulk items (no foil package) will last for over 2 years.

  • Q How long do glow sticks glow for?

    A Glow sticks can glow from 6 to 48 hours depending on the package and the temperature.

  • Q How can I do if the chemical fluid is sprinkled on the clothing or skin?

    A With normal use of glow stick, this will not happen. But if you happen to puncture the glow stick and get it in your clothing or skin. Don’t worry, simply rinse with clean water. If it’s dried, it may cause a stain on the clothing but no damage to your skin.

  • Q How can I get the samples?

    A If you prefer some kinds of glow stick products and need the samples to learn more, please send us by email mxx@lightstick.net with the following information:
    A: The colors and the quantity of the items you need
    B. Shipping information: including company name, post code, phone number and the detailed address.
    C. Freight payment

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