Just Add Sunlight

Products crafted for a path to brighter futures.

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What We Offer

Key reasons to choose Sunlight Charge Products

Peace of Mind

Augmenting or replacing the lighting in your home can greatly improve your quality of life. Our products are designed to solve the difficulties of insufficient lighting.

Peace of Mind

Affordable Quality

Made in Japan from reliable materials under strict quality control. And to truly brighten lives, we strive to streamline this production for the lowest cost to our customers.

Quality

Zero Maintenance

Durable semi-permanent products requiring no power or batteries to provide overnight illumination. Just add sunlight. No electronics or moving parts means no maintenance!

Zero Maintenance
Dependable Quality for Peace of Mind and Easier Living.

Products

The current Sunlight Charge line of products.

Clear Case Series

Portable Convenience

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Panel Series

Great for Outdoor Spaces

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Rope and Post Series

Perfect for Safety Lighting

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The Sunlight Charge Advantage

Features that help us outshine the competition

Our products serve a slightly different purpose than other low-cost and renenwable energy lighting such as kerosene or solar lanterns, yet we offer several unique advantages over those and other lighting sources:


Big savings over time.

No power, fuel, or battery usage, and no mechanical parts to replace. We deliver long-lasting quality, and design for affordability.

Health and Safety Benefits.

Other low-cost lighting such as kerosene lamps and candles can cause burns, fire, and toxic chemical inhalation, but our products are heatless, electricity-free, and perfectly safe.

Robust durability

Semi-permanent materials that will stand up to any number of tasks and purposes.

Multipurpose

Suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. Convenient for both personal lighting and public security guidance.

The Science of Sunlight Charge

Learn more about the science that makes our products possible.

How Phosphorescence Works

This diagram illustrates the basic mechanism for Sunlight Charge produtcs, and phosphorescent materials in general.

phosphorescent illumination mechanism

Frequently Asked Questions

about how Sunlight Charge products work.
  • What is phosphorescence?
  • Phosphorescence is a material property of some chemical compounds allowing them to absorb light, which is then stored and re-emitted as luminescent light. Phosphorescent material is commonly called "glow-in-the-dark."
  • Are Sunlight Charge products different from glow-in-the-dark toys?
  • The short answer is "No." However, recent phosphorescent products use a newer material, strontium aluminate, which glows brighter and longer than older materials. Sunlight Charge products use a recent Japanese-made version of this pigment which holds a longer afterglow. Similar materials are now used for emergency exit signs at US federal facilities, now mandatory after the events of September 11.
  • Do the products need bright sunlight to store energy?
  • No. Direct sunlight is more efficient, but our products can also absorb light from indirect light or indoor lighting. Direct sunlight provides a fully-charged product in about 20 minutes. Depending on lighting conditions, other light sources may take up to 1 hour to fully charge. But remember that phosphorescent products are always "on", so it is best to either charge just before using, or continue charging throughout the day while not in use.
  • How long does the light last and how bright is it?
  • Our long afterglow pigment can glow brighter and up to 10 times longer than other phosphorescent pigments. Phosphorescent pigments all gradually dim over several hours as they emit energy. Our quality material maintains high brightness for 1 hour, and continues to emit gradually dimming light up to 12 hours.
  • Can the products be used outdoors?
  • Yes. Our products contain only phosphorescent mineral material and plastic, so they are safe to use indoors, outdoors, or even in water. Unless the glowing area is dirt-covered or damaged, it will continue storing and emitting light semi-permanently.
  • Do the products contain any harmful materials?
  • No, our products contain no hazardous metals or radioactive substances. But as with most plastics, you should not ingest or burn the material.

Inspiring Ideas

for using Sunlight Charge products

Rather than try to tell you what our products can do, we'll let you see for yourself some of the many ways that Sunlight Charge could help brighten up your life.
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Panel for Outdoor Guidance
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Clear Case for Personal Safety
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Panel for Direction Guidance
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Clear Case for Home Lighting
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Clear Case for Home Lighting
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Panel for Indoor/Outdoor Lighting
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Clear Case for Personal Lighting
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Panel for Decorative Lighting

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We welcome all enquiries

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