What do you mean by UV stabilized & UV Resistant?

Q. What is the difference between UV Stabilized and UV Resistant?
A.
UV Stabilized means they have added a stabilizer to the resin to allow it to protect the substance from the long-term degradation from UV light. UV stabilizers work by absorbing or screening out UV radiation and preventing damage.
UV Resistant materials by nature resists UV rays and prevent UV degradation.
Article Title:
What do you mean by UV stabilized & UV Resistant?
Article Summary:
Understanding the difference in UV ratings.
Article Date:
5/16/2003
Article ID:
601
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