Luming Powder - Japan BGW9 Super Lume
This is our most recommended BGW9 lume for DIY projects. The performance of this lume is comparable to the Swiss Tritec Super-Luminova BGW9 A grade, but only at a fraction of the cost. This Japanese variant of BGW9 has a slightly greener hue when compared to the Swiss Super-Luminova BGW9. Some members of our editorial team actually prefer this color.
A very close variant of this formula is the well-known Lumibrite utilized by Seiko. Follow our guide below to achieve a watch that can out-shine most Seiko Watches.
Product code: BGW9
Lume initial brightness: 8/10
Sustained performance: 8/10
Lume characteristic: Standard charging speed, balanced decay curve.
Color code: BGW9
Body color: off-white
How to lume hands and dial:
In this video, we’ll outline every step involved in the luming process, from getting the ingredients required, to how to prepare the lume compound, and finally to the proper application of the lume compound onto the hands and dials.