sushant wrote:syed.ali wrote:sushant wrote:Normal aluminium tape or foil will work as a diffuser rather than a reflector. Instead using white paint will give you better results.
?? i didnt quit get the logic, how come plain aluminium foil act as s diffuser and not work better than white paint. Please ellborate
this is due to the irregular surface of the unfinished sheet. the reflector need to have a very smooth and even surface which is not the case with the sheet we are talking about. here is a reference, probably this will clear your doubts http://www.anomet.com/reflective_aluminum.html
here is another link http://forum.grasscity.com/absolute-beginners/1168583-what-reflective-materials-can-i-use-my-grow-room-guide.html
just found on random search
Hi Sushant, are we as members allowed to point to articles on other forums? To my knowledge we are not to provide references to discussions on other forums. I was told this by a member of a different forum in which i am a member too.