How long will Trijicon night sights last?
No, you can’t. The tritium that is in the lamps of your sights has a half-life of 12 years, meaning you can expect your sights to gradually dim.
Are Trijicon night sights safe?
There is no danger from a tritium night sight resting upon a person. Tritium (3H) used in night sights, and in glow-in-the-dark watches and exit signs, is a radioactive material that only emits a very weak beta particle.
Are Trijicon sights radioactive?
Because the tritium night sights are in contained sights, there is no risk for radiation exposure. To be noted, tritium molecules can travel just 6mm in air before losing their radioactive charge.
Is AmeriGlo made by Trijicon?
Trijicon has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire AmeriGlo, a leading supplier of U.S. made night sights. The acquisition is expected to be complete within 30 to 60 days. “The AmeriGlo brand is a natural fit for us,” said Trijicon President Stephen Bindon.
What kind of night sight does Trijicon have?
Trijicon HD™ Night Sights are a self-luminous, three-dot night sight set that features a highly visible photoluminescent paint outline to quicken sight acquisition, along with a “U” notch rear sight that’s angled and serrated to reduce glare and aid in front-sight focus.
What makes a Trijicon gas lamp so special?
Tritium gas lamps are contained within protective aluminum cylinders and have additional silicone rubber cushioning. Each Trijicon® tritium lamp is capped with a sapphire jewel that helps evenly distribute the light and also acts as an additional layer of protection from puncture and cleaning solvents.
How does glow in the dark work on Trijicon?
Glow-in-the-dark, photoluminescent-painted front outline combines with a “U” notch rear and black-painted rear outlines to quickly draw your eye to the front post in all lighting conditions. Steeply hooked front surface to assist in an emergency, one-handed slide manipulation.