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30/04/2020
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Application Focus: Lighting for Offshore Wind Farms

With continuous exposure to salt, wind and water, offshore wind farms represent a challenging environment for lighting. Specifying a quality, heavy-duty luminaire that is capable of withstanding these elements, is critical. In our latest guide we look at: • The locations, on and around wind turbines, where lighting is required• The challenges of an offshore environment and using a smart specification to overcome them• Other key considerations when specifying lighting for offshore wind farms Download our application guide below.

30/04/2020
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SPARTAN High-Power Flood: Designed With Your Application in Mind

Do you need a high-performing floodlight with increased flexibility? The SPARTAN High-Power Flood delivers a highly reliable, White-Light solution with DALI dimming capabilities. The luminaire’s unique modular design with removable PSU, makes access for maintenance procedures easier and more cost effective. Watch our new video to find out more about SPARTAN High-Power Flood, or explore the range online here.

30/04/2020

Ex e vs. Ex d: Which Protection Method Is Right for You?

When specifying a luminaire for use in a hazardous area, one of the most important things to consider is certification. In simple terms, the luminaire needs to be approved to an appropriate level, based on the environment in which it is being installed. If your site has been designated as Zone 1 hazardous area, you will need to specify a luminaire which has been approved to Zone 1 standards. Beyond this, it’s also important to look at the method of protection used during certification; this can have a significant impact... Read More

02/04/2020
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Our Response to COVID-19

As everyone continues to adapt to COVID-19 across the world, we want to let you know that Raytec are still here for your LED lighting requirements. We’re Open for Business – Our factory remains open for business and although we are operating with reduced numbers, we continue to receive, build and ship new orders. Protecting Our People – Following the government guidelines, where possible staff are working from home and careful safety measures are being followed by those still coming in to work. Prioritising Critical Orders – While supporting our... Read More

27/03/2020
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Webinar Recording: GRP, or not GRP?

GRP enclosures are commonplace with traditional fluorescent fittings, but how well suited are they to more modern LED alternatives? In this webinar, we cover this, as well other design differences, and consider how they impact an end user in relation to cost and day to day operation. • Differences in housing design and how it impacts performance. • Using a smart specification to overcome application specific risks, such as UV exposure and chemical attack. • Identifying whether a Linear luminaire is easy to install and maintain. • How to compare... Read More

20/03/2020

COVID-19: Important Information for Our Customers

As we continue to monitor the situation with the COVID-19 outbreak, we want to assure our customers that Raytec are taking measures to ensure our people are protected, while continuing to provide the highest possible level of support to our customers. How We’re Dealing With It We have made several adjustments to ensure the safety and well-being of our team members, customers, and society. This is our top priority. Our factory is still open for business, and while we are operating with reduced numbers, we continue to receive, build, and... Read More

27/02/2020
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SPARTAN Bulkhead: The Features You Need to Know

Do you need a compact luminaire with industry leading reliability, durability and performance? Then our SPARTAN Bulkhead offers the perfect solution for you. The Bulkhead range comprises of a compact, low profile design, which is ideal for applications with restricted space. With advanced ‘Intelligent Emergency’ features, you will never be left without light in an emergency situation. Explore the Bulkhead range here.

27/02/2020
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New Webinar: GRP, or not GRP?

VIEW WEBINAR RECORDING In this FREE to attend webinar we’ll compare the different hazardous area LED Linear solutions available on the market today. GRP enclosures are commonplace with traditional fluorescent fittings, but how well suited are they to more modern LED alternatives? We’ll cover this, as well other design differences, and consider how they impact an end user in relation to cost and day to day operation. • Differences in housing design and how it impacts performance.• Using a smart specification to overcome application specific risks, such as UV exposure... Read More

27/02/2020
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Raytec Triumph in HazardEx Awards

We’re delighted to announce that Raytec have won the HazardEx 2020 award for ‘Best Customer Service’ for our Lighting Design service. Lighting Design is a core part of our customer service and brings any installation to life. Providing a visual representation allows the client to see exactly where the light is targeted before any lighting is installed. We provide dedicated 1-to-1 support throughout the entire process to ensure our customer has the best guidance. David Lambert (Managing Director) and Barry Thompson (Director of Hazardous Area Division), attended the event and... Read More

28/01/2020
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Raytec Deliver Sophisticated LED Lighting Solution for Port Moresby Power Station

Raytec Ex lighting has transformed a 58-megawatt grid connected power plant, located near Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea. Working with Australian distributor Pacific Automation, and leading Australian engineering and construction company Clough (in consortium with Wartsila) SPARTAN LED Ex luminaries, including High-Power Floodlights, High-Power Bays, Linears and Bulkheads, have been installed on-site. The plant’s preliminary lighting design could be improved in terms of eliminating inefficiencies in both its carbon footprint and ongoing maintenance. Raytec completed a site wide lighting design for a hazardous area and industrial lighting upgrade, that... Read More