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New SPARTAN Linear Spigot Mount

SPARTAN Linear is now available as a spigot mount variant. With an integrated spigot bracket, the new products are designed to fit poles up to 42mm in diameter and are fully shrouded for environmental protection. SPARTAN Linear Spigot Mount is available in both standard and emergency variants, ideal for new installations or to retrofit existing fluorescent luminaires, providing high performance, reliable, White-Light illumination. SPARTAN Linear Spigot Mount, like the rest of the SPARTAN range, offers a unique modular design. Whereby, key components such as the terminal block and PSU module... Read More

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Application Focus: Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

Pharmaceutical manufacturing may not be one of the first industries which comes to mind when thinking about typical uses for hazardous area equipment, but in reality, large parts of modern pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities are classified as zoned hazardous areas. Raytec has been involved in a number of pharmaceutical projects over the years, and in our latest application focus, we share some of our experiences and identify some of the key things to consider when specifying luminaires for these types of environments.  Download our application guide to find out more. 

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We’re Hiring! Business Development Manager – Scotland

We’re looking for a full-time Business Development Manager to cover external sales in the Scotland region. This role will suit someone who has previous experience in Business Development, a knowledge and understanding of LED Lighting and ATEX requirements, and is looking for exciting progression opportunities in their career. Contact us for more information! Explore job description here https://www.raytecled.com/downloads/Raytec_-_Job_Specification_-Business_Development_Manager_-_Scotland.docx Why choose Raytec? Explore our candidate pack to see all the qualities, values and perks Raytec has to offer.

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Webinar – UKCA: Everything You Need to Know

With the UK officially leaving the EU, the UKCA mark has been introduced for any hazardous area products being sold into the UK. In our latest webinar, we discuss what the changes mean and how they could affect you if you’re using hazardous area products in the UK, or if you’re purchasing them from a UK manufacturer. We also take you through what we’ve been doing at Raytec in response to the latest certification criteria, and the changes you can expect to see on SPARTAN LED luminaires in the coming... Read More


New UKCA Certification

With the UK officially leaving the EU, did you know that ATEX certification has been replaced by the ‘UKCA’ mark for any manufacturer looking to sell hazardous area products into the UK? At Raytec, we work closely with our UK notified body, Eurofins CML, to ensure our hazardous area certificates are constantly updated and tested to the latest edition of the standards. This has allowed Raytec to be one of the first manufacturers to obtain UKCA certificate numbers. The new certificates will be incorporated into SPARTAN luminaires over the coming... Read More

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Looking Back On 2020

What a year it has been! If you had asked us what we thought 2020 would look like this time last year, I don’t think any of us could have predicted it. That being said, Raytec’s family-orientated and hardworking culture has really helped us through a very tough year, and overall, we are ending the year positively. We are proud of the team we have here, and we are looking forward to the New Year – after a well-earned Christmas break of course! Before then, here is a roundup of... Read More


Raytec Ex-Men – Specifying Lighting for Hazardous Areas

The Raytec Ex-Men are our team of hazardous area experts, here to tackle your Ex lighting queries. Watch our brand new Q&A event, where the Raytec Ex-Men answer questions around specifying lighting for hazardous areas. If you need more information, email our experts athazsales@raytecled.com (Raytec Global) or ushazsales@raytecled.com (Raytec Americas).   


SPARTAN Flood Transforms Visibility Across Coiled Tubing Unit

Raytec Ex lighting has transformed the visibility on a trailer-mounted coiled tubing unit (CTU). Working with American distributor Carlton-Bates (CBC), on a project designed out of Fort Worth, Texas, USA and shipped overseas by National Oilwell Varco (NOV) SPARTAN Zone 2 LED low voltage floodlighting have been installed. CTUs are used to transport coiled tubing to and from well sites and support their downhole operations. The SPARTAN flood luminaires have increased visibility on the trailer for night-time operations. As such, routine maintenance on the illuminated structure can be carried out at regular intervals. Challenges... Read More


Raytec Launch New SPARTAN C1D1 and C1D2 Products

We are delighted to introduce a new range of SPARTAN products with C1D1 and C1D2 approval exclusively for the North American market. Complimenting the ATEX and IECEX approved SPARTAN range, the new products offer flexible and versatile hazardous area solutions for Linear and Bay lighting, and are also available as industrial variants. With a comprehensive range of mounting and accessory options, broad voltage input range of up to 480VAC, alongside special variants in the range the SPARTAN product family has a solution for almost any problem. SPARTAN AR, MR &... Read More

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Application Focus: Lighting for Distilleries

Distilleries are one of the more interesting and unique applications where the use of hazardous area lighting is required. Often doubling up as a tourist attraction, they present a unique challenge where lighting must be functional, aesthetically pleasing, and in-keeping with the existing architecture of the building. Raytec have been involved in a number of distillery projects over the years, and in our latest Application Focus, we share some of our experiences and identify some of the key things to consider when specifying luminaires for these types of environments.