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18/06/2019

Maintaining Ex Lighting: Modular vs Sealed for Life – Part 4

Part 1 – Modular vs. Sealed for Life – What’s the Difference? Part 2 – Modular vs. Sealed for Life – Downtime Part 3 – Modular vs. Sealed for Life – Environmental In this four-part series we’ve compared ‘modular’ and ‘sealed for life’ LED Ex luminaires, and considered how the design and certification of these different manufacturing methods impact how easily maintenance can be carried out. In this final installment we consider cost. Using the same offshore scenario for context, how will the long-term maintenance of a sealed for life... Read More

17/06/2019
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SPARTAN Linear Mounting & Accessories Guide

Did you know SPARTAN Linear is available with a range dedicated bracket solutions to suit multiple wall, ceiling and pole mount configurations? A range of accessories are available to tailor SPARTAN Linear luminaires to any hazardous area installation requirement. A range of dedicated bracket solutions are available to suit multiple floor, ceiling and pole mount configurations. Our mounting and accessories guide provides a useful overview of all mounting solutions, as well as our range of accessories including bespoke lens options and protective kits. Download now to discover the full range.... Read More

14/06/2019

We’re Exhibiting at OGA!

We will be exhibiting at OGA Malaysia, stand 5805, from 18th-20th June 2019. The Raytec team will be there to discuss our latest LED hazardous lighting innovations, including our Intelligent Emergency luminaires. This cutting-edge technology features an innovative automatic testing function, taking safety and performance of emergency to the next level. All intelligent emergency luminaires are capable of up to 100% light output, whilst continuing to provide the same level of performance. Come and visit us to discuss how we can help you with your hazardous area lighting needs. Date:... Read More

30/05/2019
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Maintaining Ex Lighting: Modular vs Sealed for Life – Part 3

Part 1 – Modular vs. Sealed for Life – What’s the Difference? Part 2 – Modular vs. Sealed for Life – Downtime In this four-part series, we compare ‘modular’ and ‘sealed for life’ LED Ex luminaires, and how the design and certification of these different methods impacts how easily maintenance can be carried out. In this third part, knowing that a sealed for life luminaire must be returned to the manufacturer for maintenance, we consider the environmental impact; an increasing global concern. Sealed for Life Luminaire Once the luminaire eventually... Read More

02/05/2019
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New White-Paper: How to Save Money with Maintenance Friendly Ex Lighting

Our new White-Paper is the ultimate guide to maintaining lighting in a hazardous area environment. Considering some of the biggest maintenance challenges, we explore how luminaire’s are designed differently, and why choosing the correct luminaire for your project can help to reduce costs. In this free, in-depth guide we look at; • How much maintenance does an Ex luminaire require? • What makes a luminaire easy to maintain? • How to reduce maintenance costs and downtime? • How to overcome problems with restricted access? • Hidden costs behind warranties

02/05/2019

We’re at OTC Houston Next Week!

We will be exhibiting at OTC Houston, stand 1639-d from 6th-9th May 2019. We will be exhibiting our latest LED hazardous lighting technology, including our ‘Intelligent’ emergency luminaires. This LED innovation features an automatic testing function, that checks the battery and the health status of the luminaires.  Raytec Intelligent emergency luminaires can maintain 100% light output during testing, whilst continuing to provide the same level of performance. Come and visit us to discuss how we can help you with your hazardous area lighting needs. Date: 6th– 9th May 2019 Stand: Stand 1639-d Location: NRG... Read More

30/04/2019
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Maintaining Ex Lighting: Modular vs Sealed for Life – Part 2

Part 1 – Modular vs. Sealed for Life – What’s the Difference? In this four-part series, we compare ‘modular’ and ‘sealed for life’ LED Ex luminaires, and how the design and certification of these different approaches impacts how easily maintenance can be carried out. In this second part, we look at how the design affects downtime during a common maintenance procedure. Let’s consider this in the context of a real scenario; Application: Offshore, Oil Rig Scenario: A luminaire installed on the rig has failed and is no longer providing light... Read More

11/04/2019
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Webinar Recording: How to Save Money with Maintenance Friendly Ex Lighting

How much could you save by selecting a luminaire which is designed to be easy to maintain? In this recent webinar, we provided some of the answers and looked at some of the hidden costs behind; Routine maintenance checks Unplanned maintenance Warranty and return procedures Lifetime installation Environmental considerations Watch our webinar recording to find out more.

19/03/2019

Maintaining Ex Lighting: Modular vs Sealed for Life – Part 1

Part 1 – What’s the Difference? In this 4-part series, we compare ‘modular’ and ‘sealed for life’ LED Ex luminaires, and how the design and certification of these different approaches impacts how easily maintenance can be carried out. In this first instalment, we’ll look at what we actually mean by ‘modular’ and ‘sealed for life’ and identify the key differences in how these solutions have been designed. Maintenance is an important consideration for lighting in hazardous areas. It is required to ensure the luminaires are compliant and are operating at... Read More

18/03/2019

New Webinar: How to Save Money with Maintenance Friendly Ex Lighting

When installing new hazardous area lighting, cost is an important consideration. But how much thought do you give to the longer term ownership costs, and critically, the cost of maintaining the installation? How much could you actually save by selecting a luminaire which is designed to be easy to maintain? In this free webinar, we’ll provide some of the answers and look at some of the hidden costs behind; Routine maintenance checks Unplanned maintenance Warranty and return procedures Lifetime installation Environmental considerations   We have two sessions taking place on 10th... Read More