Raytec LED | Blog

11/09/2019
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New Spanish Product Overview Guide

We’re pleased to share our new Spanish Product Overview Guide which outlines every product in the Raytec Hazardous range. Having this guide in Spanish opens up the Spanish market and makes it easier to choose/ specify the correct luminaire. Combined with key details and technical specification, this tool gives you all the product information you need. All luminaires are also categorised by product group and zone meaning you can quickly locate which product you need.

29/08/2019
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Source Lumens vs. Delivered Lumens

When selecting a luminaire for use in a hazardous area, there are lots of different factors to consider. The lumen output (or power) of the luminaire, is one of these important considerations.  But are all lumen output figures comparable? In this article, we explore the difference between ‘source lumens’ and ‘delivered lumens’. Source lumens: The ‘source lumens’ value is the total amount of light the luminaire emits at source, before it is transmitted through any lens or diffuser. Lumens are lost with every reflection, refraction or absorption through each material... Read More

29/08/2019
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SPARTAN Boosts Working Conditions at Pharmaceutical Plant

Raytec’s SPARTAN Linear luminaires have transformed working conditions at Piramal Pharma Solutions in Morpeth, UK, significantly reducing operating costs in the process. The pharmaceutical company is part of a global group which provides services across the drug life cycle; from drug discovery and development, to the manufacturing of drug substances and drug products. In one particular production area, Piramal had previously installed a number of Zone 1 4x5ft fluorescent luminaires, but were experiencing insufficient light levels and issues with the fluorescent tubes being prone to degradation (meaning frequent maintenance was... Read More

28/08/2019
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How to Save Money with Maintenance Friendly Ex Lighting

Maintaining lighting in a hazardous area environment can sometimes be a challenging task that costs precious time and money. Considering some of the biggest maintenance challenges, in this White-Paper we explore how luminaires are designed differently depending on the manufacturer, and why choosing the correct luminaire for your project can help to reduce costs. Download the full White-Paper to find out more.

22/08/2019

Offshore Europe Is Around the Corner – We’ll Be There

We are excited to be exhibiting at Offshore Europe, Aberdeen at the beginning of September 2019, Hall 3 Stand 3A61! The Raytec team will be there showcasing our latest LED hazardous lighting innovations, including our SPARTAN Intelligent Emergency luminaires. This front-line technology features an innovative automatic testing function, taking safety and performance of emergency lighting 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. Date:  3rd – 6th September 2019 Hall: 3 Stand: Stand 3A61... Read More

24/07/2019
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EIC Awards: Raytec Named as Finalist for Intelligent Emergency

We’re excited to announce that our Intelligent Emergency luminaires have been shortlisted as a finalist in the 2019 EIC (Energy Industries Council) National Awards for the Technology category. Emergency Ex lighting plays a crucial role in maintaining the safety in a hazardous area environment when an emergency scenario occurs. At Raytec, we knew it was imperative that we created a product that checks and indicates the health of the luminaire effectively, lowering maintenance costs and time spent maintaining a luminaire. Our SPARTAN Intelligent Emergency products feature an innovative automatic testing... Read More

23/07/2019
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Free CPD Webinar: A Guide to Replacing Fluorescent Ex Lighting with LED

VIEW WEBINAR RECORDING Join our latest CPD accredited webinar now and discover how to replace your existing fluorescent with an LED fitting using half the power you thought you needed, but still maintain the benefits of a retrofit solution with the same dimensions, fixing centres and cable entries. The webinar will cover the latest advice on; – Retrofit LED solutions and how to replace existing fluorescent’s – Practical considerations: brackets, glands and cable – The amount of power you can save by moving to LED – How to replace a 2x36W... Read More

23/07/2019
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The 3 Benefits of Intelligent Emergency

Intelligent emergency products feature an innovative automatic random testing function, taking safety and performance of emergency luminaires to the next level. Featuring a microprocessor programmed to automatically cycle the batteries, the products perform three different testing procedures to ensure the luminaire is operating correctly and the emergency battery system is functioning at it’s optimum. But what do these LED indicators mean? Watch our video to find out! EXPLORE RANGE

05/07/2019
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OGA Interview 2019 – Tom Richardson

Watch OGV Energy’s interview with our Tom Richardson, Hazardous Sales Executive, during the OGA 2019. Discussions cover our full range of globally-certified, SPARTAN Ex luminaires. SPARTAN changes the way we look at lighting for hazardous area environments, providing the easiest installation and servicing, whilst combining huge energy and maintenance savings with the highest level of performance and reliability. EXPLORE SPARTAN RANGE 

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