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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.


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


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


Intelligent Emergency Luminaire’s Recognised at HazardEx Awards

We were delighted to attend the HazardEx awards last week where Raytec were awarded ‘Highly Commended’ in the Technical Innovation category. It was our Intelligent Emergency luminaire which won the votes, thanks to the automatic self-test function which helps to improve safety and reliability of emergency lighting installations. Barry Thompson (Director of Hazardous Area Division), Lee Westwood (Area Sales Manager) and Andy Oliver (Area Sales Manager) all attended the event, describing it as a success. Barry told us, “HazardEx was a great networking event and we were delighted to be... Read More


How Dust Certified Ex Luminaires Can Save You Money

If you work with applications where there is a risk of explosion due to the presence of dust, you should be aware of the need to use specialist equipment which is appropriate for use in these environments. Any lighting installed should be certified to Zone 20, Zone 21 or Zone 22 standards, depending on the level of risk. Selecting the most suitable luminaire for these applications can ultimately save you money. Before we look at how, let’s take a look between the differences between gases and dusts. Gas and Dust... Read More


Make Maintenance Easier with a Remote PSU

High Power Flood and Bay’s unique modular design with removable PSU module allows for the most flexible installation, easy access and servicing throughout the products life. The PSU can be located remotely from the light engine, all wiring and serviceable parts can be positioned at an easy to access location making installation, servicing and inspection quicker and easier. Watch our video to learn more. In addition, to discover more about the benefits of a remote PSU, read our article here. To discuss how a remote PSU can benefit your project, call us... Read More


SPARTAN Breathes New Life into Dublin Cemetery

When you think of hazardous areas, there might be a few different applications or industries which come to mind; offshore drilling rigs, onshore refineries, pharmaceutical or petrochemical. Cemeteries though, are probably not one of the first applications which jump to mind! A recent project however saw Raytec’s Zone 2 SPARTAN luminaires installed in a cemetery in Dublin, Ireland, which is also a popular tourist destination. The cemetery is home to the tallest round tower in Ireland and attracts thousands of tourists every year; with multiple exhibits, six landing platforms and... Read More


3 Benefits of Mounting a PSU Remotely

Hazardous areas are complicated environments for any installation; extra measures need to be taken in order to establish a safe and efficient lighting installation. One way to increase flexibility in these applications is to choose a luminaires featuring a modular design with a removable PSU (Power Supply Unit) module. In this article, we explore the three biggest benefits; Ease of access Luminaires with a modular design and removable PSU modules, such as Raytec’s SPARTAN High Power Flood and Bay, allow the PSU to be mounted remotely, up to 100m away... Read More


Intelligent Emergency Products Nominated for Hazardex Award

Raytec are delighted to announce that we have been nominated for the Hazardex 2019 Technical Innovation award, for our Intelligent Emergency luminaires. Last year we were thrilled to launch our new range of ‘Intelligent’ emergency products, available on SPARTAN Linear and Bulkhead ranges. Intelligent Emergency products feature an innovative automatic testing function and maintain 100% output in emergency mode, taking emergency performance to the next level! To learn more about our Intelligent Emergency luminaires read our article.       VOTING WILL CLOSE AT MIDNIGHT (GMT) 6/2/19 Email events@imlgroup.co.uk with Haz19... Read More


Come and Visit Us at EGYPS 19

We will be exhibiting at EGYPS for the first time, hall 1 stand 2G40 from 11th-13th February 2019. We will be discussing our latest LED hazardous lighting technology, including our Intelligent Emergency luminaires. This cutting-edge technology features an innovative automatic testing function and are capable of up to 100% light output in an emergency situation. Our luminaries offer a unique modular design which makes access and maintenance easy. Come and visit us to discuss how we can help you with your hazardous area lighting needs. Date: 11th– 13th February 2019 Stand: Hall... Read More