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28/07/2020

Raytec Live: Drop in Sessions (Ex e vs. Ex d)

The Raytec Live Drop-in Sessions is our brand new webinar mini-series. Over three webinars, we’ll be comparing types of certification, luminaire design, and providing some top tips on things to consider when specifying lighting. In our first webinar, we compared Ex e and Ex d certification and the impacts these different protection methods have on an end-user. Watch the recording below.

08/07/2020
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New Raytec Live: Drop-in Sessions

The Raytec Live Drop-in Sessions is our brand new webinar mini-series. Join us over three dates where we’ll be discussing a range of key topics around lighting for hazardous areas; we’ll be comparing types of certification, luminaire design, and providing some top tips on things to consider when specifying lighting. You’ll also have the opportunity to take part in a live Q&A where one of our experts will be on hand to answer your questions. In our first webinar, we will be comparing Ex e and Ex d certification and... Read More

04/06/2020
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Hazardous Area Wellglass vs. Bay

Wellglass and bay lighting solutions are commonplace in hazardous areas. Both solutions are typically used across similar applications; warehouses, storage facilities, and others which require general illumination over large, open areas. So, what are the differences between the two types of luminaire, and is one better than the other? This is something we’ll try answer in this article, but simply put, wellglass luminaires tend to be based on a traditional design using conventional lighting technology (such as metal-halide or high-pressure sodium), whereas bay luminaires tend to be based on a... Read More

02/06/2020
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New Webinar: Hands-on with SPARTAN Linear

SPARTAN Linear offers the ideal solution for new installations, or as a retrofit for existing fluorescent luminaires. Our latest webinar gives you a hands-on demonstration of SPARTAN Linear. We walk you through all the key features, and show you how easy it is to install and maintain. Our experts also answer product questions with a Q&A session. Watch the recording here.

02/06/2020
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SPARTAN Bulkhead & Flood Mounting & Accessories Guide

Did you know SPARTAN Flood and Bulkhead are available with a range of dedicated bracketry? A range of accessories are available to tailor SPARTAN Bulkhead and Flood luminaires to any hazardous area installation requirement. Our Mounting and Accessories Guide provides a useful overview of all mounting solutions to suit multiple wall, ceiling and floor mount configurations. The guide also covers accessories including bespoke exit sign and sand blast shield kits. Download now to discover the full range.

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