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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 DOWNLOAD... Read More

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? (LINK) 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... 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

04/03/2019

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

19/02/2019
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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

18/02/2019
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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

18/02/2019
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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