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29/10/2019

11 SPARTAN’s You Didn’t Know About

At Raytec, we pride ourselves on flexibility and being able to meet the many demands of our customers. This has led us to developing several bespoke products – many of which you might not have known existed. Take a look at our latest guide and explore some of the more specialist products in the SPARTAN range, as well as some unique features which might help you in your next project.

28/10/2019
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Is Your Zone 2 Luminaire Compliant?

There are many factors to consider when specifying a hazardous area luminaire; light-output, colour temperature, emergency performance, to name a few, but how much consideration is given towards a luminaire’s certification? As well as checking the manufacturers QAN and QAR, to ensure they are authorized to produce and sell hazardous equipment, time should also be given to assess the certification of the luminaire itself. Firstly, to make sure the product holds a valid certificate, relevant to where it’s being installed, but also to check some of the finer detail of... Read More

21/10/2019

We Are Ready to Light up ADIPEC 2019

Will you be attending ADIPEC in November? We will be there, Hall 8, Stand 8632 from 11th-14th November 2019. The Raytec team will be there to discuss 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 luminaires to the next level. All our Intelligent Emergency luminaires are capable of up to 100% light output in emergency mode as well as being exceptionally easy to maintain, thanks to a unique modular design which... Read More

18/10/2019
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Raytec Triumph in North East Awards

We’re delighted to announce that we have won the ‘Export Award’ for Insider’s annual ‘Made in the North East Awards’.  This annual award ceremony recognises and rewards the excellence of the North East’s manufacturing sector, displaying the incredible achievements of the innovative and forward-thinking businesses in the North-East. This great achievement showcases how proud we’re to manufacturer and export our products from the North East of England. “We are delighted to have won this prestigious award for our Export performance.  Every Raytec product is manufactured in the UK and it gives... Read More

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

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

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