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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

17/06/2019
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Download: Specify Your Linear

Specifying your Linear luminaire just got easier. Our new SPARTAN Linear Specification Guide will help you to specify for new installations, and for retrofit projects where existing fluorescent luminaires are being replaced. With a range of different options and variants available, this practical guide is everything you need to choose the perfect Linear for your project. Download our guide below to specify the product which is most suited to your application.      

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

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

08/02/2019
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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

04/02/2019
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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