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New Product: Linear Generation II

We are delighted to introduce a host of exciting new features to our SPARTAN Linear luminaires. The new, SPARTAN Linear Generation II range provides more performance, even better levels of durability, and a range a new beam angles. In this article, we explore these new features in more detail. SPARTAN Generation II Linear offers outstanding performance with a lumen output of up to 7,000lm on standard variants. Linear is also now more efficient than ever before, offering up to 142 lumens per watts. SPARTAN products have always had a focus... Read More

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Linear Has Evolved!

What? SPARTAN Linear is evolving! We are delighted to announce the release of the much anticipated second generation of SPARTAN Linear luminaires. The new luminaire is a natural evolution of the existing Linear, providing more performance, even greater levels of durability, and a host of new features and variants which ensures there is a Linear suitable for any application. Explore the range here:… To learn more about SPARTAN Generation II Linear, call us on +44 (0) 1670 520 055, or email Raytec Global at

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Hands-on With Linear Generation II

We are delighted to introduce the second generation of SPARTAN Linear. The new Linear is a natural evolution of the existing Linear, providing more performance, even greater levels of durability, and a host of new features and variants which ensures there is a Linear suitable for any application. Why develop a second generation of Linear products? We spoke to some of the people at forefront of the design process to understand some of the objectives behind the project, and took a hands-on tour of the new luminaire and all it’s... Read More


Ex Lighting Guides

Over the years, Raytec have been involved in many interesting hazardous area applications, spanning a wide range of different industries. Using our vast project experience we’ve created a number of ‘application focus’ guides, which cover some of what we’ve learnt and identify some of the key factors to consider when specifying luminaires for certain environments. The guides can be downloaded individually using the links below, and if you’d like to see a guide for an industry we haven’t covered yet, you can submit a request using the button at the... Read More

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CPD Webinar: Is GRP Suitable for Hazardous Areas?

In our latest CPD webinar where we compare the different hazardous area LED Linear solutions available on the market today. GRP enclosures are commonplace with traditional fluorescent fittings, but how well suited are they to more modern LED alternatives? We cover this, as well as 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• Identifying whether a Linear luminaire is... Read More

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UKCA: Your Questions Answered

UKCA is a new product marking which affects anyone buying or selling goods in the UK. In this article, we answer some of the common questions we’ve received about UKCA over recent months and put them in the context of the hazardous area industry. What is UKCA? UKCA stands for the ‘United Kingdom Conformity Assessment’ and was introduced following the UK’s exit from the EU. The UKCA mark is used to declare a product confirms to the applicable UK legislation. In most cases the UKCA mark must be placed on... Read More

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We’re Hiring! Business Development Manager – Scotland

We’re looking for a full-time Business Development Manager to cover external sales in the Scotland region. This role will suit someone who has previous experience in Business Development, a knowledge and understanding of LED Lighting and ATEX requirements, and is looking for exciting progression opportunities in their career. Contact us for more information! Explore job description here Why choose Raytec? Explore our candidate pack to see all the qualities, values and perks Raytec has to offer.

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Webinar – UKCA: Everything You Need to Know

With the UK officially leaving the EU, the UKCA mark has been introduced for any hazardous area products being sold into the UK. In our latest webinar, we discuss what the changes mean and how they could affect you if you’re using hazardous area products in the UK, or if you’re purchasing them from a UK manufacturer. We also take you through what we’ve been doing at Raytec in response to the latest certification criteria, and the changes you can expect to see on SPARTAN LED luminaires in the coming... Read More


New UKCA Certification

With the UK officially leaving the EU, did you know that ATEX certification has been replaced by the ‘UKCA’ mark for any manufacturer looking to sell hazardous area products into the UK? At Raytec, we work closely with our UK notified body, Eurofins CML, to ensure our hazardous area certificates are constantly updated and tested to the latest edition of the standards. This has allowed Raytec to be one of the first manufacturers to obtain UKCA certificate numbers. The new certificates will be incorporated into SPARTAN luminaires over the coming... Read More

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Looking Back On 2020

What a year it has been! If you had asked us what we thought 2020 would look like this time last year, I don’t think any of us could have predicted it. That being said, Raytec’s family-orientated and hardworking culture has really helped us through a very tough year, and overall, we are ending the year positively. We are proud of the team we have here, and we are looking forward to the New Year – after a well-earned Christmas break of course! Before then, here is a roundup of... Read More