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12/01/2021

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With the UK officially leaving the EU, did you know that ATEX certification has been replaced by the ‘UKCA’ mark for any manufacturer looking to sell hazardous area products into the UK?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

16/12/2020
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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

07/10/2020
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Raytec Launch New SPARTAN C1D1 and C1D2 Products

We are delighted to introduce a new range of SPARTAN products with C1D1 and C1D2 approval exclusively for the North American market. Complimenting the ATEX and IECEX approved SPARTAN range, the new products offer flexible and versatile hazardous area solutions for Linear and Bay lighting, and are also available as industrial variants. With a comprehensive range of mounting and accessory options, broad voltage input range of up to 480VAC, alongside special variants in the range the SPARTAN product family has a solution for almost any problem. SPARTAN AR, MR &... Read More

20/03/2020

COVID-19: Important Information for Our Customers

As we continue to monitor the situation with the COVID-19 outbreak, we want to assure our customers that Raytec are taking measures to ensure our people are protected, while continuing to provide the highest possible level of support to our customers. How We’re Dealing With It We have made several adjustments to ensure the safety and well-being of our team members, customers, and society. This is our top priority. Our factory is still open for business, and while we are operating with reduced numbers, we continue to receive, build, and... Read More

27/02/2020
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Raytec Triumph in HazardEx Awards

We’re delighted to announce that Raytec have won the HazardEx 2020 award for ‘Best Customer Service’ for our Lighting Design service. Lighting Design is a core part of our customer service and brings any installation to life. Providing a visual representation allows the client to see exactly where the light is targeted before any lighting is installed. We provide dedicated 1-to-1 support throughout the entire process to ensure our customer has the best guidance. David Lambert (Managing Director) and Barry Thompson (Director of Hazardous Area Division), attended the event and... Read More

09/01/2020
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Raytec’s Lighting Design Service Nominated for HazardEx Award

For the second year in a row, we are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for a HazardEx award. Our Lighting Design service has been nominated in the ‘Customer Services’ category. (We are in category 5 – Best Customer Service) Lighting Design is a core part of our customer service and brings any installation to life. Providing a visual representation allows the client to see exactly where the light is targeting before any lighting is installed. Raytec provide dedicated 1-to-1 support throughout the entire process to ensure you... 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

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

14/06/2019

We’re Exhibiting at OGA!

We will be exhibiting at OGA Malaysia, stand 5805, from 18th-20th June 2019. The Raytec team will be there to discuss our latest LED hazardous lighting innovations, including our Intelligent Emergency luminaires. This cutting-edge technology features an innovative automatic testing function, taking safety and performance of emergency 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. Come and visit us to discuss how we can help you with your hazardous area lighting needs. Date:... 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