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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

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

16/01/2019
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Come and Visit Us at EGYPS 19

We will be exhibiting at EGYPS for the first time, hall 1 stand 2G40 from 11th-13th February 2019. We will be discussing our latest LED hazardous lighting technology, including our Intelligent Emergency luminaires. This cutting-edge technology features an innovative automatic testing function and are capable of up to 100% light output in an emergency situation. Our luminaries offer a unique modular design which makes access and maintenance easy. Come and visit us to discuss how we can help you with your hazardous area lighting needs. Date: 11th– 13th February 2019 Stand: Hall... Read More

29/11/2018
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New Product: The Urban-X Pro

Raytec are delighted to launch Urban-X; a new range of high-performance general area luminaires designed for a range of industrial applications, as well as pathways, street lighting and perimeter fence lines. Initially launching the range with the Urban-X Mini, the most compact and lightweight Urban-X luminaire, Raytec have since launched the Urban-X Pro, the most powerful luminaire in the family. With the Pro offering a greater lumen output, the Urban X range truly covers all your industrial lighting needs! To discover more of the benefits, read our article here.

28/11/2018
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Download: New SPARTAN LED Upgrade Guide

LED luminaires offer several, significant advantages over traditional lighting technology. The biggest question when replacing your traditional luminaires with LED is to understand which LED luminaries offer a suitable replacement. At Raytec, we want to make it easy to understand, so we have created a quick and simple guide which allows you to compare which SPARTAN Flood or Bay luminaires can be used to replace your traditional lighting technology. The upgrade guide allows a simple way for distributors, specifiers and end-users to identify the correct product from the SPARTAN Flood... Read More

27/11/2018
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Raytec Launch New Urban-X Luminaires

Raytec are delighted to launch Urban-X; a new range of high-performance general area luminaires designed for a range of industrial applications, as well as pathways, street lighting and perimeter fence lines. Initially launching the range with the Urban-X Mini, the most compact and lightweight Urban-X luminaire,  Raytec have since launched the Urban-X Pro, the most powerful luminaire in the family. Urban-X delivers several performance advantages compared to traditional lighting: High Performance Available with a lumen output up to 14,000lm, the Urban-X range achieves incredibly powerful illumination from a small platform... Read More

25/10/2018
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Product Update: Spartan Approved to op-is

Earlier in 2018, all products in the SPARTAN range were recertified to comply with an update in the ATEX directives (EN 60079-28:2015) referred to as ‘op-is’. But what exactly does this mean, and more importantly, why does it matter? What is op-is? Op-is focuses on the ignition risk caused by optical radiation from LEDs. Light beams may not normally be perceived as dangerous, but as technology develops, LEDs are becoming increasingly powerful and their beams more intense. In certain environments this could present an ignition risk as particles in the... Read More