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modular ex lighting white-paper 20/01/2015

White-Paper: Modular Ex Lighting – How It Delivers Huge Savings

Regular maintenance checks are mandatory for hazardous area environments. This means that operating and maintaining an Ex light can be a costly expense for end users in such high risk environments that are often difficult to access. In this paper Raytec explore the benefits of the latest modular design techniques for LED luminaires and how they are able to reduce maintenance costs. Raytec also outline some of the restrictions when it comes to servicing and maintaining traditional lighting solutions, and highlight how modular lighting provides solutions to these issues. The... Read More

understanding led lifetime 20/01/2015


LED technology is known for its high efficiency and extraordinary long lifetime of over 50,000 hours. But given that people are choosing LED luminaires because of their long product life, how we can distinguish between LED luminaries and identify the reputable manufacturers? Traditional light sources typically quote lifetime as the point at which most of a sample of lights (over 50%) will have failed. That is catastrophic failure. LEDs are different. Due to the material properties of LED, they rarely fail completely, rather their light output slowly decreases over time... Read More

spartan core technology 11/01/2015


Raytec’s SPARTAN LED illuminators are specifically designed and certified for hazardous areas which demand high performance illumination. Typical applications include oil & gas, chemical plants and many more. Enclosed in a marine grade aluminium housing with toughened front window, the SPARTAN range is ATEX and IEC EX approved for all Zone 1 and Zone 2 applications. Most importantly, the new SPARTAN range offers increased efficiency and flexibility. SPARTAN delivers a lumen output in excess of 9,000 lumens (from the largest unit), with a consumption of as little as 120W. It... Read More

easy maintenance spartan 08/01/2015


LED technology is the future of the lighting market for hazardous area environments. Watch the video to explore more about SPARTAN – a modular LED Ex light which can provide huge installation and maintenance savings for drill rig applications.

raytec light up adipec 08/01/2015


Raytec are excited to be exhibiting at ADIPEC for the first time where they are showcasing SPARTAN, a new range of ATEX/ IEC Ex LED hazardous area lighting. Visit Raytec at stand CN22 to see SPARTAN in action! Designed for all Zone 1 and Zone 2 applications, 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. SPARTAN makes servicing easier, quicker and less costly thanks to... Read More

raytec graduate scheme 08/01/2015


Raytec is delighted to welcome the arrival of 5 high-calibre graduates as part of a new Graduate Trainee Programme, who will support and foster Raytec’s growth and commitment to lighting innovation for security and safety critical applications. The new graduates, Ben Chipping, Callum Ryder, Deepak Ghosh, Jazmin Adams and Michael Steel, will engage in a two year programme of exciting live projects in different areas of the business, taking on roles in sales, marketing, product design and R&D. The introduction of the programme further demonstrates Raytec’s commitment to investing in... Read More

raytec open new australian office 08/01/2015


Raytec is pleased to announce that they have opened a new sales office in Melbourne, Australia, following a year of significant growth and success in the region. The new office is dedicated to serving Raytec customers in Australia and New Zealand and is headed up by Amy Quinn, Raytec Business Development Manager ANZ. Previously a Regional Sales Manager based in Raytec’s UK Headquarters, Amy has spearheaded the growth of Raytec LED lighting for the Asia/Pacific region over the last 5 years, leading a vast number of safety critical and hazardous... Read More