Monday, 29 December 2014

Should You Use LED Industrial Lighting In Your Office?

Industrial lights are a key component in any working place. This information will give you an overview of the different types that are available, a little information especially on how they operate and ways is which they could be used.

There are many different applications for lighting in the industrial world. Spray paint booths, and damp environments need special lighting that is designed for those areas. Some industrial lighting is explosion proof, and marine lighting is also an application that is needed.

The three main types of lights that are made for industry are LED lights, halogen, and tubular fluorescent. We can look at each one and get a bit of knowledge about how they work.

Light emitting diode, or LED industrial lights come on a variety of colors. Some are red, green or yellow. These lights are almost indestructible and they use a minimal amount of electricity to run. They contain positive and negative diodes which allow the current inside to flow from positive to negative, creating light. These LED light bulbs give off little heat and are very cost efficient to run but the lighting fixtures themselves are a bit more costly than other types of lighting.

Halogen is another type of light that is used in industrial places. They are also a cost saver. They give off a lot of light for the little amount of electricity that they use. The bulbs operate on a filament that is inside of them, surrounded by and inert gas (or halogen). The gas keeps the filament from burning out when it heats up to create light.

Fluorescent tubular lighting is the one we are most familiar with. Long cylindrical tubes that are filled with mercury vapor and a phosphor, are charged with electricity, which in turn, creates light. They also need a ballast for controlling the electricity that runs through them. Recently, manufacturers have been making smaller versions of the lights we once knew, keeping up with the needs of a progressing workplace.

Hand held devices are also being employed for use-age in small spaces. These can be used where you need your lighting to be portable such as in engine repair, inspecting electrical panels or aircraft maintenance.

In some instances you may need magnification along with you industrial lighting. This is also an option. A magnifying glass is surrounded by a light, which is usually fluorescent. The light and the magnifying glass are attached to an arm that can be positioned as you need it.

Very often lens protection is needed in industrial lighting applications. Dust from grain bins, feed mills, and sawmills is highly explosive. These lens protectors keep the lights from breaking and causing explosions in the dust around them. Some metal operations such as aluminum grinding or sanding also need this protection.

We have so far talked about AC generated industrial lighting but don't forget about DC versions that all moving vehicles must carry in a workplace situation. Cranes, tow motors, and hand lift trucks all need to be equipped with yellow or amber revolving lights, making them highly visible as they move around. These are examples of DC industrial lighting.




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