UV Lamp Prototypes Developed with Your Patented Property

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The LightSources Group provides assistance to OEMs large and small in developing patented lighting solutions with quick turn around on prototype products.  The LightSources Group offers vast resources which include LightSources in the U.S. and China, our European partner, LightTech which maintains a state-of-the-art, modern glass factory in Hungary, and our valued partners LCD Lighting, Cerlux, and Voltarc.  LCD Lighting specializes in miniature fluorescent lamps, Cerlux offers custom designed components and ceramic bases, and Voltarc is a leading global supplier of lighted signs in any application.

Together, The LightSources Group delivers expertise with all lighting solutions, partnering with you to develop your project with optimum performance at the specific wavelength required for your application.  We provide custom solutions with phosphor blends to reach your specific nanometer, nm, in either ozone generating or ozone free specifications.

LightSources Offers Prototype Solutions

LightSources provides in-depth knowledge and expertise to assist OEMs worldwide with project development to reach your goals.  We assist with development of your own patented products which enhance your brand awareness and increase your market share.  Our lighting solutions and custom lamps are found in virtually any lighting application including:

  • UV lamps used in screen printing applications
  • Tanning lamps with patented technology for a better, longer lasting tan
  • UV lamps utilized in processes to cure polymers, coatings and inks
  • High performance UVC germicidal lamps for instant sterilization and purification of air, water and surfaces
  • Specialty neon sign fluorescent lamps
  • Mini-fluorescent lamps for reliable avionic display and backlighting applications

LightSources offers proven lighting solutions with exceptional customer service.  Our engineers understand the technology behind all UV applications, providing the most effective lamp for your application.  We assist you in designing energy efficient applications with long lasting bulb performance to decrease costs while improving the quality of your process.

With our vast resources, we provide experienced engineering services for effective prototype solutions which improve your process and lower your costs. Learn how to enhance your brand awareness with customized lamp components, bases and sockets in any color combination or designed to match your logo.

LightSources and our valued partners represent the leading high-tech designers and manufacturers in the lamp industry today.  We offer custom OEM oriented solutions which enhance your brand awareness and increase market share. Contact us today to learn more about developing your own patented products with our energy efficient, high performance fluorescent and UV lamps.


UV Air Purification Provides Clean and Healthy Air


UV air purification and sterilization systems are proven to effectively clean the air we breathe, providing healthy air for people in residential and commercial settings.  Commercial building owners in particular owe it to their patrons and residents to provide safe air free from harmful contaminants.  UV air purification safely and effectively removes harmful contaminants including viruses, bacteria, microorganisms and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from the air to prevent the spread of airborne illnesses.

Air purification is especially important in settings where people with compromised immune systems frequent such as doctor’s offices, medical complexes, nursing homes and hospitals. HVAC air purification delivers a higher quality of air with proven sterilization methods to promote health and wellness.

UVC Germicidal Lamps Eliminate Bacteria

UVC germicidal lamps eliminate bacteria and viruses even naked to the human eye with powerful UVC radiation which is completely safe with no harmful side effects.  UVC light emitted at 254 nanometer, the wavelength most effective for germicidal effectiveness, kills harmful contaminants on contact within seconds.  Instant exposure alters the DNA of these viruses making them harmless and unable to reproduce.

Ozone emitting systems also remove odors from the air, although may contribute to eroding some HVAC and cooling systems so be sure to speak with a UVC germicidal specialist to install the right system for the right application.

LightSources Offers Effective UVC Germicidal Lamps

LightSources is recognized as a leading provider of UV lamps including UVC germicidal systems utilized around the globe for air, water and surface sterilization.  Our UVC germicidal lamps include patented technology to provide longer lasting powerful germ killing effectiveness.  We offer a wide selection of UV lamps in virtually any standard size available with custom designed UV solutions available from our engineering team with expertise in UVC technology.   Our UV lamps are available with custom ceramic bases in any color, electronic ballasts and quartz sleeves.

LightSources and our affiliated companies represent the leading high-tech designers and manufacturers in the lamp industry today.  Our products are used world-wide in a multitude of applications and industries such as our UVC germicidal lamps used in air purification systems.  Contact us to learn more about our wide selection of standard and specialty custom lamps.

UV Technology Delivers Powerful Water Sterilization

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Ultraviolet (UV) technology delivers powerful water sterilization and purification to a multitude of applications worldwide.  UV radiation effective eliminates bacteria, viruses, fungi, harmful contaminants and microorganisms from water to provide safe water in many industries and processes which include water reclamation, waste water treatment plants, aquaculture and marine hatcheries, shipping industry and ballast water treatment systems, drinking water and municipalities water services.

UV Water Purification Aids Water Reclamation

Water reclamation and waste water treatment plants realize the benefits of UV technology in water purification systems.  Municipalities in cities, towns and rural areas are utilizing the benefits of instant water sterilization with UV germicidal lamps used in effective water treatment systems.

UV water treatment provides safe drinking water in water treatment systems to prevent illness from harmful water contaminants.

Aquaculture and Marine Hatcheries

UV technology is proven to be highly effective at the disinfection of water in fish farms and hatcheries, promoting the health of marine life and the sustainability of our natural water supplies.  Aquariums and water preserves benefit from the effectiveness of UV radiation in eliminating harmful contaminants for healthy marine life.

Ballast Water Treatment Systems

The shipping industry is required to provide effective ballast water treatment systems on board their vessel beginning September of 2017.  UV lamps provide an effective and cost-efficient method of ballast water treatment, proven to eliminate harmful ocean marine life, viruses and bacteria to prevent the spread of disease throughout foreign waters. Maintaining effective ballast water treatment methods is recognized as one of the most important steps to take to preserve our planet’s oceans.

UV technology provides effective water sterilization which is approved by the U.S. Coast Guard for meeting the requirements of the Ballast Water Treatment Convention (BWTC).

LightSources Offers UVC Germicidal Lamps for Water Sterilization

LightSources and our valued European partner, LightTech, provide leading UVC lighting solutions to water purification systems utilized around the globe.

The LightSources Group consists of the world’s leading high-tech lamp designers and engineers available.  We are dedicated to continual improvement through research and development to deliver cutting edge, innovative lamp products that outperform the competition.  Contact us today to learn more about our UV germicidal lamp solutions for water purification solutions. 


Improve Health and Well Being with In Duct Air Purification


In duct air purification system are gaining in popularity, utilized in commercial and residential applications around the world.  UV air purification is utilized in many AC and HVAC systems to sanitize and purify the air we breathe, improving the health of residents and people visiting public buildings. These systems keep the air clean and free from bacteria, viruses, mold, mildew and dust which provides cleaner and healthier air, promoting improved health and well-being.

Maintaining clean air is critical in places where people have a compromised immune system or where sick people reside or gather such as doctors’ offices, hospitals and nursing homes.  UV in duct air purifiers are also beneficial to keep healthy people from contracting airborne illnesses and are valuable in places such as daycares and schools to keep our children healthy.

UV lighting technology is recognized as a highly effective method of purifying air, water and surfaces with instant elimination of harmful contaminants.

LightSources Offers UV Air Purification Systems

LightSources and our valued European partner, LightTech, are the leading global suppliers of UV lamp solutions available today.  We offer highly effective UV air purification systems designed with the most effective wavelength for UV germicidal applications in the range of 254 nanometer.

We provide ozone generating and ozone free solutions, with UVC light bulbs designed and engineered for long lasting high performance. Our skilled engineers provide extensive experience and in-depth knowledge of UV germicidal technology offering customized solutions for your unique specifications.  HVAC in-duct air purification systems may use UV lamps with a small amount of ozone, although this is not desirable in AC units as ozone will accelerate erosion of copper lines from aluminum fins found in cooling units.

The LightSources Group offers a wide selection of UVC germicidal lamps used in water, surface and air purification systems designed for maximum performance with low maintenance.  Our lamps are developed from proprietary technology resulting from a commitment to research and development.  We offer patented products which provide long life for maximum cost effectiveness.

The LightSources Group consists of the world’s leading high-tech lamp designers available.  We offer customized lighting solutions and ongoing customer service and support.  Contact us today to speak with an engineer and learn more about our UV germicidal solutions.


Instantly Cure Polymers with UV Curing Technology


UV curing systems are used in a multitude of applications enhancing the processes of OEMs and manufactures worldwide. UV technology provides several advantages over other treatment methods to cure polymers such as air drying or chemical use.  UV radiation causes an instant photochemical reaction to cure a variety of polymers such as epoxies, polyurethane, silicone glue and various outer coatings and varnishes.

This photochemical reaction instantly dries and hardens the polymer which provides many advantages such as improved strength resulting in a higher quality product, and quicker cycle times in manufacturing applications.

Benefits of UV Curing

When the polymer is exposed to the UV wavelengths, the reaction is instant which creates a smooth and glossy finish, depending on the polymer.  This instant reaction creates an improved product as the UV technology instantly dries the polymer eliminating an uneven surface due to evaporation, which is a problem with air drying products.  Instant drying also alleviates the chance of contamination from dust and debris.

UV technology improves the product quality, along with profitability by improving cycle times. When parts and be cured instantly under the proper type of UV light, they can be treated during automatic processes such as in movement on a conveyor or in an automated UV curing system. This quick reaction from UV lamps greatly improves efficiencies as no manual labor is required to treat products.

UV radiation is also safe for employees, eliminating the need for purchasing, storing or disposing of chemicals.  These advantages result in a consistently high quality, efficient process which adds to productive and profitable process, in addition to providing a safe work environment for employees.

LightSources Offers UV Lamps for UV Curing Systems

LightSources provides a wide selection of UV lamps used in UV curing systems for a multitude of processes.  LightSources and our valued European partner, LightTech, offer the leading high-tech lamp solutions available today with vast global resources and a commitment to developing high quality lamp products. We offer skilled lighting and design engineers with in-depth knowledge of all aspects of UV and fluorescent lamp technology.

LightSources and LightTech provide UV lamp and lighting solutions including UVC germicidal lamps used around the world in a wide range of applications.  We provide patented products developed in our modern glass factory, offering vast resources for quality product and timely delivery.  Contact us today to learn more about our UV lamp and lighting solutions.


Leading Provider of Miniature Fluorescent Lighting



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The LightSources Group is comprised of the most innovative and forward-thinking lighting companies worldwide, offering cutting edge lamp technology and lighting solutions to a multitude of industries around the globe. LCD Lighting (LCDL) is a valued partner of The LightSources Group, providing miniature lamps to OEMs and manufactures for a variety of specialized applications requiring high performance miniature fluorescent lamps.

Hot and Cold Cathode Fluorescent Lamps

LCDL is a valued supplier of hot cathode fluorescent (HCFL) and cold cathode fluorescent (CCFL) lamps to many companies worldwide.  LCDL offers a wide selection of HCFL lamps in varying diameters and lengths, ranging in size from T2 to T12.  The letter T signifies a tubular design with the number representing an eighth of an inch, therefore a T8 lamp is one inch in diameter.  LCDL offers HCFL lamps ranging in size from ¼” up to 1 ½” in diameter.

HCFL miniature lamps are found in many products and processes such as medical devices, signs, graphic art displays, backlighting in computers, automotive, aerospace processes and many more.

Cold cathode fluorescent lamps are typically found in bendable applications such as neon signs and displays.  CCFL lamps by LCDL utilize an electrode instead of the filament found in HCFL lamps.  CCFL miniature fluorescent lighting is often found as backlighting in computers, vehicle and avionic displays and military applications.  LCDL is a proud supplier to NASA’s aerospace program with miniature CCFL lamps.

Both the HCFL and CCFL lamp types contain a mercury vapor which enhances the phosphor coating to produce a light pleasing to the eye.  The LightSources Group and LCDL offer one of the widest selections of high performance, energy efficient mini-lamps available today. We provide customized solutions to meet your specifications, providing ongoing exceptional customer service and support.

The LightSources Group is a leading provider of specialty fluorescent lighting solutions, meeting the demands of OEMs and manufacturers worldwide.  We provide high quality, high performance and low-cost lighting solutions.  Contact us today to learn more about our high-tech lamp solutions. 


Reduce Psoriasis Symptoms with UV Lamps


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People that suffer from psoriasis experience dry, itchy patches of skin in raised, hardened lesions ranging from mild to moderate symptoms.  Conventional treatments such as topical ointments provide relief to some patients with mild to moderate symptoms but are not as effective to people with severe symptoms.

Phototherapy with Ultraviolet (UV) light is proven highly effective at controlling psoriasis symptoms, providing relief to patients suffering with this bothersome skin condition. Phototherapy imitates the sun’s natural healing effects when narrow-band UVB lamps are used for treatment along with lamps combining both UVA and UVB wavelengths.

UV Lamp for Psoriasis Treatment

UV lamp therapy for psoriasis treatment must be administered from a doctor’s office or a medical setting with the correct type of UV phototherapy lamp. Two types of UVB exposure may be prescribed with either narrow band or broad band wavelengths.  The main difference between the two is that the narrow band UVB lamps provide a smaller range of UV exposure.

UVA wavelengths are also used to treat psoriasis although are typically used in combination with psoralen, a medication which increases the skin’s receptiveness to the UV wavelengths. This UV treatment with psoralen is called PUVA, which slows down the excessive growth of skins cells providing effective treatment.  Consistency is key to seeing results which may be visible in a few weeks to months.

LightSources Provides UV Phototherapy Lamps for Psoriasis

LightSources is a leading supplier of UV phototherapy lamps used for a number of health conditions.  UV germicidal lamp technology is proven highly effective at eradicating harmful bacteria on the skin, and treating other conditions such as vitiligo, depression and acne.

The LightSources Group offers patented products developed from extensive research and development, known for offering first to market UV lamp solutions.  Our skilled engineers are experienced in UV technology, developing innovative products and high-tech lighting solutions.

The LightSources Group is comprised of the leading high-tech lamp designers available today offering innovative lighting solutions with high performance UV lamp products.  We provide customized solutions with ongoing customer support.  Contact us today to speak with an engineer about our full line of phototherapy lamps and UV germicidal solutions.

UV Solutions for Ballast Water Treatment Requirements

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The Ballast Water Treatment Convention (BWTC) is a worldwide agreement enforced by the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC).  The MEPC is a subsidiary of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and is enforcing new standards globally for the way that ships treat and manage their ballast water.  Effective on September 8, 2017, new regulations went into effect that require all ships traveling in international waters to provide adequate treatment systems for their ballast water.

Ships use water in the ballast of their ships for balance when traveling through the seas. They will pick up water in one port after leaving cargo, and release in another port when picking up cargo.  This transfer of ocean water from one area to another is wreaking havoc on marine life and the ecosystem in which foreign organisms are deposited into a port thousands of miles from their origination.  These invading marine organisms can thrive without their natural predators.  Invading jellyfish have shut down once thriving fishing ports, mussels have attached to structures and dams threating the health and safety of people on the shore.

Improper use and disposal of ballast water has been identified as one of the greatest threats to the sustainability of our planet’s oceans.

UV Treatment of Ballast Water Proven Safe and Effective

Ultraviolet (UV) technology is proven highly effective at sterilizing and purifying water, air and surfaces in a multitude of applications.  UV technology quickly eradicates threatening microorganisms and invasive species in water within seconds of exposure.  UV exposure eliminates these pollutants without the use of chemicals which provides the benefits of low maintenance as opposed to purchasing, storing and disposing of potentially harmful chemicals.

LightSources Provides Long Lasting UV Ballast Water Treatment Systems

LightSources is a leading supplier of UV water and air purification systems, offering patented products developed with proprietary technology resulting from extensive research and development.  Our Low-Pressure Amalgam Lamps provide effective water sterilization and require a small footprint.  Our Medium Pressure UV (MPUV) lamps are equally effective also with a small footprint.

The LightSources Group is recognized as a leading global supplier of UV germicidal lamps for air, water and surface sterilization solutions.  We are the leading high-tech lamp developer offering first to market, innovative lighting solutions.  Contact us today to learn more about our highly effective and cost-efficient UV germicidal lamps.

UVC Germicidal Lamps for Any Sterilization Application

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The LightSources Group offers a wide selection of UVC germicidal lamps utilized in sterilization and purification systems around the world.  UVC radiation technology is proven to be highly effective at eliminating bacteria and viruses in water, air and on surfaces with only seconds of exposure.  UV germicidal lamps are utilized in a wide range of applications including purification of water in municipalities drinking water treatment systems, sewage treatment systems, water reclamation, food processing, air and odor sterilization and HVAC air treatment systems.

LightSources Offers Vast Product Line of UVC Germicidal Lamps 

Low Pressure Mercury Lamps

Low pressure mercury lamps provide a wide range of application uses in a variety of lamp types including standard or high-output germicidal quartz lamps, compact and GU quartz lamps, standard and high-output germicidal soft glass and compact soft glass lamps.  Standard low-pressure mercury lamps provide high efficiency with up to 40% of electrical energy converted into UVC radiation optimized at 254 nanometer (nm) for maximum sterilization.  UV light at 254nm is proven to destroy the cells of bacteria, viruses and microorganisms with only seconds of exposure.

Our softlgass products convert energy at 30% and reach optimum wavelength of 180nm to produce ozone with is proven effective at eradicating odors from volatile organic compounds (VOCs).  All types of germicidal lamps by LightSources provide up to 13,000 hours of long lasting life.

Low Pressure Amalgam Lamps

Low pressure amalgam lamps offer up to three times with UVC output over other standard lamps and operate with consistent output even in applications with temperature ranges from 4° to 40°C.  Custom designed lamps are available to operate in high temp applications.

Medium Pressure Ultraviolet Lamps (MPUV)

Medium Pressure UV lamps are utilized in many applications including air and water sterilization and disinfection.  LightSources offers a broad line up of MPUV lamps from 100 watts per inch (WPI) to 700 WPI with various phosphor blends and additives to reach your specifications.

UVC Germicidal Lamp Ballasts, Sleeves and Components

LightSources provides quartz sleeves designed for long lasting performance with protection against breakage, fluctuations in temperature and breakage.  All quartz sleeves and ballasts are manufactured with high quality materials strict quality control procedures.  Custom designed ballasts are available to match your color or logo, enhancing your own brand awareness.

LightSources and LightTech offer OEM oriented solutions with high performing UVC germicidal lamps and accessories for virtually any application.  Our germicidal lamps are developed with proprietary technology designed to outlast and outperform the competition.  Contact us today to learn more about our UVC germicidal solutions for any water, air or surface sterilization system.


Superior Tanning Lamps Improve Customer Satisfaction

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Tanning salons require top quality, high-performance tanning lamps to provide customer satisfaction with repeat visits.  The LightSources Group provides the high quality required to improve satisfaction and increase clientele for tanning businesses.  We offer innovative lamps developed with proprietary technology, proven to outlast and outperform the competition.

For over three decades, the LightSources in the United States and LightTech in Europe, have been recognized as leaders in the lamp manufacturing industry, bringing innovative and high-performance lamp products to market.  Our vast resources allow us to provide quick turnaround with either standard or custom designed products and accommodate just-in-time delivery to OEMs large and small worldwide.

The LightSources Group understands the technology that goes into every lamp, developing and offering a variety of lamp styles to suit various customer demands and skin tones.  Our tanning lamp technology includes:

  • A-Power™ – high pressure lamps provide a long lasting, darker tan.
  • MultiTone™ – Essentially three lamps in one, the MultiTone technology provides various skin pigmentation to different parts of the body for all over, even tanning without burning.
  • Peak2 Technology® – Like two lamps in one, the Peak2 Technology provides a dark tan with a bronzing utilizing a proprietary blend of phosphors to allow UVB and UVA output in one lamp.
  • SolGlass® – an innovative development in glass technology, SolGlass is the result of combined research and development specifically designed to filter out the right UV rays for optimum tanning results.

The LightSources Group utilizes these and other advanced lamp technologies to provide the most effective tanning lamps available today.  Our tanning lamps have helped salons to retain their customer base and increase clientele.  Add your own logo and colors for enhanced brand awareness to really showcase your unique offerings.

LightSources and LightTech represent the leading lamp manufacturers available today with innovative tanning lamp products and technology designed for maximum customer satisfaction.  Contact us today to learn more about our tanning lamp products and lamp solutions.