Create Your Own Branded Tanning Lamps

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At LightSources along with our European partner, LightTech, we work diligently to improve the tanning experience and listen carefully to our customers to learn what works well and what will be the future market trends. In addition as one of the fastest-growing tanning lamp manufacturers in the world, we have continued to set new industry standards along the way. While we do not directly sell our tanning products, we do maintain and nurture direct contact with salon professionals by using the opportunity to showcase our tanning lamps at various trade shows throughout the seasons.

How we do sell our products is by designing and engineering unique proprietary solutions for OEMs. Our professional team is committed to innovation, quality, and research and development in order to support tanning equipment manufacturers as they build, nurture and protect their aftermarket business.

When you decide to work with us, you get the advantage of all of our abundant resources and expertise while we help you to build your own branded line of high-performance lamps. Our customized process includes premium tanning lamps that are available in any length and the opportunity to create a proprietary phosphor blend. You can also choose to have your lamps manufactured using our propriety SolGlass®. Furthermore, you have choices in our patented bases and sockets that will be specifically designed for your units and will be for your exclusive use.

In case you are concerned that going through the Base/Socket Design & Patenting Process will take too long for your needs, keep in mind that our company has a great deal of experience with Patent & Trademark Offices. In fact the whole process can generally be completed with a couple of months. Contact us to learn more!

LightSources and its affiliated companies – LCD Lighting, Voltarc, LightTech, and Cerlux represent the leading high-tech designers and manufacturers in the lamp industry today. Our products are used worldwide and are found in a multitude of applications and industries such as our UV germicidal lamps that offer patent-protected, OEM-oriented solutions.

 

Detailed Information Regarding UV Germicidal Lamps

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At LightSources and LightTech, our commitment to customers goes beyond designing, engineering and manufacturing a wide range of high-quality germicidal UVC lamps. We also understand it is important that you know what goes into the design of our lamps, materials used, and how they are manufactured. Our site is loaded with miscellaneous information such as handling broken lamps and the proper use and disposal of mercury-added lamps right through to 3D drawings of many of our lamp offerings.

One item you may want to take a look at is our Germicidal Lamp Basics report that goes in depth on exactly what a germicidal lamp is and how it is works. Our definition of a germicidal lamp is one that emits a significant portion of its radiative in the UV-C Band (100 to 280nm). The UV lamp generates energy at 185nm, which is quite effective in producing ozone and UV energy of wavelengths shorter than 220nm to decompose oxygen, O², producing ozone, and O³. Also a UV germicidal is a low-pressure mercury lamp in which the envelope has high transmittance for 254nm radiation.

Other facts covered in the report include how germicidal lamps generate energy in the UV spectrum in order to destroy bacteria, fungi and viruses (microorganisms). The target of UV disinfection is the genetic material, nucleic acid. As the UV penetrates through the cell and is absorbed by the nucleic acids, a rearrangement of the genetic information occurs, interfering with the cell’s ability to reproduce. Once a cell cannot reproduce, it is considered dead and is unable to multiply to infectious numbers within a host.

The two primary types of germicidal lamps are low-pressure mercury discharge and medium pressure mercury discharge lamps.   Please contact us to learn more.

The LightSources group is the leading high-tech designers and manufacturers in the lamp industry today. Our team consists of the most highly skilled professionals that specialize in a range of innovative solutions. Please contact us to learn more about our broad range of standard and custom lighting solutions.

Benefits of MPUVC Lamps in the Waste Water Disinfection Industry

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There are several advantages to using germicidal UVC technology over traditional germicidal methods in the sterilization of bacteria, fungi and viruses. At LightTech and LightSources, we are global leaders in the UVC germicidal lamp industry and offer high-qualty and custom-made products as well as the additional benefit of reduced lead times and unmatched innovation.

Our vacuum-sealed medium pressure ultraviolet (MPUV or MPHO) lamps are used for water, air and surface disinfection applications. For industries such as waste water disinfection and marine ballast water treatment systems, MPUV lamps are most commonly used as they emit a far greater UVC energy than low pressure ultraviolet lamps (LPUV). This allows for higher flow rates of water disinfection, and at the same time, maintains a geometric footprint.

MPUV’s also offer the benefit of producing polychromatic (emission of multiple wavelengths) output. Polychromatic UVC lamps will promote advanced oxidation processes (AOP’s) and are used to efficiently reduce and remove micro-pollutants (pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, insecticides, etc.) in waste water. In addition LightSources and LightTech offer the industry lamps that range in sizes from 100 watts per inch to over 700 watts per inch, with arc lengths ranging from 2 to 85 inches.

Our unique MPUV lamps are constructed from high-quality, ultra-low water content fused quartz and comply with the strictest local codes and regulations. To ensure a hermetic seal, our lamps are manufactured with a molybdenum foil within a hard quartz capillary and use pure tungsten pin electrodes with an over-wind of throated tungsten. We also use a precise process when pumping and filling each lamp with an inert Argon gas to ensure accuracy of fill pressure and mercury content. Furthermore, our lamps are constructed using one of our premium metal or ceramic bases and the appropriate electrical terminations to provide our customers with the safest and most effective electrical conductivity.

All of our lamps contain a serial number, which gives us complete traceability from start to finish in both the production and measurement process. Our team of experienced engineers is ready to work with you to design a system that meets your every specification. Please contact us to learn more.

LightSources and its affiliated companies – LCD Lighting, Voltarc, LightTech, and Cerlux 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 avionic display backlighting that is part of the National Defense and US Space Program.

 

 

Miniature Lamps Provide Innovative Backlighting Solutions

LS post 65LCD Lighting is the leading manufacturer of miniature lamps that are used to illuminate the essential primary avionics display in many of today’s commercial, private and military aircrafts. In addition our high-quality miniature lamps are used in laptops, ATM’s, medical monitors, kiosk displays, or as OEM replacement lamps for similar devices.

Typically one of our miniature lamps incorporate a multiple bend lamp configuration and is used to backlight a Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) such as that found in a laptop computer. To help determine the size, shape and power of the lamp you need, we take into account your particular application and/or environment it will be used in. Miniature lamps are usually placed on the edge of a LCD or directly behind in order to best reflect the light through the LCD.

LCDL’s multi-bend miniature lamps are available in sizes of outside diameters (O.D.) from 6mm to 20mm. Furthermore, they come in a variety of shapes that include grid lamps, circular lamps and interlocking lamps. Our grid lamps are designed with more than one “U” bend in one plane and with electrode legs in the same plane, a parallel plane or at right angles to the plane of the grid. This unique design allows the edge effect to be minimized and to enhance the available lamp’s energy when viewing the LCD application from a variety of viewing angles. Our circular lamps are available in virtually any size and can be oval as well as circular. LCDL’s interlocking lamps are perfect for applications that require redundancy in the event one lamp fails.

The advantage of our miniature lamps is they provide our customers with a more efficient, single lamp system. Various benefits include: simplified wiring harnesses, reduced power requirements and enhanced durability, better uniformity, easier to dim and easier to maintain. Please see our website for more information.

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 UV germicidal lamps that offer patent-protected, OEM-oriented solutions. Please contact us to learn more about our large selection of specialty custom and standard lamps.

Our Fluorescent Long Tubes are the Top Choice of Sign-makers

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Voltarc Technologies Inc., an important part of our LightSources group, is the country’s leading designer and manufacturer of fluorescent and neon sign lighting components. We are proud to be the designer and manufacturer of fluorescent sign long lamps that are the first choice of sign-makers across the country.

Available in both a variety of highly customized and standard sizes, our fluorescent long lamps help streamline the construction process and provide significant savings to our customers. When you choose Voltarc’s nine or ten foot long lamps, it will reduce the number of wiring components, sockets and ballasts required during the installation process and result in fewer parts, fewer outages and overall less maintenance.

In addition fluorescent long lamps not only offer customer’s cost-efficiency, but also provide superior performance and can be used just like any other straight high-output fluorescent lamp. To install, the ballast should be able to carry up to four F108, F117, F120T12/HO lamps, which can be found at any sign ballast maker. When using our long lamps, we recommend sign-makers provide starting aids to ensure a reliable lamp start-up especially in times of low temperatures or high humidity.

If you are considering a double faced sign, we suggest using a grounded strip of metal stretched the length of the lamp to serve as your starting aid. Acceptable distances are ½ “wide and ½” away or ¼“ wide, ¼” away. If your sign is single-faced, the metal cabinet back is generally sufficient for grounding purposes but our experts are more than happy to help answer any questions.

Voltarc’s extensive portfolio also includes high-quality standard and customized fluorescent sign lamps, neon tubing, and U-lamps. Furthermore, our innovative cup-cathode construction provides unsurpassed electrical life to the TriLight Max Series of fluorescent lamps. Please see our website for more information.

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 avionic display backlighting that is part of the National Defense and US Space Program. Please contact us to learn more about our extensive selection of lamps.

 

UVA-1 and SDI Lamps – Solutions for OEMs

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The LightSources group excels at providing a wide range of lighting solutions for OEMs across the globe. As an integral part of our group, LCD Lighting, Inc. (LCDL) offers standard and custom-designed specialty fluorescent lamps for virtually every type of lighting application. We are world leaders in our industry and have a portfolio that includes CCFL Sub-minis and HCFL-aperture and reflectors, aquarium lighting and compact fluorescent as well as our exceptional UV curing solutions.

In order to meet the needs of all of our customers’ specialty applications, LCDL’s UVA and UVA-1 lamps are available in a large variety of lengths, wattage and diameters. We also design and manufacture an excellent selection of quality standard, HO and VHO outputs as well as reflector models.

LCDL’s UV curing lamps use UVA light, which is commonly called “black light”, BL, BLC, BL9, TL/09 and BL350. Their wavelength range is between 315nm to 400nm and they peak at 350nm. Our UVA-1 lamps are known as BLC, BL9, TL/10, and BL367 and emit UVA light in wavelengths between 350 to 400nm with a peak of 367 to 369nm. These lamps offer a high-tech solution for applications such as screen printing and flexograph, platemaking, medical and biomedical, and polymerization applications.

For applications such as silk screening, photobiology/aquariums, platinum printing, diazo polymerization, chemical processing and mineral detection, we offer a selection of actinic Super Diazo (SDI) lamps. These lamps also come in a range of lengths, wattage, and diameters to fit most applications. LCDL’s premium SDI lamps are known as TL/03 and will emit radiation over the light spectrum between 370nm to 475nm and peak at 420nm.

Please check out our website for a link to more information on “Common Black Light & BLC Lamp Configurations” as well as “Common Super Diazo (SDI) Lamp Configurations.” Furthermore, our experienced team is ready to answers all of your questions.

LightSources and its affiliated companies – LCD Lighting, Voltarc, LightTech, and Cerlux represent the leading high-tech designers and manufacturers in the lamp industry today. Our standard lamps and components as well as customized products offer high-quality solutions to meet our partner’s unique needs. We invite you to contact us to learn more about our wide selection of lamps.