Get Compliant to the Ballast Water Treatment Convention

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The new Ballast Water Treatment Convention recently took effect on September 8, 2017 updating regulatory requirements enforced by the Marine Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC), a division of the International Maritime Organization (IMO).   The new regulations aim to control the spread of aquatic invasive species from one region to another in the ballast water of international ships, which has wreaked havoc on many ecosystems around the world.

With new global regulations enforced just last month, shipping companies are expected to have an effective ballast water treatment system as the spread of harmful organisms in ships’ ballast water is proven to be one of the largest threats to the sustainability of our Planet’s oceans.

The LightSources group recognizes the importance of ballast water clear from disease and harmful organisms, and has developed highly effective and cost-efficient ultraviolet ballast water treatment systems meeting US Coast Guard approval.   With our global partners, the LightSources group has presence on three continents making us well positioned as a key global supplier of industrial UV germicidal water treatment systems.

Advantages of UV Ballast Water Treatment Systems

UV ballast water treatment systems provide many advantages over alternative methods, such as chemical treatment of water.  With UV germicidal lamps, eradicating harmful organisms requires no harsh chemicals such as chlorine treatment systems that can often require a second treatment to remove harmful residue.  There is no need to store an inventory of harmful chemicals and disperse them into the very water we are aiming to protect.

UV germicidal lamps are proven highly effective with very low maintenance, especially UV germicidal lamps from the LightSources group.  We utilize proprietary technology to develop our patented products offering a wide variety of UV germicidal lamps, adaptable to virtually any UV germicidal ballast water treatment system.

LightSources and our affiliated companies comprise the leading high-tech designers and manufacturers in the lamp industry today.  We offer standard lamps and components as well as customized products providing high-quality solutions to meet our partner’s unique needs.  Contact us today to speak to one of our expert engineers for assistance with developing and designing your approved ballast water treatment system.

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UV Germicidal Lamp Solutions from LIghtSources

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LightSources and our European partner, LightTech, are global leaders in manufacturing UV germicidal lamps for effective purification and sterilization of air, water and surfaces.  UV germicidal lamps play a very important role in many water treatment systems used in municipalities world-wide.  LightSources employs highly skilled design engineers with extensive knowledge in UV radiation, devoted to developing innovative UV germicidal technology.

LightSources is devoted to research and development to continually provide advanced technologies to promote public safety while protecting our environment with green technologies.  We offer a wide selection of effective and cost-efficient UV germicidal lamps for various sterilization applications.  LightSources has vast resources and proprietary technology, allowing us to supply superior lighting solutions at cost effective prices.

We offer low-pressure, medium and high-pressure UV lamps manufactured for specific sterilization applications.  UV radiation is proven effective to eradicate bacteria, viruses, fungi, mold and micro-organisms with chemical free germicidal treatments.   Sterilization with UV technology is proven effective with low cost and low maintenance, and does not contain any corrosive materials as chemical treatment systems do.

UV germicidal lamps by LightSources are made with long lasting patented technology, providing long life, low maintenance and little cost.  Our lamps are simple to operate and easy to retrofit with custom designed solutions.  Our customer service is second to none, providing personalized attention with custom solutions.

We have a multitude of standardized lamps that fit most any germicidal system or our skilled and knowledgeable engineers will custom design a solution to your specifications.  We can even help you develop your own proprietary design and assist you through the patent process.    Let us show you how easy it is to develop patented products with the most advanced UV technology available.

LightSources and our strategic partner LightTech, along with 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 extensive selection of lamps.

Phototherapy Promotes Healing for Skin Disorders

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Light Therapy, also known as Phototherapy, is recognized world-wide for providing many health benefits for a wide variety of medical conditions.  Phototherapy is most often provided in fluorescent light, emitted at specific wavelengths to treat specific conditions.

Phototherapy for Skin Conditions

One of the most common conditions treated with phototherapy is jaundice in newborn babies.  Babies are born with a certain degree of jaundice, which occurs when toxins in the body are not broken down completely by the liver.  This causes a yellowing of the whites of the eyes and the skin, as toxins build up in the body.  Bilirubin is a yellow compound that is usually broken down by the liver, but when jaundice occurs and babies need help, shortwave UV light is used to breakdown the bilirubin.

These lights are called “bili lights”, and are highly effective when exposed to bare skin. Babies are placed under UV lights with nothing but a diaper for maximum exposure.  Specific lighting can be sent home with parents with instructions to use for a specified period of time.

Psoriasis and Skin Disorders Treated with Phototherapy

Light therapy is proven effective with healing many skin disorders and especially for people suffering from psoriasis, acne and eczema.   Exposure to UV light from UVA and UVB lamps is proven to decelerate the growth of skin cells and aid healing to those suffering with psoriasis.  UV light is also used to treat eczema which is an inflammatory condition caused from an overactive immune system.  Exposure to fluorescent lamps suppress the immune system and reduce inflamed, swollen and itchy skin.

Acne is a result of bacteria in the skin causing inflammation in the form of a pimple when the immune system attacks the bacteria.  Red and blue light therapy in wavelengths of 600 – 700 nanometer (nm) is combined to treat acne with successful results.  Red Light therapy is proven to sooth inflammation and stimulate cell growth to promote healing and regeneration.  Blue light at 415 nm is most effective at killing bacteria, preventing breakouts from acne.

For the best UV light phototherapy treatment for specific conditions, contact the LightSources group to speak with a knowledgeable engineer on the best treatment for you.

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, phototherapy lighting solutions.

TriLight Max™ for Long Lasting Fluorescent Bulbs

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LightSources is pleased to offer cutting edge lighting technology in fluorescent lamps from our strategic partner, Voltarc.  Voltarc is a leading supplier of fluorescent lighting solutions for use in a wide variety of lighted signs.  Voltarc creates dazzling lighted sings in any size or shape with superior lamp technology for long lasting high performance.

Voltarc continually conducts research and development to deliver innovative lighting solutions such as LongLife™ and TriLight Max™ for long lasting high-performance fluorescent lamps. TriLight Max lamps are proven to last substantially longer than standard bulbs, in T8 and T12 specialty fluorescent lamps.

TriLight Max T8 HO lamps by Voltarc last six times longer than standard lamps with 60,000 hours estimated useful life.   T12 TriLight Max lamps by Voltarc are proven to last up to five times the standard lamps with an estimated useful life of 50,000 hours.  LongLife Technology combined with TriLight Max lamps provides hassle-free maintenance as you will rarely have to change bulbs.

Exceptionally vibrant colors are a result of unique tri-band phosphors, with high-performance lumen output throughout and up to end of product life span.  TriLight Max lamps are compatible with various systems, making them easy to install and maintain.  TriLight Max lamps with LongLife Technology are available in a wide variety of shapes and sizes including Tufbend U-bend style, and extra-long lamps.

For long lasting, high-performing fluorescent lamps and lighted sign solutions, contact the LightSources group to speak with a knowledgeable engineer.  We can answer all your questions, and help custom design a lighting solution specific to your process.

LightSources and our affiliated companies represent 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.

Gain Increased Market with Proprietary Lighting Solutions

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Gain increased market share and raise your brand awareness with patented and proprietary lighting solutions offered by the LightSources group.  We partner with our clients to help them design and patent technology unique to their process, with corporate logo and custom ceramic bases and sockets.  Our valued partner, Cerlux, provides custom designed ceramic bases in any color with matching sockets and end fittings to increase your brand awareness.

LightSources offers proprietary lighting solutions in our tanning lamps, specialty fluorescent and UV germicidal lamps.  This capability of the LightSources group to offer proprietary lighting solutions brings substantial value to many of our customers.

Advantages of Proprietary Lighting Solutions

There are many advantages to developing your own proprietary products, and LightSources can show you how to get through the process with ease.  We are experienced with the US Patent and Trademark procedures, and can help most companies from start to finish in just a couple of months.

Gain more market share and a competitive edge with the following proven advantages of proprietary UV lighting solutions:

  • Custom logo or decal can be applied, or specialized etching into the lamp glass
  • Custom colors are available to match your logo adding to brand awareness
  • Providing your own distinguishable products with identifiable sockets, bases, end caps and pin configurations
  • Increased revenue with new and continued sales

Stand out from your competitors with uniquely branded corporate logos.  Let us show you how easy it is to promote your own proprietary products in your UV germicidal, specialty fluorescent or tanning lamp lighting solutions.

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, and proprietary lighting solutions.

Innovative Technology for Tanning Lamp Solutions

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With summer officially over and the beautiful colors of fall abound, many people are flocking to tanning beds to keep their golden hue.  If your tanning business is getting busier and you want to please your customers with the best tanning lamps in the industry, you need to make only one call to the LightSources group.  We offer the highest performing, longest lasting tanning lamps available, providing customer satisfaction and cost saving efficiencies.

Variety of Tanning Lamps for All Skin Types

LightSources and our European partner, LightTech, are continually conducting research and development, leading to several patented lighting solutions and proprietary technology.  We offer tanning lamps in strengths varying from 2.6 UVB to 9.5 UVB, providing tanning solutions for a variety of skin types.

LightSources offers A-Power™ technology, bringing the effects of high pressure tanning lamps in a low-pressure lamp solution for the first time.  High pressure lamps have long provided a long lasting and darker tan, but only in high-pressure lamp settings, until we introduced A-Power.

SolGlass® is patented technology developed by LightSources based on new glass technology combined with a proprietary phosphor blend.  No other tanning lamp in the industry meets the UVB spectrum and UVA readings that SolGlass delivers, allowing more than 75% of UVB energy to pass through the glass, compared to a typical tanning lamp at 36%.

Peak2 Tedchnology delivers a longer lasting bronze tan with a unique phosphor mix allowing both UVA and UVB output.  This combination is like having two lamps in one, with dual spectral peaks securing maximum range of pigmentation.

MultiTone™ Tanning Lamps

Not all body parts tan at the same rate, that’s why we developed multitone tanning lamps to give your customers an even and natural tan without subjecting more delicate skin on faces to high-pressure units.   MutliTone™ is like having two or even three lamps in one, with patented lamp coatings that create distinct zones in a single lamp.

LightSources and LightTech offer the most advanced tanning lamp solutions in the industry, assisting clients with developing their own patented products for increased brand awareness and market share.  When you are choosing your preferred suppliers for tanning lamp solutions, contact LightSources for the latest technology and affordable costs.

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

High Quality Fluorescent Backlighting Solutions

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Fluorescent lighting is a technology used in a multitude of lighting solutions in consumer, commercial and industrial applications.  Fluorescent lamps are also the chosen technology for critical applications such as liquid crystal displays (LCDs), active matrix liquid crystal displays (AMLCDs) and avionic displays in aircraft and space programs.

When you require long lasting, high-quality and high-performance backlighting solutions, you need to make only one call to the LightSources group.  We employ knowledgeable engineers with vast experience in developing lighting solutions for demanding applications including those used in Boeing 777 jets, military and defense aircraft systems and the US Space Program.  Our miniature backlighting solutions are found in the majority of private jet aircrafts around the world.

Our valued partner, LCD Lighting (LCDL), manufactures hot-cathode and cold-cathode lamps with proprietary engineering technology.  LCDL is a precision manufacturer of avionic lamps for critical backlighting applications, with more than 30 years of experience.  LCDL manufactures bright and vibrant lighting with long lasting high-performance and uniform lumen output.

LCDL performs precision craftsmanship and glass bending to form serpentines, circles, bent, straight or interlocking lamp pairs.  Our hot-cathode fluorescent lamps (HCFL) range in size from 6mm to 20mm, and cold-cathode fluorescent lamps (CCFL) range from 2mm to 20mm in diameter.

AMLCD Backlighting Technology

AMLCD lighting is used in a multitude of optical lighting solutions including filters, diffusers, reflective plates and housings.  AMLCD technology is also used in thermal management and electrical power supply systems.

LightSources is proud to be a valued supplier to our National Defense and NASA Aerospace programs.  We understand the importance of receiving quality product, on-time, and to your specification.  Be sure to contact LightSources for all your backlighting solutions, including avionic displays used in our military and national defense programs, commercial Boeing Jets, and private jets used around the world.

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.