Get Maximum Tanning Results with Superior Tanning Lamps

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Together, LightSources and valued partner company LightTech in Europe are recognized as industry leaders of the lamp and lighting industry. The LightSources Group delivers high performance lamps for all lamp and lighting applications, including superior tanning lamps. We are committed to research and development to deliver first to market, advanced lamps and lighting solutions which deliver maximum performance with cost saving energy efficiencies.

The LightSources Group pioneered the tanning lamp manufacturing industry with lamps in various strengths, ranging from 2.6 UVB to 9.5 UVB. Offering fluctuations in strength provides the right amount of exposure for various skin types to obtain desirable tanning effects.

The LightSources Group works closely with salons all over the world to provide customized tanning lamps which satisfy your customers, enhance tanning performance, provide cost saving energy efficiencies and increase your brand awareness.                We offer tanning lamp solutions developed with cutting-edge, innovative technology, customized with your own proprietary logo or colors to increase your market share.

Innovative Tanning Lamp Technology                                                                                                   

In our commitment to provide innovative solutions and first to market, advanced tanning lamp technology, we offer the following high-performing tanning lamp solutions:

Multitone™  – delivers a natural and even tan over the entire body without the high-pressure facial units which can be harsh for some skin tones.

SolGlass®  –  a result of high-tech lamp engineering utilizing proprietary phosphor blend’s deliver advanced tanning lamp technology. SolGlass delivers narrow band UVA for quick color and pigmentation along with shortwave UVB rays for longer-lasting tanning effects.

A-Power™ – harnesses the power of UVA along with UVB rays which speak at the optimum nanometer to provide longer-lasting tanning effects.

Peak2 Technology® – developed with high UVA along with UVB wavelengths emitted in the perfect balance of one phosphor blend provide dual spectral peaks

For tanning lamp solutions that will please your customers, provide maximum energy efficiency, deliver high performance with long lasting cost saving efficiencies, there is only one call you need to make to The LightSources Group.

LightSources is dedicated to continual improvement to deliver innovative solutions in all aspects of lamps and lighting technology.  Contact us today to speak with an engineer and learn more about our high performing, energy efficient tanning lamp solutions.

High-Performing Cost-Efficient Lamps and Lampholders


Voltarc is a world leading designer and manufacturer of high-performing lampholders offering cost-efficient lighting solutions. Voltarc is a valued partner company of The LightSources Group, offering lampholders and electrical wiring devices for fluorescent and incandescent lighting applications worldwide.

Voltarc shares the same quality philosophy as the LightSources group, with the commitment to continual improvement, research and development to provide high-performing, cutting-edge lamp technology with improved energy efficiency.  The TriLight Max™ series of fluorescent lamps by Voltarc are designed with proprietary tri-band phosphors to yield maximum color rendering and lumen output.

Featuring recessed end caps with double contacts, the TriLight Max series offers simple retrofitting to provide safety and reliability for retrofitting.

Voltarc offers the Kulka Recessed Double Contact lamp holders, along with a vast selection of lamp bases and matching sockets to assist OEMs worldwide with lighting applications.

Kulka Lampholders for High Performance

Kulka is synonymous with high quality in the lamp industry, recognized for state of the art lamp components offering long-lasting high performance with cost saving energy efficiencies.  Voltarc offers a vast selection of Kulka lamp components including:

Slim Line Lampholders

Miscellaneous wiring devices & accessories

Medium Bi-pin, Miniature Bi-Pin Lampholders

RDC (Recessed Double Contacts) Lampholders

The LightSources Group consists of the world’s leading designers and manufacturers of lamps and lighting solutions, offering vast resources for quick delivery at a low cost.  We provide customized solutions from our skilled designers experienced in providing solutions to any lighting situation.  For customized ceramic bases and matching sockets, ask about Cerlux custom lamp components available in any color, even matching to your logo for increased brand awareness.

The LightSources Group consists of the leading hi-tech lamp manufactures available today, offering skilled and experienced lighting solutions to OEMs large and small.  Contact us today to learn more about our valued partner company, Voltarc, and the high quality of Kulka lamp components. 

UV Lamps Effectively Treat Eczema

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Eczema is a common skin condition affecting over 30 million Americans with some form of this irritating skin ailment. Eczema presents in various forms which include contact dermatitis, atopic dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, dyshidrotic eczema and stasis dermatitis.  While symptoms may differ for each individual, the most common symptoms of all types of eczema include:

Dry, sensitive skin

Red, inflamed skin

Extreme itching

Oozing or crusting


In all forms of eczema, itchiness is one of the most common symptoms which can cause people to scratch harder sometimes until they bleed making the condition much worse.  Children and babies can develop eczema which is usually noticeable on their cheeks and chin although you may see symptoms anywhere on the body. Children often outgrow this condition, although for some people it does last into adulthood.

The exact cause of eczema is not known, but one thing is certain; people that suffer from the skin condition release from the itchy, red skin and the emotional turmoil it can cause.

LightSources Offers UV Phototherapy Lamps for Eczema

While some methods such as corticosteroids and topical ointments are effective for some people, they provide little relief for others. Ultraviolet light has been proven to be highly effective at controlling eczema outbreaks and improving bothersome symptoms.  UV light therapy, also referred to as phototherapy, is conducted with a specialty UV lamp for eczema under a doctor’s care. In some cases, you may be given a prescription for the right kind of lamp to use at home with your physician’s directions.

Phototherapy lamps which deliver UVA, UVB and UVB in narrowband wavelengths is most effective to control outbreaks and improve symptoms of this bothersome skin condition.

LightSources and our European partner, LightTech, are the leading manufacturers available in the industry today, providing lighting solutions to a multitude of industrial and commercial applications around the globe. We offer innovative lighting solutions that deliver long-lasting high-performance providing cost-saving efficiencies.

The LightSources group represents the leading high-tech lamp designers available today, offering specialty lamps and lighting solutions to a multitude of industries worldwide. Contact us to speak with an experienced engineer to learn more about our light therapy solutions which include UV lamps for eczema.

Improve Adhesion with UV Curing



Ultraviolet (UV) radiation causes a photochemical reaction to occur when exposed to certain polymers such as epoxies, polyurethane and silicone glue, which instantly dries and cures the polymer. This photochemical reaction occurs quickly, in a matter of seconds upon exposure to the specialty UV lamps.

Benefits of UV Curing

There are many benefits provided with UV curing when compared to other methods such as air drying and application of chemical solutions. UV curing offers the fastest cure time over these other methods, improving cycle times and product throughput.  Companies that utilize UV curing in their process experience an increase in productivity and profitability.

UV radiation also improves the quality of products with a stronger, more durable bond. With instant curing, there is no time for evaporation which occurs with air drying leaving an uneven and often contaminated surface. UV lamps drastically improve product quality while increasing productivity.

With UV lamps for curing, there is no need to purchase and store harmful chemicals, offering a safer work environment for employees.  UV curing lamps provide many cost-saving benefits with very low maintenance.

LightSources Offers UV Curing Lamps with High-Performance at a Low Cost 

The LightSources Group is a leading global supplier of specialty fluorescent and UV lamps used in a multitude of applications around the globe. Our vast resources include a sprawling modern glass factory in Europe where we conduct continual research and development to provide innovative lighting solutions. We offer patented products developed with proprietary technology from our highly skilled lighting engineers, focused on providing energy savings coupled with long-lasting high performance.

With our vast resources we are able to provide high-performing lamps, with quick turnaround at the lowest available cost.  We are a valuable addition to any supply chain, supporting industrial processes such as graphic design, screen printing, and improving product quality of critical components utilized in the automotive and aerospace industries.

The LightSources Group consists of the industry’s most advanced lighting engineers, recognized as leaders among high-tech lamp designers and manufacturers.  We provide a wide range of solutions utilizing UV technology, including UV lamps for curing and germicidal applications. Contact us today to speak with a knowledgeable engineer and to learn more about our effective and cost-efficient UV lamps for curing. 

UVC Radiation for Effective Air Purification


UVC germicidal lamps emit UV radiation between 100 nanometer (nm) and 280 nm with specialty germicidal lamps transmitting UV wavelengths at the most effective 254 nm. UVC wavelength in the 254 nm range is extremely effective at instantly killing viruses and bacteria in air, water and on surfaces. Ozone producing UVC germicidal lamps emit UVC radiation below 220 nm which is necessary to decompose oxygen, O², which produces ozone, O³.  Ozone producing germicidal lamps are extremely effective and water purification systems and even eliminating odor in the air caused by airborne microorganisms.

UVC germicidal lamps target the DNA, or nucleic acid of the cells in the harmful bacteria and viruses, destroying them beyond the ability to reproduce which renders them dead and ineffective.

LightSources Provides UVC Germicidal Lamps for Air Purification

The LightSources Group leads the industry and specialty lamp design, engineering and manufacturing. Our Low-Pressure Mercury Discharge and Medium-Pressure Mercury Discharge lamps are used in air purification systems worldwide, providing clean and sterile air to promote health and wellness. Our Low-Pressure Mercury Discharge lamps are similar to a fluorescent lamp accept it is manufactured of soda – lime glass or quartz which allows the most effective UVC wavelength to pass in the lamp.

Our Medium-Pressure Mercury Discharge lamps are similar to a high intensity discharge (HID) lamp which emits UVC radiation in a broadband rather than a single line.  Quartz germicidal lamps produce nearly double the UVC radiation emitted was standard germicidal lamps and are configured for T5 or T6 with 15mm and 19mm OD.

The LightSources Group has developed proprietary Amalgam UVC germicidal technology which provides increased stability during long-term operation.

The LightSources group consists of the leading high-tech lamp designers, engineers and manufacturers available today. We deliver innovative lighting solutions with first to market products which provide long-lasting life and energy savings with cost-efficient products. Contact us today to learn more about our UVC germicidal lamps for purification and sterilization systems.

Make Sure Your Ballast Water Treatment System is USCG Approved

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The Ballast Water Treatment Convention is what governs the responsibility of the shipping industry, specifically how ships traveling through international waters treat their ballast water. The Ballast Water Treatment Convention (BWTC) established new standards effective September 2017 to address this issue which is considered one of the greatest threats to our planet’s oceans. The BWTC is enforced by the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), a subsidiary of the International Maritime Organization (IMO).

According to the most recent BWTC, all ships must be equipped with an effective ballast water treatment system that is approved by the United States Coast Guard (USCG).

The Threat of Ships’ Ballast Water

When ships sail through international waters they hold ocean water in their ballast for balance depending on the weight of their cargo.  When delivering cargo in a foreign port, they will take on ballast water to compensate for the loss of weight and provide balance when sailing to their next destination.  When picking up cargo in one port, they may release their ballast water to allow for the additional weight.

By releasing oceanic water into a foreign port, the ships’ ballast water also releases aquatic organisms which invade the foreign port, often with catastrophic consequences. Lifeforms such as mussels, clams, jellyfish, crabs, and many microorganisms including viruses and bacteria which are naked to the human eye invade foreign waters without the safeguard of their natural predators from their home environment. This allows the invading species to multiply, jeopardizing the health and wellness of fish and aquatic lifeforms and even threatens the health of human life inland.

Invading foreign mussels have nearly shut down dams and power plants when allowed to multiply uncontrollably, causing a great risk to the people living in these areas. Jellyfish have been known to destroy fishing industries when invading foreign ports and without their natural predators can be nearly impossible to eradicate.

There is no question that the terms of the new BWTC are established to protect the environment, the sustainability of our world’s oceans and the people that live near these ports that depend upon the fishing industry for their livelihood.

LightSources Provides Ballast Water Treatment Systems with USCG Approval

The LightSources Group consists of the leading high-tech designers of fluorescent and UV lamps designed to harness powerful UVC radiation which quickly and effectively purifies and sterilizes water, air and surfaces.  Our UVC germicidal lamps are utilized and water purification systems around the globe, providing clean and safe drinking water and improving the environment with healthy, clean and sterilized water. UVC radiation successfully eradicates viruses and bacteria eliminating the risk of foreign invading species taking hold in a new port.

LightSources is dedicated to bringing innovative lamps and lighting solutions to the UVC germicidal industry, with patented products and proprietary technology based on continual research and development. Our Low Pressure (LP) Amalgam lamps provide a compact footprint which is convenient in the tight spaces of the ships ballast area and provides 30 to 35% increased efficiency over comparable lamps. Our Medium Pressure (MPUV) germicidal lamps provide an even more compact footprint which is ideal on smaller ships. We utilize proprietary LongLife™ technology designed for optimum germicidal effectiveness with the most effective wavelength at 254 nanometer (nm).

The LightSources Group is recognized as a leading global supplier of UVC germicidal solutions, improving air and water quality around the globe.  Contact us today to speak with an experienced lighting engineer regarding our superior UVC germicidal lamps for ballast water treatment systems.

Get Relief from Eczema with UV Light Therapy

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For those suffering from Eczema, finding relief from the itchy patches of dry skin is at the top of their list.  While there is no known cure for eczema, there are many treatments out there in the form of corticosteroids, ointments and the UV light therapy lamp.  Ultraviolet (UV) light delivered in wavelengths of UVB, narrow band UVB and UVA is proven to be effective at controlling outbreaks and improving the bothersome symptoms of eczema.

Light therapy, also referred to as phototherapy, is delivered in a controlled environment such as a doctor’s office with a specialty light therapy lamp or may be prescribed for home use under a doctor’s care.  Some patients may notice an improvement in their eczema during the summer, these patients are more likely to respond with positive results from phototherapy.  If outbreaks are worse in the winter months for those living in the northern hemisphere, a UV phototherapy lamp can help to control symptoms for these patients.

How Does Phototherapy Help Eczema?

Light is divided into colors, emitted in wavelengths which is measured in nanometers (nm).  Ultraviolet light in the UVA spectrum of 315nm to 400nm, and UVB light in the range of 280nm to 315nm, with narrow band UVB at 310nm are proven to successfully treat eczema.  UV light therapy brings relief to patients by successfully reducing inflammation and suppressing the overactive immune system.

The narrow band UVB lamp is the most common phototherapy lamp prescribed to treat most types of eczema.  The narrow band UVB eczema lamp provides UV radiation in wavelengths which mimic the sun to aid in clearing up eczema symptoms and preventing outbreaks.

Psoralen is a medication used during UVA treatments which helps to prepare the skin to absorb the UV therapy to the optimum level.

LightSources Offers Effective and Cost-Efficient Phototherapy Lamps

LightSources and our European partner, LightTech, design, develop and manufacture some of the most effective and cost-efficient lighting solutions available today.  We invest in continual research and development, bringing cutting edge technology in advanced UV lighting solutions to market.  Our lamps are used in a multitude of applications around the globe.

Our skilled lighting engineers possess in-depth knowledge of UV lamp manufacturing to obtain the optimum wavelength desired for many germicidal applications.  All lamps are not made the same and using the wrong type of lamp could actually damage your skin or worsen conditions. You can count on our years of experience as we understand the technology that goes into manufacturing every lamp.

LightSources and our valued partners offer high-tech lighting solutions that meet the required specifications for successful phototherapy results.  Contact us today to speak with an engineer and learn more about our UV phototherapy lamps.