Learn the Healing Benefits of Phototherapy

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Fluorescent lighting is used worldwide to provide healing benefits for a number of various medical ailments.   Treatment with light is called phototherapy, and is very effective to treat many conditions.

Skin Conditions Treated with Phototherapy

The use of phototherapy to treat skin conditions such as psoriasis is endorsed by the National Psoriasis Foundation when treated under a doctor’s care.  Indoor tanning beds are not the same as phototherapy for psoriasis as they do not emit the same UV light as prescribed by a doctor.

Ultraviolet light in the UVB range provides the most effective treatment for psoriasis.  Patients are often sent home with a special treatment lamp to receive the proper amount of UVB rays.  This is effective by slowing down production of new skin cells and allows the area to heal.

Ultraviolet light is also effective at treating many other skin conditions such as acne and eczema, and reduces the symptoms of inflamed and itchy skin.

UV Light Provides Phototherapy to Treat Jaundice

Jaundice is most common in newborn babies and occurs when the liver does not break down toxins as a fully functioning liver would.  UV light is effective at breaking down bilirubin and new parents can be sent home with these ‘bili’ lights to nurture their baby’s liver into a fully functioning state.

Diabetes Improved with Light Therapy

People suffering from diabetes can benefit greatly from phototherapy.  Ultraviolet light is highly effective at aiding would healing by killing bacteria and fighting infection.  UV light is also used to treat diabetic retinopathy, a serious eye condition that is the leading cause of blindness in people between the ages of 20 and 64.  Diabetic Retinopathy damages the retina in 80% of diabetics that have had diabetes for more than 20 years.

The good news is that this is preventable if treated early.  Phototherapy lessens the progression of this disease in 90% of all cases.

Depression and Mood Disorders Benefit from Phototherapy

People suffering from depression and mood disorders benefit greatly from phototherapy.  Exposure to UV light enhances the mood of those suffering from seasonal affective disorder when the daylight hours are lessened during winter months.  People often feel better within one week of treatment.  Consistency is key for phototherapy to be effective at treating mood disorders.

Find Proven Phototherapy Solutions from LightSources

The LightSources group provides proven solutions for phototherapy treatment, with decades of experience in ultraviolet radiation we know the right solution for the right application.  LightSources offers UV lamps for existing light therapy equipment and we can manufacture custom lamps designed specifically for your application.

LightSources in the U.S. and our strategic European partner, LightTech, represent the leading high-tech lamp designers and manufactures in the lamp industry today.  Our lamp and lighting products are used worldwide in a multitude of applications including phototherapy with proprietary technology and patented products.  We invite you to contact us today to learn more about our wide selection of phototherapy lamps. 

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Valuable Specialty Lamp Supplier to OEMs Worldwide

LightSources

The largest corporations in the world rely upon their carefully chosen supply chain to keep business going; a weak link in this chain can seriously disrupt their productivity, and profitability.  As a valued supplier to some of the largest OEMs in the world, the LightSources Group delivers high quality lamps on time, with vast resources on three continents.

LightSources and our valued partners, LightTech in Europe, LCD Lighting, Voltarc and Cerlux understand the need for just in time delivery of specialty lamps and lighting solutions.   LightSources leads the industry in high-tech design and manufacturing of patented specialty lamps and fluorescent technologies, supplying some of the largest corporations worldwide.  We understand the needs of our customers, which is why we offer the largest selection of fluorescent and ultraviolet technologies including UVC germicidal lamps.

With our vast resources and modern, state-of-the-art glass factory in Hungary, we conduct continual research and development providing the most innovative lighting solutions for any application.

Benefits of Partnering with the LightSources Group

LightSources and LightTech partner with our customers to provide several benefits including:

On-Time Delivery – LightSources and LightTech maintain KanBan systems to facility fast and efficient material flow through planning, analysis and automatic inventory control.

Reduced Shipping Costs – The LightSources Group provides your products on time through a wide range of shipping services in more than 60 countries over 6 continents.  We provide accurate shipping documentation and customs paperwork for exporting and importing.

ISO9001:2008 Registration – Adherence to our Quality Policy and ISO registration provides assurances to our customers that we provide high quality lamps and components, meeting all customer specifications.

LightSources is more than a valued supplier; we are a strategic partner in your supply chain, adding value through these benefits and many others.  With LightSources, you will always be abreast of new technological developments, and ahead of your competition with the latest in technological advancements in the lamp and lighting industry.

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.

Innovative Tanning Technology Developments by LightSources

 

 

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Tanning lamp technology has made great advances, with the LightSources Group leading the way providing the most innovative tanning lamp technology in the industry. LightSources and our European partner, LightTech, were one of the very first lamp manufacturers to offer tanning lamps in varying strengths (2.6 UVB – 9.5 UVB).  This variety of lamp strength provides tanning customers the right lamp for their preference and skin type.  LightSources is a responsive designer and manufacturer of tanning lamps, listening to our salon professional customers, and developing the right lamps for their customers.

We are committed to research and development of UV technology, bringing patented products and proprietary technology to the forefront of the tanning industry.  Some of the cutting-edge technology we have developed for tanning lamps include:

A-Power™ – Provides high pressure effects of a longer lasting dark tan in a low-pressure lamp.  Our A-Power line up utilizes superior UVA combined with a strong UVB peak, producing a long-lasting tan.

SolGlass® – Utilizes high-tech design and development with a combination of our proprietary phosphor blend, and new glass technology.  The narrow band UVA provides immediate coloring for instant results, and short-wave UVB provides long lasting pigmentation.  SolGlass is the most significant innovation in tanning lamps, with open glass technology allowing for more efficient and effective UV transmission at the precise wavelengths to promote a greater tanning effects.

Peak2 Technology® – Provides high UVA and UVB output balanced within one phosphor, providing dual spectral peaks for the maximum pigmentation effect.

Multitone™ –   Since not all parts of the body tan at the same rate, LightSources has developed Multitone™ technology to provide tanning customers with natural and even tanning effects from head to toe, without the harshness of high-pressure facial units.

LightSources and LightTech place a high focus on innovation and improvements in technology through continual research and development, allowing us to provide cutting edge technologies that provide improved performance, lower costs, and eco-friendly solutions.

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 vast selection of specialty custom and standard lamps.

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.

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.

Long Lasting Superior Miniature Fluorescent Lighting

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The LightSources group consists of the leading experts in the lighting industry, and LCD Lighting is no exception.  LCD Lighting (LCDL) manufacturers a wide variety of miniature fluorescent lamps used in several applications by OEMs worldwide, with cutting edge technology for the most advanced lamps in the industry.

Hot-Cathode Fluorescent Lamps

LCDL manufactures hot cathode fluorescent lamps (HCFL) and cold cathode fluorescent lamps (CCFL) for a wide variety of commercial and industrial processes.  HCFL lamps contain a filament and can be found in lighting applications such as copy machines, scanners and vision systems. The HCFL product line offered by LCDL includes tubular lamp products with various diameters and lengths.  The smallest size of these high performing HCFL lamps begin with T2, where T represents the shape of the lamp as tubular and the number 2 represents an eighth of an inch, therefore a T8 lamp is the same as 8/8 or exactly 1 inch in diameter.   The largest size produced by LCDL is a T12 which equates to a 1 ½ “diameter.   Our superior HCFL lamps are also used in graphic arts, signs and medical devices.

Cold-Cathode Fluorescent Lamps

LCDL’s miniature CCFL lamps are typically used in a variety of neon signs in bendable shapes, and use an electrode rather than a filament.    Mini fluorescent lamps are often used as accent lighting or back lighting in avionic displays, military applications, computers, vehicles and the NASA space shuttle.

Both the HCFL and CCFL lamps use mercury vapor that enhances the phosphor coating promoting extraordinary lighting for a pleasing visible light.  LightSources and LCDL have a wide selection of standard miniature lamps or we will customize a solution specific to our customer’s specifications.

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.

Combined Resources Advance Fluorescent Light Technology

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LightSources and our valuable affiliate company, LCD Lighting, give our customers advantages with innovative technology.  Through continual research and development, LCDL and LightSources have developed patented technology utilized in high performing fluorescent lamps.  Our proprietary products include Ultra-Bright™, Robo-Bend, Long-Life™, and High CRI (color rendering index).

These state-of-the-art solutions are utilized by OEMs large and small around the globe, as this partnership is recognized as one of the best in the world for fluorescent lighting excellence.

Innovative Technology in Fluorescent Lighting

LCDL and LightSources provide high-performing fluorescent lighting to OEMs worldwide in the following industries:

  • avionic display, including NASA space shuttle
  • automotive interior lighting
  • computer and electronic backlighting
  • fluorescent lamps used in architectural, buildings and warehouses
  • advertising signs and displays

Proprietary technologies developed from these combined resources have set the industry standard for specialty fluorescent lighting, used in these and many more commercial and industrial applications.

Ultra-Bright™  

Ultra-Bright technology was developed with a combination of advanced materials and manufacturing processes, resulting in lamps that offer double the efficacy (lumens / watts), with maximum uniform lighting.

Robo-Bend

Our cutting-edge Robo-Bend proprietary technology allows engineers to replace multiple lamp systems in backlighting technology applications with one single 8mm or 9mm LCDL serpentine hot and cold cathode lamp.  Our advanced technology allows manufacturing of serpentine hot and cold cathode lamps incorporated with a bending process.

Long Life

Long Life technology improves many fluorescent lighting applications with less maintenance and bulb replacement, thus resulting in a quick return on investment.  Our Long Life lamps provide exceptionally long operating life of up to 60,000 hours with our T5 and T8 lamps, and up to 50,000 on T12.  (60,000 hours equals 2,500 days, or 6.85 years!)  Replacing your specialty fluorescent lamps every six to seven years makes good sense in outdoor signs, warehouses or difficult to reach places.

High CRI (Color Rendering Index)

Proprietary innovative technology produces true and natural colors with more earth tri-phosphors than other fluorescent lamp manufacturers.  Our high-tech engineers and designers continue to research cutting-edge advancements in fluorescent lighting technology.

LightSources, with our affiliated companies including LCD Lighting, represent the foremost high-tech designers and manufacturers in the fluorescent lamp industry today.  LCD Lighting has designed and manufactured custom fluorescent lamps for virtually any type of OEM lighting application.  Contact us today to learn more about our exclusive fluorescent light technology.

Expert Fluorescent and UV Lamp Manufacturer

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LightSources in the United States, and partner LightTech in Europe, are recognized leaders among UV lamp manufacturers, providing high-performing and long-lasting UV lamps to OEMs around the globe.   These vast resources combined with LightTech’s modern glass making factory in Europe benefit OEMs worldwide with proven solutions.  LightSources and LightTech are world leading lamp manufacturers producing superior UV and fluorescent lighting solutions, including:

  • High pressure facial tanning lamps
  • Low pressure tanning lamps
  • UVC germicidal lamps
  • UV curing lamps
  • Amalgam lamps
  • Specialty UV lamps
  • Specialty fluorescent lamps
  • Twist, dual and triple phosphor tanning lamps
  • Collagen fluorescent lamps
  • Custom backlighting for avionic display
  • Eco-friendly lighting solutions

The LightSources group manufactures these specialty lamps and many more for virtually any application.

Expert UV Lamp Manufacturers

Operating state-of-the-art production facilities on three continents including our China location, allows the LightSources Group to provide superior performing lamps for commercial and industrial applications worldwide.  Our continual research and development has resulted in several patented and proprietary products utilizing cutting edge technology.

LightSources is a world leading UV lamp manufacturer, committed to the highest quality products, meeting even the most demanding customer specification.  With vast resources, we are a valuable addition to any supply chain, providing flexibility and quick turnaround.   As a key strategic supplier to OEMs both large and small, LightSources provides high performing product, on schedule.

The LightSources group practices green technology in all aspects of our lamp manufacturing, taking great concern for public safety, and preserving our natural resources.

LightSources in the U.S. and our strategic partner in Europe, LightTech 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 air and water treatment systems that provide industries a way to disinfect and improve the quality of air and water without the need for toxic chemicals.  Please contact us to learn more about how we can help make your lighting vision a reality.  

What is Color Rendering Index (CRI)?

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Color Rendering index (CRI) is a rating scale to assign the effectiveness of a light source in rendering colors, compared with natural daylight.  A CRI of 100 is equal to natural daylight referring to the highest ability of color rendering which is by the sun itself.  On the contrary, a low CRI of 50 or less means that the light source does not render colors very well.  An acceptable CRI in fluorescent lighting is 80 to 95, which equates to an excellent color rendering ability.

Where is CRI Important in Industry?

Knowing the CRI of your lighting has great benefits and will provide competitive advantages in certain industrial applications.  For example, in the jewelry store you want your lighting to reflect the full spectrum of lighting when exposed to diamonds and jewels, showcasing your items and making them more appealing and desirable.

A high CRI index used in clothing displays makes a big difference in the appearance of clothing, casting an appealing glow in the right displays to reveal vibrant color schemes.  Food displays in restaurants, showcasing primed aged meats or delectable desserts can make the difference in a consumer’s decision to appease their appetite.  Whatever your lighting application, do not underestimate the power of pleasing, high quality lighting with a high color rendering index.

LCD Lighting, a valued partner company to The LightSources Group, has developed proprietary color rendering index technology with more rare-earth tri-phosphors revealing natural true colors.  With advanced technology, LightSources and LCD Lighting can develop custom colors for specific requirements in various applications.

Fluorescent Lamp Color Specification

With more than 100 various shades of white, it is important to choose the right color coordinates for your fluorescent lighting application.  Even the slightest variation will make a difference in many different environments.  The most effective method of defining the color is with color coordinates.

We can choose an existing phosphor blend with exact color coordinates for your application, or we can develop a unique phosphor blend just for your specific needs.

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.

Specialty Fluorescent Lamps from LCD Lighting

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LCD Lighting, a valued partner to LightSources, is a global leader with designing, engineering, and manufacturing either standard or custom built fluorescent lighting for virtually any lighting application.  LCD Lighting produces superior quality T2, T4, T5, T8 and T12 fluorescent lamps, utilizing proprietary and patented technology.

Along with the various sizes of fluorescent lighting mentioned above, LCD is also an expert manufacturer of hot or cold cathode fluorescent lamps, CCFL sub-minis, HCFL-aperture, and compact fluorescent lighting with exceptional expertise in avionic display backlighting.  LCD Lighting is a leading supplier of backlighting in commercial and private avionic display lighting including AMLCD lamps used in illuminating cockpit controls in Boeing aircraft and the NASA Space Shuttle.

We are dedicated to continual improvement and investment into research and development resulting in proprietary and patented technology, advancing the industry with innovative designs.  Our focus is on product and process improvement, along with efficient use of resources while minimizing our environmental footprint.  Providing high performance products with long life and durability is the mission of LCD Lighting and the LightSources Group.

LongLife+™ Technology Provides Quick Return on Investment

LCD’s patented LongLife+™ technology is available on T8 and T12 products, and provides a life cycle up to six times more than other standard T12 lamps without LongLife technology.  LongLife technology utilizes a specialty coating inside the lamp providing long lasting superior   performance even in high intensity lamp products.

This results in less maintenance and replacements, provides maximum efficiency and a quick return on investment, in addition to contributing to an environmentally friendly process by reducing waste.

Custom Phosphor Blends Available

LCD Lighting employs some of the the most knowledgeable engineers in the lighting industry, offering the capability to blend custom phosphors to match your specified hue.  We offer ultraviolet, infrared and proprietary blends designed for maximum performance in your desired application.

LCD Lighting will also provide sub-assemblies or fully assembled lamp units in either standard sizes, or custom dimensions designed to perform in your own specialized equipment.

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.