UV Sterilization Lamps That Outperform Comparable Lamps

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UV sterilization lamps are used worldwide to improve health and wellness with effective germicidal properties. UV radiation emitted at specific wavelengths of 254 nm instantly eliminates harmful microscopic organisms such as bacteria and viruses immediately upon exposure.  UV radiation emitted at 185 nm produces ozone, which is a natural air purifier and deodorizer, eliminates volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and foul odors from the air.

UVC germicidal lamps are used in many environments including residential, commercial and industrial air treatment systems.  UV lamps improve air quality in many environments including: 

  • Residential property
  • Commercial businesses
  • Industrial applications
  • Hospitals
  • Nursing homes
  • Schools
  • HVAC air treatment systems

It is important to select high-quality UV lamps from a reputable lamp manufacturer to obtain long-lasting, effective UV air sterilization performance. LightSources is recognized worldwide as an authority on UV lamp engineering and manufacturing, supporting OEMs large and small with proven UV lamp solutions.


LightSources Offers Proven UV Germicidal Lamp Solutions

The LightSources Group offers a wide selection of proven UV germicidal lamps with custom designed engineering available to meet your specific needs.  We follow a strict quality policy according to our ISO9001:2015 registration and are committed to improved, first to market lamp solutions. We have developed industry leading proprietary technology and patented lamp products which outlast and outperform comparable lamps.

Our UVC light bulb products include:

Low Pressure Amalgam – our low pressure Amalgam lamps which deliver up to three times the UVC radiation over comparable lamps all maintaining consistent performance and fluctuating temperature environments. Our Amalgam technology is designed to provide consistent output in applications ranging from 4° to 40°C and in higher temperature environments. 

Low Pressure Mercury Lamps – our low-pressure Mercury lamps are available in various styles such as standard quartz, compact quartz, high output and soft glass. Our low-pressure Mercury lamp technology is proven to outlast comparable lamps delivering up to 13,000 hours of consistent performance.

Medium Pressure Ultraviolet Lamps (MPUV) – medium pressure UV lamps by LightSources are available with custom designed phosphor blends to meet specific application requirements.

Custom designed lamp components, sleeves and ballasts – the LightSources Group offers custom designed UV lamp components designed for maximum protection with optimum UV radiation exposure.


The LightSources Group offers proven UVC germicidal solutions with a wide range of specially designed UVC lamps and components.  We provide custom engineering and prototype solutions from skilled engineers who understand UV technology. Contact us to speak with an engineer and learn more about our high performance UV sterilization lamps.


Industry Trends Show an Increasing UV Lamp Market

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Industry trends show a steady increase in demand globally for UV lamps, which are specially designed to emit ultraviolet wavelengths within the spectrum of 10 nm to 400 nm. UV lamps are used in a number of applications such as:

  • UV germicidal lamps
  • UV air treatment systems
  • UV water treatment systems
  • UV curing lamps
  • UV tanning lamps
  • Phototherapy lamps

The compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for the UV lamp market is expected to register a double-digit increase from the period of 2019 to 2024.  The biggest driver of the growth in the market is attributed to an increase in industrial development and government regulations.  

The Asia-Pacific (APAC) region accounts for a large percentage of the UV lamp market where high demand for UV curing lamps is expected to increase along with industrial development.  UV germicidal lamps are used in UV air purification systems, UV water sterilization and are in demand in the food and beverage and healthcare sector industries worldwide.

Trends in Global Air Purification Market

The global air purification market alone is expected to experience a growth rate of more than 32% during the period of 2018 to 2024.  Global air purification includes all technologies such as:

  • High efficiency particulate air (HEPA)
  • Activated carbon technology
  • Negative ion technology
  • UV air purification technology

North America accounted for the highest market share of air purification systems in 2017, although air purification in automobiles is higher in APAC regions.  Automobile manufacturers and worldwide government agencies are working together to promote technologies that will reduce harmful, toxic air. Increasing health concerns, a growing population with an increase to urbanization are all factors which contribute to an increased demand of both water and air purification which includes UVC germicidal lamp technology.

LightSources Is a Valued UV Lamp Supplier

The LightSources Group is recognized worldwide as a valuable supplier in the UV lamp market, supporting OEMs large and small. LightSources is registered to ISO9001:2015 and follows a strict quality control policy throughout the entire organization.  The LightSources Group includes LightSources in the United States and China, LightTech in Europe and several valuable partner companies such as Voltarc, Cerlux and LCD Lighting. 

LightSources offers prototype design and development from skilled engineers who possess in-depth expertise with UV technology and radiation.  We offer a wide product line of all types of UV lamps with custom designed solutions available.  

LightSources is a leading manufacturer of UV lamps found worldwide in several commercial and industrial applications. We offer custom design solutions and exceptional customer support including prototype design and development. Contact us to see how the LightSources Group will improve your supply chain with high-quality UV lamps delivered on time and within budget.

Improve Tanning Results with Innovative Lamp Technology

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The LightSources Group is recognized worldwide for providing innovative lamp technology, offering many proprietary tanning lamp products which deliver long lasting, high performance.  LightSources and our valued European partner, LightTech, deliver first to market cutting edge lamp technology. We were one of the first to introduce varying strengths in tanning lamp technology ranging from 2.6 UVB to 9.5 UVB, providing the right strength for tanning different skin tones.

LightSources provides salon professionals with the opportunity to increase market share with customized tanning lamps featuring your own logo and customized bases and sockets.  Increase brand awareness with specially developed UV lamps from lighting engineers with an in-depth knowledge of UV technology.

We offer the following tanning lamp technology developed for long lasting, high performance:

        A-Power™ – this innovative lamp technology harnesses the power of UVA and UVB rays at just the right wavelength (measured in nanometers) to deliver a darker tan.  This innovative low-pressure lamp technology delivers the effects of a high-pressure lamp providing longer lasting tanning effects.

        Peak2 Technology® – this cutting edge, proprietary technology delivers a natural and even tan all over by balancing UVA and UVB emissions into one specially designed phosphor blend.  Peak2Technolgy delivers dual spectral peaks with maximum tanning effects.

        SolGlass® – this unique phosphor blend combines narrowband UVA emissions with short wave UVB wavelengths which provides maximum pigmentation available.  Our proprietary phosphor blend is developed with high-tech engineering and vast knowledge of UV technology.

        Multitone™ – developed to provide a natural and even tan without the high-pressure facial units which can be harsh on some skin types.

The LightSources Group continually provides innovative, cutting edge lamp and lighting solutions developed from a commitment to continual improvement.  Our research and development sets the industry standard for high performance lamps with energy saving emissions. We provide the widest selection available of fluorescent and UV lamps with custom designed options available from our experienced engineers.  We deliver high performing UVC germicidal lamps used in surface, air and water treatment applications worldwide.   

The LightSources Group sets the industry standard among high-tech lamp manufacturers.  We provide a wide range of lamp and lighting solutions including specialized tanning lamps with OEM oriented solutions.  Contact us today to learn more about our wide selection and custom options of specialty tanning lamps.

Effective UV Curing Requires the Right UV Lamp


Ultraviolet radiation is utilized in many industrial and commercial processes worldwide to instantly dry and cure polymers.  When polymers such as epoxies, silicone and polyurethane are exposed to UV radiation, a photochemical reaction occurs which bonds and seals the polymer within seconds of exposure.

There are many advantages of using UV curing over other curing methods such as air drying or using chemicals.  Air drying polymers leaves the coating susceptible to contaminants such as dust to affect the quality of the surface as well as evaporation which can leave an uneven surface and an inconsistent process.  Using chemicals can pose a health risk to employees and requires purchasing, storing and disposing of chemicals properly.

UV curing delivers a quick and consistent process which results in enhanced product durability and strength without evaporation or contamination.

LightSources Offers UV Lamps for Curing

LightSources and our valued European partner, LightTech, are recognized as the leading global suppliers of high-tech lighting solutions worldwide.  We offer skilled design engineers with expertise in all UV applications and in-depth knowledge of UV technology.  Our lamps are used in UV curing applications worldwide across many industries including graphic design, screen printing, aerospace and automotive processes.

We partner with you to develop the most advantageous UV curing system which deliver long lasting, high-performance with energy efficient, cost saving lighting solutions.  We provide custom developed phosphor blends to perfectly match your required wavelength, measured in nanometer (nm) that delivers the optimum UV reaction.  UV curing is proven to be highly effective while offering a safe work environment in a low maintenance, cost saving process.

The LightSources Group offers a wide selection of standard lamp sizes and shapes with custom designs available.  Our UVC germicidal lamps are proven to instantly eradicate harmful bacteria and viruses on surfaces, in air and water.  We invest in continual research and development to deliver first to market lamps and lighting solutions that outperform the competition with high performance and long lasting cost savings.

LightSources and our valued partner companies are the leading global high-tech lamp designers, providing the most advanced warehouse and lighting solutions available today. We have decades of expertise and in-depth knowledge of the technology behind UV radiation to provide the optimum lamp style for your process. Contact us today to speak with a knowledgeable engineer about the UV curing solution that meets your specifications.

High Performance UV Lamps for Ballast Water Treatment Systems

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UVC radiation is a highly effective, proven method of sterilizing and purifying water, air and surfaces.  With the new Ballast Water Treatment Convention, BWTC, that went into full effect last September of 2017, shipping companies are required to maintain an effective system on board their vessel.  Contaminated ballast water is considered to be one of the top 5 threats to the sustainability of the planet’s oceans, as foreign marine organisms are picked up in one port and released in another.

This has wreaked havoc on the fishing industry in many shipping ports and threatened the safety of human life in cases where foreign invaders take over without their natural predators.  Jellyfish have been known to multiply to uncontrollable levels while mussels attach to structures such as dams and bridges causing damage by upsetting the natural ecosystem. UV lamps utilized in ballast water sterilization systems solves this problem with a highly effective and simple to maintain system.

UV Lamps with Powerful Water Sterilization Effects

Ultraviolet technology is proven to sterilize water by instantly killing bacteria, viruses and microorganisms naked to the human eye.  With powerful wavelengths emitted at 254 nanometer, nm, the DNA of these living organisms is immediately altered making them unable to replicate rendering them harmless.

LightSources Offers Patented UV Lamps for Water Treatment

LightSources and our European partner, LightTech, are recognized leaders in the lamp industry with high-tech lighting solutions with innovative products.  We design, engineer and manufacture UVC germicidal lamps found in numerous sterilization processes worldwide.  We offer Low-Pressure Amalgam lamps developed with proprietary technology and Medium Pressure UV, MPUV, lamps which provide the same powerful sterilization in a small footprint.

Our experienced engineers are considered experts on all things related to fluorescent and Ultraviolet technology, delivering first to market products which provide long lasting performance with energy efficiency cost savings.  Due to our high performance lamps, your maintenance costs are reduced with long lasting performance.

LightSources and our valued partner companies are recognized for producing superior lamps and lighting solutions, providing high-tech solutions with innovation products.  Contact us today to learn more about our highly effective and low costs UV lamps for ballast water treatment systems.  


Light Therapy Treats Diabetes and Depression

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Phototherapy is used to treat a host of medical conditions, including many skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis and acne, along with many other medical ailments such as diabetes and depression.  UV light at the proper wavelength is proven to kill bacteria which improves wound healing and is very effective at preventing a serious eye condition which causes blindness in diabetics.

Prevent Diabetic Retinopathy with UV Light Therapy

Diabetic Retinopathy is a serious eye condition which affects 80% of all diabetics that have had the disease for 20 years or more and is the leading cause of blindness in people ages 20 to 64.  This serious eye condition can be prevented with UV light treatment, especially when administered early.

Phototherapy with UV light helps to prevent damage to the retina in 90% of all cases.  If you or someone you know is living with diabetes, be sure to talk with a doctor about UV light treatment to prevent Diabetic Retinopathy.

Light Therapy Helps Treat Depression

Light therapy is proven to alleviate symptoms in people suffering from depression and is key in helping people with Seasonal Affective Disorder, SAD.  Consistency is the key for successful results when treating mood disorders with light therapy, which is proven effective when administered with the right type of lamp under a doctor’s care.

LightSources Offers Proven Phototherapy Solutions

LightSources is a leader in UV lamp design, engineering and manufacturing, providing the most effective UV lamps available.  We offer light therapy lamps manufactured to your specifications to treat a host of medical conditions, with custom lamp development available from our skilled engineering team.  We are a leading global supplier of fluorescent and UV solutions which deliver high performance and energy efficient cost savings.

LightSources and our valued partners represent the leading high-tech lamp designers and manufacturers available in the lamp industry today.  We provide lamp and lighting solutions to a multitude of applications including patented products for light therapy treatment.  Contact us today to learn more about our proven solutions with phototherapy lamps.


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 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.