In Duct Air Purification System Provides Health Benefits

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In duct air purification systems sanitize and purify the air we breathe, providing many health benefits to people in public and commercial areas.  Air purification systems are used in many HVAC and AC units to deliver clean air free from bacteria, dust, mold and mildew.  These in duct systems are so effective they also eliminate odors from stale air, always giving off a clean fresh scent free from airborne contaminants.

In duct air purification systems are used in settings such as doctor offices, hospitals, grocery stores, restaurants, schools and many other buildings that are open to the public.  Sanitizing the air is especially beneficial in areas where sick people or patients with compromised immune systems may gather.  Children or the elderly are especially susceptible to illness from germs, mold, mildew or contaminants in the air.

UV air purification systems eliminate these volatile compounds from contaminating the air we breathe keeping children, the elderly and the general public safer by providing purified and sanitized air.

UVC Air Purification Systems are Highly Effective

 Ultraviolet (UV) energy in the range of 254 nanometers is highly effective at killing viruses and bacteria.  Most UV air purification systems do not emit ozone as this may corrode the cooling system in AC units by separating the copper lines in the cooling unit from the aluminum fins.  A small amount of ozone emission might be acceptable in certain applications but is not desirable in AC units.

The LightSources group employs experts to assist you in determining the most effective UV air purification system for your unique building structure.  Our vast resources allow us to provide the most sophisticated and technologically advanced lighting solutions at an affordable cost to you, providing a quick return on investment.

Together LightSources in the U.S. and LightTech in Europe are global leaders in the germicidal ultra-violet light industry.  We partner with OEMs of any size to design, engineer and mass-produce new types of proprietary and specialty lamps cost-efficiently and with short turnaround.  Please contact us to learn more about the affordability of high-tech air purification systems.   

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UV Air Purification Provides Many Health Benefits

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Purifying the air we breathe with ultraviolet (UV) air duct purification systems provides many benefits for ongoing health.   UV air purification systems are highly effective at removing contaminants and odors from air duct systems, keeping people healthy in both private and public environments.  UV air purification systems are highly effective, completely safe, and very cost effective as they require very low maintenance and little replacement costs.

LightSources Provides Superior In Duct Air Purification Systems

The LightSources Group is recognized as leaders in the lighting industry, providing innovative technologies to OEMs large and small in a multitude of industries.  With our vast resources, we are able to provide these superior technologies in cost effective solutions to you.

We provide UV lamps for air purification in new and existing HVAC systems, with standard or custom designed solutions.  Our expert design engineers will assist with custom lamps, components and installation, ensuring high performance with top quality lamps and components.

LightSources is a leading manufacturer of high tech UV lamps used for a multitude of applications, including air, water and surface sterilization.  We are experts with all aspects of UV radiation for germicidal systems.

Superior UV Germicidal Lamps for Air Purification

LightSources manufacturers Quartz sleeves, ceramic bases, electronic ballasts, Low Pressure Amalgam lamps, and Medium Pressure (MPUV) lamps in standard sizes or custom designed UV systems fit to your unique application.

Amalgam lamps will produce up to three times the amount of UVC output when compared to similar lamps in equal length.  Low-pressure amalgam lamps consistently generate UVC emissions over a broad range of temperatures up to 48°C on air, water or surface temperatures. Custom designed solutions are also available for effectiveness when used in higher temperatures.

LightSources has the experience, the knowledge and vast resources to provide the most effective lamps and components emitting the optimum wavelength of ultraviolet radiation to eradicate bacteria, viruses and microorganisms even eradicating odor from the air.

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.

UV Drying Lamps Provide Quick Return on Investment

 

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Ultraviolet (UV) radiation is used in many industrial applications in highly effective UV drying lamps to provide a quick and strengthened bond when curing polymers such as resins, varnishes and inks.  Specialty resins that are exposed to UV wavelengths cause a photochemical reaction that produces a strengthened and hardened finish.  UV drying lamps provide cost efficient drying processes to a multitude of industrial applications.

UV Drying Lamps Aid Automotive Manufacturers

Automotive manufacturers utilize UV drying lamps in several applications to cure polymers in specialty parts.  UV drying creates a hardened gloss surface on interior parts, providing strengthened plastic parts that hold up with extensive wear and tear and still retain their exterior finish.  UV drying can add considerable strength to parts used in critical applications that require long lasting durability under high temperatures.

 UV drying is a fast and efficient process, saving time and money for production facilities with low maintenance, little repair cost and quick cycle times.

Printing Industry Enhanced with UV Curing

UV curing printing machines are enhancing the printing industry with specialty inks that dry instantly with little evaporation, providing a consistently crisp and clean finish.  UV drying lamps are used in printing processes for several products including postcards, glossy cards or calendars, magnets, plastic bottles or wood products.

UV Drying Lamps Cure Wood and Flooring

UV drying lamps can instantly cure ink on vinyl, wood and even concrete, improving stain resistance and long-lasting durability during wear on tear on floors.  UV drying is highly effective with no lasting chemical residue and provides a fast curing process suitable for walking on within minutes of treatment.

UV Drying Lamps for Medical Sterilization

UV lamps are highly effective at sterilization and disinfection assisting the medical industry with safe products and surfaces.   UV drying lamps are used to sterilize medical devices including hearing aids, syringes, dialysis machines and test strips to name just a few of the many purposes for UV lamps in the medical industry.

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.

Shatter ProTech Technology for Safe and Long Lamp Life

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Ultraviolet technology is a valuable part of many industrial processes around the globe.  OEM’s utilize UV radiation to speed up drying and curing of polymers in their manufacturing processes, improving outer coatings with strength and durability.  Municipalities and several industries such as health care and food and beverage companies utilize the power of UV technology to completely sterilize and disinfect air and water for safe consumption.  Specialty fluorescent lighting is used in signs of all sizes, automobiles, computers and avionics.

Whatever the UV or fluorescent application, your investment into your UV processes is valuable, and LightSources has developed proprietary products to protect your investment from breakage and containment of lamp components.   LightSources offers Shatter ProTech technology, a proprietary shatter resistant shield that will contain broken glass or mercury in the event of an accident.  Shatter ProTech technology protects employees in public areas, and protects equipment from damage.

Shatter ProTech shield protection is heat and corrosion resistant, providing reliability in various applications.  This innovative protective technology is extremely versatile and can be used in several lamp designs with standard or custom shapes including linear, circular, U-shaped, or compact.

Added Protection with Shatter ProTech Technology

Ultraviolet radiation is a valuable resource, providing reliable and highly effective technology to aid in a multitude of applications.   UV fluorescent and germicidal technology provides safe solutions in many industries without the use of toxic chemicals, or the need to continually purchase and store such hazardous materials.  UV radiation for water disinfection is proven more effective than chlorination with consistent results delivered with safe methods.

UV treatment systems provide cost-efficient processes, as high performing and long-lasting lamps require very little maintenance and low replacement costs compared to other methods.  Protecting your valuable investment even further with Shatter ProTech technology gives added security to your investment, while meeting all regulatory guidelines enforced by OSHA, USDA and FDA.

LightSources and our partner companies – LightTech, Voltarc, LCD Lighting, and Cerlux represent the leading high-tech lamp designers and manufacturers in the lighting industry today.  We provide high-quality solutions to meet our partner’s unique lighting needs with standard and customized lamps and components.  Contact us to learn more about our wide selection of superior lighting solutions.

Get Compliant to New Ballast Water Treatment Convention

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With the new requirements of the Ballast Water Treatment Convention (BWTC) nearing this September, shipping companies are scrambling to becoming compliant.  The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), a division of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), is enforcing this global effort to keep our planet’s oceans safe and sustainable.  Ballast water contamination is recognized as one of the top 5 threats to the sustainability of our global ocean water, threatening our very survival.

Ballast Water is Global Threat to Oceans

Ballast water is used in ships for balance when sailing through the oceans, taking ocean water into their ballast for balance when sailing with a light load after releasing cargo.  The problem arises when this oceanic water, from around the globe, is released in another port, thus contaminating the marine life in a completely foreign oceanic ecosystem.

Invasion of foreign marine life has wreaked havoc in shipping ports around the world, where invaders are released with no natural predators in place to control them.  Mussels have attached to dams and bridges, shutting down vital water purification systems, jellyfish have multiplied to unsafe levels, and in some cases toxic algae has caused death to native marine life and threatened the health of human inhabitants as well.

UV Treatment Compliant and Effective

Ultraviolet (UV) radiation is proven safe and effective for the treatment of ships ballast water, providing compliance to the new standards set forth in the BWTC.  UV germicidal lamps are effective and cost-efficient, requiring little maintenance and replacement costs, and no requirements for purchasing or storing chemicals.  UV ballast water treatment systems provide a small footprint, saving space on already tight quarters.

LightSources Provides High Performance UV Germicidal Lamps

UV treatment for ballast water is recognized as a powerful sterilization and purification method, eradicating harmful contaminants and organisms from water including bacteria, viruses and micro-organisms.  LightSources provides highly effective UV treatment with long lasting proprietary technology utilizing in our Low-Pressure (LP) Amalgam lamps, and Medium Pressure UV (MPUV) lamps.

We have standard lamps or can customize a solution for your needs with our team of highly skilled design engineers and UV radiation experts.

Proven UV Technology Solutions to Ship Manufacturers

LightSources partners with the largest suppliers of ballast water treatment systems, providing proven solutions with cost-effective water treatment systems.  Our UVC germicidal lamps use the most effective amount of UV transmission, promoting maximum absorption and completely eradicating microbial organisms.

The LightSources Group represents 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, providing industries a way to sterilize and improve the quality of air and water without the need for toxic chemicals.  Contact us today to learn more about our UV water treatment solutions. 

In-Duct Air Purification Systems Give Health Advantages

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There are many health advantages when using in-duct air purification systems, which are common in many settings purifying the air we breathe.   Air duct purification systems are widely used in commercial settings where public visitors may frequent, and the building owner has a responsibility to all occupants regarding the health and safety of the environment.  HVAC air sterilization is common in nursing homes, hospitals, and doctor offices, enhancing the quality of air for all visitors and patients.

UVC Technology Proven Highly Effective and Safe

Ultraviolet (UV) light is widely used in many sterilization and purification applications including air and water, as UV radiation is extremely effective at eradicating bacteria and viruses, even airborne contaminants, without any harmful chemicals or side effects.

When air is exposed to UVC light at 254nanomemter (nm), the UVC light instantly kills harmful organisms, stopping them dead in their tracks from multiplying or reproducing, eliminating any health hazard.   UV purification of air through in-duct UV purification systems can also eliminate unpleasant odors from the air, as odors are caused by contaminants in the air.

UV light is an effective sanitizer, while not contributing to the erosion of your cooling or AC system.  Some ozone emitting purification systems may contribute to the corrosion of equipment, but UVC light will not pose such risks, and provides safe purification with no harmful side effects or drawbacks.

Experts in UV Air Purification

LightSources and our affiliated companies are experts with all functions of ultraviolet radiation, providing the highest in quality of UV lamps for all UVC germicidal applications.  Our low-pressure amalgam lamps are highly effective with water sterilization, and our medium pressure lamps are widely used in various UVC purification and sterilization systems.  We provide high performing and long-lasting UV lamps in standard or custom sizes, with quality quartz sleeves, electronic ballasts and custom ceramic bases.

Our UVC lamps are used in a multitude of applications worldwide, offering safe and effective germ-killing solutions.  You can trust that your lamps will perform as required, with the proper balance of UV radiation in the proper wavelength for your application, in all sterilization and purification processes.

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 used in duct air purification systems, which offer patent-protected, OEM-oriented solutions.  Please contact us to learn more about our large selection of specialty custom and standard lamps.

LightSources Provides Innovative Research and Development

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LightSources and our European partner, LightTech, are global leaders in the lighting industry, manufacturing several industry breakthrough items while performing continual research and development.  Employing top engineers and designers, LightSources pioneers with new product development, contributing patents and proprietary lighting solutions to the market.

No matter the lighting application, LightSources has the products, advice and availability to provide proven solutions for simple to extremely complex and demanding industry uses.

Vast Lighting Resources

One huge advantage that LightSources has over any competition is that we maintain our own glass making process in Europe, utilizing the latest in technological advancements within this large capacity, state-of-the art facility.  With modern buildings spanning over twenty acres, we develop, manufacture, test, and continually improve unique phosphor blends with variations of superior glass products.

Our proprietary product, SolGlass® is manufactured here, along with several other technologically advanced products. SolGlass is an innovative, proprietary tanning lamp combining a unique phosphor blend with our own new glass technology, giving skin a more natural looking and longer lasting sun kissed glow.

We offer the combined knowledge of our highly skilled and educated engineers, from facilities in the United States, China, and Europe.  These vast resources position us to readily serve your lighting requirements with on-time delivery of high quality products.

We take pride in our effort to leave the world a better place than we found it, always conscience of our impact on the environment, and what we can do to make it better.  We are proud to supply UV germicidal lamps for various air, water and surface applications, including the new ballast water regulations globally enforced by the United Nations Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC).

LightSources and our affiliated companies are 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 and offer patent-protected, OEM-oriented solutions.  Please contact us to learn more our innovative and cost-effective line of specialty lighting.     

In Duct Air Purification Systems Provide Numerous Health Benefits

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There are many health benefits to in-duct air purification systems which are widely used in many settings.  Cleaning and purifying the air we breathe is advantageous to all of us, and especially important to those with asthma, respiratory conditions, or a compromised immune system.   HVAC air purification systems are widely used in hospitals, nursing homes, and other buildings, both commercial and residential, utilizing the power of ultraviolet light to provide clean and safe air for all occupants.

UVC Air Purification is Safe and Effective

Ultraviolet light has many useful applications in sterilization and purification of air, water and surfaces at specific wavelengths.   We can harness the power of UVC light to eradicate bacteria and viruses, sterilizing equipment used in the medical and dental industry, and cleaning and purifying the air we breathe creating a safe and clean environment.    UV light emitted at the very specific wavelength of 254 nanometers is extremely effective at instantly killing harmful contaminants, while not producing any harmful side effects.   UV air purification can even eliminate odors caused by contaminants leaving clean, pure and odor free air.

In-duct UV air purification is safe and very effective, and at the correct wavelength does not emit ozone like some air purification systems could.  Unnecessary ozone emissions may contribute to the eroding of your HVAC equipment, corroding the cooling system of the AC equipment as it separates aluminum fins from copper lines in the cooling coils.

LightSources is an Industry Leader in UV Air Purification

The experts at LightSources know exactly what bulb you need for your air purification system to provide maximum effectiveness with the safest air purification methods available.  We supply standard lamps and bases in various sizes and configurations, and we also have expert designers and engineers on staff to custom design a system for you.

LightSources manufactures low pressure (LP) amalgam lamps, medium pressure (MPUV) lamps, and distributes all components including quartz sleeves, ceramic bases and electronic ballasts.  We have several standard size options or will create a custom fit for your air purification system.

Our UV germicidal lamps are used world-wide in a multitude of applications for complete and effective germ killing solutions in water, air and surface treated products.  Contact the UV experts at LightSources today for proven solutions to various purification and sterilization processes.

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 used in duct air purification systems, which offer patent-protected, OEM-oriented solutions.  Please contact us to learn more about our large selection of specialty custom and standard lamps.

High Pressure UV Curing Lamp Experts

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Ultraviolet (UV) radiation causes many useful chemical reactions, with purposes far beyond giving a suntan.  UV light, emitted within a specific range of wavelength, can cure and instantly dry inks, glues, adhesives and various coatings providing a smooth and hardened finish.  The proper UV lamps must be used, manufactured with experience and knowledge of the various functions provided by the different wavelengths of UV emissions.

UV curing can be used for curing surfaces in several industrial and manufacturing processes.  High pressure lamps, also referred to as Metal Halide lamps, are used in many industries such as automotive, aerospace, advertising, medical, food and beverage, cosmetics, and many others, for curing various surfaces quickly and effectively.

UVA / UVB / UVCVarious UV Wavelengths are Used for Specific Purposes

 UV radiation is emitted at different wavelengths, measured in nanometers, which means a billionth of a meter, and is the common measurement for wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation.   Visible light is within the range of 400 to 700 nanometers.

Ultraviolet light can be broken into three different categories, UVA, UVB and UVC, ranging between 200 to 400 nm.  UVA light has a wavelength with ranges between 315 – 400 nm, while UVB falls into the mid-range of 280 – 315 nm and causes most sunburn, and UVC makes up the shorter wavelengths ranging from 200 – 280 nm.

UVB and UVC light are most commonly used for sterilization and purification purposes in medical and environmental applications, with variations available in low pressure (LP) amalgam lamps, medium pressure (MPUV), and high pressure output lamps.

LightSources is the Expert on High Pressure UV Lamps

 High pressure UV curing lamps emit shorter wavelengths peaking at 254nm, and raging all the way to 365nm.  The typical high pressure lamp emits radiation within this range, although the shorter waves at 254nm are ideal for germicidal functions, including water, air and surface sterilization.

High pressure UV lamps can also be used in higher wavelengths ranging from 385nm to 417nm, and are used in reprographics, providing superior print quality for long lasting durable results.   The engineers at LightSources are not limited to the typical manufacturing standards; we can alter the spectral output with additive compounds, harnessing additional peaks of UV radiation.  We are experienced at using gallium-iodide at 400 – 450nm, and iron-iodide for desired ranges between 350 – 400nm.   Other variations of additives are available upon request, depending on your application and desired results.

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

Are You Ready for New Ballast Water Treatment Rules?

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The Ballast Water Treatment Convention contains new regulations effective September 8, 2017.  With the deadline now less than six months away, many suppliers of ballast water treatment systems are scrambling to keep up with demand.

As an established global supplier in the industry and experts in UV germicidal lamp applications, LightSources is here to support the regulations for this important Global Convention.  We have the resources to meet high demand with a presence in the United States, Asia and Europe.

LightTech utilizes a massive in-house glass factory where we produce very specific UV lamps of various wavelength emissions for a wide range of applications.  Our UV germicidal bulbs are used globally in commercial and industrial applications where reliable and effective performance is critical.

UV Treatment for Ballast Water is Effective and Safe

UV germicidal lamps are proven effective at preventing the spread of harmful bacteria, viruses, and contaminated microorganisms in sea water used as ballast in ships.  When ships carry ballast water from one region to another, they often pollute a new area with foreign materials, both bacteria and viruses some naked to the human eye, harmful invading seawater microorganisms, or even poisonous algae.

When vessels are equipped with effective UV ballast water treatment systems, they will be compliant with new regulations of the Ballast Water Treatment Convention, and will experience a safe method of water purification.  With UV treatment there are no harmful chemicals contaminating the water further, or corroding your equipment, just effective UV radiation creating safe and clean water free from harmful contaminants and hitch-hiking organisms.

We have several standard sizes and can custom design specific requirements to fit your new or existing ballast water treatment system.  See our website for more information.

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 planning and designing your approved system using the most effective ballast water treatment technologies.