Lighting

By Staff December 15, 2002

Green slimlines added to family

ALTO PLUS slimline T8 8-ft fluorescent lamps are low mercury and have a full rated life of up to 30,000 hr at 12 hr per start. The lamps deliver a high color rendering index (CRI) and 95% lumen maintenance over the life of the lamp, providing reduced total cost of ownership without sacrificing lumens, color rendering, or color temperature qualities. Philips Lighting Co. lighting.philips.com/nam Write 316 on PE card

Magnifier sheds more light

Opticlux is an illuminated magnifier that features more than 50% higher luminance levels than other similar magnifiers by incorporating a T5HO 22-W fluorescent lamp. It includes a built-in electronic ballast, eliminating the need for plug-in or external ballasts. Along with the standard 4-diopter glass lens, it has easily changed acrylic magnifier lenses in 3.5 and 6 diopters. The magnifier includes an industrial-grade clamp for bench mounting. Waldmann Lighting waldmannlighting.com Write 317 on PE card

HPS lamp starts with lower voltage

Ignitron EN/ES is a high-pressure sodium (HPS) lamp that combines energy efficiency and low maintenance. It is available in standard wattages ranging from 50 to 1000 W. Its features include a built-in ferro-electric capacitor ignitor, unique electrode design, and low-voltage starting aid. The electrode provides high lumen maintenance. The lamps have up to a 3-yr manufacturer’s warranty. Iwasaki Electric Co. eyelighting.com Write 318 on PE card