Lighting – 2002-11-15

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By Staff November 15, 2002

More light; fewer watts

875 W metal halide lamp and ballast system features a 100,600 lumen output, providing more light than standard 1000 W lamps. The lamp produces 115 lumens per watt and provides more than 1200 hr. of operation. It can be used for applications such as area, parking site, flood and sign lighting, and other industrial applications. Venture Lighting International ; TO VOTE, WRITE 49 ON BALLOT For more information, write 49 on card

Contactor switches lighting loads

Lighting Contactor is used for switching lighting loads. It easily converts from electrically-held to mechanically-held form. The poles can be converted from normally-open to normally-closed configurations in the field. Auxiliary contacts can be added, enabling it to handle 2- and 3-wire control. Side access is provided for convenient field wiring. General Electric Co. , Industrial Systems Div.; TO VOTE, WRITE 52 ON BALLOT For more information, write 52 on card

Lamp environmentally responsible

ALTO Plus Slimline T8 is a slim line fluorescent lamp that delivers up to 30,000 hr. rated life — 60% more than standard 8-ft. T8 lamps. It contains 70% less mercury than the 2001 industry average for fluorescent lamps and features 95% lumen maintenance, reduced lamp-end blackening, reduced lamp maintenance, and lower disposal costs. Philips Lighting Co. ; TO VOTE, WRITE 88 ON BALLOT For more information, write 88 on card

Hand lamp sheds more light

Pro-Yellow 100 W Incandescent Hand Lamp offers more light at the job site with 100 W of light output; rugged nylon housing that minimizes breakage; self-storing guard; and nonconductive construction. The ergonomic elastomer grip enhances worker safety. Daniel Woodhead Co. ; TO VOTE, WRITE 120 ON BALLOT For more information, write 120 on card