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2014-05-05 23:05:55

Larson Electronics has added to its extensive range of industrial grade lighting equipment with the release of a 2000 watt hazardous area portable light tower with a manual crank up winch for operation. The wheeled quadpod mounted hazardous location light tower is U.L. approved Class 1 Division 2 and is rated for use in wet environments. Kemp, Texas (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 The HAL-C-2X1000W hazardous location metal halide light tower from Larson Electronics is comprised of a removable dual...

Finally, A Truly Warm Replacement To Banned Incandescent Light Bulbs
2014-05-05 10:16:14

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online American consumers have been on the fence when it comes to new energy-efficient LED and CFL light bulbs. While these bulbs last much longer and cost much less than the long-used incandescent bulbs of yesteryear, they generally do not provide the same type of glow and warmth that consumers were accustomed to. However, a new player in the lighting industry has arrived that is looking to bring back comforting light that was lost when...

2014-05-05 08:22:39

The Finally Light Bulb Company Debuts First Ever Acandescent(TM) Light Bulb; Consumers No Longer Need to Sacrifice Light Quality for Efficiency or Affordability CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Finally Light Bulb Company, www.finallybulbs.com, today introduced the first energy-efficient A type light bulb that truly replicates the familiar warm and reassuring glow of the now-banned incandescent bulbs that consumers love and miss. The Finally(TM) light bulb uniquely...

2014-04-29 23:10:32

With over 40 years as a leader in the industrial and commercial lighting industry, Larson Electronics continues its commitment to providing high grade lighting equipment to specialty markets with the release of a 150 watt LED explosion proof pole top slip fitter light. The EPL-PT-150LED-RT provides operators with a powerful and energy efficient alternative to traditional hazardous location luminaries. Kemp, Texas 75143 (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The EPL-PT-150LED-RT Class 1 Division 1 &...

2014-04-28 12:35:43

NEW YORK, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research, "Industrial and Commercial LED Lighting (Industrial, Commercial, Architectural, and Outdoor) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global industrial and commercial LED lighting market was worth USD 12,927.9 million in 2012 and is expected to reach USD 86,087.9 million by 2019, growing at a CAGR of 30.8%...

2014-04-25 04:20:01

LED-Based Lettuce Growth Facility Contributes to 30% Cut in Electricity Cost Tokyo, Apr 25, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Showa Denko (SDK) (TOKYO:4004) announces that its proprietary LED lighting equipment and high-speed plant growth technology (Shigyo Method(TM)) have been adopted by Gushiken Co., Ltd., a major bread maker in Okinawa. The company, led by President Hisao Gushiken, is headquartered in Uruma City, Okinawa Prefecture.Shigyo...

2014-04-23 23:16:21

Freedom Energy Logistics, has partnered with Every Watt Matters in order to expand their product offerings to include LED Lighting Solutions. Manchester, NH (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Freedom Energy Logistics, LLC (FEL) is proud to announce their new LED Lighting Solutions product line. In line with FEL’s mission to provide the most unique, effective and cutting edge energy cost reduction solutions in the market place, FEL has partnered with Every Watt Matters, one of the leading LED...

2014-04-22 12:26:58

First Solid-State Vacuum UV Phosphor, Described in APL Materials, Promises Smaller, Safer, Longer Lasting, Low Power Lamps for Industrial Applications WASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team of researchers in Japan has developed a solid-state lamp that emits high-energy ultraviolet (UV) light at the shortest wavelengths ever recorded for such a device, from 140 to 220 nanometers. This is within the range of vacuum-UV light -- so named because while light of that...

2014-04-22 12:23:27

Dozens of local events build on 2013 all-time service record; company offers annual energy efficiency tips for customers ATLANTA, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power employees from across the state will again trade in their hard hats and suits for rakes and trash bags to mark Earth Day this week. The company's annual involvement in Earth Day activities is part of Georgia Power's longstanding commitment to environmental stewardship and builds on a record-setting 2013 during which...

2014-04-18 23:04:06

From popular television series such as Person of Interest and Grey’s Anatomy, to the big screen in movies such as The Green Lantern, The Dark Knight Rises, and Run All Night, Larson Electronics’ lighting equipment has been booming in the film industry. Producers of CBS’ NCIS: Los Angeles has chosen the HALP-24-2L Class 1 Division 2 fluorescent light fixture to be used in an upcoming episode. Kemp, Texas (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Further adding to Larson Electronics’ popular...


Latest Gas discharge lamps Reference Libraries

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2010-10-28 18:28:32

A mercury arc valve converts high-voltage or high-current alternating current into direct current. It is an electrical rectifier often used to provide power for industrial motors, electric railways, streetcars, and electric locomotives. Peter Cooper Hewitt, in 1902, invented the mercury arc rectifier. It was further developed by researchers throughout the 1920s and 1930s. Prior to solid-state devices, mercury arc rectifiers were one of the more efficient rectifiers. Silicon diode and...

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2010-09-29 16:52:36

The incandescent light bulb provides a source of electric light through incandescence. The bulb works by passing current through a filament which heats to a temperature that produces light. The glass bulb that contains the filament prevents oxidation of the hot filament. The bulbs are also called electric lamps. Incandescent bulbs come in a various sizes and voltages. They can range from 1.5 volts to 300, require no external regulating equipment and have low manufacturing costs. They work...

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2009-04-23 12:28:48

Pavel Nikolayevich Yablochkov (September 14, 1847 "“ March 31, 1984) was a Russian electrical engineer, inventor, and businessman. His most notable invention was a type of electric carbon arc lamp, called the Yablochkov candle. Yablochkov graduated from Mykolayiv Engineering Institute as a military engineer in 1866. In 1869, he continued his education at the Galvanic School in St. Petersburg. Yablochkov settled in Moscow in 1873 after serving time in the army. After that, he was...

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