What is induction lighting?
Hoe does it work?
The basic technology for induction lighting has already been demonstrated in 1890 by the scientist Nicola Tesla. Induction lighting is for years remained the best kept secret in the world of lighting. By the release of several patents and the development of this technique is induction lighting is now commercially very interesting. Recent developments have the (production) costs lowered and several additional applications possible.
Induction lamps are similar to fluorescent lamps, also the induction lamps contain gases which once “fires” to react with the phosphorus in the glass enclosure and thereby to produce white light.
In the induction illumination use is made of coils that generate a magnetic field. The lighting of the light is done by means of magnetic induction (transfer of energy by means of a magnetic field). Rapid wear of electrodes or filament is therefore not necessary.
The induction lighting’s ligetime is many times longer than traditional gas discharge lamps.
Characteristics of induction lighting:
- Long life: Service life 100,000 hours
- High lumen efficiency 80-100 lm / w
- Effective luminous efficiency 130-150 lm / w
- High color rendering: RA> 80
- Power Factor PF> 0.98
- Various light colors available: 2700,4000,6500 Kelvin
- Instant start and restart
- Constant output power: Even with variable input power
- 5 year warranty
- Approved EMC EC TUV
Induction lighting can be deployed in almost any environment also in freezer rooms. Induction lamps give a very high lumens (brightness ) per watt output to 100Lumen .
If we start looking at the brightness which the human eye perceives effective than the Induction Light Source comes 150plm per Watt (Pupil Lumen) . A fluorescent light source 95PLm , 19PLm incandescent , halogen and metal halide 126PLm 29PLm .
With the knowledge that the Induction Light Source has by far the longest life , it is a light source that is very interesting place in o.a .:
- Warehouses ( from 4mtr . Height)
- Factory Spaces
- Shops (including hardware stores , showrooms , exhibition halls )
- Pets stay (including cattle, poultry, pigs, goats, Stables )
- Greenhouses ( plants, vegetables and fruit)