High growth in demand for hazardous area lighting is being driven in part by its ability to alert workers to threats that are not directly visible, according to a newly published market research report. Million Insights have published their latest analysis of demand and growth in the hazardous location lighting market through to 2022. They […]
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Hazardous area lighting should be designed to take the risks of the zone into account – for example, not emitting high levels of heat in the presence of combustible gases or dusts.
When specifying hazardous area equipment for immediate use this autumn-winter, it’s natural to take temperature into account, especially if the equipment is to be installed outdoors without insulation. Some hazardous area equipment can be insulated to provide extra protection against extremes of cold, but some inherently need to be exposed, for example, hazardous area lighting […]
Hazardous area sensors provide a layer of automation for lighting and other hazardous area equipment, helping devices that are often already very low-energy to use even less power. According to a report from Transparency Market Research, stringent government regulations are driving demand for hazardous area sensors in many parts of the world, including the UK, […]
We have looked at storm safety before – for example, using surge protection to protect against lightning strikes – but there is one aspect of stormy weather that hazardous area lighting can offer safety from, which you might often take for granted. That is simply the quantity of rain that can fall during even a […]
Zone 2 lighting is usually used in the area surrounding hazardous substances like petrol and other potentially explosive chemicals – so why might it be necessary near dirty water? A study in the Journal of Hazardous Materials carried out at the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology in Japan helps to answer this […]