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Lighting solutions for foundries, steel production, alloy processing, and other high temperature environments up to 80°C

Foundry Lux Levels

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What are the challenges?

Foundries, steel production, and alloy processing have two common lighting design challenges:

  1. High ambient temperatures and corrosive atmospheres can accelerate the degradation of lighting equipment. Product selection is key.
  2. Complex infrastructure needs to be appropriately illuminated to ensure it is a safe environment for personnel to operate in.

Why you benefit from partnering with Kellwood:

  • Maintenance and replacement costs are minimised - the LEDs in our temperature resistant lighting range run below their maximum recommended drive currents, thereby improving product lumen degradation. Thermally isolated drivers include built-in thermal cut-outs and/or automatic power reduction to protect the LEDs and other sensitive electronics when temperatures exceed allowable limits. Lights automatically power back up to full brightness when temperatures fall back within the safe limit.
  • Improve Health and Safety - our lighting design team can simulate lux levels across a wide range of areas (including casting, moulding, blasting, transit, tunnels, etc.) to ensure recommended lux levels are achieved.

Contact us to discuss your high temperature lighting project

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Lux Levels for FoundRIES

Eave (Lux)Emin/Eave
Underground Access50>0.4>20N/A-
Sand Blasting200>0.4>80<25-
Shake Out Area200>0.4>80<25-
Machine Moulding200>0.4>80<25-
Casting Bay200>0.4>80<25-
Die Casting300>0.6>80<25-
Hand Moulding300>0.6>80<25-
Model Building500>0.6>80<25-

IMPORTANT NOTE: data is compiled from foundry-specific lighting publications. However, these are recommendations only; careful consideration must go into every unique environment.

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Foundry wireless lighting controls

Wireless Lighting Controls suitable for Foundry

Kellwood's wireless lighting controls in an foundry can offer numerous benefits, such as energy efficiency, cost savings, operational efficiency, improved maintenance, and scalability.

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