Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Dialight Announces Addition to its ATEX/IECEx Certified LED Linear Fitting Portfolio

SafeSite® LED Linear Fitting is now certified for Zone 1 & 21, 2  & 22 and boasts an exceptional T5 rating

Newmarket, UK (23rd October 2013) –  Dialight (LSE: DIA.L), an innovative global leader in LED lighting technology, today announced the latest addition to its SafeSite® LED Linear fittings with ATEX/IECEx certification for use in hazardous locations. With a slim profile and lightweight design, this new LED fitting delivers superior visibility, optimum energy efficiency and low-cost maintenance for any location where there is a potential of flammable gases or vapours present, even under the most extreme conditions.

Following the recent introduction of Dialight’s stainless steel LED fittings, the new copper free aluminum luminaire delivers a crisp and clear white light that is specifically designed to replace fluorescent and HID fittings in the world’s harshest environments.

“With the addition of this new fixture certification, Dialight is now able to offer our customers the largest portfolio of complete LED hazardous area fittings in the industry,” said Dialight’s Group Chief Executive Roy Burton. “This luminaire combines state-of-the-art LED technology with Dialight’s industry-leading expertise in delivering a durable, lightweight and innovative design with the lowest overall operating cost of any hazardous location fitting on the market.”

Available in both 2-foot/36 Watt and 4-foot/68 Watt versions, the SafeSite Linear is certified with clear or diffused toughened 6mm glass lenses and showcases Dialight’s superior design that offers multiple mounting options including safety tab options for the drilling industry. The SafeSite Linear is L70 rated for more than 100,000 hours and offers a CRI of >70, providing cool white light at 5000K CCT for excellent visibility and operating efficiency.

Backed by Dialight’s industry-leading five-year full performance warranty, the SafeSite LED Linear is guaranteed to deliver years of reliable and continuous operation while eliminating the need for frequent re-lamping common with traditional fluorescents and HIDs.

SafeSite LED Linear fittings for interior or exterior applications are available through Dialight’s global network of authorized distributors. For more information about Dialight’s SafeSite® Series LED Linear Fitting including IES files and technical datasheets, visit

Thursday, October 17, 2013

How LED lighting earns its keep

Here's a great article in the very first issue of Upstream Design & Engineering Europe from Dialight's David Jones about how LED lighting earns its keep in the upstream world.

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Dialight Launches New ATEX/IECEx Zone 1 Certified 21,000 Lumen SafeSite® LED High Bay with 10-Year Full Performance Warranty

LED Leader debuts industry-first 10-year full performance warranty for hazardous area LED lighting fixture

Newmarket, UK (10 October 2013) – Dialight (LSE: DIA.L), the innovative global leader in LED lighting technology, today unveiled the first-ever ATEX/IECEx Zone 1 certified 21,000 lumen SafeSite LED high bay to come with a 10-year full performance warranty. The high output LED high bay offers superior illumination and efficiency for oil, gas, chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical and other hazardous area rated applications.

Now offering a broad portfolio of LED hazardous area certified fixtures, Dialight leads the industry in output, energy efficiency and lifetime performance. Unlike other similar fixtures, the entire SafeSite fixture, including the power supply, is covered by a 10-year full performance warranty. This provides the consumer with a decade of zero maintenance, peace of mind and lower total cost of ownership.

“Our innovation program continues to aggressively raise standards for global industrial and hazardous lighting fixtures, which is proven with today’s ground-breaking achievement,” said Roy Burton, Dialight’s Group Chief Executive. “Dialight’s high bay fixtures continue to be installed throughout the hazardous market and serve as the go-to choice for efficient and long-lasting LED lighting.”

The 21K lumen high bay includes an integrated power supply with 10kV surge protection, specifically designed for the fixture and hazardous area applications. With full quality control over every component within the electronic system, Dialight’s designs are based on topologies and design techniques developed over several years. With a weight of 13.6 kgs and 35 cms in height, the easy to install high bay can be mounted at 11 metres and above the factory floor while producing efficient lighting.

Engineered with Dialight’s exclusive reflector-based optics, the High Bay is Dark Sky Compliant for exterior hazardous areas and provides a crisp, clear white light precisely where it is needed to improve colour rendering for superior visibility and safety.

As the latest addition to Dialight’s world-class LED product portfolio, the new 21K lumen SafeSite high bay is L70 lifetime rated for more than 100,000 hours and operates in temperatures ranging from -40C to 65C. The 21K lumen LED high bay is also available in general purpose CE and UL versions.

For more information about Dialight’s complete line of SafeSite LED lighting solutions for hazardous locations, including IES files, LM79 reports and technical datasheets, visit