Products, Materials + Tools | Jul 02, 2014

SIO3 Silicone Lenses - A Major Breakthrough in the World of Solid State Lighting Comes from Khatod

The World's first range of silicone lenses for CoB LEDs. Free form lenses, optimized for most popular HB and COB LEDs. Boast cutting-edge engineering and customized cold-injection molding for silicone processing for optical use. Preserve and enhance the typical characteristics of silicone. Fit for Street and Area Lighting applications, Indoor and Outdoor; comply with IESNA and ME3a standards. Beam Angles: 1 roto-symmetrical, 3 asymmetrical, 1 axially symmetrical in x, y (rectangular spot).

Key Features:
•    Fit for most popular COB LEDs
•    Optical Silicone
•    Excellent transparency
•    Maximize the luminous flux
•    High Lighting efficiency
•    High uniformity in light distribution
•    No birefringence
•    High thermal stability
•    High temperature resistant
•    UV-resistant
•    Considerably reduce the yellowing effect
•    No need for extra protection: glass or gasket for IP
•    Excellent compensation property that well meets the requirements of construction mechanical tolerances in the final applications.
•    Micro-crack resistant under harsh environmental conditions
•    Preserve and enhance the optical properties of silicone

Typical Applications:
•    Street Lighting
•    Industrial
•    Commercial
•    Retails, Shops
•    Halls & Entrances
•    Architectural
•    Entertainment
•    Stage, etc.

Optic type: Free form lenses, optimized for most popular HB and COB LEDs. Designed for Street Light applications, comply with IESNA Standards: Type I - Type II - Type III - Type IV - Type V, Short or Medium light distribution depending on the LED used; comply with European ME3a requirements.
Optic Features: excellent transparency; high optical efficiency; no birefringence; high temperature resistant; flexibility at low temperatures; UV-resistant; no yellowing effect; easy fit to the final application; no need for extra protection such as glass or gasket; micro-crack resistant under harsh environmental conditions; immersion-proof; explosion-proof.
Beam Angles: 1 rotosymmetrical, 3 asymmetric, 1 axially symmetrical in x, y (rectangular spot).
Size: 111mm (w) x 110mm (l) x 32/35mm (h). Coming soon: 3 new exclusive models for the most demanding applications and available from stock.                                        

Research, Analysis, Know-how: Not conventional technologies, but advanced technology
New optical techniques, elaborate geometries and totally new manufacturing processes customized by Khatod  have been developed and implemented in order to make these innovative lenses able to achieve a superior optical refractive index, while delivering an optical performance perfectly complying with the optical efficiency requirements posed by the HB and COB LEDs of latest generation.

Feature high temperatures resistance, strong heat aging resistance and high chemical resistance, ultraviolet (UV) stability, purity, clarity, stable mechanical properties at a temperature range from –40°C to 150 C; withstand temperature peaks up to 200°C. Furthermore, they considerably reduce the yellowing effect and are perfect for outdoor applications. Ideally suitable for street lighting, they can also be used for many other applications in wide area lighting, indoor and outdoor.

SIO3 silicone lense models and full documentation can be viewed and downloaded from Khatod website

About Khatod:

Khatod lenses have made their mark in the LED Industry for over 25 years.
Unique on the international scene, Khatod holds all of its operations 100% in house (Milano, Italy), from initial design to time to market: Optical Systems, optics for SSL, HB, COB LEDs applications, custom optics, components.