Featured | Components | Electromechanics | Connectors | Sep 24, 2018

A.A.G. Stucchi Presents New IP66/68 Connectors

A.A.G. Stucchi Presents New IP66/68 Connectors A.A.G. Stucchi, an Italian company and leader in the lighting components industry, is ready to present 2 new series of IP66/68 connections: 3800 series of mini connectors and 610 series of distributors. The two product series have their very compact design in common. Read more »

Featured | Components | Electromechanics | Holder | Jul 26, 2018

New 47.360 COB Connectors from BJB

New 47.360 COB Connectors from BJB To determine the value of COB connectors, one must consider the performance of the connectors after many years of service. Do the contacts last? Is the material still stable after thousands of cycles and exposure to UV light? Does the connector outlive the LED? Other deciding factors when selecting a COB holder include ease of installation and geometrical standardization. Read more »

Components | Electromechanics | Holder | Jun 05, 2018

TE Connectivity Offers New LED Holders Compatible With Most COB-LEDs

TE Connectivity Offers New LED Holders Compatible With Most COB-LEDs TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has added the LUMAWISE Z45 LED Holder to its range of holders for chip-on-board (COB) LEDs. The new second-generation LED holder from TE is made in a high-strength, highly reflective halogen-free flame retardant thermoplastic (PBT). The Z45 LED holder is 5mm smaller in diameter compared to TE’s Z50 holder and uses adhesive for fast and easy assembly of the COB LEDs in the luminaire. Read more »

Components | Electromechanics | Connectors | Connectivity | Sensors | Horticulture | May 08, 2018

TE Connectivity at LFI - The Next Generation of Solutions for Horticultural Lighting

TE Connectivity at LFI - The Next Generation of Solutions for Horticultural Lighting TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, will demonstrate how it is illuminating the industry with its latest connectivity solutions for horticultural lighting at Lightfair International (LFI) in Chicago, USA from May 8 – 10, 2018. At the TE booth (#2563), visitors can see how the company’s solutions are helping lighting installers and manufacturers grow their business with TE’s latest components for horticultural lighting. Read more »

Featured | Components | Electromechanics | Connectors | May 01, 2018

A.A.G. Stucchi Presents New IP66/68 Connectors

A.A.G. Stucchi Presents New IP66/68 Connectors A.A.G. Stucchi, an Italian company and leader in the lighting components industry, is ready to present 2 new series of IP66/68 connections: 3800 series of mini connectors and 610 series of distributors. The two product series have their very compact design in common. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Electromechanics | Driver Modules | Holder | Apr 14, 2018

LED Holder with Integrated DC/DC Driver - Developer Kit

LED Holder with Integrated DC/DC Driver - Developer Kit The LUMAWISE Drive LED holder Type Z50, launched last September, has a built-in low-profile DC/DC driver that brings integrated functionality and flicker-free illumination to the company’s successful range of Zhaga-inspired Z50 LED holders for chip-on-board (COB) LED for spot and track lighting, without any change to outside dimensions. Read more »

Featured | Components | Electromechanics | Holder | Mar 01, 2018

Future-Proof Your Luminaire Connections with HEKLA

Future-Proof Your Luminaire Connections with HEKLA HEKLA is a versatile solderless connector and another great innovation from the LEDiL design team. HEKLA is compatible with a wide range of existing optics by LEDiL as well as a large number of COB LEDs and its robust, low profile design ensures constant pressure between the COBs and heatsink. Read more »

Featured | Components | Mechanics | Fixing Elements | Feb 26, 2018

BJB's SMD Push-to-Fix (P2F) Solderable Mounting Elements for LED Boards

BJB's SMD Push-to-Fix (P2F) Solderable Mounting Elements for LED Boards LED boards can be installed into luminaire housings in a variety of ways. And it's often an overlooked step in the luminaire assembly process, until something goes wrong due to faulty installation of course. The question of how best to implement this assembly process in technical terms also has considerable impact on the upstream and downstream processes - especially when taking warranty costs into consideration. With its solderable SMD-P2F fixing elements, BJB has developed a solution which makes the entire assembly process easier, faster and more cost-efficient for the entire value chain. A major advantage is that these fixing elements do not have to be attached as separate components, because they are already pre-installed to the PCB itself. The components are attached to the LED board during the standard SMT assembly process (pick-and-place and reflow soldering). Read more »

Components | Electromechanics | Holder | Driver Modules | Development Kits | Feb 16, 2018

TE Connectivity Introduces Development Kit for Lumawise Drive LED Holder Type Z50

TE Connectivity Introduces Development Kit for Lumawise Drive LED Holder Type Z50 TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has introduced a development kit for its new Lumawise Drive LED Holder Type Z50, enabling luminaire designers to purchase a single unit for desktop testing, product evaluation and luminaire prototyping. Each kit contains an LED holder, a cable assembly and a thermal interface material. Read more »

Components | Electromechanics | Connectors | Feb 09, 2018

Adels-Contact Introduces LEDtrack – LCS 75 – SMDblank

Adels-Contact Introduces LEDtrack – LCS 75 – SMDblank On 18 March it will be that time again: The world’s leading trade fair for lighting and building technology, Light + Building 2018, with more than 2,600 exhibitors, will open its doors. Along with their well-known solutions, Adels-Contact will present three innovations that impress with their quality and reliable functionality. Read more »

Components | Mechanics | Profiles | Oct 20, 2017

Lumibright Bendable LED Profiles for Curved LED Lighting Applications

Lumibright Bendable LED Profiles for Curved LED Lighting Applications Fitting aluminum LED extrusions to a curved surface was a hassle in the past. Giving you complete freedom to alter the LED extrusion in any way you need, the flexible construction of the LED profiles will definitely fit your tastes and even a demanding customer will be literally delighted with the smart design that meets most demanding lighting designs. Brighten entire living rooms, kitchens or hallways– it couldn’t be easier with the super bright bendable LED aluminium extrusions. Light up your residential/commercial spaces & enjoy pleasant rays, coming out of a subtle, LED aluminium extrusion. Read more »

Components | Electromechanics | Holder | Driver Modules | Sep 14, 2017

TE's Lumawise Drive LED Holder Type Z50 Solves a Common LED Driver Problem

TE's Lumawise Drive LED Holder Type Z50 Solves a Common LED Driver Problem TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, introduces the Lumawise drive LED Holder Type Z50 for chip-on-board (COB) LEDs. The new Lumawise drive LED Holder Type Z50, used in track and spot lighting, integrates DC/DC driver and the holder into a single package that enables lighting designers to develop compact, better-looking and more cost-effective lighting products. Read more »

Components | Electromechanics | Holder | Sep 14, 2017

LEDiL Introduces Hekla - Proprietary Sockets and Solderless Connectors

LEDiL Introduces Hekla - Proprietary Sockets and Solderless Connectors LEDiL’s new solderless Hekla connectors are made to provide the best possible compatibility and functionality with our products. The innovative design features two Push-in connectors (pre-installed in the connector assembly) that will transform the same socket into a solderless connector; giving you the possibility to decide whether or not to solder the LEDs. Read more »

Featured | Components | Electromechanics | Connectors | Sep 06, 2017

BJB Introduces New SMD Terminal Block for LED Boards

BJB Introduces New SMD Terminal Block for LED Boards SMD terminal blocks are easy to handle and provide a permanently secure connection to LED-board power supply for all kinds of light applications. Their flat design makes a significant contribution to good lighting quality and avoids the formation of undesired shadows. Moreover, the SMD series from BJB also fulfils specific technical requirements dictated by the respective luminaire design. Examples of this include rear-side wiring and the use of stranded conductors. Read more »

Featured | Electromechanics | Tracks | Indoor Applications | Jul 11, 2017

Linear Flat System - Also the Right Choice for Power Tracks

Linear Flat System - Also the Right Choice for Power Tracks Power tracks are very often used in shops and retail outlets in order to implement various lighting scenarios quickly and easily. Different arrangements and individual positioning are always necessary when the presentation of the product range changes. And that happens more than just once a year. Matched with special drivers which fi t on a power track, the Linear Flat System, together with a lampholder and counterholder, forms a complete modular system for linear lighting in current power track systems. In this way, it is possible to construct a lighting system with interchangeable LED modules without any additional luminaire housings. Read more »

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A New Fixing Technology for Optics Brings Additional Time Savings in Luminaire Assembly

A New Fixing Technology for Optics Brings Additional Time Savings in Luminaire Assembly Today it is often the fixing technology which decides how efficiently an LED luminaire can be produced. Innovative assembly procedures help in production by simplifying and shortening processes or eliminating them completely. Just a few minutes are often enough to make a manufacturer more ... Read more »

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Cree Launches Industry’s Highest Efficacy 90 CRI COB LEDs

Cree Launches Industry’s Highest Efficacy 90 CRI COB LEDs Cree, Inc. announces the XLamp® eTone™ LEDs, a breakthrough set of chip-on-board (COB) LEDs that delivers beautiful 90 color rendering index (CRI) light quality at the same efficacy as today’s standard 80 CRI LEDs. Delivering up to 155 lumens per watt (LPW) at 3000 K CCT, 85°C, Cree’s new eTone COB ... Read more »

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PerfectWhite: Luminus’ Latest Spectrally Tuned COB

PerfectWhite: Luminus’ Latest Spectrally Tuned COB Spectrally tuned sources are the essential components of human-centric lighting and Luminus PerfectWhite is it’s newest source, joining the Sensus and AccuWhite products, that has been purpose-designed and improves upon the light from conventional sources. PerfectWhite™, which closely replicates ... Read more »

EDITORIAL

High Conductive Foils Enabling Large Area Lighting

High Conductive Foils Enabling Large Area Lighting Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP as one of the leading partners for research and development for surface technologies and organic electronics and Sefar AG, a leading manufacturer of precision fabrics from monofilaments, developed a roll-to-roll ... Read more »

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