Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: High Temp Spaces

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    MidWest
    Posts
    736

    High Temp Spaces

    I have a space that can reach temperatures above 165degreeF the other day we measured the temp. at 175degreeF, this is worst case as we also had a high ambient that day. The original engineer specified some LED jelly jar type fixtures and every time it gets above 100 in the space it just smokes out the lights. The problem with these is that every time it is a "fixture" not a "lamp" replacement and can be a real PITA for the maint. guy's....With that what would be the best source for high ambient spaces? Lookin at LED it appears they max out around 65degreeC, I was thinking glass jelly jars with incandescent lamps may be the way to go that way it is a lamp replacement easier than a fixture replacement, this is more of a service corr./area but when the lights do not come on and you have to replace the fixture it just does not makes sense, any suggestions...thanks

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    NE Nebraska
    Posts
    33,530
    Optical fiber or other "light tunnel" and remotely mounted light source in a lower ambient?

    No specific product recommendation just the concept.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    Williamsburg, VA
    Posts
    4,244
    Maybe something like this:

    http://www.rohm.com/web/global/new-p...s-psl01-series

    They are supposed to work up to 130*C ambient.

    or this:

    http://au.dialight.com/Product/Categ...a_LED_Lighting

    or switch to more conventional lighting. The bulb in my oven routinely sees 425* and works fine.
    Electricians do it until it Hertz!

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •