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Nuclear Facility Lighting Recommendations and Guidelines
Nuclear Facility Lighting Recommendations and Guidelines Nuclear power plants have very strict lighting requirements due to the delicate nature of work conducted in such facilities. Operators typically avoid experimental or untested luminary designs; and opt for traditional lighting options that have been tried and tested for safety and reliability. This article expounds on the complex requirements of nuclear power plant fixtures and medical cyclotron vaults. The post below also specifies the type of lighting...
Measuring IR Light and Near-IR Light
Infrared (IR) light emits a broad range of non-visible wavelengths in the electromagnetic spectrum. Applications for infrared, including near-infrared, are defined by the respective IR bands during output. For example, LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) equipment uses 1,000 nm and 1,550 nm IR bands while surveying an area. In the military sector, 850 nm, 1,060 nm and 1,500 nm (and up) are used in IR laser range detection systems. It is important to consider that measuring infrared light and using IR to measure...
Light Color and its Effect on Attracting Bugs around Entrances
Lights are notorious for attracting bugs. The level of attraction varies, depending on the color of the light, the color temperature rating of the bulb and the type of insects in the area. Keeping bugs away from entrances requires the observation of strategic practices that discourages tiny pests from loitering around entry points. Read on to understand why bugs are attracted to specific light colors and which lighting configurations are most effective in keeping bugs away from entrances. Bugs and Light Attraction...
Lighting Considerations for Indoor and Outdoor Sets
Movie sets have meticulous lighting requirements. Optimal lighting conditions can enhance filming by contributing to the mood of the scene and illuminating dark spots in the shot. Bright lighting systems may also help promote safety for crew members setting up electrical wirings and installing fixtures on the set. Read on to learn about unique lighting considerations for indoor and outdoor sets. Outdoor Sets Despite being more unpredictable than indoor environments, lighting configurations for outdoor sets...
Solar Light Towers for Remote Security
Lights are the most important components of security systems. Well-lit locations are generally avoided by trespassers, because such areas can disrupt stealthy movements. The isolated nature of far-flung locations, such as military bases, mining sites, agricultural operations and manufacturing plants, can be made secure with solar perimeter lighting, coupled with other security devices. Remote and Security Capabilities Solar light towers that are used to enhance security systems in remote locations are...