What is LED Binning and Why It Matters?

If you want to switch to LEDs and are looking for the right product, you should know the term binning. But what is LED binning? And Why LED binning is important? LEDs, like other manufactured products, have material and process variations that yield products with the corresponding variation in performance. LEDs are binned and packaged … Read more

IK Rating – What does Impact Protection(IK) Rating mean?

The IK rating means the degrees of protection provided by enclosures for electrical equipment against external mechanical impacts or shocks in joules. The IK rating consists of two digits (00 to 10) after the term ‘IK’ (e.g. IK05). IK ratings are particularly important for lights and lighting fixtures that may be fitted in an area … Read more

What does IP65 mean? IP65 Rating Explained

The IP65 means the degree of protection against accidental contact and ingress of dust along with water jets from any direction. Here, ‘IP’ stands for Ingress Protection, and the digits ’65’ describe the exact degree of protection against contact, and the ingress of foreign bodies as well as water. You may have seen IP ratings … Read more

Light Beam Angle-The Ultimate Guide

The beam angle of a light or lamp is the angle of light distribution or emission. This angle of lighting also determines how much area will be covered by light. Lamps come in a variety of beam angles from as narrow as 4 degrees to as wide as 120 degrees (e.g. SMD LEDs). For example, … Read more

Maintenance costs of LEDs

You probably already know: LED lighting is not only more environmentally friendly, it also saves money on your electricity bills. But one of the most underrated benefits of LED lighting is the lower maintenance costs. This will amortize your initial costs at the speed of light – and there will be no further expenses for … Read more

What is lumen?

Lumen (lm) is the unit for the so-called luminous flux. It indicates how much light a lamp emits. In short: Lumen measures brightness! Nowadays, when buying a lamp, the lumen value is decisive and not the wattage. Key facts at a glance: Lumens measure brightness, watts measure power consumption Luminous efficacy: measures the efficiency of … Read more