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The powerful impact of protecting future LED lighting applications, including improved growth of animals, plants and algae.

Posted on 11 February 2019 by Electrolube IT DE FR
Tags: LED Industry, Thermal Management, Potting Compounds, Encapsulation Resins

Jade Bridges describes some interesting applications of LEDs and looks at how modern protective compounds and thermal management materials are enhancing the performance and prolonging the life of LED lighting units exposed to challenging indoor and outdoor environments, with positive powerful results.

It is hard to ignore the phenomenal growth of the LED market, spurred on by new applications, advertisements for energy saving and company policies to switch to more efficient lighting systems.…

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Extending the life of LEDs – Part 2

Posted on 04 November 2015 by Electrolube
Tags: LEDs, Thermal Management, Resins, coatings

With the rapid growth of the LED market, correct product selection is imperative to ensure LED performance and lifetime. In Part 1 of this paper we discussed the importance of proper thermal management, including the various ways to ensure maximum heat dissipation in LED systems. The effect of excessive heat generation was discussed in direct correlation to LED lifetime. Similarly, in Part 2 we will…

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Extending the life of LEDs – Part 1:

Posted on 16 September 2015 by Electrolube
Tags: LEDs, Thermal Management, Resins, coatings

The LED industry is one of the fastest growing markets; despite LEDs being present in many electronic devices for a number of years, more recent developments in this industry have lead to their vast array of use in all types of lighting, signage and domestic appliance products, to name but a few. In offering alternatives to halogen, incandescent and fluorescent lighting systems for both interior and exterior applications, the growth of the LED lighting market alone is expected to grow into a $70 billion industry by 2020; a growth from 18% market…

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