The best warehouse lighting improves the safety of the working environment and the efficiency of the worker. Different working areas of different types of warehouse have different requirements for industrial lighting design, such as receiving, storage, sorting, packaging and shipping area, as well as advantages and disadvantages of replacing metal halide, mercury vapor, halogen and HPS flood lighting lamps with LED warehouse lamps. We’ll all introduce them and provide guideline on how to lay out lights in warehouse.
Highly versatile, LED warehouse lighting can be used in buildings from 10 feet to 40 feet high, from 1,000 square feet of stores to a complete distribution center of 1 million square feet.
According to the architectural lighting design standards, the level of indoor lighting in warehouse is to ensure the safety of worker. If the lighting in sorting area is dim, the mechanical forklift driver will not be able to avoid obstacles or colleagues working on the ground and cause to safety accidents. The lux standard of receiving area, sorting, packing and dispatching area should be 200lx-300lx, and that of storage area should be 100lx.
If the lighting in the packing area of the warehouse appears dark and bright at the same time, it will make workers’ eyes feel uncomfortable and reduce their work efficiency. What about in the receiving, sorting and delivery area? Workers will cause industrial accidents because these inaccurate lights can not see the car and the uneven ground. Before installing warehouse lamps, the average Lux level of the ground inside the warehouse can be estimated by the professional lighting simulation software DIALUX.
The explosion-proof lighting with waterproof, dustproof and corrosion-proof property is adopted to ensure the safe operation of the lighting. If the circuit burns out and spark appears in the warehouse due to faulty light fixture, it’s a devastating blow to the warehouse.
Inferior warehouse light increase maintenance probability, reduce the logistics efficiency of the warehouse, and affect the profitability. In order to avoid the increase of maintenance cost in the future, you should choose warehouse lamps with long lifespan and high stability.
Consider the warehouse lights that can be instant turning on /off to avoid too long delay time of lamps, which will affect the operation time of warehouse. We supply floodlights, strips and tubes for loading areas, shipping areas and other areas in the warehouse. We design the best lighting solution for your site.
Our warehouse lighting support DMX, DALI, 0-10v system, which can realize the dual-channel lighting of warehouse. It can close single channel during the day, open dual-channel at night, and it can save energy.
LEDs are used for various purposes, such as safety, better lighting and creating an ideal atmosphere for your space. These are the recommended target foot candles. These meanings are difficult to understand, but we can help.
Retail and sports need a brighter ground – 80-100 footcandles: For retail, it is important to have at least 80-100 footcandles on the ground to create a high-end shopping experience. The gym and sports require the same conditions.
Manufacturing should be about 60-80 footcandles above the ground.
The warehouse is closer to the ground by 40-60 feet footcandles
Storage can be 30 footcandles on the ground
One size is unlikely to be suitable for everyone, because it depends on the use case. Determine the purpose, and then you can aim the required lumens at the target.
Many people ask us “How many lamps do I need in my warehouse?”. Some of them are considering the color and height of the lights, while others are considering the spacing of the lamps. We are happy to help customers solve problems.
A 40×70 warehouse where would be used to work on and detailing cars. The lights are currently located 17 feet above the ground. How many LED high bay lights are needed, how many watts, how far apart to get brighter lighting and reduce energy costs? There are 2 options, you can use a 120deg wide angle of 100 watts or 150 watts.
1.Use a 100W high bay light, spaced every 8 to 14 feet (8 for high brightness, 14 for opportune). For example, 6×3 pattern is 18 lights for basic lighting, or 7×3 (or 6×4/8×3 depending on wiring) pattern is 21-24 lights for medium brightness. 8×4 (32) will be very high brightness. This is just an estimate.
2.Do 150W high bay light, 120deg. At 17 feet, you can go wider angle and still get good light to the ground. Therefore, the same 6×3 pattern will provide you with good coverage. 7×3 stands for 21 lights, with higher brightness.
If you can run extra wiring, we can also use dimmable high bay lights, so that you can go brighter a bit and adjust down to save energy. You can create some sections. Perhaps dim down half of warehouse where the car is parked, and the rest will remain 100% bright. Welcome to contact us for more information.
LED warehouse lights are more energy efficient, longer lifespan. 200 watts can replace 400W MH Directly, because MH is around 75 LM/W, but MECREE LED lights 150 LM/W, this is only for 1 lights, think about 60 lights. 20 hours open per day, 12000W x 20 x $ 0.12 / 1000=$ 28.8, you are saving $ 28.8 electricity fee per day, also reduce the carbon dioxide discharge, Mitigation of greenhouse effect. Here we haven’t calculate the maintenance fees yet.
Compare with other light products, they save the production cost not spend the design on the installation. Our lighting have 180°handle flexible adjust, Accurate calibration mark, conform to the any type of warehouse need. In addition, we also provide installation bracket and other accessories customized services. Please feel free to discuss the unlimited possibilities with our engineers.
For workers who are often in the fine parts warehouse, what happens when the lights flash? Sorting error? As we know, fluorescent lamps and MH lamps are prone to flicker under the camera, because their brightness fluctuates significantly at low frequencies, which is easy to cause our visual fatigue. LED warehouse lighting fixtures are flicker free, and our LED lights are compatible with 8K high speed cameras and slow motion cameras.
Our LED lighting fixtures can be used in refrigerated warehouses where frozen goods are stored. Floodlights can withstand extremely low temperatures of -45°C. Beside, our lights can also work at 90°C ambient temperature and can be used in some high-temperature manufacturing places. we developed a patented cooling system, air convection design, light and thin cooling fins, the largest cooling area on the market, 40% larger than other lamps, so that our lights have a long life.
Easy maintenance with low labor cost, the raw material quality is level A. The maintenance time less than the other LED.
our products support IP66, IP67 waterproof grade. Based on our experience, such as in coastal areas, we will recommend lights with special anti-corrosion treatment to customers to ensure a better user experience. Led is a better alternative to HID and fluorescent lights. Please contact our engineer for more information today.
It’s mainly applicable to warehouse with lower height, fine work content and higher Lux level requirements. Therefore, the use of side wall installation, the advantage of this installation method is to save energy and achieve the maximum lighting requirements with the least illumination.
It’s mainly applied to to the height is very high, the lighting range of the requirements is wide, and the Lux level requirements are not very high, which is different from fine arena lighting , so it is suitable for hanging installation.
If you are looking for LED lighting for your warehouse, and need a warehouse lighting calculation, welcome to contact us. We are always happy to help you to any problems.