Nowadays, select a high quality LED high bay light is no longer as a matter to most people. However, high bay light can achieve the expected high level lighting effect or not is depends on how you install it. So, the importance of LED lights’ installation can’t be overlooked. In this post, we are going to share some experience on how to do a perfect LED high bay light installation.
Tip 1, a reasonable installation location design will take full advantage of LED high bay lighting. Not only make the application room has no dark areas, but also save the quantity of lights (because the lighting waste reduced). At the same time, a professional lighting distribution can make the whole space looks bigger, brighter and no visual fatigue feeling, as a comfortable & safer working place.
In another side, the environment factors will influence the lighting reflect efficiency of LED high bay lights. So for different working area, the LED high bay light installation distribution needs designed base on its surround environment.
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Tip 2, before installation work, you have to make sure the electrician already qualified by your government. In order to avoid your LED high bay light get damaged by non-professional installation actions. Then, checking the integrity of LED high bay lights and its accessories are complete for standard installation or not. If not, can’t start any step of installation.
When you choose the installation location for high bay, make sure keep LED high bay light away from flammable substances (decrease the risks and hazards of explosion). And better purchase the IP65 waterproof LED high bay light, which with waterproof power supply and LED light source protected by high temperature resistant material cover. Especially under the poor working conditions, LED lights’ waterproof and high temperature resistant abilities are extremely important to keep work going.
Tip 3, during install the high bay light, we have to pay more attention on the wires connection. According to the instruction manual do the lighting part and driver connection first, and then connect the dimming system (if lights have this function) and input power to LED high bay light. No any mistakes can happen in this connection step, because LED light is an electronic product, if any connection is wrong may would damage the whole lamp.
Besides, when you moving lights, please handle them with very care. The reflector of LED high bay is very easy be deformed, will influence the application efficacy of high bay lamp.
So, the whole installation process have to following the professional installation instructions, which offered by manufacturer.
Tip 4, the LED high bay lights need keep at least 0.5M from the flammable substances, and also need keep 3mm from the top ceiling. High bay light can’t be inside of the airtight ceiling, meantime, need make sure there is no heat source beside LED light.
In addition, ensure the length of power supply cable as long as enough for long lifetime working (cable can’t subjected to tension or tangential force, and the knotted situation also can’t possibly happen). Input and output wires of high bay light need distinguished from other lights.
Tip 5, after the whole lighting system’s installation finished, check the dark areas are all gone or not first, then checking the actually LUX level can reach expected requirements or not. Meanwhile, do a longtime and high frequency lights turn on & turn off testing to ensure all connection of LED high bay lighting system is correct (without virtual connection).
LED high bay light installation just as important as the quality of light-self!