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Old 05-06-2009, 06:21 PM   #1
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Commercial Temp Lighting?


I'm in charge of keeping a couple thousand feet of sting-o-lights going. Incandescent bulbs, plastic cages that melt when they touch the bulb, broken cages...... I keep thinking there has to be something better out there that is OSHA approved. Anybody using something a little more bullet proof???

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HID lights.


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i was reading somewhere that if a m/h was used inside the bulb had to have (i think ) internal sheilding in case of rupture
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Don't use those plastic cages and use CFL's.

Check out the Duraline construction strings.
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i was reading somewhere that if a m/h was used inside the bulb had to have (i think ) internal sheilding in case of rupture
Special lamps are avaible for just a use. They are designed to keep the outer jacket of the lamp intact in case of rupture. They are called Type O lamps.

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I save old high bays from retrofit jobs and use them as temp lights. Sometimes your temp lights get entombed, and that's okay with me if they're otherwise freebies.
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The ceilings are too low for hid's on the current job. I was hoping someone had some osha info on cf's, shatterproofs, or better yet, shatterproof cf's. I try to get in some discussion with the safty guys about better lighting but they seem to think the old way is just fine. Could probably save them money on labor, bulbs, and cages and they have a couple more phases on this project alone. Oh well.. I'll keep working on it. Thanks..
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Duraline has the shatterproof CFL's, and shat-r-shield has them also.
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any links of course i ask this with out knowing how to post links
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Duraline, look under temporary lighting.

http://www.jbn-duraline.com

shat-r-shield

http://www.shattershield.com
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Temporary power on a commercial job is a pain in the a** regardless of what you use.
I used the high bay method if I had the ceiling height,if not then good old fashioned stringers with clear 100 watt bulbs.

I even have one of those temp. 400 MH hanging in my shop at my house for those times when the regular lights are not quite enough
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wobble light they are bullet proof and sit on the ground about 3 'tall and wobble when you hit them
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On a few jobs I did , I used 1500 watt quartz lights
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Not sure if you were interested in something we offer. This is a locking cordset with detachable cages that you can use on other cords. There are inline 15A outlets every 10Ft, so you can use other power tools instead of a light if needed.

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