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How to Choose the Right Lighting Tower for Your Site
Wednesday, 13 September 2023
Lighting towers are an important piece of equipment for construction, highways, utilities, telecoms job sites and outdoor public events and festivals, amongst others. They ensure that workers are safe and that job sites are secure during night hours.
As an industry leader in sustainable lighting solutions, Prolectric has introduced groundbreaking solar lighting towers namely the ProTemp, ProRXM and ProLight. These net-zero solutions offer reliable, sustainable alternatives for various applications, from construction sites to car parks. In this article, we will delve into each product's unique features and benefits, highlighting their capabilities and the role they play in shaping a cleaner, more cost-efficient future.
ProTemp: Efficient Solar Lighting for Every Occasion
The Prolectric ProTemp stands as a testament to efficiency and ease of use. This temporary solar lighting column offers high-quality lighting for construction sites, temporary car parks, outdoor events, and festivals. What sets ProTemp apart is its easy installation process. With no need for mains power, the ProTemp eliminates the complexities of digging trenches and installing cables. It can be quickly moved into position using a forklift or telehandler, providing reliable lighting even during dark days and winter conditions. This "use and forget" asset saves on installation costs and offers a clean, zero-carbon lighting solution that requires minimal maintenance.
- Height: The ProTemp offers a choice between a 4m or 5m telescopic column mast, allowing you to tailor its height to the specific requirements of your site.
- Mounting: Designed for standalone use, the ProTemp is mounted on a 1-ton steel encased concrete base for added stability.
- Illumination: The ProTemp provides flexibility in illumination with a choice of 10W or 20W LED lights, enabling you to adjust the lighting intensity based on your needs.
- Panels: Equipped with a 130-watt solar panel, the ProTemp harnesses solar energy efficiently to power its lighting.
- Battery: Backed by a reliable LiFePO4 lithium battery, ensuring continuous operation even during periods of limited sunlight.
ProRXM: Versatile Lighting in a Compact Mobile Unit
The ProRXM is a versatile solar lighting tower designed to fit comfortably in tight spaces, making it an ideal choice for rail and highway contractors. It offers outstanding fuel savings and emissions reduction, matching the footprint of a standard VT1 diesel generator while delivering reliable, bright solar LED lighting. The ProRXM's compact design doesn't compromise on performance; it operates consistently year-round, even in challenging winter conditions. With our game-changing remote monitoring and reporting capabilities, this tower ensures you're always aware of its performance, from anywhere.
- Light Coverage: With a coverage area of 3775 square meters, the ProRXM effectively illuminates vast spaces.
- Lux Levels: The ProRXM's adjustable lights can be tailored to meet the BS5489 British Standards, ensuring optimal lighting conditions for different settings.
- Lumens: With the capability to emit up to 40,000 lumens, the ProRXM ensures bright and comprehensive coverage.
- Panels: Powered by three 250W foldable solar panels with a hydraulic arm, the ProRXM efficiently harnesses solar energy for sustained performance.
- Battery: The ProRXM employs heavy-duty deep-cycle battery technology, ensuring reliable energy storage and consistent operation even during prolonged periods of darkness.
- Mast: The ProRXM's mast reaches a height of 7.5 meters and offers a 360° pan motor rotatable hydraulic and telescopic functionality, allowing for precise positioning and coverage.
- Mounting: The ProRXM is mounted on a portable trailer featuring a retractable towbar. This design enhances its mobility and ease of deployment.
- Dimensions: When stowed, the ProRXM measures 3172x1574mm, while its deployed dimensions are 2562x2119mm, striking a balance between compact storage and expanded coverage.
ProLight: Award-Winning Excellence
The ProLight stands out as an award-winning solution that guarantees year-round lighting, regardless of weather conditions. With its powerful 1,520W PV peak, the ProLight provides three times the power of other temporary solar tower lights on the market. Its remote monitoring and control function allows for accessible settings adjustment, and the data collected can help track its performance and carbon savings. The ProLight's deep-cycle batteries ensure minimal maintenance while delivering robust lighting coverage. This solution truly embodies "install and forget" technology, making it an asset for contractors and event organisers alike.
- Light Coverage: With a coverage area of 3775 square meters, the ProLight provides comprehensive illumination, making it suitable for various applications.
- Lux Levels: The ProLights’ LED lights feature adjustable settings to meet the BS5489 British Standards, ensuring optimal lighting conditions.
- Lumens: With the potential to emit up to 40,000 lumens, the ProLight ensures bright and comprehensive coverage, illuminating even large areas effectively.
- Panels: Equipped with four 380W solar panels, the ProLight harnesses the power of the sun to keep the lights shining consistently.
- Battery: Featuring heavy-duty, deep-cycle batteries, the ProLight's energy storage ensures reliable performance, even during extended periods of darkness.
- Mast: The ProLight's mast stands at an impressive height of 7.5 meters and offers a 360° pan motor rotatable hydraulic and telescopic functionality, allowing for precise positioning and coverage.
- Mounting: Housed on a mobile trailer-mounted unit, the ProLight is easily transportable and can be deployed swiftly to the desired location, even on rural sites.
- Dimensions: With 3600x2100mm when stowed and 3600x3932mm when deployed, the ProLight strikes the perfect balance between compact storage and extended coverage.
Comparing the Trio: Choose Your Ideal Solar Lighting Tower
Each Prolectric solution offers distinct advantages, catering to different needs and environments. The ProTemp's simplicity in installation and zero-carbon lighting make it ideal for various applications. The ProRXM's compact size and remote monitoring capabilities suit rail and highway contractors seeking efficient lighting solutions. Finally, the ProLight's award-winning performance, remote and monitoring control, and high-power capacity establish it as a leader in year-round lighting for construction, infrastructure, events and many more applications.
Prolectric's ProTemp, ProRXM, and ProLight lighting solutions exemplify the company's commitment to providing sustainable, efficient alternatives to traditional lighting methods. Whether it's the ProTemp's easy installation, the ProRXM's compact versatility, or the ProLight's award-winning performance, each product offers a unique set of features that cater to specific needs. By embracing these innovative solar lighting towers, we’re moving closer to a future with cleaner, greener, and more reliable solar lighting solutions.
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