Linear Fluorescent Energy Saving T8 Lamps

GlassGuard BlackBand® Energy Saving T8 Fragment Retention Lamps

Product Description

Fluorescent lamps with high temperature fluoropolymer coating applied externally to retain glass fragments and phosphor powder in the event of accidental breakage.

Product Features

  • Coating service life is equal to lamp service life
  • Single BlackBand® ring marking in compliance with IEC 61549
  • Suitable for open and enclosed luminaire operation to full rated lamp life
  • Will not discolour over lamp service life
  • Coating FDA compliant to 21CRF177.1550 for food contact
  • Coating passes IEC 60598-1 850ºC glow wire and needle flame tests
  • Lamp and coating can be recycled
  • Direct extrusion lamp coating process certified to ISO 9001:2008 quality management system and major lamp OEM supplier approvals
  • High resistance to elevated temperature and aggressive chemical environments
  • Coating continuous service temperature range -70°C to +200°C
  • RoHs compliant

Product Benefits

  • Glass fragment retention at end of lamp service life
  • Significantly reduces the risk of glass contamination to a recognised industry standard – protecting product, personnel and profits
  • Achieves HACCP compliance quickly and easily
  • BlackBand® ring provides identification of IEC 61549  compliant lamp during food safety management system audits
  • 99% visible light transmission through coating
  • Coating inert to acids and alkalis
  • Long life protection providing client savings through cost of ownership


  • Suitable for all food process and packaging environments

Caution notice: For applications using dimmable or presence detection systems, refer to the system or fixture manufacturers guidance notes for “Ageing” of new lamps, otherwise lamp life may be compromised.

MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet) available.

Lamps must be replaced at the end of their rated life.

All products where applicable are subject to WEEE recycling charge.

GlassGuard BlackBand® to IEC 61549
10% Energy Saving Retrofit T8 Fluorescent Lamps

Stock Code Length Wattage Colour Service Life (hours)
1683/S 2ft / 600mm 16 W 830 / Warm white 20,000
1684/S 2ft / 600mm 16 W 840 / Cool white 20,000
3283/S 4ft / 1200mm 32 W 830 / Warm white 20,000
3284/S 4ft / 1200mm 32 W 840 / Cool white 20,000
5183/S 5ft / 1500mm 51 W 830 / Warm white 20,000
5184/S 5ft / 1500mm 51 W 840 / Cool white 20,000