Linear LED T8 Lamps

GlassGuard BlackBand® LED T8 Lamps

Product Description

Retrofit BRC approved LED tube for high frequency, mains or direct mains connection fluorescent

luminaires with a high temperature chemical resistant fluoropolymer coating applied externally to

retain plastic fragments in the event of accidental breakage.

Maximise Return on Investment

  • LED retrofit tubes ensure you maximise the lifetime of the luminaire as you only need to replace the tube at the end of service life, not the luminaire
  • Coupled with our LiveLED open rated and diffused direct mains connection luminaires significant energy and maintenance savings are achieved
  • Alternatively they offer a cost effective way to upgrade your existing luminaires
  • GlassGuard offer magnetic and high frequency ballast versions

Product Features

  • Single BlackBand® ring marking
  • Coated to a recognised industry standard
  • Suitable for open and enclosed luminaire operation between -20ºC and 35ºC ambient
  • 99% visible light transmission through coating
  • 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
  • Lamp coating process certified to ISO 9001:2008 quality management system and major lamp OEM supplier approvals
  • Coating service temperature range -70°C to +200°C
  • RoHs compliant

Product Benefits

  • Rated to 50,000 hours (5.7 years) service life, significantly reducing maintenance costs
  • Philips 25w delivers high output of *3,700 lumen
  • Significantly reduces the risk of plastic contamination and shedding of particles which can be difficult to detect
  • BlackBand® ring marking allows fast identification during food safety management system audits
  • Coating inert to all acids and alkalis
  • Lamp can be cleaned and washed when used in GlassGuard® IP65 open-rated luminaire
  • Direct retrofit for existing mains (Magnetic Ballast) and high-frequency luminaires


  • Suitable for standard and aggressive environments where cleaning chemicals are present*
  • Ideal for cold-room storage
*Luminaire dependent

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.

Linear LED T8 Lamps 5 GlassGuard BlackBand® LED T8 Lamps


Length Wattage Colour Service Life (hours)
 4ft / 1200mm  20  840/865  50,000             With Rotating End Caps
 5ft / 1500mm  25  840/865  50,000             With Rotating End Caps
 6ft / 1800mm  25  840/865   50,000             With Rotating End Caps