Using Anodized Aluminum

Posted by Briana Lipor on 10/2/19 9:00 AM

One of the most commonly asked questions we get is, “What materials should we look at using for this reflector?”

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Topics: Reflector Materials, Fabricated Reflectors, Rapid Prototyping, Custom light reflectors, Reflective Lighting, LED lights, Sheet Metal Rapid Prorotyping, Tailored Reflectors, Reflectors Design, Reflective Lighting Assemblies, Material for Segmented Reflectors, Prototype, ANODIZED ALUMINUM, Reflector Manufacturing, Machining, Engineering, light, Mechanical Design, Reflective Material, Photometric Design, Light Quality, lightfair, aluminum reflectors, photometrics, lighting reflectors

Commonly Asked Lighting Reflector Questions

Posted by Briana Lipor on 8/21/19 9:00 AM


We get many questions here at RCI about lighting assemblies, mostly from Product Development Engineers looking for guidance that’ll help them deliver a successful project. We’ve outlined some of the most common questions we receive; hopefully you will  be able to use the answers to help your next lighting project get off on the right foot!

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Topics: Lighting Reflectors FAQ, Reflector Materials, Fabricated Reflectors, LED lights, Tailored Reflectors, Reflectors Design, Prototype, Reflector Manufacturing, Engineering, light, Reflective Material, Photometric Design, aluminum reflectors, photometrics, lighting reflectors

LED Lighting is the Future

Posted by Brooke Hild on 10/11/17 10:23 AM


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Topics: LED lights, light, Light Quality, Retrofit, Energy Efficiency

The Effect Of Lighting On Mood

Posted by Brooke Hild on 7/12/17 10:52 AM


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Topics: Medical Lighting, LED lights, Mood Lighting, light

The Speed of Light

Posted by Erika Mackay on 2/8/17 3:52 PM

When you turn on a light, it seems as though the light turns on instantaneously and illuminates the area. Though seemingly instant, light actually takes a little bit of time to emit from the bulb to our eyes. This speed is called the Speed of Light. The speed of light is a calculated number that pertains to the time it takes for light to be emitted from a source (like the Sun or a light bulb) and reach our eyes. In a vacuum, the speed of light is exactly 299,792,458 meters per second, or approximately 186,282 miles per second. 

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Topics: Reflective Lighting, light, Science