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Lumen calculator (Lumen to Lux to Candela)

The Lux or Candela lumens calculator below will help you choose the lighting solution that best meets the specific requirements of your installation. Airfal offers a wide range of high quality and energy efficient LED lights for a wide range of industrial applications and to meet multiple technical requirements. With this calculator, you can convert […]

The 5 main advantages of LED lighting for health

LED technology is here to stay with us, at least until other, more sustainable possibilities appear. Let’s briefly review some advantages for our health when using this type of lighting at home. 1. Effects of LED light on biological cycles The wavelength of LED lights determines their colour. There are many studies that associate a […]

WATEX, a new ATEX luminaire for 2, 22 zones

Airfal International consolidates its position as a specialist in ATEX lighting and launches its new WATEX luminaire, a watertight IP66 and IK08 light fixture for Zone 2, 22, the most common area for explosive atmospheres. This luminaire completes the range of ATEX luminaires for Zone 2, 22 in which we also have the Secure luminaire […]

Airfal luminaires for industrial kitchens

Airfal International presents its range of luminaires specialized in hotel and restaurant spaces. Airfal models for industrial kitchens and cold storage rooms are more resistant to more adverse conditions such as extreme temperatures, constant presence of hydrocarbons or the need for cleaning with corrosive products. 

Luminaries for art

Airfal donates 2% of its annual profits to Atades Huesca. This year the money will go to the”Art and socialisation” project through which users will carry out an experience on artistic creation in collaboration with different Aragonese educational centres. This donation is part of Airfal’s Corporate Social Responsibility Programme.

DALI dimmable Luminaires with Class II LED modules: why it is not recommended to use them

In recent months, customer demand for luminaires with Class II LED modules and with DALI dimmers has increased, something which Airfal’s technical department advises against due to the lack of guarantees for their correct use. To understand better the situation, it is important to know what a Class II luminaire is. Class II luminaires are […]

Airfal sheds light on Kuwait’s MotorTown

Airfal International will light up Kuwait’s MotorTown circuit for Formula 1 and MotoGP. The luminiare Piston ECO, manufactured entirely in Airfal premises, has been chosen to illuminate part of this great Kuwaiti project. This operation is not the only one carried out by Airfal in the Middle East, since this area represents an important market […]

Logix, the new Airfal luminaire for industry and retail

Airfal International ha desarrollado un nuevo producto creado específicamente para cubrir las necesidades de las grandes industrias y el sector retail. El modelo LOGIX dispone de distintas ópticas, gracias a las cuales, ofrece la máxima iluminación desde alturas elevadas. LOGIX se presentará al mercado nacional en la feria EFICAM de Madrid, los días 11 y […]

Airfal receives the Certificate of Approved Exporter of Origin

Airfal International obtains the Certificates of Approved Exporter of Origin granted by the State Tax Agency and the recently created REX Registry at a European level. This not only facilitates exports, with less bureaucracy, but also gives a state guarantee to buyers that both the company and the goods meet stringent quality requirements and certifications.

Lighting in underground mines

A characteristic of underground mining operations is that, as we move from the surface to the interior, the darkness becomes more complete, which is why lighting is a very important and fundamental factor. Under these conditions, it may be interesting for mining companies to focus on a key aspect of the production equipment, lighting. In […]

Led lighting for parking lots and car parks

Lighting in parking lots must be functional in order se as to meet with standardssafety. Motorized vehicles walk alongside pedestrians and cyclists in places that are often cramped and difficult to access. The diversity and quality of Airfal’s luminaires make it possible to create lighting that combine safety and luminous efficiency. Due to their long […]

Low temperature lighting and cold storage light fixtures

Low temperature and cold storage environments are really challenging regarding lighting. Airfal, manufacturer of industrial and technical lighting, has been developping light fittings to address these challenges, so that you can get enhanced visibility and safety in cold storage environments and in low temperature chain logistics. Incandescent bulbs, which are scheduled to be discontinued, are not […]

How to adapt  lighting when growing older

Over time, our eyes become more sensitive and react more strongly to light. It is therefore necessary to do some adjustment in the lighting of the house in order to maintain a good quality of life and sight. Space can become more comfortable even when the signt changes with age. How does the perception of […]

Lighting in poultry houses – Chicken farm lighting

Lighting is an essential factor in the success of the commercial production of layers and broilers. The demand for food worldwide is expected to double by 2030. To meet that demand, chicken producers are adopting new approaches to increase production at a reduced cost, with less stress on the environment. Generally speaking, the focus id […]

Tips for buying LED bulbs

First of all, there is no real comparison between LED bulbs and other conventional light bulbs (halogen, incandescent, compact fluo and others). Indeed, it should be noted that not all LEDs have the same lighting power and that some of them alone can have a luminous flux equivalent to more than 500 LEDs less powerful. […]

Lighting for refrigerated areas and cold rooms

Given the growing demand for fresh products, the need for refrigerated space is increasing in logistics centers and supermarkets. Appropriate lighting is essential in refrigerated warehouses because it helps to preserve the quality of stored food and helps employees to perform their work safely. Effective lighting must also take into account optimization of capital investment […]

Airfal participates in Interlumi fair in Panama

Airfal International participates for the first time in the Interlumi fair of Panama, to be held between June 29 and July 1 at the ATLPA Convention Center in Panama City. This fair is an entry gate to the market of America, Caribbean and Latin America, and is part of the strategic plan of the company […]

Lighting solutions for tunnels

Lighting in tunnels is very important as well as complex because it is not only a question of illuminating a space, but it is also necessary to provide security and visibility to a transit zone. In addition, it is necessary to take into consideration the humidity that is usually concentrated in the environment, the type […]

Led lighting for industrial applications

Lighting an industrial environment can be quite difficult because of a wide variety of operations. Many aspects have to be considered as they impact on the of light reaching a surface, as well as its quality. Industrial LED Light fixtures from Airfal includes energy efficient, robust, waterproof and luminaires for hazardous locations. These light fixtures […]

What is Human Centric Lighting ?

So as  to understand what is human-centric lighting, LightingEurope, an industry association representing leading European lighting manufacturers and national lighting associations,  and the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) have issued a joint paper in which they defined the benefits, technologies, and potential applications. They  define “Human Centric Lighting” as a form of lighting that […]

Airfal participates in the EFICAM trade show

Airfal will be present at the second edition of the EFICAM trade show, on 9 and 10 March in Madrid. From its booth E10-E12, Airfal will show its latest solutions in ATEX and high technical specification. In addition,  the head of R & D + of Airfal will give a technical talk about ATEX lighting […]

Professional lighting: safety and risk prevention

In addition to the search for greater energy efficiency, redesigning and optimizing lighting in the workplace can help to improve safety and prevent potential risks to people’s health and well-being. The lighting of premises and professional lighting must at least comply with local regulations and in particular meet the legal requirements for safety at work, […]

Airfal migrates CSR Report over to G4

Airfal International is updating its Corporate Social Responsibility Report and migrating over to the G4 version of the Global Reporting Initiative Guidelines. Airfal is a member of this independent international community that sets standards for corporate responsibility reports around the world. This document reports on all past, present and future actions in the field of […]

Outdoor lighting for parks and public gardens

Lighting of parks and gardens should focus on the safety of pedestrians walking on the trails through the park. Lighting must allow pedestrians to discern obstacles or other hazard , and give them the opportunity to see other pedestrians. Waterproof light fixtures shall be used for such purpose. Light sources Parks and gardens generally require […]

Airfal participates in the Light Middle East trade fair

Airfal International is about to to Dubai to participate in Light Middle East 2016, the largest lighting fair in the Middle East, which will be held on October 31, 1 and 2 November. Many manufacturers of light fixtures are participating in this event to showcase their latest developments and new products.

Waterproofing and impact luminaire protection

Waterproofing  and impact luminaire protection  When you open a catalogue of luminaires, we are accustomed to seeing nomenclatures and symbols that perhaps sometimes we don’t know how to interpret. Two of those parameters that more defines a luminaire are the IK e IP of the fixtures. But, what do they really mean? Do we know […]

Lighting in commercial spaces

Lighting is one of the most important aspects to consider when designing a business, be it large or small. The lighting says much of our business and is essential part of the image of brand that we want to project, mostly in large establishments, that even count with protocols and lighting decalogues to unify all […]

Recommended light levels in the industry

Good lighting combines three aspects: high luminous efficiency, long life and good color rendering. The lighting of industrial premises should: Facilitate the Execution of a Task: the Visual Performance Concept. Normal vision can only be exercised with minimum light. A good level of lighting allows for a good productivity, which means fewer errors or accidents, […]

Airfal receives the Solidar Two Star Merit Certificate

The Foundation Virgen del Pueyo held the second installment of Solidar Certificates from the Association of Solidarity Businesses of Aragon (Solidar). A total of 16 companies of Aragon were recognized with this distinction in a ceremony which was attended by the Director Provincial and Managing Director of the INAEM.

Lighting parks and gardens with Led lights

A lighting project focusing on illuminating parks and public gardens should consider three main aspects: It must be based on an efficient energy consumption It must present a minimal environmental impact It must achieve a good quality / price investment. Therefore, designing a good lighting for a park or garden must combine efficiency and saving […]

Airfal returns from Light + Building 2016 extremely satisfied

Once again Airfal International attended Light + Building in Frankfurt, the world’s leading trade fair for lighting and building services technology. The company from Aragon returned home feeling extremely satisfied with the results achieved. Thanks to the attractiveness of their catalogue and prime location in the trade fair, this year they have seen an increase […]

Airfal will be showing at the Light&Building Exhibition 2016.

Airfal International S.L., the light fittings manufacturer will be showing at the Light&Building trade fair in Frankfurt. For this edition, Airfal will be making a major commitment to LED lighting, but will also be showing the latest additions to its catalogue, such as the Supra model as well as the most important ATEX models.

6 Reasons why you should upgrade to LED industrial lighting

A high quality industrial led lighting system will significantly improve operating costs of your company, as well as working conditions, and provide added safety. We highlight in this article some of the reasons why you should consider upgrading your industrial lighting system to LED, if you haven’t already. Industrial LED Lights are longer lasting LED light […]

Airfal adapts its TR2 for high temperatures and doubles its power

The lighting manufacturing company from Aragon in Spain has made some improvements to its TR2 waterproof model, in terms of both increasing its power as well as being able to withstand temperatures of up to 80 °C. Customer demand for the product, as well as Airfal’s ability to create and customise its lighting, have made […]

Airfal International: growth and new production capacity

The Aragonese company, which celebrates its 30 th anniversary, plans to increase its turnover by 11% this year, thanks to the increase of its production capacity. Today Airfal fully manufactures some of its lighting fixtures, focusing on producing its luminaires locally. Thanks to a  strong growth, the manufacturer of luminaires Airfal plans to hire new […]

Airfal International launches the new 2015 catalog

Due to celebration of the 30th anniversary , Airfal has launched the 2015 catalog of luminaries. The steady growth of sales in the Spanish and international markets has been propelled by the launch of new watertight luminaries, as well as new ATEX light fixtures, and a range of LED luminaries to remain at the cutting edge of technical and functional […]

Airfal donates part of its profits to Atades Huesca

Airfal continues to donate 2% of its profits to the entity Atades Huesca. Atades Huesca is a non-profit organization declared of public utility. Its main objective is to promote, encourage and support all kinds of actions aimed at improving the quality of life of persons with intellectual disabilities and their families in the province of Huesca in different areas

Recommended lighting  levels for offices

Light Level or Illuminance, is the total luminous flux reaching  on a surface, per unit area.  Lighting systems in offices  are usually  designed based on the light levels or illuminance required by the tasks performed within each working area . Office spaces are often over-lit as a result of using outdated lighting fixtures. These older […]

High temperature lighting – infographics

Manufacturing facilities will differ in their lighting requirements. The recommended light levels vary significantly depending on the activity. Other factors, such as energy effciency, or cost of maintenance have also to be taken into account. The ambient temperature does have significant impact on the choice of the light fixture. In many industries, heat is a […]

Atex lighting for fluorescent lights

Industrial lighting must sometimes provide illumination in areas where usual lighting is inadequate due to the risk of accidental ignitions of flammable or explosive of materials. Airfal range of products include fluorescent light fixtures, that are suitable for Zone 1 and Zone 2 lighting installations with ATEX certification. A high risk or hazardous area is […]

Lighting for the industrial sector

Well balanced levels of illumination are essential in establishing safe and productive working conditions. Companies should take into account lighting in the industrial work place very seriously. Optimizing industrial lighting requires consideration of work tasks, environmental conditions and economic considerations. The benefits of adequate lighting include greater productivity and accuracy, improved safety and security, and […]

2015: International Year of Light and Light-Based Technologies

On december 20th, 2013, the United Nations General Assembly declared  that 2015 will be the International Year of Light and Light-Based Technologies (IYL 2015) . Focused on the science of lighting and its applications, the International Year of the Light 2015 is a worldwide event that will stress the importance of light and optical technologies for […]

Certifications of products for use in hazardous locations

Until recently, a manufacturer of electrical products for hazardous locations would have to design equipment to meet the national standards of each country in which he wanted to sell its products. Today, a manufacturer can go to almost any Certification Agency and receive a Certification Mark which will be accepted in almost any country in […]

LED lighting fixtures for use in hazardous areas

At the same time that Lima Climate Change Conference is about to start, manufacturers have become increasingly aware of the urgent need to implement more environmentally friendly solutions for the planet. Lighting represents almost 20% of global energy consumption and industrial locations that operate 7 days a week and 24 hours a day consume a […]