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Brightness Rating MEA

Brightness Rating MEA

The Brightness Rating of a photoluminescent product is the statement of the luminance decay properties after illumination with 2 ft candles of white (4000-4500oK) fluorescent lights for 2 hours. The statement is the luminance after 10 minutes, 60 minutes and 90 minutes after activation. The minimum requirement for New York City stairwell egress systems is MEA BR 30-7-5. Brightness Rating BR is noted on all components of systems approved by the New York Building Division Material Evaluation and Acceptance Department for use in High Rise Egress Path Marking Systems to be used to meet Local Law 26 RS6-1 of New York City. JALITE AAA and JLUME materials were used by the New York City Building Division as basic calibration materials for independant testing laboratory approval and were the first materials approved for this application. Many more details are available from JALITE Technical Service to provide clear understanding about expected performance under all types of illumination conditions. Needless to say with JALITE competence and experience in this field sytems can be produced to satisfy all requirements. It is fundamental however to note that ALL photoluminescent systems require illumination in order to function. Adequate illumination of the best type possible will provide always the necessary and best possible results.

Marine and Offshore

Marine and Offshore

The global Marine and Offshore business for JALITE safety signs and low location lighting products is served through a growing network of JALITE Authorised Distributors and Dealers. Our network of Distributors is supported by the JALITE Headquarters, JALITE PLC in Basildon, Essex UK and the two subsidiary companies JALITE Inc. USA. and JALITE Asia Ltd. in Hong Kong SAR . Companies serving these markets that are interested to join our network of Distributors and Dealers are invited to register with us their interest. Unique performance products with proven capability; JALITE photoluminescent safety products in the Marine and Offshore application set new standards of excellence in performance and are purpose designed to reduce risk and to serve in case of emergency and incident. JALITE is committed to a never ending process of improvement in its product and service offering to this industry. All JALITE products meet the highest specifications and are fully accredited by third party testing. For further information please go to our dedicated marine web sites at www.jalite-marine.com and www.jalitemarine.com

Become a JALITE Distributor

Become a JALITE Distributor

A Solid, Secure Partnership   JALITE has recognized that photoluminecent safety products need local customer support and services in order for end user clients to maximize their benefits from these products. Furthermore, the enormous breadth and depth of applications for photoluminescence in safety requires good client-supplier relationships. JALITE Marketing Partners, Distributors and resellers share the prime values of quality, integrity and providing a bundle of value added services and benefits along with the products. Best practice requires that little extra effort without a price tag. If you have an "above minimum requirements" client base when it comes to safety and you are interested to take on the JALITE range of products best suited to your clients and service capabilities just call or e-mail or fill in our contact form below.

ISO 17398 Performance of safety signs

ISO 17398 Performance of safety signs

This Standard now gives the basis for quality attributes for photoluminescent materials and safety signs. JALITE has been a leading contributor to both National and International Standards with the objective of helping authorities specify products for the safety needs. Needless to say JALITE manufactures the full range of materials from Classifications A to D and has its unique grades of JALITE AAA and JLUME both simply brilliant in their category. It is now accepted that to meet the vast majority of codes and standards for photoluminescent safety products and applications that products have a minimum performance classification of Class C according to ISO 17398. JALITE AAA and JALITE SB products largely exceed this requirement with added benefits of high brightness and quick charge. ISO 17398:2004 specifies requirements for a performance-related classification system for safety signs according to expected service environment, principal materials, photometric properties, means of illumination, fixing methods and surface. Performance criteria and test methods are specified in ISO 17398:2004 so that properties related to durability and expected service life can be characterized and specified at the time of the product's delivery to the purchaser. ISO 17398:2004 does not cover electrical power supplies, their components or electrically powered elements. It also does not cover properties of illuminating components, but the photometric properties for the particular types of safety signs are covered.

JALITE Safety Sign Audit and Review

JALITE Safety Sign Audit and Review

Fire Safety Sign Audit & Review To provide a visual inspection (up to an hour), whilst on site, of the fire safety signs within an agreed scope that can include Means of escape route identification signs Emergency door opening devices signs Mandatory fire door notices Fire action notices Fire fighting equipment location and type identification Specific hazard identification signs (limitation to be agreed with client, such as mind the step hazards on means of escape route, main electrical intake) Specific prohibition notices (limitation to be agreed with client, such as  do not use the lift in event of fire) Assembly point location signs The Audit would look at the provision of fire safety signs expected to be in place for compliance with Legislation and Regulations.  This would include the existing signs and making an observation as to whether additional signs would be required.  In order to meet the requirements of legislation best practice advice would be given based on the relevant National and/or International Standards relating to the types of signs and their design. The Audit would be followed up with a short report which can include; Reference to the particular piece(s) of legislation needed to comply with Relevant Standard/Code of Practice recommendations are based on Without going into specifics whether or not their signs will meet current regulations.  This could be split into specific types of signs Whether additional signs would be required Whether some existing signs could be removed, including internally illuminated signs to reduce on-going energy consumption Whether or not a full fire safety signs survey would be recommended  

JALITE Multiple Safety Signs

JALITE Multiple Safety Signs

JALITE Multiple safety signs are purpose designed complete safety messages to handle risk situations that may arise as a result of human operations or interactions. They cover a warning of the hazard that may arise and the prohibited behaviour and mandatory actions that are to be followed to mitigate the potential risk. JALITE Multiple safety signs are designed according to design principles using graphical symbols and text to provide a comprehensive safety message. A full range of products are available for example for the many different deluge and extinguishing systems used to protect certain areas in work places and installations. JALITE product literature is associated with this article to illustrate standard JALITE Multiple safety sign products. If you have a specific risk situation that you wish to minimize with the use of a purpose designed multiple safety sign please ask your JALITE Distributor or send us you problem and we will see to it that your problem is solved. sales@jalite.com

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Jalite is active in over 109 countries

In the 35 year history of JALITE, products have been developed and supplied to over 100 countries in the world and often with safety messages in the local language or with dual language, with the International Safety language English. It has been a JALITE tradition to fully comply with National and International Standards for the design of our products. Now, with JALITE presence on three continents and Authorised Distribtors world wide we can be considered local throughout the world. Interested to Distribute JALITE products in your area of safety or your district and country? Just send us a mail and contact us now with an introduction.

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  • Lloyd's Register
  • BSI Group
  • International Maritime Organization
  • International Organization for Standardization
  • Photoluminescent Safety Products Association