Utility vehicles: Stop, tail, turn lamps from Optronics

utility vehicles truck accessories utility fleets Optronics
Sponsored by

Utility fleets: Optronics International announced that its newest generation of GloLight LED stop, tail, turn lamps will be more advanced, while costing significantly less than the original GloLight products it introduced in 2012. Optronics was able to drive material and manufacturing cost out of its new product by rethinking its internal design.

The new lamp’s most unique feature, its circuit board, is not visible to the casual observer. Industrial designers at Optronics reduced the size of the lamp’s printed circuit board by 50 percent by reengineering it to incorporate LEDs on both its front and back surfaces. LEDs on one side directly form the lamp’s illuminated central array, while LEDs on the opposite side use special reflective optics that further enhance the smooth, glowing outer band that gives GloLight lamps their signature look.

“Even though they glow more smoothly now, the most obvious difference between the original GloLight and our new GloLight Gen II lamp is the cost reduction,” Brett Johnson, president and CEO of Optronics International, said. “This new product exemplifies our commitment to both continuous product improvement and price competitiveness.”

The GloLight Gen II lamps meet all FMVSS 108 and SAE photometric requirements for visibility and safety. The lamp’s electronics use solid-state, surface-mount device (SMD) construction that protects them against moisture, shock and vibration. All GloLight Gen II lamps use highly durable polycarbonate lenses and housings that are sonically sealed.

In designing the GloLight Gen II lamp, Optronics set out to deliver more for less. With their unique appearance, advanced technology and lifetime warranty, the ultra-high-style GloLight lamps compete toe to toe with other premium LED stop, tail, turn lamps on the market, but are now priced comparably to lower-echelon LED lamps.

“Optronics’ new GloLight Gen II lamp gives fleets and owner-operators alike the opportunity to own a top-quality LED lamp at an entry-level LED lamp price,” Britt Lancaster, vice president product management & replenishment for TruckPro, LLC, said. “Optronics continues to give our customers more choices and access to advanced, high-quality LED vehicle lighting technology."

The new GloLight lamps are available in 4-inch round and 6-inch oval flange-mount and grommet-mount. The lamps are available with standard PL-3 and weather tight termination options and can use existing harness connections for installation, flexibility and retrofitting.

“The original GloLight stop, tail, turn lamps have been a very big seller for us since its introduction in 2012,” Ron Brandt, director of sales for Penn Commercial Vehicle Solutions, said. “With an even more refined look and the price reduction associated with the new GloLight Gen II lamps, I predict a renewed surge in interest and sales.”

The GloLight Gen II stop, tail, turn lamps are designed for applications in the heavy-duty trailer, light-duty trailer, RV, transit and marine markets that Optronics currently serves. Product information is available and may be obtained by contacting Optronics or members of its North American distribution network.

For more information about Optronics International or other products, click here to go to Utility Products’ Buyers Guide.

Sponsored by
Most Popular Articles

CURRENT MAGAZINE ISSUE

April 2015
Volume 19, Issue 4
cover

Utility Products Topics

Transmission & Distribution
                       Vehicles & Accessories
Tools & Supplies   Safety
Line Construction & Maintenance   Test & Measurement

WEBCASTS

How to deploy mobile forms + devices to speed up field service processes & reporting

Overcoming the pain points associated with any process is much simpler and more cost effective than you think. This webinar will detail the benefits of switching to mobile forms for field data collection and reporting.
 
We'll examine real use cases and ROI of integrating mobile forms within a given field service process, including for work orders, inspections, checklists and proposals.
 
A quick AT&T Mobile Forms demo will reveal the feature rich, user-friendly nature of the solution. You'll see why it’s a must-deploy to speed up data collection, eliminate invoicing/data entry lags and auto-generate/deliver insightful reports.

UTILITY PRODUCTS BUYERS' GUIDE

POWER INDUSTRY JOBS

Industry Company Pages

Keep up-to-date with the latest news and articles from some of the prominent utility product companies and resources.

BUYER'S GUIDE PRODUCTS

Everlast Substation signs

Everlast safety signs and Everlast Substation signs meet all ANSI and OSHA requirements and continue to be readable for the life of the substation. When most signs fail ours shine.

Everlast pole tags

Everlast pole tags for distribution poles have been used all over the world in this great earth's worst environment's proving it is the longest lasting product to use on pole's!

SB01 Splice Enclosure and Accessories

AFL’s SB01 splice enclosure provides protection from all types of elements. From weather to bullets, the iron and steel construction requires no additional protective covering.