82 BEKA SCHRÉDER Product Catalogue
LAMP COMPARTMENT The housing is robustly constructed, weatherproof, hail
proof, corrosion proof and vandal resistant.
It is manufactured from filled ultraviolet stabilized
engineering polymer and is grey in colour.
An exterior lip is provided on the lamp housing to
avoid direct rain water contact with the gasket, thus
ensuring that no moisture is sucked into the diffuser
when the luminaire is switched off and cools down.
The non-discolouring high-impact acrylic diffuser bowl
has no external prisms and is held to the housing by
three stainless steel clips. (Five in the 400W version.) It
remains attached to the housing when hinged open.
The gasket sealing the lamp compartment is made of
silicon sponge rubber and is fitted into a tongue-and-
Reflectors are manufactured from 99.98% super pure
deep anodized aluminium and are not subject to
The lamp holder complies with VC 8011, is rated to
withstand 240˚C/5kV and prevents possible loosening
of the lamp caused by vibrations.
GEAR COMPARTMENT The control gear compartment is manufactured from
highpressure die-cast aluminium to ensure excellent
heat dissipation and optimum strength.
It is covered by a hinged, non-corrosive lid which fits
into a silicon sponge gasket in the body, into a tongue-
The IP 66 ingress protection rating ensures that all
control gear components are protected against the
ingress of dust and moisture, thus preventing corrosion
and premature failure.
The control gear is mounted on a removable gear tray
APPLICATIONS Group A streetlighting | Area lighting | Security lighting
CONSTRUCTION DETAILS The luminaire consists of a separate lamp, control gear
and spigot compartment. The control gear housing is
separated from the lamp housing for thermal reasons.
It is designed to operate 250/400W mercury vapour and
150/250/400W high-pressure sodium/metal halide lamps.
SABS MARKS The luminaire bears the SANS 475 mark and the SANS
605982-3 safety mark. Luminaire spigot entries comply
with SANS 1088 - Table 1.
Side entry - ø42mm x 125mm.
INGRESS PROTECTION The luminaire has a degree of protection that complies
with SANS 60598-2-3.
Lamp compartment: IP 66
Gear compartment: IP 66
The IP ratings are certified by SABS test reports.
HIGH-WATTAGE STREET LIGHT LUMINAIRE
High-pressure die-cast aluminium gear
Removable control gear
Suitable for use with elliptical or tubular lamps
Single-piece, high-performance reflector system
No light pollution