Pantrac. Wallwashing and ceiling washlighting – the ultimate challenge in lighting design

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Lüdenscheid, March 2014. Light can be used to change the dimensions of a room. It may sound like magic, but is based on the principles of psychological perception: Optimum illumination of the walls adds depth to rooms, as ceiling washlighting gives the impression of height. With the new Pantrac spotlight range ERCO now offers the ideal lighting tool to achieve superbly uniform, easy and efficient wallwashing and ceiling washlighting. Pantrac stands for highly efficient LED packages that enable homogeneous floodlighting of walls and ceilings using only a small number of luminaires. With its archetypal cubic design, the luminaire integrates itself inconspicuously into its surroundings and becomes a minimalist architectural feature.

As the Pantrac ceiling washlight with its simple, geometric shape blends into the architectural surroundings, its light lends rooms a higher appearance and brings out architectural features such support structures or stucco. Inconspicuously integrated as design tools in business premises as well as exhibition rooms, the highly efficient spotlights seamlessly bathe walls and ceilings in brilliant, yet glare-free LED light. The cost-efficient system, with excellent visual comfort, simultaneously produces pleasantly diffuse ambient lighting on the floor. This makes Pantrac the archetype of ceiling washlighting and wallwashing.

Perfect uniformity
Pantrac is available in different sizes with a range of light distribution options. These ensure optimal illumination of the ceiling and walls in any architecture – as well as superb, uniform lighting of product shelving and exhibits. An output of up to 3000lm ensures that even very high rooms and challenging room situations can be effortlessly illuminated – aided by the choice of the right light colour: neutral or warm white.
For economic lighting solutions in places such as corridors, ERCO has developed a wide-beam version of Pantrac alongside a deep-beam alternative for washlighting large ceiling areas.

Pantrac opens new options
As wallwashers on tracks or wall-mounted units for ceiling washlighting – Pantrac shows its true capabilities in brilliant light and uniform floodlighting. The exceptionally efficient LED packages of the spotlight reduce the number of luminaires required, as these can be spaced up to 1.5 times the wall offset. Along with lower energy costs, this results in significant cost savings. The luminaires can be controlled via DALI or by using trailing edge technology.

Technical features of ERCO Pantrac
ERCO lens system: Spherolit lens, collimator made of optical polymer
Light distributions: Wide or deep beam
ERCO LED module: High-power LEDs on metal core PCB, light colours: warm white or neutral white, 3000K – 4000K
Housing and bracket: Cast aluminium, powder-coated white
Control gear: Phase- or DALI dimmable

About ERCO
The ERCO Light Factory in Lüdenscheid is a leading international specialist in architectural lighting using LED technology. The family business, founded in 1934, now operates with over 60 subsidiaries, branches and agencies all around the world. Working closely with architects, lighting designers and engineers, ERCO develops lighting tools for customised lighting solutions in architectural projects for culture and retail, work and hospitality, life and public buildings. ERCO understands light as the fourth dimension of architecture.

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