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LED Apron Floodlights for High Masts

For nearly 15 years, we have been focusing on LED floodlighting for large area illumination. We have gained invaluable experience in the field of secondary reflector systems, as pioneers in the industry-wide conversion to LED airport illumination technology.

The ewo R-system floodlight was designed and developed by ewo for large area lighting. The modular technology and its diverse configuration options makes it possible for us to fine-tune the production technique precisely to every specifier’s needs for precise directional illumination and reliable temperature management, using the highest high-quality components.

You can download a full brochure here.

ewo is certified in compliance with the Swiss Quality Management System SQS ISO9001.

ewo is based in Cortaccia, South Tyrol, Italy.

Company Profile

  • The R-system

    The R-system is ewo’s core floodlighting product, accommodating between one and four lighting panels, for high-bay large area floodlighting including airports, stadia, town squares and street lighting.

    Each panel contains 128 individual LEDs, selectable from the ewo LED series of optics accommodating everything from spot to wide-flood lenses.

    Each panel is configurable with its own DALI address, allowing for full intensity control in addition to the directionality offered by ewo’s lenses, ensuring accuracy and specificity across the entire width of the R-system apron.

    The system’s die-cast aluminium body and hot-dip galvanised steel bracketing contribute to a versatile system capable of operating in the most extreme conditions, functioning between -40 °C and +55 °C.

    For a full breakdown of tech specs, visit the ewo website.

  • Advantages of the LED Technology by ewo:

    Compared with conventional technologies, lighting systems with LED technology by ewo provide a whole range of advantages:

    • a high energy-saving potential,
    • significant reduction of the CO2 emissions,
    • reduction of maintenance costs,
    • improvement of the uniformity of illumination due to increased light direction precision,
    • quick reaction times (on / off) and the omission of hot re-igniting series reactors,
    • dimming from 0%-100% in real time possible,
    • optimised light control and integration in light management solutions.
  • LED High Mast System

    In order to light up large areas, ewo offers a highly efficient, low maintenance light system, which is based on LED technology.

    With the aid of our innovative LED technology, mounting heights of 30m and more can be reached while adhering to all relevant standards and regulations.

    A retrofitting of conventional lighting systems is possible in many cases: Existing, reliable structures can be used.

  • Radio and Light Control

    Our products may be fitted with a system to allow for wireless data communication within your networks. The 2-way communication between floodlights and control software enables full control and monitoring of the lights and will lead to more cost-effective and responsive maintenance.

  • ewo LED lens technology – THE lighting unit

    All ewo lighting systems are based on a standardised technological unit. This lighting unit is universally applicable for various products – from street lamps to high mast systems – and can be optimally adapted to suit the respective application through a versatile range of configuration possibilities.

    The modular design makes it possible to optimally respond to the required level of illumination by simply applying the respective number of lighting units: The small steps of performance control ensure that only as much light is produced as is actually required. With regard to maintenance and repairs, the unit can be partially exchanged – an exchange of the entire system is avoided.

    Depending on the lighting task at hand, various colours of light can be selected and various optical lenses can determine the distribution of light. This ensures that the lighting technology is perfectly designed to respond to the respective project requirements.

    LED technology by ewo meets all requirements regarding the EN13201 standard and, subsequent to the performance of photo-biological safety tests, has been classified in accordance with EN62471 of the risk-free group.

  • ewo’s versatility – street and surrounding areas

    In addition to high mast systems, ewo also offers a series of LED solutions for streets and public areas.

    With a reduced energy consumption level, the luminaires are in compliance with lighting standards ranging from EN13201 to the highest classification of ME1 and, due to the versatile configuration possibilities, they can be precisely adapted to ideally suit the respective project requirements.

  • Facts about ewo

    Flora Kröss and Ernst Wohlgemuth founded ewo in 1996, developing it out of a metal factory in Sarnthein/Sarentino. Now based in Cortaccia, luminaires are produced to spec for a variety of international clients specialising in the following areas:

    High-performance floodlighting systems large areas, specialising in high-mast floodlighting.

    Customized light in urban areas

    Configurable systems within the constructed context

    Precise, need-oriented solutions for safe mobility

    ewoLAB initiates projects with artists, designers and architects and, in so doing, addresses the resource of light on a variety of different levels.

    Headquarters: Kurtatsch/Cortaccia in the Bolzano area, South Tyrol (Italy); offices in Austria, Germany and Denmark; other European and international partners

Company News

ewo News 9/2019

- UPCOMING FAIRS - THE AWARD-WINNING BUGA FIBRE PAVILION - ROYAL ALBERT DOCK, LONDON UPCOMING FAIRS Airport and Lighting Designer fairs, October 2019ewo will be making numerous major product announcements at upcoming airport and lighting industry events this October.inter …

ewo News 07/2019

- SNØHETTA’S 30th ANNIVERSARY - AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS - BRUNECK/BRUNICO LED-CONVERSION  SNØHETTA’S 30th ANNIVERSARY Celebrated in Munich with an ewo project ewo is proud to sponsor the internationally renowned architectural studio Snøhetta’s 30th anniversary, which features a double exhibition this …

ewo News 04/2019

Newsletter, 23.04.2019 - GENERATIONAL CHANGE - PROJECT: Wimbach, Austria - ewoIndividual: Kassel, Germany GENERATIONAL CHANGE: Hannes Wohlgemuth takes over the management of ewo Hannes Wohlgemuth joined the family business in 2012 and assumed the position of Chief Executive at the turn …

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