Food manufacturers require good colour rendering in their factories – not only during the colour-critical end product inspection, but also to evaluate the freshness of the goods throughout processing. Pendant work station lighting with high-Ra light sources is an appropriate solution.
Lighting requirements in EN 12464-1
Industrial activities and crafts – Food stuffs and luxury food industry
|Type of task / activity area
||Glare rating (UGRL)
|required||modified||U0 ≥ 0,10|
|Work stations and zones in:
- breweries, malting floor.
- for washing, barrel filling, cleaning, sieving, peeling.
- Cooking in preserve and chocolate factories.
- work stations and zones in sugar factories.
for drying and fermenting raw tobacco, fermentation cellar.
|Sorting and washing of products, milling, mixing, packing||300||500||25||0,60||80||100||100||50|
|Work stations and critical zones in slaughter houses, butchers, dairies mills, on filtering floor in sugar refineries||500||750||25||0,60||80||150||150||75|
|Cutting and sorting of fruit and vegetables||300||500||25||0,60||80||100||100||50|
|Manufacture of delicatessen foods, kitchen work, manufacture of cigars and cigarettes||500||750||22||0,60||80||150||150||75|
|Inspection of glasses and bottles, product control, trimming, sorting, decoration||500||750||22||0,60||80||150||150||100|
|Colour inspection||1 000||1500||19||0,70||90||150||150||100||4000 K ≤ CCT ≤ 6500 K|