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BJB – Technology for Light

BJB – Technology for Light, BJB Automation, BJB Corporate, Lighting Components, Research & Development
BJB’s Portfolio of Products Synonymous with Quality Since 1867
February 8, 2020 at 3:30 pm 0

BJB has been associated with connectors, lighting components, accessories and products for over 150 years. Initially, BJB commenced their set-up and operations in Germany by manufacturing components for oil lamps, but from the beginning of the 20th century they switched over to manufacturing electrical connectors and accessories for various domestic and industrial lamps and light sources.

BJB Germany has continuously developed new, user-friendly connectors, lamp holder systems, terminal blocks and switches and has been selling them throughout the world. Presently, BJB's lighting connectors are available and used in wide range of domestic appliances worldwide. Almost all the major producers in the world of domestic appliances of ovens, microwaves, refrigerators, freezers, washing machines, driers, dishwashers and extractor hoods use connectors and switches of BJB.

Components for the Lighting Industry

  • SMD Terminal Blocks
  • Connectors for COBs
  • LED Board Quick-Connect-System: 
  • Receptacle for Outdoor Luminaires
  • Linear Flat System - Flat and interchangeable LED System
  • Push2Fix (P2F) - Fixing Elements
  • Optics
  • Terminal Blocks and Connectors
  • Lampholders for LED Modules
  • Light for Vertical Farming
  • Set'n'Drive - Parameterising resistor for ECGs
  • PCB Connectors
  • Switches

Components for Domestic Appliances Industry

  • Hot [Ovens, Microwaves, etc.]
  • Wet [Washing Machines, Driers, Dishwashers, Water Purifiers, etc.]
  • Cold [Freezers, Refrigerators, Cold Storages, etc.]

SMD Terminal Blocks from BJB:  Our SMD PCB terminal blocks provide the electrical connection to LED boards. They are easy to handle and establish a permanent, secure connection. The various versions in these product series cover a wide range of applications. Suitable for various conductor cross-sections and regardless of whether the power supply is to come from above or below the PCB. PCB connectors from BJB, always a good solution.

SMD Terminal Blocks for rear side wiring, 46.131/46.132: Mini-Flex with wire release function and accessories, 46.141/46.142: Nano with wire release function and accessories, 46.101/46.102: Mini.

Your Advantages

  • Push wire contacts for direct connection of wires
  • Protection against contact by insulation housing
  • 1 and 2 pole version of each series can be combined in a row
  • Low overall height reduces shadowing
  • Wire insertion channels for manual and automatic wiring
  • Suitable for different wires and wire ends
  • With wire release function
  • Tape-and-Reel packaging best to use for SMT process
  • Also available for higher electrical ratings

Connectors, Optics and Reflectors for COBs: For more than 10 years now, COB connectors and holders from BJB have catered for a wide range of possibilities. In a spot or downlight application, the connector is the central component. It performs essential functions for the COB, providing the heat sink attachment, power feed and reflector interface. The range currently consists of several product series which are compatible with over 80 % of all COBs available on the world market. The corresponding optics, reflectors and cover plates complete the range.

47.360 - Slim Spotlight Connectors and Accessories, 47.319 - Spotlight Connectors and Accessories, 47.371 - Multiple and Special FR4 Connectors, 47.315, 47.316 and 47.318 - Connectors, 47.313 - Connectors for STARboards and Accessories.

Your Advantages

  • Permanent contact pressure
  • Quick installation
  • Various wire routing possibilities (47.360)
  • Suitable for 80% of all COBs
  • Pre-assembly fixing of COB
  • Very flat (47.360 / 47.371)
  • Integrated optic and reflector interface
  • Suitable for fixing with P2F 28.902 (47.319 / 47.360)
  • The most comprehensive range worldwide

LED board Quick-Connect System according to Zhaga Book 21: The smartest solution for easy electrical connection of linear LED boards. The board connector is clipped into the luminaire housing. The key feature is the LED boards, which can be installed or exchanged as easily as conventional lamps. BJB supplies the appropriate PCB connector for the purpose. A metal spring securely snaps to hold the LED board in place. To remove the LED board, simply release the springs for fast and simple board replacement. A clever and unique solution and a  significant advantage for board installation and replacement. The wiring is hidden from sight in the luminaire housing. Suitable for the new LED board generation and in conformity with draft Zhaga Book 21 e.g. Fortimo Instant Fit from Philips.

Your Advantages

  • Ideal for reliable fixing and connection of LED boards
  • Quick installation and replacement of circuit boards without tools 
  • Wiring inside the luminaire housing means no disruptive components in the light emission area
  • Suitable for seamless applications due to continuous pitch
  • Upgradeable due to easy replacement when new LED boards become available
  • Reduction in number of versions and capital tie-up due to “late stage finishing”
  • Suitable for automatic wiring via push-in wiring
  • Wires can be released by twisting and pulling
  • Ideal for use in circular economy initiatives

BJB Connection Interface for Outdoor LED

Luminaires: Elektromechanical Interface for Outdoor Luminaires corresponding to Zhaga Book 18. This interface has been developed especially for LED light sources and drivers in outdoor light fixtures. The basis for this development is an IP-compliant receptacle with a sealing cap. The unit provides a complete electrical interface between the receptacle and the respective sensor modules. When used in conjunction with sensor-compatible certified drivers (e.g. Philips), the receptacle assembly is suitable for a plug-in sensor module with a twistlock system. For communication and data transmission, the module is provided with DC power and a DALI 2 or a 2-wire bus. The fourth connection is reserved as a digital IO port. The compact design with an improved seal facilitates the installation of the sensor module on roadway, street and surface area lights upwards, sideways or downwards.

LFS - The modular system with maximum handling convenience: For lighting solutions in supermarkets, warehouses or industrial buildings, for example, the requirement is often not only for a defined light intensity, but also a specific light distribution. In order to meet these demands, we have developed special optics for the Linear Flat System which currently feature six frequently required characteristics. In supermarkets, for example, the shelves can be highlighted and accentuated by using modules with asymmetric light distribution, whereas for general lighting, depending on the luminaire mounting height, the broad- or narrow-beam versions may be suitable.

LFS LED Modules, Inline Adapter (ECG) for Linear Flat System, LFS Lampholders.

Your Advantages

  • Flat design
  • Various power ratings, light control systems and light colours available
  • High-bay versions also available
  • Upgradeable
  • Easy replacement of light source / quick installation
  • Can be operated directly on 3-phase power tracks from EUTRAC by means of an inline adapter 

Our Push-to-Fix (P2F) fixing elements are quick and efficient: Push-to-Fix (P2F) fixing elements are used for fixing PCBs, optics and COBs into luminaire housings and profiles or onto heat sinks. They are often used as an alternative to conventional screw fixing. All P2Fs have one thing in common: They greatly simplify the assembly process.

Optic-P2F, SMD-P2F (Push-to-Fix) - Solderable fixing element for PCBs, P2F (Push-to-Fix) - Fixing elements for PCBs, P2F (Push-to-Fix) - Fixing elements for screw- and profile grooves, P2F (Push-to-Fix) - For fixation of COB Connectors on heat sinks.

Your Advantages

  • Permanent contact pressure
  • Quick installation
  • Silicone cushions compensate for thermally induced tolerances (28.901)
  • Installation of connectors and COBs on heat sinks (28.902)
  • Can be used in the SMT process (28.904)
  • Installation of PCBs on extruded profiles

BJB plastics optics: Our optics always provide coordinated light distribution and light control in response to customer-specific wishes and expectations. In the past, BJB has devoted a great deal of attention to the topic of optics in particular. In addition to the classical components, therefore, we have also developed a comprehensive range of optical systems. Various standard products are available ex works. The assembly is carried out simply via snap-in elements, screws or our P2F fixing elements.

1R Optics, 3x11 Optics, 2x6 Optics, 14 mm LED-System, 20 / 24 mm LED-System

Your Advantages

  • Optics made of PMMA or PC
  • Various light control systems
  • Diffusors also available
  • Easy methods of attachment
  • Areas of use range from indoor to outdoor depending on the application

Terminal Blocks and Connectors from BJB: The main purpose of our terminal blocks is to connect luminaires. They have 2 connection sides – one for wiring to the luminaire and one for the external wiring. The latest terminal block generation, Flat-Connect, stands out due to its very low overall height. In this product range you will find a wide selection of:

  • Terminal Blocks (1- 5-pole)
  • Rast5 Terminal Blocks
  • Connection Elements
  • Plug Connectors
  • Fused Terminal Blocks
  • Accessories

Flat Connect 3 pole, Flat Connect 5 pole, Flat Terminal Block 5 pole, Pushwire terminals 1 pole, Pushwire terminals 2 pole, Pushwire terminals 3 pole, Pushwire terminals 4 pole, Pushwire terminals 5 pole, Pushwire terminals 5 pole (Rast 5), Accessories for pushwire terminals 5 pole (Rast 5), Accessories, Test adaptor for terminal blocks 3 and 5 pole, Screw / push-wire terminals 3 pole, Screw / push-wire terminals 4 pole, Connectors, Fused terminal blocks

Your Advantages

  • Simple, secure installation
  • High-performance plastics
  • Tried-and-tested push-wire contact technology
  • Wire release function
  • Various types of earth connection
  • Various markings available
  • Industry-leading contact design
  • Test ports for easy functional test when installed

BJB lampholders and interface solutions for LED modules: BJB lampholder systems for LED modules are the ideal interface for providing mechanical and electrical contact. Altogether, BJB offers solutions for contacting 3 different systems.

GZ16 Lampholders for tubular LED Light Engines, GH76p Lampholder for E-Core LED Light Engines from Toshiba, Lampholder for GX53-1 LED Light Engines

Advantages

  • Easy replacement of the light source 
  • Upgradeable
  • Certified standard

BJB lampholders for conventional luminaires: BJB products are "the connection to light". In the past few decades many lamp-base systems from major manufacturers have been developed in cooperation with BJB. In this product range you will find numerous solutions for connecting many different kinds of lamps.

Linear Fluorescent Lampholders: General Applications, Linear Fluorescent Lampholders: Water and Dustproof, Compact Fluorescent Lampholders, HID Lampholders, Line Voltage Halogen Lampholders, Low Voltage Halogen Lampholders, Incandescent Lampholders

Your Advantages

  • Huge selection of lampholders of all kinds
  • Safe, reliable, standardised solutions
  • Also suitable for many LED retrofit lamps 
  • Push-wire contacts for easy conductor connection
  • Various fixing methods
  • High thermal stability depending on requirements
  • Easy to install
Vertical Farming

Lighting Systems for Vertical Farming: System Advantages LED Modules and Driver:

  • Perfect light for every type of plant The LED boards in our modules can be individually adjusted to your plants according to the required wavelength or customer specification, thus laying the basis for optimum plant growth.
  • Simple to use The BJB LED modules are attached quite simply by means of appropriate support elements with clip fasteners. They can be removed without tools. Electrical contact is via a plug-socket system.
  • Very thin, leaving more room for plants Thanks to their low installation height of 18 mm and a width of 35 mm, the LED modules are very flat and space-saving. As a result, depending on the system in use, 1-2 additional shelves can be installed, thereby providing more room for plants. Standard modules have a length of approx. 1.20 m.
  • Protection class IP66 – of course Our LED modules meet the requirements of protection class IP66 and are therefore adequately protected against strong jets of water. This enables us to achieve optimum performance and service life even under difficult conditions

For more information, please visit our corporate website at BJB.com. We look forward to working with you!

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BJB – Technology for Light, SMD Terminal Blocks
BJB’s New and Improved SMD Terminal Blocks for Rear-Side Wiring is Now Available
January 3, 2020 at 2:32 am 0

As BJB rings in the New Year, our company continues to make historic and innovative updates to our market leading product portfolio. We are excited to share with the industry our new "SMD Push through terminal block - 1 pole with cover" that improves our first-of-its-kind existing SMD terminal block.

BJB is the first company to market 'rear side wiring' of the SMD Terminal Block and it delivers some significant advantages.

  • Optimized 'pick and place' area
  • Optimized design for reduced shadowing
  • No tools required as wires can be released by twisting and pulling the wire simultaneously
  • Terminal block and ballast on the same working level
  • Fully compatible with BJB Automation - ADS System
VIEW ALL SMD TERMINAL BLOCKS - REAR SIDE-WIRING

Bottom line, this new product simply makes the wiring process of a lighting fixture more efficient. For a full list of BJB SMD Terminal Blocks for rear side wiring, please check out our website here: SMD TERMINAL BLOCKS / REAR SIDE WIRING

At BJB, we take pride in making quality a habit in everything we do. That's why our name has been synonymous with quality since 1867. As we add another year to our historic company, we are excited to continue our product evolution with our new SMD Terminal Blocks for rear side wiring.

For more information on all our products, please visit BJB.com - as we recently re-launched our website. Our team is here to help you find the right solution for your business.

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Appliance Lighting Solutions, BJB – Technology for Light, Hot
‘Tis the Season For Cooking & BJB Lights Up Your Holiday Appliances
December 23, 2019 at 3:56 pm 0

As many of us gather with family and friends during this festive season, some of us will be indulging in the spirit of the holiday by baking our Turkeys and incorporating ingredients to make our annual sugar cookies taste majestic. While your basting that turkey and sprinkling the sugar on your cookies, remember that BJB has been the market leader in lighting up your oven (as well as many other of your appliances).

For decades, we have been lighting up your appliances. BJB specializes in providing LED lighting solutions, both for domestic and commercial appliances.

Our LED solutions include:

  • Ovens
  • Cooker Hoods
  • Refrigerators
  • Dryers
  • Wash Machines
  • Dishwashers

As technology evolves, BJB has developed a deep knowledge on how to use LEDs in hot environments - e.g. ovens. This has been a major technological advance because LED is an electronic part and so they typically do not perform well in high temperatures and can be permanently damaged.

A Miele Oven Lighting up Your Meal with BJB LED

The advantages of LED in your appliances, of course, is the same as traditional LED light sources...long life-time and no exchange or replacing is typically necessary. Also, different colors sources (CCR) and CRI are possible. The energy and cost-efficiencies are undeniable.

BJB partners with many appliance companies to facilitate LED lighting within appliances. One of these iconic partners is Miele, and they are using lighting together with their vision system.

With 'BrilliantLight', Miele has been backing long-lasting and low-resource LED lighting on an increasing number of models. Depending on the product, the light can be located on the ceiling or in the side panels. To ensure that machine doors open and close gently, wall ovens feature well-balanced hinges (SoftOpen & SoftClose, depending on the model). This too, is a cross-product specification, featuring for instance on combi-units and steam ovens.

To learn more about BJB's impact on lighting your appliances, visit us here: http://www.light4appliances.com/

Most importantly, the our family at BJB wishes your family a very happy holiday season.

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BJB – Technology for Light, Board-to-Board Connectors, Lighting Components
BJB Recognized for Addressing LED Assembly and Field Replacement Disadvantages with New Connector, as featured in LED Professional
November 18, 2019 at 6:37 pm 0

BJB was very excited to have been recently featured within LED Professional, the global information hub for lighting and technology. They specifically highlighted our industry leading LED Connector, that has drastically reduced time and assembly cost for those utilizing modern LED fixtures.

As those in the industry know, modern LED fixtures that utilize non-replaceable LEDs have created concern and angst in the industry. Zhaga Book 21 addresses these shortcomings by standardizing linear 'socketable' LED modules. Consequently, BJB has developed a two-part fixing and electrical connection system, which enables LED modules to be installed and subsequently replaced as easily as conventional light sources.

BJB's innovative and revolutionary LED connector 47.303 provides reduced assembly costs and dramatically faster retrofit or replacement times.

The Main Advantages of LED Connector 47.303

  •   Ideal for simple fixing and electrical connection of linear LED boards according to Zhaga Book 21
    •    Quick installation, release and replacement of LED boards without tools
    •    Wiring below the luminaire housing means no shadowing or disruptive components in the light emission area
    •    Suitable for seamless applications due to continuous pitch
    •    Luminaires upgradeable through simple replacement when improved LED boards become available
    •    Reduction in number of versions and capital tie-up due to "late stage finishing"
    •    Wires can be released by twisting and pulling
    •    Suitable for automatic wiring
    •    Ideal for use in circular economy initiatives
The BJB board connector 47.303

As featured on LED-Professionals.com, "The BJB socket and fixing clips can be installed without tools by snapping them into cut-outs in the luminaire housing. The BJB 47.303 system utilizes rear-side, releasable wiring ports. Wiring can be manual or via automatic wiring with the BJB ADS system.  The LED module is secured at the contact end by means of a lever mechanism, and along the module by easy-to-use fixing elements. These features enable light sources to be easily replaced with minimal effort. This combination of holder and LED board is suitable for use in linear luminaires in shop, office and industrial applications."

To read more regarding this featured article about BJB's revolutionary connector, check out LED-PROFESSIONALS.COM

For specific product information, visit BJB directly Here. You can also download the product brochure here: LED Board Connector.

You may also contact us for Europe at info@bjb.com and for US at sales@bjb.com

About BJB:

BJB has been associated with lighting technology for 140 years, initially by manufacturing components for oil lamps and then, since the beginning of the 20th century, by providing the electrical connection between the power source and the lamp. Equipped with this knowledge, we have continuously developed new, user-friendly lampholder systems, terminal blocks and switches up to the present day for markets throughout the world. In other words: We provide a "Connection to light". The way in which these "connections" are installed and the progress which can be achieved in light fitting assembly is the objective of a further area of operation: ADS automation. Here we develop, build and supply customer-specific systems for the automation of light fitting production. A third important element is our lighting solutions for domestic appliances. - www.bjb.com/en

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BJB – Technology for Light, Events & Trade Shows, Research & Development
The NLB Announces their Inaugural ‘Tesla Awards’, Highlighting Projects that Enhance the Value of Lighting
November 7, 2019 at 2:56 am 0

There's a new and exciting award that was recently announced by the National Lighting Bureau. According to NLB's website:

The Tesla Awards are the NLB's way of honoring excellence in new construction and retrofit lighting designs that enhance the value of lighting for people.

Mary Beth Gotti and Randy Reid, the Exec. Director of the NLB

Additionally, they state that 'projects will be evaluated based on how well they demonstrate improved visual performance, enhanced occupant satisfaction, or improved safety and security, and support current thinking on light and health recommendations.

NLB considers the eligible projects within indoor and outdoor lighting for:

  • Commercial
  • Institutional
  • Residential
  • Industrial and municipal projects that were completed within the 2018 and 2019 calendar years.

Winning projects will be featured and highlighted at a reception on Monday, May 4th, 2020 in Las Vegas.

To enter this contest, all eligible businesses can visit the NLB website directly at the below link under the NLB logo:

BJB is a proud proponent of highlighting new and innovative lighting technology for the betterment of the industry. We look forward to the exciting applicants and can't wait for the inaugural winning announcement by the NLB in May 2020.

For additional information please visit www.bjb.com for more product information or contact us below for samples.

About BJB:
BJB is a world renowned German manufacturer andlighting technology solution provider offering a comprehensive range of products & services: LED modules, COB holders, optical components, PCB fixing elements, SMD connectors, testing and automation solutions. BJB has been a leader in the lighting industry since 1867 and now pioneers innovative solutions for solid-state lighting technology.

Company Headquarters:
BJB GmbH & Co. KG
Werler Str. 1
59755 Arnsberg
Germany
Tel.: +49 2932 982 0
E-mail: info@bjb.com
Web: www.bjb.com

BJB USA:
BJB Electric, L.P.
6375 Alabama Highway
Ringgold, GA 30736
USA
E-mail: sales@bjb.com
Web: www.bjb.com

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BJB – Technology for Light, Events & Trade Shows
BJB’s Board Level Components, Optics, and Connectors for COB’s Shine at Hong Kong International LightFair
October 30, 2019 at 8:22 pm 0

What an event it was, the 2019 Hong Kong Light Fare! We want to thank all the visitors that stopped by our booth who shared in conversation about the exciting offering BJB offers. Illuminating the world of business opportunities was the theme, and we were so grateful to all those that engaged our BJB team.

The main points of conversations and interest at the BJB booth at this years show were the following:

SMD terminal blocks, SMD 2F

SMD PCB terminal blocks from BJB provide the electrical connection to LED boards. They are easy to handle and establish a permanent, secure connection. The various versions in these product series cover a wide range of applications. Suitable for various conductor cross-sections and regardless of whether the power supply is to come from above or below the PCB

Optics

BJB plastic optics always provide coordinated light distribution and light control in response to customer-specific wishes and expectations.
In the past, BJB has devoted a great deal of attention to the topic of optics in particular. In addition to the classical components, therefore, we have also developed a comprehensive range of optical systems. Various standard products are available ex works. The assembly is carried out simply via snap-in elements, screws or our P2F fixing elements.

Connectors for COBs

For more than 10 years now, COB connectors and holders from BJB have catered for a wide range of possibilities. In a spot or downlight application, the connector is the central component. It performs essential functions for the COB, providing the heat sink attachment, power feed and reflector interface.

The range currently consists of several product series which are compatible with over 80 % of all COBs available on the world market. The corresponding optics, reflectors and cover plates complete the range

At BJB, we have been making technology for light since 1867. Few companies in the world have the sustained industrial impact BJB has had. From the evolution to electric, to LED, to automation, we continue to set the standard within the lighting industry. And are the market leader in providing lighting solutions for domestic appliances too, from microwaves, to refrigerators, to cooker hoods, to washing machines & dryers!

Finally, BJB Automation is our latest mainstay, and we take great pride in engineering the greatest automated solutions for our clients. From assembly, to wiring, to testing, BJB Automation Systems provide greater efficiency and speed and quality in industrial luminaire and domestic appliance manufacturing.

VISIT BJB.COM Today!

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BJB – Technology for Light, CT Services
BJB Offering Innovative X-Ray CT-Services to Companies
October 14, 2019 at 12:20 am 0

For some time, BJB has been operating its x-ray computed tomography laboratory for its own purposes. This innovative service and technology is offered also to other companies. The unique system can accommodate any parts from a wide variety of materials up to a height of 750 mm, a diameter of 265 mm and a weight of 50kg. Most importantly, we can measure with a reproducible accuracy of up to +-5 um and can recognize details down to one micrometer.

BJB's, due to our engineering expertise, has better control of the quality and safety of materials, along with the parts and components before the start of series production. We now provide our innovative CT solutions and cost-efficient services to other companies.

Our CT Laboratory: Layer by Layer 3D Views

X-Ray computed tomography is familiar to most from a medical perspective. But it is also increasingly gaining ground in the industrial sector as a non-destructive analysis technology for the internal and external geometries of any test samples made of plastic, metal, ceramics, or other materials.

The system in our CT laboratory provides internal views layer by layer via a 3D volume model and provides detailed information, even for complex assemblies. Each of these details can be closely examined. Weak points and errors can be clearly identified. For instance:

  • Weak points and errors can clearly be identified
  • Dimensional tolerances, in incorrect, can be identified immediately
  • Were any components deformed during product assembly?
  • Are there voids in injection-molded plastic components were there should not be?

A CT analysis answers these and many other questions. Precise internal views give designers important information and speed up the product development process considerably. From dimensional measurements to the initial sample test report, this method also shortens the approval process.

From a technical point of view, computed tomography involves the computation of a three-dimensional volume model of the test object from a large number of two-dimensional x-ray images by means of complex mathematical calculations. This volume model consists of small individual volume elements, so-called voxels, which contain relative density information on the test object, thereby providing information on all external and internal geometries

The primary menu below provides an overview of the various analysis methods available:

  • Radiography Test: A simple x-ray image can help to solve many issues. Do you have components or assemblies which you would like to examine by non-destructive means? It is possible, for example, to carry out assessments of assembly situation
  • Slice Analysis: Tomographic slices enable a test piece to be examined slice by slice. The system calculates slices of a certain thickness through the test piece at specific intervals.
  • Defect Analysis: Air pockets in plastic parts are usually unwelcome. The resultant weakening of the material causes the plastic to break or leads to a reduction in dielectric strength. Through the automatic identification of imperfections in a test piece, it is possible to make a very rapid assessment of the distribution and porosity of the test piece.  Defects are displayed in colour in the volume model.
  • Wall Thickness Analysis: In order to save on material, plastic parts are being designed with ever thinner walls. Wall thickness analysis can be performed to investigate the wall thicknesses of your components. On a model of your test piece, the wall thickness is analysed with an angle of aperture to be determined and is displayed in a false-colour representation of the test piece.
  • Target-Actual Comparison: The target-actual comparison results from the superimposition of the measured volume model or surface model and the CAD dataset from your design department. The model obtained from the test piece is superimposed on the CAD model by means of a specific alignment logic. In the second step, the deviation between the model obtained and the CAD specification is calculated and displayed via a false-colour model of the test piece. The colours represent a certain deviation on the basis of a freely selectable scale. 
  • Measurement: Measurement is done for CAD-referenced measurement, ISTR-Initial Sample Test Report, and Creation of surface models / Reverse Engineering.
  • Service Portfolio & Measurement: The system can accommodate any parts from a wide variety of materials up to a height of 750 mm, a diameter of 265 mm and a weight of 50 kg. We can measure with a reproducible accuracy of up to +-5 μm and can recognize details down to one micrometre.

To contact an expert at BJB who can help you learn more, please contact our CT Specialists! They look forward to assisting you.

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Appliance Lighting Solutions, BJB – Technology for Light
What You May Not Know About BJB’s 150 Year Historic Impact on Lighting
October 13, 2019 at 9:14 pm 0

As the lighting technology continues to evolve, there's one company that's been influencing the industry for over 150 years. That company is BJB. We have been making technology for light since 1867, since petroleum gas was the single source of light, via oil lamps.

It Began with Petroleum Lighting

And it was BJB that produced the necessary accessories, notably the "Kosmos" and "round wick burner". In our initial phase, BJB focused on manufacturing complete petroleum lamps. But eventually, we chose to focus on accessory components, which put us on our historic path to becoming the current world market leader.

Light Goes Electric and so goes BJB

As electricity rapidly spread, a new age was upon us. Major changes impacted the industry. With the evolution to electric, BJB gradually developed the electrical "Bridge to Light", a parallel to our accessory components business within petroleum lights. BJB first produced lamp bases and then, as a result of standardization, the matching lampholders.

First came incandescent lamps, which were later followed by fluorescent, halogen and the various forms of discharge lamps. As the market rapidly evolved, BJB was at the forefront of quality and innovation. BJB earned the title of 'world market leader'.

LED is Here to Stay

Another technical revolution is upon us, and it's called LED. New concepts and flexible innovative designs are possible due to their structural forms and low thermal output. And again, the market had to rethink their position...and the same was true for BJB. New technological solutions were developed for the electrical connection, installation, and fixing of LED boards and COB modules. We are on the cutting edge of LED innovation and automation, as our modular accessory systems enable OEMs to produce individual solutions from electrical, mechanical, and optical components.

Trust from a Historic Brand

No other brand in the lighting industry has established the trust between our partners and clients the way BJB has. No other lighting industry brand has over 150 years of established experience, leading the way with innovative lighting solutions not just through decades, but over a century of historic innovation. Trust is earned by developing quality products that have a high return on investment for our partners. And BJB is proud to continue to lead the way after all these years. And that's why we continue to be 'Technology for Light'.

For information on how BJB can help your business, please visit our website at BJB.com. You also can contact us directly using this FORM.

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BJB – Technology for Light, BJB Automation, Board-to-Board Connectors, Events & Trade Shows, Lighting Components
BJB’s Innovative LED Concepts Shined at This Years Technology Day
October 11, 2019 at 2:53 pm 0

What a successful day it was at this years Technology Day, hosted by Osram. BJB was thrilled to showcase our innovative LED solutions, discussing our exciting advances with event participants.

The key points of the event were:

  • The continuous challenges the industry is facing with advances in smart lighting
  • Conversations surrounding applications that are pushing innovation: smart lighting, horticulture lighting and tunable white / HCL
  • A diversity of featured speakers that focus on market development, technology, and capabilities of the partners of LL4U

The event provided a tremendous networking opportunity for all with the Technology Day partners providing extensive value to the visitors. The exhibition highlighted the full value chain around lighting, featuring various components to LED lighting and what is now available and vital for the luminaire manufacturer.

For more information on how BJB can help you, please visit our website at BJB.com. From components, to optics, to automation, BJB provides 'technology for light'. With three business units. BJB operates worldwide in the markets for luminaire manufacturing, domestic appliance lighting, and automation in the lighting and appliance industries.

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BJB – Technology for Light, Events & Trade Shows
Osram is Hosting “LED Lighting for You” – BJB Participates in Technology Day on October 10th
September 29, 2019 at 5:41 pm 0

LED technology is aggressively evolving every day. Most people, when they think LED technology, think in terms of only 'energy-efficient' and 'long-lasting'. However, there's so much more to LED technology with the focus on digitization, network, and automation. New improvements and 'innovative concepts' continue to move the industry forward, and automation and technology continue to improve year-over-year. BJB continues to be a market leader within the LED lighting marketplace and it's one of the reason we are participating in Osram's Technology Day.

Technology Days offer a full day program on current topics in lighting and light technology. It is conducted cooperatively with relevant industry partners (see below graphic). Implementation - oriented and practical, manufacturer-specific solutions are presented here in the context of specialist lectures and workshops.

Presenting partners will focus and collaborate on:

  • New trends and developments within the industry
  • What's new about LED and its applications?
  • What should we be focused on?

And our experts will take your questions with personalized conversations.

  • To learn more about this exciting event, watch the below video or check out their website here at Lichtforumnrw.

Participating Partners: 

The Partners at Technology Day

About BJB:

With three business units, BJB is today active worldwide in the lighting manufacturing, home appliance lighting and automation markets in the lighting and appliance industry. Our offer as a supplier and development partner today includes a broad portfolio of products and services for a variety of topics.  Driven from the inside of our company, we have expanded our technological expertise with the change to LED light and bring in our many years of experience in the development of innovative products and systems.

 We pave the way to an LED application, design the light in household appliances and help companies rationally manufacture their products. In addition, with our worldwide sales network and locations on all continents, we are also optimally geared to the requirements of our customers. Visit us at http://www.bjb.com/en for all of our product offerings.

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