NASA Spinoff Database: Emergency Lighting

NASA Center: Johnson Space Center
Public Release Year: 1977
Reference Number: JSC-SO-64
Category: Public Safety
Origin: Apollo and Skylab

Abstract:
UDEC's multi-mode electronic systems are designed for plant emergency and supplemental use, such as night lighting, an always on" stairwell light and illuminated exit signs. Multi-mode system originating from the Skylab and Apollo includes long life fluorescent lamps operated by electronic circuitry a sealed battery that only needs maintenance every 10 years and a solid state battery charger. Typical emergency installation consists of a master module with battery and eight watt lamp together with four remote satellite modules powered by the master's battery. This can supply illumination sufficient to read a newspaper in any part of 20000 square foot plant insuring employee safety in the event of main power blackout."

Full Article:
http://hdl.handle.net/hdl:2060/20070019905

Page Number in Published book: 82
Manufacturer: UDEC CORPORATION
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