Bridgelux light sources to get Praxair Electronics Supply System

Praxair Electronics, a division of Praxair, Inc.announced that Bridgelux, Inc., a U.S. lighting company and leading
supplier of energy-saving light-emitting diode (LED)-based light
sources, has selected Praxair Electronics to supply its Sunnyvale,
California, manufacturing facility with high-purity ammonia utilizing
Praxair’s SureFlow™ bulk supply system.

Praxair’s SureFlow
system, with patented heat-control technology, can deliver sustained
ammonia flow rates over 600 standard liters per minute, peaking at over
900 standard liters per minute. Since the supply system requires fewer
cylinder change-outs, it helps reduce labor costs and improves safety
and reliability.

“Bridgelux is focused on the continuous advancement of our
manufacturing processes and LED materials technologies to reduce cost
and enable the mass adoption of LED-based solid-state lighting,” said
Dr. Steven Lester, Ph.D., director of research and development at
Bridgelux. “Market demand for our LED light sources is driving
expansion of our manufacturing capacity. Praxair’s ability to supply
our high-volume requirements using their bulk ammonia delivery system
convinced us to choose Praxair as the most viable solution.”

“We’re pleased to have been selected to meet Bridgelux’s increased
high-purity ammonia requirements,” said Mark Murphy, president, Praxair
Electronics. “Praxair’s SureFlow
bulk delivery system is designed to best address the technical
challenges associated with bulk ammonia supply, and to deliver product
safely and reliably at lower cost.”

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