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Huge Japanese HPS lamp!

Huge Japanese HPS lamp!

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Japan has always had some pretty strange and unique lamps, but today I discovered a new one which surely beats them all. While attending this week's International Symposium on the Science and Technology of Lighting in Kyoto, I met some old Toshiba colleagues who presented a paper on this monster - a 50 kilowatt HPS lamp!

The application is to trigger a photochemical reaction in the production of caprolactam, a precursor of rayon polymers used for making Nylon-6. The process uses 600 lamps (30 Megawatts).

As if that wasn't crazy enough, the main topic of the paper was its successor, a 47kW LED retrofit, which comprises 40,000pcs LEDs mounted on PCBs in a hexagonal configuration on a water-cooled heatsink.

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Manufacturer:Toshiba
Lamp
Lamp Type:HPS
Service Life:12,000h to 90% lumen maintenance
Electrical
Wattage:50,000W
Voltage:600V
Current:91A
Optical
Lumen Output:8,000,000 lumens
Physical/Production
Dimensions:130mm x 3000mm
Factory Location:Yokohama, Japan
Fabrication Date:2016
Application/Use:Photopolymerisation

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May 26, 2016 at 12:33 AM Author: merc
60 kW HPS?!!
I wonder what's the efficacy of such a lamp? As it goes up with the lamp wattage it must be very high.

Not a misoLEDist...

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May 26, 2016 at 02:14 AM Author: monkeyface
That is going a little bit too far for me! Holymolly, I never ever thought that something such huge exists!

What are the specs of this giant? I guess the voltage is about a few kV's?
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May 26, 2016 at 04:55 AM Author: dor123
I thought initially that this is a giant statue of a HPS lamp, before realising that this is a real lamp. Never seen such a huge lamp before.
What would be the time of the run-up and hot restrike for such a beast?

I"m don't speak English well, and rely on online translating to write in this site.
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I only working with the European date format (dd.mm.yyyy).

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May 26, 2016 at 05:01 AM Author: rjluna2
Oh my gosh

Pretty, please no more Chinese failure.

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May 26, 2016 at 05:18 AM Author: Globe Collector
To make epsilon caprolactam, a compound with which I am fairly familiar...the monomer for Nylon 6 I think, and an epsilon amino acid condensed with itself.

Did you manage to score a sample of such an iconic lamp?
Could you carry home such an iconic lamp?
Could you even store such an iconic lamp!

Each diode in the successor dissipates more than a watt, 1.175 watts in fact. If there IS a successor, that means that production of these will cease...time to get a few to preserve. Did you make your Toshiba colleagues that there are a few hundreds collectors around the world who would be chuffed to own one of these, even a very heavily used one!

The moly seals aren't that big so the current must be something reasonable, that means the arc voltage must be IMMENSE.....that seems logical from the length of the arc tube .... I'd make a guess of 3.5Kv @ 11.3A!

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May 26, 2016 at 07:23 AM Author: Lumex120
That...is...crazy...

Any machine is a smoke machine if you operate it wrong enough.

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May 26, 2016 at 07:34 AM Author: wishus
!!! Holy smokes! If I didn't know better I'd say this picture was an April Fool's joke. That beast must incinerate anything standing next to it when lit.
James, your pics never cease to amaze me! Thanks for posting

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May 26, 2016 at 07:58 AM Author: James
I just received some further specs on this lamp.

It draws a current of 91 Amps and the arc voltage is about 600V. Delivering 8 Megalumens, its efficacy is 160lm/W (they also have a 175 lm/W 'super' model with high xenon pressure and starting antenna). The rated life is 12,000 hours to 90% lumen maintenance. The ceramic arc tube measures 48mm diameter x 1750mm length and the outer bulb 130mm x 3000mm. It has a single ended design with heavy tungsten bars sealed through the quartz at one end. The mass is 15kg.

The original lamp for Nylon production was made by Toshiba in 1959. It was a 10kW mercury lamp. Around 1961-63 they upgraded to 20kW. During 1964-71 these were replaced by metal halide lamps, progressively working up to 60kW. These were all superseded by the 50kW HPS lamp in 1988.

Andrew - when I see the cost of carrying an extra suitcase from Japan back to Belgium, I don't even want to think about what it would cost to transport a 3m long lamp dosed with a hefty amount of sodium - and in view of the large mercury content it would certainly be impossible to transport by air! So I think these rare beasts will have to be preserved only among the Japanese lamp collectors - and since 3m is longer than the size of the biggest room in most houses here, basically only with the lamp enthusiasts who work at Toshiba's factory!
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May 26, 2016 at 09:27 AM Author: FGS
My God! And I thought 1500w was the highest for HPS!

https://www.ebay.com/itm/181984722512
For that 1500w HPS.

Are there ANY Japanese lighting enthusiasts living in Japan?

And yes, you bet I want one of these bulbs! Sorry Ash you'll have to fight me for it.

Why I like LEDs on top of other lighting tech?
LEDs = Upgrade 95% of the applications. (That is if you avoid eBay's LEDs).


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May 26, 2016 at 09:52 AM Author: Lumex120
I wonder if a ton of 1kw ballasts wired together could run this?

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May 26, 2016 at 09:59 AM Author: Andy
What an immense lamp!
The image of 600 of these lit is very hard to imagine.

My main area of interest is vintage fluorescent and mercury lamps. Always interested in doing lamp trades - just let me know! Smiley

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May 26, 2016 at 11:37 AM Author: elek
Wow, what a lamp, 18kW HMI looks poor as compared to this, and it will fit in my room I love such exotic lamps, but these are so hard to find
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May 26, 2016 at 12:10 PM Author: sotonsteve
That is incredible. It's insane, boundary-pushing stuff beyond imagination.
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May 26, 2016 at 01:23 PM Author: Valve 72
It is unreal, thank you for showing!
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May 27, 2016 at 09:10 AM Author: xmaslightguy
WOW that is a giant!
Never knew such a thing existed.
I'd love to see the monster of a ballast that runs it

Colored Fluorescent's such as F40T12 Red or  Green or Blue are awesome...

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Next stop gate T17!

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May 27, 2016 at 03:38 PM Author: Solanaceae
Use it as a beating stick for when the government pushes LEDs on peeps.

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May 27, 2016 at 04:07 PM Author: Lumex120
Nice idea, Solanaceae.

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May 28, 2016 at 02:59 PM Author: Prismatic
With this one can light up a whole city

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That would make the sun blink!!
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Down grade to led what a shame

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Jun 01, 2016 at 05:23 PM Author: FGS
I'd say it's a upgrade than a downgrade. You can design a bulb using LEDs that has specific frequencies needed for that particular plastic. Another LED bulb with different frequencies specifically made for a different plastic.

A HPS is HPS no matter how you look at it. 50w or 50kw. The spectrum from them are pretty much the same. And there WILL be parts of the spectrum not needed and wasted away. Some parts might even be detrimental to the plastics.

No matter. I still want one of the bulbs AND ballast to run it. Though I seriously doubt my house incoming will handle such immense power. (200A at 240v will give me 48kw. Even if I turn off everything but one 200A breaker, still not enough! I'm not gonna even bother with ballast losses and other variables. )

Why I like LEDs on top of other lighting tech?
LEDs = Upgrade 95% of the applications. (That is if you avoid eBay's LEDs).


LED brainwash? No, people uses them cuz they work well for them.

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Jun 01, 2016 at 05:26 PM Author: wattMaster
Can't imagine what 8 Megalumens looks like.

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Jun 01, 2016 at 05:31 PM Author: FGS
Try 4.8 GIGAlumens with all 600 of these running! Almost being in a nuclear explosion frozen in time or on the surface of the sun!

Someone BETTER be talking with Toshiba or the plastic maker company to save spent lamps! I know even the most AntiHPS guy would want to have one!

Why I like LEDs on top of other lighting tech?
LEDs = Upgrade 95% of the applications. (That is if you avoid eBay's LEDs).


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Jun 01, 2016 at 05:39 PM Author: wattMaster
You should contact Toshiba about that.

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Jun 01, 2016 at 08:10 PM Author: xmaslightguy
I'd love to have one (a working one ofcourse..even though I'd have no way to run it )
I'd take the LED version too if someone was offering one

Colored Fluorescent's such as F40T12 Red or  Green or Blue are awesome...

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Jun 02, 2016 at 03:25 AM Author: sol
I wonder how bright it is on first power on, before the warmup.
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Jun 02, 2016 at 03:56 PM Author: sailormoon_01_uk
Yep I know a Collector of Lamps who is in Tachikawa in Tokyo, how has a Collection of Lighthouse Lamps and Lighthouse memorabilia, also a fellow UK Collector who now lives in Japan who has a Collection of Lamps, I have sourced my Iwasaki Lamps from them.

Wow a 50KW HPS Lamp, that would be cool in anyone's Collection even if you can't operate it, they will be a good conservation piece alone and the only way you could get one is have a load of cash and to pay for shipping costs possibly by sea, if unable to Ship by Air, and 8 million Lumens, that the same brightness as 6350 x 100 watt Filament Lamps.
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Sure you're not trying to light the moon from Earth with that one, are you?
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Wowweee! Love to see one lighting up an mall or grocery store parking lot at night That's an beast here

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Made in Nihon!!!
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Oct 15, 2016 at 05:29 AM Author: Globe Collector
Yep, we have (nearly) all types covered here!

Manufactured articles should be made to be used, not made to be sold!

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Oct 15, 2016 at 09:15 AM Author: xelareverse
Could this be run on a canadian 600v power supply with an ignitor?

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Oct 15, 2016 at 11:41 PM Author: Globe Collector
It is not (only) the source voltage which is important, but the SOURCE IMPEDANCE.....you will requite a supply with a very low source impedance to run this lamp. To keep the current at manageable levels a voltage of 600-1000 would be advisable. From the dimensions of the arc tube, I reckon a 1-2Kv arc drop at 47-23A respectively.
The most important thing with discharge lamps is ARC CURRENT, so you need to adjust the arc current to the required value for the specific design of lamp (by adjusting the source impedance) then the arc voltage will find its correct value for the power dissipation. Remember voltage X current = Power Dissipation.

Manufactured articles should be made to be used, not made to be sold!

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Jan 10, 2017 at 12:22 AM Author: douro20
The choke for driving this lamp is probably the size of a pole transformer.

A section from the Database on Noteworthy Contributions for Science and Technology (Japan) talks briefly about the development of this lamp and its predecessor, a 60kW metal halide lamp: http://dbnst.nii.ac.jp/english/detail/7
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Jan 10, 2017 at 12:41 AM Author: dor123
For operating HPS lamp in that scale, you need a power supply as huge and complicated as that of an IMAX lamps.

I"m don't speak English well, and rely on online translating to write in this site.
Please forgive me if my choice of my words looks like offensive, while that isn't my intention.

I only working with the European date format (dd.mm.yyyy).

I lives in Israel, which is a 230-240V, 50hz country.

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Jan 10, 2017 at 03:26 PM Author: suzukir122
Operation of this lamp deserves a youtube video, and I know for a fact that people like Photonicinduction would have
an interest in this especially.

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Holy (...)ing (...)

The Ballaster!!! *Poof*...

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Apr 01, 2017 at 02:30 AM Author: Men of God
天啊!这灯管真厉害!

我不会英文,所以我用中文,请你们用翻译网站翻译我打的字!

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With a light that big, you'll need to wear your sunglasses at night ...




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Operation of this lamp deserves a youtube video, and I know for a fact that people like Photonicinduction would have
an interest in this especially.


Nah, he'd pop it
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Aug 11, 2017 at 02:37 PM Author: HomeBrewLamps
I WANT ONE!!! IMA WHITE OUT THE WHOLE NEIGHBORHOOD!!! i would totally build something with one of those too .... muehehe


this makes me excited....

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Nah, he'd pop it


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Nah, he'd pop it


Or he'd be like Homebrewlights and white out the neighborhood until he pops the fuse on the incoming line, the power company and his neighbors must love him.. (if he was close to me I'd be at his place all the time, after I invested in a few more UPS's)
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Aug 11, 2017 at 04:03 PM Author: xmaslightguy
@MissRiaElaine:
Yep that's just what he'd do


@HomeBrewLamps:
Brightest yard in the neighborhood...but 50kw @120v would be 417 amps! no average house could handle that...

People here would probably want it to grow their..um.."Plants"

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@HomeBrewLamps:
Brightest yard in the neighborhood...but 50kw @120v would be 417 amps! no average house could handle that...


Better get some extension cords and plug them in the neighbors place as well..
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Aug 11, 2017 at 05:12 PM Author: HomeBrewLamps

Better get some extension cords and plug them in the neighbors place as well..

that thought had genuinely crossed my mind

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Aug 11, 2017 at 05:14 PM Author: suzukir122
@MissRiaElaine, when I posted that comment saying Photonicinduction could operate this, I didn't think about that.
He probably would pop it. haha
Either that or the man would pump up power into it... max power... and then notice it's not reacting the way it would/should
to his liking. Then... "hmmmm.... I ain't avin' it. I want flames." And then... ha... we know the rest.

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Aug 11, 2017 at 07:25 PM Author: form109
i wonder how it looks when lit. and how far the light can be thrown.

Personally i think that all Lamp Bans are idiotic,the idea of telling us we cant use this lamp type just cause its less efficent is highly communist in nature...really what good is it going to do?

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Aug 11, 2017 at 07:38 PM Author: sol
Me too, especially how much light it would emit upon striking the arc, before it warms up.
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Aug 11, 2017 at 08:25 PM Author: suzukir122
I'm also wondering all of this too... along with how much this thing weights. It's probably not too heavy, seeing how
this kid easily held it up. Form109, long time no see! I remember you

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I'm also wondering all of this too... along with how much this thing weights. It's probably not too heavy, seeing how
this kid easily held it up. Form109, long time no see! I remember you


KID?!?!? This thing is a freaking MONSTER! It's 10' long at 6" diameter.
http://www.lighting-gallery.net/gallery/displayimage.php?album=3847&pos=15&pid=121255

Why I like LEDs on top of other lighting tech?
LEDs = Upgrade 95% of the applications. (That is if you avoid eBay's LEDs).


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Feb 06, 2018 at 10:42 PM Author: lightinglover8902
HECK YEAH!!!! I like this.

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KID?!?!? This thing is a freaking MONSTER! It's 10' long at 6" diameter.
http://www.lighting-gallery.net/gallery/displayimage.php?album=3847&pos=15&pid=121255


So this lamp is a T48 ?
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I'm not sure our electricity supply would handle the current
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I'm not sure our electricity supply would handle the current

Of course, not including breaker limits or fire hazards.

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Bet if the grow lamp folks got wind of this-----Imagine THIS lighting a greenhouse!!!!Would love to see the ballast for that lamp!!!!and a treat to see one lit!!!
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To power 600 of those they surely need their own power plant.
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Apr 16, 2019 at 06:10 AM Author: Globe Collector
Translstion of "Men of God's Comment" (Many Comments Above)... "God! This lamp is really amazing!"

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This lamp is only built for chemical reactions. Use in industry.
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Apr 16, 2019 at 02:10 PM Author: Binarix128
Wow . I think this lamp glows like the sun .

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Apr 17, 2019 at 01:27 AM Author: Globe Collector
Like your incandescent and self ballasted mercury lamp motifs Binarix128!

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Apr 18, 2019 at 05:24 AM Author: migette1

I just received some further specs on this lamp.

It draws a current of 91 Amps and the arc voltage is about 600V. Delivering 8 Megalumens, its efficacy is 160lm/W (they also have a 175 lm/W 'super' model with high xenon pressure and starting antenna). The rated life is 12,000 hours to 90% lumen maintenance. The ceramic arc tube measures 48mm diameter x 1750mm length and the outer bulb 130mm x 3000mm. It has a single ended design with heavy tungsten bars sealed through the quartz at one end. The mass is 15kg.

The original lamp for Nylon production was made by Toshiba in 1959. It was a 10kW mercury lamp. Around 1961-63 they upgraded to 20kW. During 1964-71 these were replaced by metal halide lamps, progressively working up to 60kW. These were all superseded by the 50kW HPS lamp in 1988.

Andrew - when I see the cost of carrying an extra suitcase from Japan back to Belgium, I don't even want to think about what it would cost to transport a 3m long lamp dosed with a hefty amount of sodium - and in view of the large mercury content it would certainly be impossible to transport by air! So I think these rare beasts will have to be preserved only among the Japanese lamp collectors - and since 3m is longer than the size of the biggest room in most houses here, basically only with the lamp enthusiasts who work at Toshiba's factory!




Thanks James a bit of info, I did not even know such a lamp was made, Toshiba was the first lamp maker in Japan licenced by Edison so I would have probably exdpected something like that....excuse spelling my keyboard playing up.

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Like your incandescent and self ballasted mercury lamp motifs Binarix128!

Thanks!

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