SBP Battery Park™

Throughout Battery Park and the World Financial Center in New York, these luminaires stand silhouetted against the sky of the famed harbor. By day their tulip contour and reserved detailing evoke 19th Century Manhattan. By night their brilliant light enables the enclave to continue as an active recreational facility well into the evening. Plazas, esplanades, and streets shine in the light of this luminaire.

Built to NYC's stringent specifications for durability and vandal resistance with high-strength cast aluminum structure and polycarbonate globe. Several decorative bases are available for appropriate mating with a variety of ornamental posts.

SBP is designed to utilize a wide range of light sources, including LED, High Intensity Discharge (HID), Compact Fluorescent, Induction and others. These light source families provide high efficiency in lumen output, service life and energy use.

Construction

All components and decorative base shall be high-strength ASTM 356.1 cast aluminum.  Luminaire shall be fully welded creating one integral housing.  Injection-molded polycarbonate globe, large dome and top cap shall create a weather tight chamber for the ballast assembly and internal optics.  Top shall be easily removable to allow for relamping.

Optical

Injection-molded UV stabilized polycarbonate or high impact acrylic globe.  Standard globe finish (Inside Scrubbed) creates a subtle light diffusing effect.

Available in a wide range of lamp choices and wattage ratings, including High Intensity Discharge (HID), Incandescent, Induction and Compact Fluorescent.  Synchronized reflector system optimizes light output utilizing upper and lower Alzak® reflectors. 

Standard optical system, Inside Scrubbed Globe.  Additional optical systems include Glare Reduction Louver System, Borosilicate Glass Refractor, Horizontal, Horizontal Semi-Cutoff, Horizontal Full Cutoff and Virtual Light Source.

Electrical

Meets UL 1598 for Safety.  Luminaire shall have porcelain socket rated for 600V with 4kV pulse and uses a nickel-plated screw shell with spring-loaded center contact and lamp grips.  Luminaires shall be prewired and factory tested.  The ballast shall be a high power factor, constant wattage, autotransformer type.  The power factor shall be at least 90%.

Finish

To insure product durability, all exposed metallic surfaces shall be finished with a high performance coating consisting of high gloss Super Durable polyester powder coat paint to be applied utilizing a multistage process that includes phosphate pretreatment, electrostatic powder application, and convection curing.  Paint shall be weather, corrosion, abrasion, and UV resistant in compliance with the American Architectural Manufacturers Association’s specification AAMA 2604-05.  Color to be specified.

Mounting

Mounts to a Ø3” by 3” tall tenon. Three (3) 3/8”-16 UNC stainless steel allen head cup point set screws secure luminaire to post top tenon. All mounting hardware shall be stainless steel.

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