GUIDE TO LIGHT LEVELS

The following chart suggests general light levels and is for preliminary guidance only. For specific applications,
please check the relevant standards and recommendations or contact LEDworX for further information.
 

INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS

General Engineering

Rough work

160 lux

General Engineering

Medium work

400 lux

General Engineering

Fine work

800 lux

General Engineering

Very fine work

1600 lux

Inspection Areas

Rough work

160 lux

Inspection Areas

Medium work

320 lux

Inspection Areas

Sub assemblies

400 lux

Inspection Areas

Fine work, electric & high precision mechanical

800 lux

Offices

Entrance halls and reception areas

160 lux

Offices

Conference facilities, general offices, typing & filing

500 lux

Offices

Computer and business machine operation

630 lux

Offices

Drawing offices

800 lux

Outdoor Areas

Mechanical loading

10 lux

Outdoor Areas

Manual loading

50 lux

Outdoor Areas

Service station forecourts

160 lux

Warehousing

Inactive storage

20 lux

Warehousing

Loading bays and large material storage

100 lux

Warehousing

Small storage, packing and dispatch

200 lux

 

ROADS

Freeway – 2.0 Candelas (20 lux)

Major arterial roads – 1.5 candelas (10lux)

Arterial roads – 1.0 Candelas (10 lux)

Minor arterial roads – 5 lux

Minor suburban roads – 2 lux

On all roads, uniformity is of critical importance

 

 

SPORT FACILITIES

Type of sports

Practise Level

Club Level

Competition Level

Provincial Level

BOWLS

20  lux

50  lux

100  lux

150  lux

TENNIS

50  lux

100  lux

150  lux

250  lux

FOOTBALL

50  lux

100  lux

250  lux

450  lux

CRICKET outfield

50  lux

100  lux

250  lux

450  lux

CRICKET pitch

100  lux

200  lux

400  lux

600  lux

HOCKEY

50  lux

100  lux

250  lux

350  lux

SWIMMING

50  lux

100  lux

150  lux

250  lux 

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