Quick-Line’s ‘Link it-Latch it-Cap it’ Receives U.S. Patent Protection
Linear LED Saves Time, Money for Architects, Design-Build Firms, Contractors
Amerlux, an award-winning design-and-manufacture lighting company, announced today it has been granted U.S. patent protection for intellectual property incorporated into its Quick-Line linear lighting that makes design and installation easy.
Amerlux’s Quick-Line, which entered the marketplace in 2018, is a LED architectural-grade pendant fixture that delivers on the promise of speed, low cost and high quality. Sold in middle-of-run segments, Quick-Line is stocked on the shelf in standard lengths, standard color temperatures and standard lumens per watt, which allow the product to ship in as little as 72 hours.
“With the arduous installation process in mind, Amerlux engineers created an experience that flows like an ad jingle: Link it, Latch it, Cap it,” said Amerlux CEO and President Chuck Campagna. “Quick-Line ships with the lenses and LED boards installed with no need to remove them in order to install. Linear lighting is now quick and easy.”
Feedback Leads to Amerlux Innovation
In a collaborative effort, Amerlux’s production and engineering teams created Quick-Line after receiving feedback from architects, contractors and design-build firms.
Architects like Quick-Line because it’s an architecturally styled linear pendant with the performance of a specification-grade luminaire. The product offers a 1.5″ aperture, performance lens and an end cap light block shield to prevent light leakage, which occurs when the lens shrinks and creates a gap between the end cap and lens. Quick-Line is priced and stocked to ship similar to a white goods linear product, but with performance and style.
Contractors appreciate Quick-Line because it ships in 72 hours and it installs right out of the box. Providing an almost tool-less installation, contractors never have to remove the lens or LED board to wire or hang the product. Pre-wired with quick connectors between the units, as well as the power feed kits, Quick-Line’s run alignment pins and pre-installed brackets make it the quickest linear product to install, allowing contractors to quickly move on to their next job.
Design-build firms ask for Quick-Line because it provides performance and lighting control that help elevate their designs. Design-build firms can create a layout design on Day 1, send a supply design to a contractor on Day 2 and have the product on site on Day 5. In addition, Quick-Line offers direct and direct/indirect lighting distributions that bring comfort and style to any space.
Delivers Spec-Grade Materials
Constructed from extruded aluminum instead of steel, Quick-Line assures architecturally straight lines of light. It’s very common for long linear fixtures made of steel to bend where run sections join because the pins holding them in place can’t bear the weight of the overall fixture, which ultimately causes crooked runs with light leaks that create headaches for installers and architects.
Quick-Line offers a high light output of 730 lumens per foot and 105 lumens per watt. It comes in 3000K to 3500K light with an 82 CRI. It features a 1.5″ aperture, as well as direct and direct/indirect combo light distribution options.
More Useful Life, Bigger Bottom Line
Quick-Line delivers outstanding light quality for more than 50,000 hours without depreciation, compared to a few thousand hours for energy-inefficient fluorescent lights. With such a long operating lifespan, maintenance costs for Quick-Line are minimal. In addition, the LEDs are extremely efficient and provide huge energy savings during their useful life.
For more information about the company, call Amerlux at 973.850.4342.