The ceramic 205 watt and 330 watt lamps can retrofit 12 quartz lamp
types providing energy savings of eighteen percent, higher CRI, excellent R9 values, better lumen maintenance, and in the case of the 205 watt, longer lifetime than current QMH 250 watt lamps on the market.
For example, the quartz lamp
needs a high luminance source to refract the sparkling light.
The new ceramic coating has 95% of the reflective efficiency of gold, is less expensive, and has a longer life than gold coated infrared quartz lamps
A combination of fast-responding, medium-wave quartz lamps
and convection drying evaporate water and solvents and break down the boundary layer resulting in evaporation of the ink solvent.
Fast responding quartz lamps
heat up and cool down instantly in response to power control signals.
Ceramic reflector quartz lamps
cost much less than gold reflector lamps and create almost the same amount of reflectivity.
Original design parameters for the Rx 400 included the use of hard quartz lamps
for both durability and longevity.