Company KV - Svitidla a. s. continues in the production of the personal mine luminaires and charging stands started officially on 3rd December 1921. Friemann & Wolf Company was an owner of one building in Karlovy Vary from the year 1909, in which sale, assembly and repairs of the mine luminaires were carried out. We consider this year to be a beginning of production of the mine luminaires in Karlovy Vary.
We have reached a leading position in the area of the production of safe personal mine luminaires thanks to our long-term experience. Because we realize that human life and human health are the most valuable items even in case of such dangerous human activity like underground raw material mining, our Company was the first company in the world that has developed and introduced to the market personal mine luminaires that are capable of safe operation even in the environment with high concentration of methane.
It is now one hundred years from the date on which history began on producing mine lamps in Bohatice near Karlovy Vary. The book describes step by step the historical development of the company from its founding until the present day. The book was published with the aim to describe, document and preserve for future generations of all available information and evidence about the roots and mining lamps were manufactured in the Czech Republic. The book was created with intensive support author of Mr. Jaroslav Richtermoce and the current leadership of the KV - Svítidla a.s.
The luminaires are approved as personal luminaires of the workers for illumination at the spaces with and explosion risk and they fulfil requirement for the devices classified in the group No. I. Luminaire T1005.01A is approved for M2 category of environment and luminaire T1005.01AM1 is approved for M1 category of environment according to the regulation No. 94/9/ES. The luminaires can be used for workers of all professions in the underground coal mines working in this environment.More »
Charging stand NS 05.05 is stationary equipment used for charging of max. 5 pieces of personal cap lamps T 1005.01 manufactured by KV - Svitidla a.s. Otovice.The cap lamp is placed into the charging stand in such way that the accumulator vessel is hanged on the hook under the charging place. Head holder is inserted from upper side into the charging place end-to-end. Fully automatic charging is carried out after the connection of the charging stand to the supply mains. The cap lamps can be stored in the stand even for a longer period without any impact of the service life of the accumulator. State of the accumulator charge is signalled by green LED placed on the luminaire head.More »
Implementation of service personal mine lamps and stands.
Service lamps and charging stands provided by the manufacturer.
If a customer operating a larger number of luminaires establish its own service center, the manufacturer gets all technical assistance, including training of operators and the necessary spare parts.
Such cooperation operates successfully with the company OKD since the inception of our company.