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PENTRON Family of Lamps Expands with Exclusive T5 Bent Fluorescent Lamps

Las Vegas and Danvers, Mass. (May 9, 2012) Continually expanding its robust portfolio of high-quality, sustainable lighting solutions, North American lighting leader OSRAM SYLVANIA is pleased to introduce the newest addition to its PENTRON® family of T5 fluorescent lamps, the PENTRON Bent ECOLOGIC® lamp. The PENTRON Bent ECOLOGIC 28W lamps offer energy savings, higher lumens and longer life than the standard 40W TT5 compact fluorescent types they are meant to replace.  These lamps are dimmable and designed for use with programmed rapid start T5 ballasts, making them well suited for frequent switching and occupancy sensors applications.

As with all PENTRON lamps, the PENTRON Bent ECOLOGIC lamps are a high-efficiency, high light quality fluorescent solution that exhibits up to 8 percent higher initial lumens than standard TT5 25W lamps and has a CRI of 85. With a rated lamp life of 20,000 hours, the PENTRON Bent lamps have up to 33 percent longer lamp life than TT5 compact fluorescent lamps operated on instant start ballasts. Ideally paired with SYLVANIA QUICKTRONIC® programmed rapid-start T5 electronic ballasts, the PENTRON Bent ECOLOGIC is a long-life, higher efficiency system than standard 40W TT5 systems.

The SYLVANIA PENTRON Bent ECOLOGIC lamp has the same physical dimensions as standard 40W TT5 fluorescent lamps with a unique modified base to prevent misuse in TT5 luminaires. The familiar form factor makes it ideal for office, school, retail, hospital and industrial applications that use 2’x2’ and similar compact luminaires. Additionally, the PENTRON Bent ECOLOGIC is a great high-efficiency solution for signage, cove lighting, pendant, wall sconces and washes, and recessed 2x2 luminaires.

For more information about PENTRON Bent ECOLOGIC lamps and other sustainable lighting solutions from OSRAM SYLVANIA, please go to or visit booth #1908 at LIGHTFAIR International 2012, May 9-11, 2012 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas.


OSRAM SYLVANIA is a leader in lighting solutions and services, specializing in innovative design and energy saving technology. The company sells products for homes, businesses and vehicles primarily under the SYLVANIA brand name, and also under the OSRAM brand. Headquartered in Danvers, Mass., OSRAM SYLVANIA is the North American operation of OSRAM AG, a wholly owned subsidiary of Siemens AG. For more information, visit or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.


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