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IP67 protected

It’s completely normal that it can be dusty and humid in livestock housing. For this reason it is important that our products meet the highest standards. Ammoniac, dust and moisture can damage our products if they do not meet at least the IP65 standard. We test all our products in-house and ensure that it withstands the extreme conditions without any problems.

IP stands for Ingress Protection. An IP number is used to specify the environmental protection of enclosures around electronic equipment. These ratings are determined by specific tests. The IP number is composed of two numbers, the first referring to the protection against solid objects and dust, the second against liquids. The higher the number, the better the protection. Where necessary, all products meet at least the IP65 standard, most are already IP67. For special purposes we can also provide IP68 solution.

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HATO BV - Thank you CAHE 2015

CAHE 2015 – China

We will be participating in the CAHE 2015 – CHINA event and would like to invite you to visit our stand (5D52, 5D53 & 5D54). China Animal Husbandry Expo, known as CAHE around the world, held from May 18-20 but in different cities every year, is the largest livestock show in Asia! It’s free to visitors and open from 9 a.m. till 5 p.m. We hope to see you there!

Hato - CAHE 2015

Hato Galli-Luxmeter

Hato Galli-Luxmeter

Poultry reacts differently to light than people. The visible spectrum is wider, poultry is tetra chromate, they see besides the primary colors: blue, green and red an extra peak in the ultraviolet range. Poultry also reacts on light that does not enter the eye.

Our price winning new Hato Galli-Luxmeter represents the first and unique integrated photometer. It measures light according to the higher spectral sensitivity of birds. It delivers a reliable measurement and advanced on-board technologies, as well as simplicity and ease of use.

The Hato Galli-Luxmeter measures, unlike ordinary luxmeters, light intensity as chickens and other poultry perceive it. The measured Gallilux value is always higher than or equal to the Lux value. Gallilux is the light intensity measured as poultry perceive. Chickens are very sensitive to light, and the Galli-Luxmeter can measure light like chickens and other poultry perceive it.

These facts are especially important with the today’s new light sources. The conventional bulbs emit light mainly in the red to infrared range, the peak of the spectrum for the LED lights however, is more in the blue range. Regular lux meters do not give information that correspond to the vision sensitivity of the poultry. With the Hato Galli-Luxmeter, you now can accurately measure and define the correct light levels. It contributes to lighting the houses corresponding to the animal welfare requirements.

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