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Diode LED Now Offers First Fully Submersible UL Listed LED Strip Light

HYDROLUME® is the Only Linear LED Lighting Solution UL Listed as an Underwater Luminaire


hydrolume-in-useEmeryville CA – Elemental LED, a leading U.S. based engineering and technology company that manufactures LED lighting solutions announced today that its offering HYDROLUME® as a one of a kind, fully submersible LED strip light that is certified by Underwriters Laboratories as a UL Listed Underwater Luminaire. Elemental LED with its manufacturing and wholesale division, Diode LED, provides a wide variety of superior-quality linear, task, and accent LED lighting solutions for both commercial and residential applications.


HYDROLUME was designed to excel in harsh environments, boasting an IP68 rating for submersible use, completely UV-resistant against sun exposure, saltwater-proof, and chlorine safe. It’s perfect for both indoor and outdoor commercial grade lighting applications offering brilliant and dimmable lighting with the benefits of long lasting durability without discoloration or degradation. Engineered with over 40 patents and patent pending technologies, HYDROLUME is an extreme environment solution that is exclusively custom assembled to customer specification in Elemental LED’s manufacturing facility in California to quickly arrive prefinished and ready to install.


“HYDROLUME is a truly unique product that is exclusive to Diode LED,” said Matt John, Chief Strategy Officer and EVP of Elemental LED. “We’ve met a market demand for a UL Listed submersible strip light that just didn’t exist. It’s perfect for outdoor areas such as theme parks, coastlines, marinas, pools, and basically all extreme environments where most lighting will yellow and deteriorate from the corrosive effects of salt and chemicals. Not so with HYDROLUME. Its distinctive feature is its durability to extreme elements.”


HYDROLUME is the only flexible submersible tape light that is UL Listed to Standards UL 676 and UL 2108 and intended for installation in accordance with the following Articles of the National Electrical Code® (NEC):


  • Article 680 (Swimming Pools, Fountains, and Similar Installations)
  • Article 682 (Natural and Artificially Made Bodies of Water)
  • Article 411 (Lighting Systems Operating at 30 Volts or Less and Lighting Equipment Connected to Class-2 Power Sources)


HYDROLUME’s benefits are terrific for commercial environments such as industrial, medical and science laboratories, manufacturing plants and mechanical repair facilities. Other uses include commercial architectural highlighting such as lighting the exterior of buildings and skyscrapers. Additionally, recreational and entertainment venues such as water parks, theme parks, and concert venues provide the perfect landscape for the outdoor rated, fully submersible and UV resistant HYDROLUME strip light.


HYDROLUME offers a patented, completely sealed molding that is flexible and resistant to leaks, and can be installed at a depth of up to 12 feet. The latest version of HYDROLUME features a heavier cord and wire strain relief for higher safety requirements. Additionally, this unique strip light comes in your choice of correlated color temperatures ranging from 2700K to 6500K for any application.


About Elemental LED:

Elemental LED is a leading North American based engineering and technology company with offices in California and the United Kingdom. We manufacture an extensive high-quality portfolio of lighting, power supplies, and controls. We specialize in superior patented linear, accent, and task LED lighting featuring unparalleled CRI and R values with flawless, and vibrant high-fidelity color rendering. We are proud to be America's largest provider of low voltage linear LED lighting, inspiring lighting professionals with our innovative technology, unmatched quality, and best-in-class customer experience.


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April Mitchell
Vice President, Marketing
Elemental LED

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