A light tower is a piece of mobile equipment which has one or more high-intensity electric lamps and a mast Almost always, the lights are attached to the mast, which is attached to a trailer, with a generator set to power the lamps. Light towers are very important during nighttime operations. To safely do at job at night, the best lighting possible is critical. High intensity, vehicle mounted telescoping light towers provide the illumination needed to safely complete nighttime rescue, disaster or investigative operations.
Tower lights have the advantage when it comes to seeing the status of a machine or process. These lights, placed on top of a machine, can be seen from across the shop floor to alert personnel of machine status or an issue. Tower light bulbs refer to those used in radio or TV towers, which provide warning signals to air traffic in the area. One leading traditional light tower manufacturer's LED towers all produce 88,000 lumens compared to the Beacon LED Tower's 120,000 lumens and they require 20% more wattage to do so.