Insulation over downlighter (Aurora model)

28 Aug 2015
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Has anyone ever used these: Aurora Universal Compact Fixed 12/240V Fire Rated Downlight™/Aurora-Universal-Compact-Fixed-12-240V-Fire-Rated-Downlight.aspx

They claim to be safe even when covered with insulation: Fitted insulation cover cap allows the downlights to be IC rated - covered with insulation material if necessary. That would be great for my purposes, but I find it hard to understand how the little cap performs the same function as a 50mm gap from insulation.

(If I go ahead I will fit them with LEDs, but that doesn't prevent a subsequent home owner putting in a 50W Halogen)
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Yes fitted a few of these, had no call backs concerning outbreaks of fire yet!
The MI says halogen lamps can be used, so if they are swapped out should be OK.
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Thanks for the replies, but after discussing it further with SWMBO we've decided that the moved light can stay as a pendant. So it should be easier now.

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