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Larson Electronics Explosion Proof LED Light with Emergency Backup Provides Failsafe Operation
A new explosion proof LED light released by Larson Electronics provides operators in hazardous locations with a more reliable and durable alternative to fluorescent tube based fixture designs. Featuring built automatic battery backup and solid state LED tube lamps, the HAL-EMG-24-2L-LED-BMSW Hazardous Area LED Light Fixture is ideal for upgrading from older and less reliable fixtures. The HAL-EMG-24-2L-LED-BMSW hazardous area LED light fixture from Larson Electronics provides operators with all the power and reliability of high performance LED lighting combined with the failsafe security of emergency backup operation. This weatherproof LED light fixture features powder coated copper free aluminum alloy construction, corrosion resistant aluminum reflectors with high gloss reflective finish, and a pair of high output two foot long LED T style lamp tubes. The lens door is secured in place with four zinc coated draw latches, and the entire fixture is UL 595- 1598A outdoor marine type rated for salt water conditions. This fixture produces approximately 2,700 lumens of light output with a 5300k color temperature, making it ideal for areas where clean and bright white light is preferred over the yellowish light of typical incandescent fixtures. The LED tubes have a 50,000 hour life rating, twice that of standard T8 fluorescent tubes, and are highly resistant to the damaging effects of impacts and vibrations. This fixture is also fitted with a pair of swiveling bracket mounts that allow operators to adjust the angle of the fixture over 90 degrees of movement for more precise control of where the light is directed. This explosion proof fixture provides added reliability and failsafe operation through the addition of a built in battery back system. This system is fully automatic, and when power to the fixture is unnaturally cut off, the unit switches to its battery backup to provide continued operation for up to 90 minutes. Once power is restored, the unit automatically recharges the onboard batteries and readies the system for the next time it is needed. This explosion proof LED light is Class 1 Division 2 certified and is an ideal choice for operators on offshore platforms and in industrial/petrochemical environment who are seeking a corrosion resistant and ultra reliable fixture capable of providing emergency illumination in the event of power failures. "This hazardous area location LED light fixture is light-weight, featuring low amp draw, adjustable mounting brackets, and corrosion resistant aluminum housing," said Robert Bresnahan from Larson Electronics LarsonElectronics.com. "The HAL-EMG-24-2L-LED-BMSW emergency light fixture is made to replace or upgrade current fragile fluorescent rig lights at an affordable price point." Larson Electronics produces a wide range of intrinsically safe LED lights, explosion proof LED work lights, portable LED lights, explosion proof flashlights and LED trouble lights. The entire Larson Electronics line of explosion proof lighting can be viewed by visiting Larsonelectronics.com. You can also call 1-800-369-6671 to learn more about all their lighting products or call 1-214-616-6180 for international inquires.