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Explosion Proof LED Light targets underground utility industry.

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April 24, 2013 - Featuring 5,500 lm output and 180° forward-throw louvered optics, WidEye™ Wide Area LED Light is designed for illumination during nighttime excavations in Class I, Division 1 hazardous locations. Maintenance-free unit operates from 100–277 Vac, 50/60 Hz for over 60,000 hours and is resistant to shock and vibration. Non-hazardous location telescoping sign adapter pole, available for use with existing highway safety sign stand, provides elevated wide area illumination.

K&H Industries, Inc.

160 Elmview Ave, Hamburg, NY, 14075, USA

Original Press Release

New WidEye LED Wide Area Explosion Proof Lighting for Class I Division 1 Hazardous Locations

Press release date: April 4, 2013

Hamburg, NY: UL and CSA listed, the WidEye Wide Area Hazardous Location Light creates daylight from darkness with 5,500 lumen output and 180° forward-throw louvered optics. The WidEye was designed specifically for the underground utility industry for illumination during nighttime excavations in hazardous locations.

“K&H Industries was approached to design a Class I Division 1 wide area light that could be used either on the ground or elevated to illuminate an excavation site. With our louvered optics, the light is projected at the worksite and away from incoming traffic.” explains K&H vice president, John Herc. “The WidEye can be placed on our telescoping adapter pole for a raised light source. An unique feature of the sign adapter pole is that it works with the crews existing sign stand that’s already on the job site.”

Features on the WidEye Wide Area Hazardous Location Light:
• 5,500 lumens
• 180° forward throw optics
• Louvered optics
• Superior color rendition index (CRI)
• Low power consumption
• Over 60,000 operating hours
• Maintenance free
• No Ultra Violet (UV) or Infrared (IR) light
• Universal input: 100-277 VAC, 50/60Hz
• Instant on/off operation
• Resistant to shock and vibration
• Mercury free
• 1 year warranty
• Made in the USA

Optional Sign Stand Adapter Pole:
• Non-hazardous location telescoping sign adapter pole for use with existing highway safety sign stand provides elevated wide area illumination. Head rotates 360° horizontally and pivots 180° vertically.

For additional details, visit: www.explosionprooflights.com. Or call: 716-312-0088.
Or to see the WidEye in action: go to: http://youtu.be/ye_s_5HRYzo

KH Industries is leading USA manufacturer of temporary lighting and power solutions for the utility, aviation, fleet, construction, manufacturing, chemical, petroleum and marine industries.

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