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Hazardous Area Indicator Lights suit global applications.

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March 10, 2014 - Featuring ATEX and CSA approvals, EZ-LIGHT® K30L and K50L are safe to use in every classified zone in North America and Europe.  IP67/IP69K-rated units are available in intrinsically safe, encapsulated, and non-sparking models. Indicators come in 5 colors, and, to eliminate false indication from ambient light, appear gray when turned off. Operating from -40 to 122°F, Model K50L features standard housing, while Model K30L provides compact, 30 mm diameter housing for single-point applications.

Banner Engineering Corp.

9714 Tenth Ave. N., Minneapolis, MN, 55441, USA

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Banner Engineering Hazardous Area Indicator Lights Provide Clear Status Indication for Global Applications

Press release date: February 26, 2014

K30L and K50L Hazardous Area Indicator Lights

Minneapolis, MN—Banner Engineering introduces the EZ-LIGHT® K30L and K50L Hazardous Area Indicator Lights. Featuring extensive ATEX and CSA approvals, the indicator lights are safe to use in every classified zone or area in North America and Europe—their IECEx approval means quicker authorization for use in locations outside Europe and North America.

To accommodate diverse hazardous applications, the K30L and K50L are available in intrinsically safe (Ex ia), encapsulated (Ex mb/Ex ta) and non-sparking (Ex nA/Ex tc) models. The indicators also offer enhanced display flexibility, featuring five colors—green, red, yellow, blue or white—with up to three colors in one device. To eliminate false indication from ambient light, the indicator appears gray when turned off.

“Lighted operator guidance in hazardous areas is no longer a challenge with our K30L and K50L indicator lights,” said Chuck Dolezalek, Chief Lighting Engineer, Banner Engineering. “The indicators’ capability to perform in virtually any hazardous environment worldwide, combined with Banner’s long-lasting LED technology, allows our customers to employ a reliable industrial lighting solution no matter the application demands.”

The K50L features Banner’s industry-recognized housing model, while the K30L provides a compact, 30 mm diameter housing option for single-point applications. For reliable operation, the IP67/IP69K indicator lights can operate in temperatures ranging from -40 to 50 degrees Celsius (-40 to 122 degrees Fahrenheit).

For more information on the EZ-LIGHT K30L and K50L Hazardous Area Lights, visit www.bannerengineering.com.

About Banner. Banner Engineering is a world-leading manufacturer of photoelectric and ultrasonic sensors, indicator lights, vision sensors and vision lighting, electronic machine safeguarding systems, wireless networks, fiber optic assemblies and precision measurement systems.

For further information, contact Banner Engineering Corp., 9714 Tenth Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55441. PH: 888.373.6767 (Toll-free North America), or 001.763.544.3164 (International). FAX: 763.544.3213. E-commerce: www.bannerengineering.com/buyonline.

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