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LED Lighting offers ATEX and/or IECex Zone 1 certifications.

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June 12, 2014 - Available in polycarbonate or glass, DTS XFFL Range Tubular LED Fitting offers operating life of more than 100,000 hr andĀ output of 5,000 lm with 100% yield. Components are mounted on sliding gear tray to facilitate installation and maintenance, and may be retrofitted into existing fixtures mounted with T8 lamps. Providing instant-start illumination and re-strike, DTS XLF Range LED Floodlight features operating life of 50,000+ hr, narrow-beam output of 9,000 lm, and wide-beam output of 7,000 lm.

Thomas & Betts Corp.

8155 T&B Blvd., Memphis, TN, 38125, USA

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DTS Launches LED Tubular Lighting and Floodlights for Hazardous Locations

Press release date: June 3, 2014

MEMPHIS, Tenn., – DTS, a leading Thomas & Betts global brand for hazardous lighting and cabinets, now offers emergency lighting, linear tubular lighting and floodlights with the efficiency and durability of light-emitting diode (LED) technology. DTS is well recognized in the burgeoning IEC hazardous location market, and all three fixtures offer ATEX and/or IECex Zone 1 certifications.

“The availability of LED technology in DTS’ industry-leading Series XFFL tubular lighting and Series XLF floodlights brings longer service life, greater energy efficiency, and vibration and shock resistance to lighting for hazardous locations,” said Christophe Janin, director, hazardous location products, at Thomas & Betts Europe. “The tubular luminaire and the floodlight are the two most popular items in DTS’ catalog, and by offering them with LED technology, its benefits are available for applications in oil and gas processing, as well as food and beverage, pharmaceutical and chemical processing.”

The DTS XFFL Range Tubular LED Fitting offers an operating life of more than 100,000 hours, output of 5,000 lumens with 100 percent yield, and components mounted on a sliding gear tray to facilitate installation and maintenance, and may be retrofitted into existing fixtures mounted with T8 lamps. The DTS XFFL LED tubular luminaire includes a cable gland and brackets, and is available in polycarbonate or glass.

The DTS XLF Range LED Floodlight offers an operating life of more than 50,000 hours, narrow-beam output of 9,000 lumens and wide-beam output of 7,000 lumens, and instant-start illumination and instant re-strike. It will operate in cold environments without needing to warm up. The DTS XLF LED floodlight includes a cable gland and an integral junction box.

Both DTX XFFL Range Tubular LED Fittings and XLF Range LED Floodlights are manufactured with low–copper, marine-grade aluminum castings, and are finished with offshore-grade paint.

For more information about Thomas & Betts’ DTS tubular LED luminaire and LED floodlight, visit www.tnb-hazardous.com.

Thomas & Betts Corporation, a member of the ABB Group, is a global leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of essential components used to manage the connection, distribution, transmission and reliability of electrical power in utility, industrial, commercial, and residential applications. With a portfolio of more than 200,000 products marketed under more than 45 premium brand names, Thomas & Betts products are found wherever electricity is used. Thomas & Betts’ headquarters are in Memphis, Tenn. For more information, please visit www.tnb.com.

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