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Linear Fluorescent Lighting installs at various angles.

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March 28, 2014 - Part of Hazlux® Hazardous Location Lighting, XFM and DFP Series Fixtures provide installation at various angles. XFM Series, designed for explosive atmosphere locations, features five ½ in. NPT hub entries on each end. Units come in 2 and 4 ft lengths for 2, 3, and 4-lamp combinations. DFP Series, designed for hazardous locations in industrial and wet environments, features optional mounting brackets that enable precise aiming in multiple angles. Units come in 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6-lamp models.

Thomas & Betts Corp.

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

Original Press Release

Hazlux® Hazardous Location Linear Fluorescent Lighting Can be Installed at Various Angles

Press release date: March 20, 2014

Thomas & Betts Adds XFM and DFP Series to Product Line

MEMPHIS, Tenn., – The Hazlux® line of hazardous location lighting from Thomas & Betts now includes the new XFM and DFP Series linear fluorescent fixtures, which both provide installation at various angles. The XFM Series, designed for explosive atmosphere locations, features five different ½-inch NPT hub entries on each end and provides installers with options for various lighting angles. The DFP Industrial Series, designed for hazardous locations in industrial and wet environments (Class I, Div. 2), features optional mounting brackets that enable precise aiming in multiple angles.

“Hazlux® lighting fixtures provide a wide selection of luminaires for hazardous and adverse environments,” said Chad Smith, vice president, product management and engineering, at Thomas & Betts. “The addition of the XFM and DFP Series to the Hazlux® Lighting product line enables T&B to provide linear lighting solutions for industrial and hazardous locations.”

Additional features of the XFM Series include ballasts placed at the center of the luminaire to provide greater balance for ease of installation, better weight distribution and a low-profile and factory-sealed, cast aluminum construction, with a one-piece painted aluminum reflector.

Lamps are included with the XFM Series luminaires in a choice of Types T5, T5HO, T8 and T8HO. The XFM Series is available in two-foot and four-foot lengths for two-, three- and four-lamp combinations. Among its applications are paint-spray booths, marine locations, chemical plants, wastewater treatment facilities, oil-drilling rigs and refineries, grain elevators, and coal and dust storage.

The DFP Series is available in two-, three-, four-, five- and six-lamp options, all using a 3/16-inch tempered glass lens with acrylic and polycarbonate optional lenses. Lamps are not included with the DFP Series luminaires. Applications include chemical plants; paper mills; tunnels; water treatment facilities; seacoast locations; preparation, inspection and sanding locations; machining locations; and coal and dust storage. 

For more information about the new Hazlux® Hazardous Location Linear Fluorescent Lighting XFM and DFP Series from Thomas & Betts, please visit www.tnb.com and look for Hazlux ® on the "Brands" tab, or call (800) 238-5000.

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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